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Exciting things that spur me on.


This is going to be a quick post as my eyes are about the roll into the back of my eyeballs.
Dinner was really good at the start of May but did a slow downward drop as it came into June.
I try to keep to meat and veg at least for family dinners. Sometimes, it's grilled drumsticks for the kids and I'll eat left overs. There seems to be an influx of dessert/snacking types of food and I am feeling it around my belly. Not good peoples. I'd be ok with it if I was making the time to go to the gym but my time is so limited these days. Does anyone else feel this way?


I hope you're enjoying making healthy dinners anyway. This is Jacquie's 'Smiley face' plate. Rice, fish and greens. There's another photo where I put on corn cob hair but it was blurry so I'll spare you that. I am so boring on Fridays but the kids seem to enjoy fish every Friday even if it's soup. Oh soup. How simple and delicious!!! You know the kids will eat anything if they are starved enough. Michael ate the muesli bar I put in his lunch box today as we ran out of everything else and he said it was yummy. Normally, they all smirk at me if I even ask them if they want to try a muesli bar. But HA, the joke's on him. I got him to start eating muesli bars that contain oats.


Well, I think I must be the most patient wife in the world because I have not travelled with hubster since our honeymoon which was a decade ago. Yes friends. A whole decade. So, since he is going to San Jose for three days he asked " Why don't you come with me?" Well, you don't have to ask me twice. I'm going to meet him on his last day and we're doing San Francisco (The City, locals say don't call it San Fran), Vegas, and Los Angeles. I'm stoked. I could not be happier. It's not happening til August but I 'm running on excitement juice and I can't even tell you how many people at work I've already told.

If you've got some good advice please share it with us. Have you done any shopping there? Would you recommend any good restaurants. We're definately walking the Golden Gate Bridge. Ahhhh. So.excited!!!

Anyway, I'll keep you all posted. I need to sleep. It's 11pm and I'm going to make lunches tomorrow morning.

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