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day 3 of my streak for "Walk 10,000 steps per day" earned 8/18/2015day 23 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 8/24/2015Working 10,000 steps every day. Guess a dog to walk helps!Didn't get to see much of the moon. Too cloudy, but then sunrise is beautiful!Omelet for lunch. Spinach, tomatoes, onion, mushroom and goat cheese. All weighed or measured. Only 388 calories! Not sure about the goat cheese.Made myself some soup for dinner. Cabbage, kale, onion, spinach, onion, tomatoes and jalepeno. Really didn't need that second jalepeno! Never thought I'd say that. LOLJalepeno, onion, mushroom, spinach omelette for dinner. Delicious and under 300 calories!Got out for a little ride today.Took my sweet dog to get fixed yesterday. All went well, but she was being clingy and looking so sad last night. Decided I would sleep with her in the garage. She was happy about it and I do love snuggling with her. I did learn that sleeping on a cement floor is cold and a bit uncomfortable!Favorites! Sometimes I feel like I just have to eat SOMETHING. The tuna pouches are perfect for those times. When I want cookie or crunchy, I go for the flats. Don't eat all three at once. I make them last all day!Ok it looks pretty and the coyote hunters are happy! I am still tired of it!Breakfast! 263 healthy, delicious calories. Turkey, avocado, lettuce, and touch of horseradish on whole wheat skinny bun.Just another beautiful spring day here in Wisconsin.Took the gator out for a cruise on field trails. That thing goes through everything! Was going to go through woods, but had to come back in for gas. Maybe later!My poor little solar flowers! LOL Still glowing!Mother Nature is beautiful, but out of her mind!Just rinsed the mud off. As much fun as snow. No suffering with this. Has heat for those cold days. 😀My late breakfast/lunch. Scrambled eggs, fresh spinach, jalapeno, tomatoes, cheese.Great weather to walk around with Miss Bitty Mae and Demon!It may be cloudy with rain coming, but still a great day to enjoy the outside!Trees are getting green!Thought this old truck looked cool, so I took a picture on my wandering this morning. I really wish for a good camera!Breakfast! Eggs with jalapeno, spinach, tomatoes, onion, mushrooms, garlic, basil. Topped with a sprinkle of shredded reduced fat four cheese blend.This stuff is wonderful! Great taste, zero calories and only 5 mg sodium!Chicken breast, corn salsa, black beans, jalapeno and brown rice. Only 506 calories!Sitting on the front steps thanking God for this beautiful day and all of my blessings.Beautiful ending to a good day!No Cavs! Warriors 4 and done! 😃My 400 Calorie egg, veggie, cheese dinner. So good!Sunset while checking field roads for mud and watching for deer. Saw one deer and at least 50 rabbits.Moon not quite full, but still love it. Today was good.My 259 Calorie lunch! Salad with peppers and mushrooms and reduced fat dressing. Spicy tuna on the side!What a beautiful day! Hummingbird came to visit while I had my coffee. Love watching them.Good morning!Check out my crazy petunias! Two different blooms on one plant!Piles of sweet corn to get in freezer. Messy and a pain in the tail to do, but free and delicious!Hazy, rainy, cool day. Feels like fall.Good morning!The big guy, Demon, isn't dead. He is just soaking up the sun on this beautiful day!Good morning everyone! Hope we all enjoy our Monday!Love the full moon!Good morning! It is a gorgeous fall morning. I have ambitious plans for the day, but have to take time to enjoy it as well.Fall is here. Love the seasons!Yuck!Picked this up at Aldi. Delicious and no crazy ingredients that I can't pronounce! First time I had quinoa.Just look at that sky! Out here picking up small bales so field can be chopped. Only 6-8 fit on gator at a time. Beautiful day God has given me.Had a gorgeous sunset to top off a perfect day! Now got the grill fired up for dinner. 😀Made cole slaw with plain yogurt and fat free ranch. Added onion, garlic, basil and pepper. Tilapia with panko and lemon. Not too bad!Scrambled eggs with spinach, basil, onion. Yummy & easy!And lazy for lunch!Big pot of spicy cabbage and other veggie soup. It turned out delicious!Perfect weather for a nice fire!Shredded chicken breast, black beans, onion, garlic, jalapeno, rice. Not sure what I will do with it, but have several thoughts. Good by itself!Scrambled eggs with tomato, garlic, onion, jalapeno, basil and lots of spinach!There are two beautiful pork chops under those veggies! LOL I tend to get carried away with the veggies.
