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Saturday, June 28, 2008

Albino Moose

Five little girls and I went to the beach yesterday. It was hot and the water was cold! I must brag that I won first in the water to dunk my head. Managed a quick meeting with T and company last evening, all in great spirits as they head off to Quebec for 2 weeks. Wrong party date--it's tonight which is better as yesterday was a bit busy. must bring an appie--I hate appies. I'm a dessert girl. I love to make delicious desserts and suppers--lunch, breakfast and appies: not so much.
It is true: one's weight is based more on what one eats then on how much one exercises. For example, I usually exercise like a maniac: push myself to my limit running, mountain hiking with 30 lbs on my back, lifting weights and killer spin classes. Yet for the last 3 weeks I have done maybe 1/4 of my usual workouts due to a virus and a concentrated effort to slow down. But I have continued to maintain my mindful zen eating practises (I eat small portions and try to keep all I ingest super nutritious--though I do treat myself to sweets as I have a big sweet tooth). So, I was surprised to learn that I have lost a pound or two--from an already thin frame. There you have it folks, the science of body weight/exercise and diet.
Debating on whether or not to drive down to Osoyoos tomorrow to hike in the desert, swim in the hottest lake in Canada and then nip across the border into the states for some awesome Mexican food in Orville, Washington. Pete's nervous as it will probably be at least 40 o down there. But hey, we'll drive in the morning, come back in the evening and our van does have air.
Will take Tabs biking very soon, and take the girls back down to the lake as it is gorgeous hot weather again.
And my moose painting is brilliant if you visualize an albino moose, lost in a blizzard, with its eyes closed.

2 Comments:

Blogger Sandra said...

The moose picture sounds very interesting.

Hope you don't lose anymore weight!!!!

June 29, 2008 at 4:04 PM  
Blogger QueenMJ said...

Not to worry, I never let myself go below 115 unless I have the flu or something.

June 29, 2008 at 4:14 PM  

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