Beef, Beef, and More Beef,…

…and did I mention beef?

College students, or recently graduated college students, seem to be a hungry lot. My eldest has been home for a few weeks before going to her internship, and then off to graduate school for a Masters degree. Thankfully, I’ve lost some weight recently, and don’t resemble the side of beef that I did a short while ago, or I might have been made a snack! Continue reading “Beef, Beef, and More Beef,…”

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So Much Has Happened In Such A Short Time!

First, both of my daughters have graduated from their respective colleges. My oldest is going to pursue a Masters degree in Food Science. The youngest is a Baking and Pastry chef working on Times Square. I don’t have their permissions to share details, so too bad! Of course they graduated on the same day half a country apart. My wife and I got our last practice at dividing and conquering. I went to New York for graduation, and my wife stayed in the midwest. All I can say is, thank goodness for live streaming! Continue reading “So Much Has Happened In Such A Short Time!”

From 270 Pounds To 160 Pounds…

…the journey continues.

Several years ago, when I first moved back to Minnesota, I started to lose weight. I had topped out at 270 pounds (122.47 Kilos or 19.29 stone), which is, by all accounts, morbidly obese. With the tonnage came a number of maladies which included high blood pressure, joint pain, sleep apnea, digestive issues, poor self image, and finally I was diagnosed as nearly pre-diabetic. How can one be nearly pre-diabetic? Personally, I think my doctor felt I couldn’t handle anymore bad news. Continue reading “From 270 Pounds To 160 Pounds…”