🌶🍄🍅This what I plan to seriously work on!Happy Saturday!Yes, that is the Wienermobile in my driveway! LOLSecond water over half gone. Having Monster for treat. Still haven't decided what to eat! 😀Posted a photoIt is so pretty! Still got a few more hours of snow predicted. Waiting for it to stop before I shovel.Scrambled eggs, jalapeno and Aldi 45 Calorie wheat toast. Yummy and 193 caloriesTried this Mediterranean crusted salmon. Delicious with a little lemon and a big side of carrots, cauliflower and broccoli. Was nice to have something easy and healthy after being on the run all afternoon! Bonus is the $1 coupon inside. 😀Trying to focus on the little joys in life. There are many every day!My score from free box at library! Love that box! 💖 New recipes! I pass them on or take them back after I am done. Avoid clutter that way. LOLStill snowing, but wanted to get a start. Got my work cut out for me. One of the guys will plow the drive. I just do around the house. Exercise plan from God! LOLLet it snow, let it snow, let it snow!I'm living in a snow globe!Yup! It's my day off, so of course it's got to snow! That's fine, I have off on Wednesday. Oh, wait, there is snow predicted for Wednesday, too! I am NOT staying home today!!!!!What a glorious day! Yes, it is cold, and there is way too much snow with more coming tonight. But sunshine, blue skies and no wind. Can't complain! Just enjoying it.Bought these cushy mats at Aldi. They are a treat for bumping up my exercise. I spend lots of time in this corner of the kitchen. ☕Got to love Wisconsin weather! It has been crazy. Snow, rain, thunder and now today windy enough to almost blow my hair off. Tomorrow back to freezing!Late lunch but worth the wait. Mashed avocado, plain nonfat Greek yogurt, chopped red onion and jalapeno, reduced fat sharp cheddar, tomatoes and tuna on spring mix salad. About 300 calories. Yummy!Browned spinach & feta chicken sausages, then added cup of sauerkraut. One of my favorites for 325 caloriesWhat a beautiful morning to start the week! Got up as planned without hitting the snooze. First load of wash done, both bathrooms clean. Healthy breakfast. Might go car shopping later. Mini goals for week set. Spinach cooking. Much more to accomplish. Have a great day!Spaghetti squash with meat sauce and parmesan. Delicious!Beautiful spring day. A bit chilly and then there is the flooding, but still pretty decent.What a beautiful morning it is! First day of spring, fresh start for me.Sweet potatoes, spinach and bit of pork chop.I went to buy dog food. Shouldn't be allowed to go without a handler! Never make it out for less than $100. There is also frozen meat and treats. Miss Bitty Mae is a touch spoiled.Aldi had 49 cent avocados! Going to mash, portion and freeze for later. Yummy!Under 400 Calorie lunch. Very delicious!Huge, healthy salad for lunch. Mixed avocado, tomatoes, red onion, jalapeno, boiled egg and Greek yogurt and piled on lettuce blend. Color a bit dull, but got 410 calories and 20 grams of protein on that plate! LOL This will definitely hold me until dinner! And it is delicious as well. 😀This is great! Like drinking a creamsicle!Breakfast-scrambled eggs and multigrain sandwich thin with sugar free raspberry jam. 304 calories and yummy!Sun coming up this morning. What a glorious weather day it is! Supposed to hit 70 yet this afternoon. Snow for Wednesday. LOLSunset through the trees. Decent camera is on my bucket list! Just have phone now.Hit a truck in roundabout beginning of March. My fault. Bought pretty little car week later. Got tickets totalling $626 and 10 points. Now here is my point--God loves me. Credit used to suck but suddenly good enough for car loan!!
Walked into court with fines and points to make me cry. Walked out with fine of $187 and 4 points!!! Been praying so hard over this, and God has truly answered my pitiful prayers. Thank you Lord!!Yummy! 516 Calorie dinner. Omelette with spinach, tomato, jalapeno, onion, mushroom, garlic and a bit of reduced fat sharp cheddar.Tonight's dinner. Baked potato with bacon bits, nonfat Greek yogurt, reduced fat cheese. 467 calories.
