Archives for June 2013

Summer Cucumber Watermelon Salad

Things are getting much hotter here in Texas. The air conditioner runs non-stop during the evening hours. Thankfully I have one of those programmable thermostats so that I can set it to not run as much while we aren’t at home. Sorry, doggies. You don’t earn your keep so you don’t get daytime AC. When […]

Szechuan Stir Fry

Contest prep this time around is going amazingly well! I’m making sure that I have plenty of lead time so I don’t have to panic last minute or rush to lean out, but even with the extra time it seems as though my body is responding much better than before. My calories are still incredibly […]

Beef Kefta Patties

The ball is rolling! Yesterday I had my very first posing session. For figure class, that is. I’ve done plenty of sessions for bikini class but figure is a completely different animal. There’s a lot less prancing and a lot more tensing and holding of poses. Not just normal tensing and holding, but bend in […]

Spicy Thai Tofu Salad

Today was the first day of school at the Quest House. Summer school, that is. A couple months ago, guidance counselors came over to the middle school to explain how high school credits work for graduation. You need a certain number of credits in each area to graduate and they laid out sample plans on […]

Whiskey Peach Pork Chops

Phew, today was squat day and I’ll tell you it was a rough one. I gave blood late on Wednesday evening and since I usually have really low blood pressure, I’ve been dealing with a bit of dizziness ever since. Trying to squat, breathe and not faint was my goal for the morning. Thankfully I […]