So good!Another glorious day! Everything is getting green. Makes me feel so good. Grilling lunch, getting the little patio table out, hair appointment and grocery shopping is the plan for today.Baked potato with bacon bits, greek yogurt, jalapeno, onion and butter flavored spray. 263 delicious caloriesOne of my favorite snacks, and only 95 calories! Blue cheese stuffed olives and a turkey snack stick with sugar free soda. Really hits the spot!A dreary, cool spring morning will not dampen my ambition for today!Quite the change from yesterday. I am pumped!Pup loved her frozen treat!Beautiful morning in my back yard. Been getting busy since 4:30am. Sleeping in has really been cutting into my productivity and good feelings.My baby is four today! Off to buy her something special!Birthday girl waiting for her burger and fries. Her favorite meal!Back on track for three days. Tonight's feast is shrimp, onions, peppers, cauliflower rice and spices! Yummy!! Only 193 calories for that whole plate of delicious.This is what I keep telling myself!Posted a photoMight look bad, not great colors, but oh so healthy and yummy! Small steak, rice, jalapeno, onion and lots of Portobellos!Got some color tonight. Decided to have eggs with my veggies. LOL
Green pepper, jalapeno, tomatoes, onions,garlic, basil and lots of black pepper.Oh, this was good!! Chopped lettuce, tomato, tuna, California French dressing (fat free) and three jalapeno stuffed olives. Watermelon for dessert. Big bottle (refillable) of water.Nothing like eggs. I love them! This morning they have mushrooms, onions, jalapeno and basil. Add cup of fat free milk, and I have a 250 calorie breakfast and 22 grams of protein!My back on track, stay on track incentive/reward! I have gotten hooked on cauliflower rice. Now I can make my own! Want to try cauliflower pizza crust, too.You are all probably getting tired of all my food pictures. Sorry! It really helps me stay focused and on track. Boca Burger on lettuce wrap with tomatoes, onions, ketchup, mustard. Had big bowl of watermelon while I decided what was for lunch.Totally got some color, texture and flavor in my dinner tonight! Sauteed zucchini, yellow,green,orange and red peppers, mushrooms, onions, basil,jalapeno with nonstick spray. Stirred in cauliflower rice. Added just a bit of low sodium soy sauce. Delicious! I have no problem getting my veggie servings!I like a little egg with my veggies!Easy lunch. Only 264 calories. DeliciousMy fridge water. I have my water bottles, just like to have extra lemon water ready to go! 🍋Changed up my sandwich a bit. This is turkey, lettuce, tomatoes, with avocado/greek yogurt dressing. I love sandwiches and chips! This lunch totals 389 calories, 44 grams carbs, 17 grams fat and 19 grams protein.Tuna, avocado, tomato, onion,jalapeno mixed up with greek yogurt on a pile of lettuce. Perfect dinner.Bacon Wrapped pork tenderloin, fried onions and mushrooms with veggies!What a great day to be outside. Just look at that sky!Bunless deluxe burger. Blueberries and strawberries. I love to eat delicious food! 😍Playing with my flowers today.Just had to share my beautiful clouds!Easy dinner. Poached eggs and spinach.Somewhere in that pile of veggie goodness is a small burger! LOLOne of the finished flower boxes. Love solar lights! Thank you Dollar Store!Out scouting for deer. This doesn't do sunset justice, but that red!Love the crazy sky today. Pouring rain one minute, then sunny the next!
🌦🌞🌧⛅🌞🌩🌫Chicken breast, cauliflower rice and mango habanero salsa.Steamed veggies and 3 ounces steak fajita meat. I was really hungry, so got a bit carried away with the veggies. They are the best part. 💖Late dinner. Scrambled eggs with lots of veggies, bit of cheese 45 calorie wheat bread. Put in cilantro and plain greek yogurt this time. Very delicious!Love the Cat in the Hat! And cofee, lots of coffee. ☕This was my plan for this year. So far, haven't done much with it. Still have time! LOLThis stuff is surprisingly good!
No sugar, no calories.
Yes, I know, it's got dye and artificial sweeteners. Don't care, has good taste, and really hits the spot on these hot days.
Still got 12 cups of water in.
🌞🚶 And over 16,000 steps! 😎Happy Sunday! Got to church this morning, so my week is off to a good start!
This is my cute mini rose bush.Happy Sunday!Took some time to just sit back and relax. Doesn't come easy to me. LOLJust told Miss Bitty Mae that I am not giving up our apartment! She looks pretty happy! Thank goodness my landlord is awesome. Already had somebody who wanted the place, but let me take back my notice! I am so happy!Just enjoying flowers and happy frog!Happy Hump Day!Lunch! Shrimp, zucchini, eggplant, onion, jalapeno, tomato, garlic, priced cauliflower. All mine for 209 calories and 16 grams of protein! Yummy!A good Friday morning to all!Happy National Dog Day!
Miss Bitty Mae got a ride while doing errands. Her reward for perfect behavior was vanilla custard from Culver's!Fish tacos and chips for lunch. With mango salsa and queso. It was amazing and all my food for the day. It was perfect!Happy Hump Day! LOLEggs with jalapeno, onion and fresh cilantro. Cranberry and wild rice toast.I do like a little side of steak with my veggies! LOLAssorted hot and sweet peppers, onion, mushroom, garlic with a side of extra lean burger! Life is good!Perfect morning for enjoying coffee and flowers. Time to sit back and get my mind set for the day. Bring on the chaos!Went nuts for dinner tonight! Zucchini, onion, red, yellow and jalapeno peppers, spinach, cabbage, corn, mushrooms and shrimp.Miss Bitty Mae says good morning and have a great day!This has been my spot to hide/hang out when I need to clear my head. So pretty and relaxing. Meet some nice people and dogs, too!Back on track after a month of just not happy with most of my life. Shaking it off and moving on! 🙏💪👍🚶♀️💖
I can do whatever it takes to get everything back the way I want it and had it. Not letting other people's petty-ass bullcrap run me! So cauliflower rice, shrimp and veggies for lunch!Finally got this one out of dash and into barn! Better to surrender to shelter than turn them out to suffer, starve or be killed by animals. He calmed down once I got him. Or her, haven't checked. They were happy to see each other!Nothing normal about my life! And that's just fine with me!Leaves are starting to color! It will be beautiful season, but I am not ready for cold!Me and my tree rescue, Scorpion. She is crazy for getting held and petted. The cats help me get my steps in by going down to the barn to get cat fixes through the day! 😻Sitting by the river totally shirking my responsibility. Not sorry! 😺Beautiful autumn morning here. It's cold, but just can't complain! 🍂🍁😎Mild Italian chicken sausage with sauerkraut. Little spicy brown mustard and ketchup on the side. Yummo!Scorpion wants in the house. This little lady was my first cat rescue. She gives me many extra steps every day taking her down to the barn or just going down to play with her and the others! She loves sitting on my shoulder. Just don't get why anyone would dump her off. 😿My latest Aldi find. I like a sandwich without feeling guilty. 🥪Needed to add calories and protein, fat and carbs to even try to get recommended range. The soup I made has hardly any, but so good!😺This little sweetie is fat and sassy after her rough time in the ditch! Happy I sat out there to catch her. It's hard to see, but the black ditch kitty is behind her. Love the cats!Shot of both of them.This bowl of guacamole deliciousness has 374 calories, 34 grams carbs, 20 grams fat, 21 grams protein. Avocado, jalapeno, onion, celery, tomato, Greek yogurt. I can use it for dip, in sandwich or on a salad. I like to eat! 🥑=good fat!I miss this lady so much! My mom, gone three years. Going through her stuff and found this picture.Happy Tuesday!
This is what I woke up to. Yuck! Too soon! My poor little rose.
Shouldn't complain, but I am. ☃️Big pile of salad for lunch. Avocado, tuna, Greek yogurt, tomato on lettuce.Scrambled eggs with celery, jalapeno, onion, greek yogurt, cheese.Cauliflower, baby carrots, bit of cheese, lots of pepper! Yummy lunch!This picture might not look good, but it's delicious! Hard cooked egg, dill, avocado, light mayo, greek yogurt, chopped green olive on a pile of lettuce. So good!Healthy, yummy burger lunch! Yes, there is a burger in there. LOL Put it on lettuce with onion, jalapeno, green pepper, topped with feta cheese.Super easy dinner. Stir fry veggies, shrimp, cauliflower rice. I have no problem getting enough veggies every day! Love them! 💖I love eggs! Basil, garlic, onion, tomato, jalapeno, bit of shredded cheese and of course eggs!Spinach and baked potato. Topped with Greek yogurt and bit of cheese.Bare trees, some ice. Just a different kind of beautiful.Love season changesPoor, tired baby! She gets to run wild when we are home.This has been helping me stay on track. I cut up apple in morning and just leave it out, so I can graze on it as I wish. I take what's left with a measured portion of almonds in the car when I go somewhere. Keeps me out of drive thru lane, and I can munch without wrecking my day!Lunch--eggs poached on bed of veggies with two pieces fit & active toast. Can you really have too many vegetables? I don't think so!This is my photo of the last full moon of the decade. A camera is definitely on my wish list. The camera on my phone just isn't doing it for me!Got my veggies and protein in one lovely salad for dinner tonight.Baking these monster sweet potatoes today. Should be enough for a meal or three! LOLI don't figure this stuff is really good for me, but it sure tastes good!Good day again! Got some things done around the house. Tracked my food.
Stopped at gas station this afternoon and the manager put this bag with my purchases. Asked why and she said I am one of her favorite customers! Put it into my food tracker and made sure it wouldn't put me over my limits. Had just one and will freeze the rest. Had some self control as I LOVE crullers!Took my little girl to Mounds for treats. She helped pick the ones she wanted. LOL She enjoyed all the attention from other shoppers that asked to pet her and stood still while another dog sniffed her whole body! It's sad that pitty pups get such a bad rap. They are good dogs and just want love like any other! Wouldn't trade my Miss Bitty Mae for anything! 💖Merry Christmas from Miss Bitty Mae and me! Finally convinced her to wear her antlers! LOLMiss Bitty Mae didn't make it to midnight. I was texting with my son in Kentucky, so she went to bed! LOLLate dinner. Shredded chicken breast with carrots, onion, jalapeno and basil. Cabbage with carrots and jalapeno. Quinoa.My weighed out snacks to dip into when I have that I just want to eat something/anything! Apples for sweet and wasabi soy almonds for the salty, savory. Both nice and crunchy! They stay on counter at home and go in car when I go somewhere.Last night's chicken, vegetables got black beans, greek yogurt, shredded cheese and mango habanero salsa added to it. On lettuce. So good!In case you haven't guessed, I love vegetables! Check out the beautiful pan of veggies that I will scramble my eggs in.I cook healthy for my Miss Bitty Mae too! Turkey, brown rice and carrot soup. Some people say I spoil my dog. I think she is worth it! 😀My goal is healthy, delicious meals that are easy to throw together and don't have a lot of calories and fat. Today's lunch has 4 servings of veggies and just over 400 calories. Good protein too! Spinach, onion, garlic, mushrooms. Poached eggs with little shredded cheese to top it off. Took 15 minutes to make. One pan, plate, fork. So good!Chicken and carrots surrounded by spinach and green beans.Good morning!A little reward to myself for staying on track. And makes things easier! 🥗🍱🥙I don't like spaghetti squash much! LOLSpaghetti (squash) with onion, garlic, pepper, basil sauce.Avocado with greek yogurt and tomato on whole wheat toast.Spinach is the perfect side that goes with everything!Miss Bitty is so lucky she can eat whatever she wants without getting fat! Found these cute little waffle things this morning.Healthy breakfast. I crammed 3 servings of veggies into those eggs!One of my goals is to keep Miss Bitty Mae from getting all bony this winter. So far I would say it's a success! Usually by now, all her ribs are showing. Been feeding her heavy and adding eggs and turkey to her food.Cats . . . .LOLEvery day in some little way!What a beautiful start to the day! Out for a bit of a walk before the client gets up. Had my calming cat therapy so ready to get busy.Burned bunch of trees that emerald ash bores got. Feeling no cold now!The woods were beautiful this morning!
Now the driveway needs shoveling. 😀I love getting out before dawn so I can have some me time and watch the sun come up.Sunday morning meal prep. Spaghetti squash with zesty sauce and parmesan. Steak with mushrooms, onions and a side of Brussels sprouts. Mixed greens with cukes and tomatoes. Does weighing and measuring take longer? Why yes it does! Is it worth the time? Why yes it is! I can happily eat any one of these for under 400 calories. Bonus is I did dishes as I went, so no real clean up! 🥗🍱YAY!!!! More exercise!! Yes, that's my car in drift at end of driveway. LOL Started to spin wheels, so I said to Miss Bitty, we will worry about it later. The owner comes to plow later, so it can sit there until then.And now my day can really begin. Can't wait to have morning coffee outside. Soon? LOLI don't drink much, but always on the lookout for something that I can enjoy without ruining my efforts for the day. This stuff is quite good!Miss Bitty Mae relaxing in the car coming home yesterday. She likes to be able to look out the window. No the car was not moving when I took picture! Cherish my time off with my girl, especially since we only get one overnight away from work. 💖So ready for that McDonald's ice cream!And then there are the cats!Somebody thinks we should stay in bed all day. Figures if she lays on me long enough, I will give up trying to move! Hard to sit up with 50 pounds of dog on your chest!Broccoli, onion, garlic, mushrooms, red and green peppers. Will put it over shredded chicken breast that I cooked with paprika. Big pot of carrots cooking for a side. Eat that rainbow!Got 5 meals out of my morning's effort. Added hot chilis. Might put over cauliflower rice. . .Went for dinner with my cousin at El Mariachi yesterday. This pineapple is stuffed with shrimp, crab, scallops, fish, cheese, vegetables and pineapple. It was incredible. Ate more than I should have, but hadn't been out or seen Ruth in months. Ate the salad and rice. Brought most of pineapple home to eat today. Had a "medium " margarita. Good I didn't order large because it was huge.A couple of my new friends!Yup! This is Wisconsin. Now warming up and raining. Should be gone by the afternoon. LOLLazy lunch. LOL Mashed avocado and greek yogurt on toast topped with tomato.Got the most important items stocked up!Started new job with the girls Monday afternoon. I have muscles that I forgot that I had letting me know they are there! They will get used to being used! LOL
So thankful for this opportunity!Before and after pics of my upper body workout! Empty straw cart, with Peanut the barn manager. Full cart with my pitchfork. I push it around the alleys to bed the cows. Then haul it back and fill for next day. Burning those calories and building muscles while getting paid! Really doesn't get much better. 😅Probably not the healthiest lunch ever, but cheap, tasty and fast. Frozen burritos with habanero mango salsa and greek yogurt on the side.Somehow taking Miss Bitty out to potty almost always ends up a much longer walk than is needed. But down the road we go!Miss Bitty the motivator! She finds frequent rests are needed. Just picks a spot and stretches out for a minute then back to the walk. LOLAnother frozen burrito with greek yogurt and mango habanero salsa. Side of fresh broccoli with sea salt and dash of lemon.Last walk of the day. Birds were taunting poor Miss Bitty! She wanted to get them so bad!Morning walk. Told Miss Bitty that we were only going for 15 minutes. Well, little miss motivation kept me out there for 25! My legs are just so tired. I have almost 11,000 steps in already, and day not nearly over!If you are moving a cow through a narrow alley, pay attention to where your hand is! LOL Doesn't hurt and works fine, just swelling and getting some color!This is Peanut, the barn manager. She keeps an eye on my to make sure I get things right!
Not going to get 20,000 steps today. ☹ At 16,346. Maybe I am getting more efficient?
Had to tighten my belt another spot! 😀We had to get that last walk in! Beautiful evening to do it. Lots of rain predicted for weekend, so don't know how much walking we will get. Miss Bitty Mae doesn't really like to get wet!Happy Easter from Miss Bitty Mae and me!This job has given me some non scale victories that have nothing to do with weight loss. When I started two weeks ago and I picked up 50 pound bag of lime it was so heavy! And carrying a 25 pound bucket to spread along the stalls had me out of breath. Now that bag is still heavy, but not hard to handle. That bucket is no problem at all! Everything seems easier and I feel stronger every day. Now if I could only FIND my scale! 😀🐄It is cold and windy. We got a short walk in. Just look at that sky!Just noticed this, thought was interesting so stopped for picture.More follow the leader on this bright, chilly morning. The last thing I want to do when I get home after chores, is go wandering around looking for the best grass to eat, best spot to roll, or squirrels to chase! But every day I do it because she loves it! She nearly took me off my feet going after a squirrel. It's the closest I come to running! LOLMoose the barn dog. He is trying out his nobody loves me, pays attention to me or gives me treats! I am so abused! Don't let that face fool you, he is one spoiled pup. Even has a recliner in the office that nobody else can sit on. I firmly believe that dogs are meant to be a little spoiled!Sunset. Beautiful day, beautiful evening!My sweet son bought me a small washing machine so I don't have to go out to laundromat! It was here when I got home last night. Hauled that thing up the stairs myself (with Miss Bitty Mae at my heels). All the hard work at farm paying off! Awkward, but only 60 pounds. Now to make room and get it inside!This woods is part of Garman nature preserve. It's a beautiful place for hiking the trails. This is across the road down from my house. A herd of deer live in there. At least 10 that I counted. Almost every day around 3pm they come down into the field. So relaxing to just watch them. One morning as I was leaving at 4:30am they all came shooting out of my yard and back to the woods.Double rainbow! 🌈 Photo doesn't do it justice. Can't remember seeing one this bright before!Turkey chili, shredded cheese and Greek yogurt. Had with tortilla chips. Lasted breakfast, lunch and dinner! Oh, I added lots of Tabasco. It was delicious and filling, which is why it lasted all day. The one "bad" thing I have learned about my farm job, is that I can eat pretty much anything I want, and still get smaller. Have no idea what I weigh right now, but had to tighten my belt to keep my pants up! 😀 Really do need to find my scale!Took @SHOAPIE advice and laid in grass with Miss Bitty Mae on our walk! This is her saving mom from bumblebee. She enjoyed laying on my chest and standing on me until then! The sun felt so good! Then that darn bee had to ruin it! 🐝Moose acting goofy for a treat!My job satisfaction! All clean and perfect. Doesn't matter that 5 minutes after I bring the girls back in, it will be a mess. I get to make it right again tonight. Just remember, happy cows are from Wisconsin! 🐄🐄🐄🐄🐄It was fun to see this flashback price! I did have 55cent discount, but still . .Moose pretends to be Snoopy! LOL
Have over 11,000 steps in before noon. A good start to the day/week. Got groceries and post office out of the way. Now on to dishes and cleaning after a sandwich and coffee. All I really want is a nap! 😀😷😀Big turkey sandwich for lunch! Lots of lettuce and tomato in there. Satisfying 374 calories!Beautiful morning if you don't mind crazy wind! Miss Bitty and I decided it doesn't bother us and went for a walk. As we were coming back to the house we were rewarded by the deer coming out of the woods for us to see!It's a boy!! Just another reason I love my life now. He is so cute!This morning's new baby, Samson!This is Charlie, the calf from other day, with one of his friends. They are not related, but both have hearts on their foreheads!The old silo at my place. The birds go in it (swallows I believe) and when they sing in there it sounds really cool. Wish you all could hear it! 🌻I promise not to bore you with pictures of ALL the babies, but thought this guy from yesterday was cute! Love the little dot on his forehead. One more girl yesterday, and a girl this morning!This little girl came a few days early. Her name is Darlina!While I am at it, this guy was born this afternoon! He was up walking around almost right away. Tentatively named Super Moon. Mother is Moonbeam, also born on super moon. All three of the white boys you have seen have same sire, a white bull named Coffee.Enough calves! This face is saying-"How long do I need to sit here like an angel before you give me a treat!"No cute animals tonight, but I did see some beautiful clouds!Missing my mom today. Almost 4 years gone, but still . . . .
Got her this plant for last Mother's Day. She loved it because it drew hummingbirds!Rather bleak, but sun should be back tomorrow! We did need some rain.Little bit of road tripping with my girl after vet. Rabies shot. She was good, at least they said she was. She loves riding, so we took the long way home! 🚘Sun shining thru the trees on our walk this morning. 😀This little girl turned 5 today! For gift I spent three hours laying on bed adoring her. She had two cheeseburgers for her birthday dinner. Now for her pumpkin cinnamon frozen yogurt! Happy Birthday Miss Bitty Mae! I love this dog! 💖💖💖And there you have it! Song has been stuck in my head for days.Last night's sunset. Yes those clouds brought the rain that was needed.Just look at all those dandelions! Found a recipe for dandelion jelly. Supposed to taste like honey and lemon. If I don't get to it, fine! There is always next year. LOLToday was a total lazyfest. Did nothing at all productive. 😀 At least not productive like cleaning or anything like that. I walked Bitty, played with Bitty, fed Bitty, petted Bitty, napped with Bitty. She is working on her dental treat now.Not sure what Miss Bitty Mae does to get so tired out! LOL Maybe it's just the comfy bed that makes her want to sleep! LWeather is totally yuck!! Rainy, dark, cool.
On the positive, new calf this morning, took Miss Bitty Mae for a little walk after work. I feel great, so life is good!She says now! I said no!This afternoon was much better than this morning. Another calf born healthy! Took Miss Bitty Mae for her car ride and a walk. She is happy now. LOL
This is a view from my "office". All cows ready to have babies!Got this for myself just because I wanted it! Psychedelic Miss Bitty Mae! LOLSunset!Crazy Wisconsin weather. Sun, blue sky, dark clouds, rain and tornado warnings all at once!Entrance to cemetery where mom is. Each flag has a name on it. ☹Isn't this just the cutest little guy? I do mean little, can't weigh more than 50 pounds. Can pick him up and carry him around! Only three days early. Love him!Beautiful day today. It was hot. Got some yard work done between chores. Miss Bitty is not a fan of the weed eater! LOLGood morning!Happy Friday! Don't know yet if boy or girl, but less than two hours old this morning! One single and pair of twins overnight. 🐄Sunset by the river last night. Just sat with Miss Bitty Mae and enjoyed the view! It was relaxing and peaceful.My latest project!. This space has been weeds and trash since I moved in over 4 years ago. Getting it cleared out, weeds killed, new dirt and planting grass! Wish me luck, cuz I will need it! LOLWas out at cemetery last night, and this lovely lady paid me a visit!Isn't it true! LOLAnother hot one, 81 already. Still nice breeze. Makes all the difference! Lots of crazy clouds. Rain later today, maybe severe storms due to hurricane down south. Pretty wild how it affects us way up here in Wisconsin! Just going to smile and wish all a blessed day. 😀Much needed rain came.This big cloud was outside my "office" this afternoon. Just got a sprinkle of rain and lots of wind. Love the views from my job! 😀🐄Yup, I did it! Finally cut my hair. This is most of what was left on the floor. LOLAs you can see, I still have plenty of hair left! Just around shoulder length. Love it!Rock band at Fireman's Park after work. They were good. Stayed by my car because I was so sweaty and dirty! LOL Enjoyed it anyway.Found these wonderful cheese curls at Speedway. I love hot stuff, and these are delicious! Best thing? There is no way I will eat the whole bag in one sitting! One bag lasted me a week. Just a few are enough to satisfy the want and burn my mouth! LOL 🔥My heart is truly aching still. On June 23 my sweet Miss Bitty Mae went over the rainbow bridge after being tossed around by a very large tractor. She died in my arms. I feel so lost! 😢💔New month. Fresh start. Rough without Miss Bitty, but I am getting better. 😀 Thank you for all the well wishes! You are the best, so here's to a great July! 💖Yeah, it was a bit warm in the barn this afternoon. Still love those cows though! 🐄💖🐄Peanut is helping me with my straw bedding. NOT!! Takes twice as long with her "assistance " LOL She expects to be petted between each fork of straw and I must oblige! Little devil! 😀What I wouldn't give to see those sweet sparkly eyes one more time! I miss her so much! 😢💔My mom passed 4 years ago today. 😢 She was ready and I know she is happy! This is one of the last gifts I got her. She loved flowers. This one attracted her beloved hummingbirds! Miss her every day, but know I will see her again. 😀💖Yes, it is really hot. But just look at the beautiful clouds and blue sky!Thunderstorms this afternoon dropped temp by 20 degrees! Will suffer tomorrow when temps go right back up with humidity. The sunset was beautiful and it is cool for the night. What a wonderful world we have. 💖If you look closely, there are turkeys! They hang out at cemetary. Today there were 8 of them.Lunch--hot dogs with lots of kraut! Under 600 calories might sound bad, but I get up at 3:30am to milk cows, so this is technically breakfast as well. LOLIt was a glorious day. Warm and lots of sunshine. Blessed with beautiful sunset!
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