More keto recipes

Honestly, I don’t remember what I posted last time. I get these off the internet by typing in google keto plus whatever I’m hungry for.

Sorry if any are a repeat! Please let me know if you find a better recipe than any of these. I’m willing to try anything once!

amazing things

Since last Saturday, I have lost .8 pounds. As you guys know, last Sunday I had a piece of cake that was really yummy and totally worth it. I didn’t go over my calories all week but I didn’t exercise more than once. I have been healing too. I am amazed. I weighed myself on Wednesday as well and I was down an extra .6 pounds. I don’t want to lose so fast but I want to stay eating well so I added a few more calories. So losing less than a pound this week is great to me!

After finding out that the husband of the couple passed, I spoke with their daughter and asked what I could do. She asked that I bring her mom lunch today and hang out with her. I am going to go to one of husbands favorite places and get us sandwiches. She will have this chicken avocado sandwich and I’ll have a kids burger lettuce wrapped. That’s my homage to him today. She hasn’t seen me since I started the keto life. I have dropped 40 pounds since I drove them! I think she’s going to be amazed. I know I am!

My son amazes me. He went to the movies with his friends and said the movie was good and he wants to see the next sequel. At the end of the credits, they pretty much said there would be another movie. He is so tall and now that he’s exercising and eating a bit better, he is thinning out as well. Now if I could get him off all the sweets he eats, he would get downright thin!

I woke up today. I feel healthy. My son is heathy. That’s what counts!

Y’all have a great weekend. I’m still trying to figure out how to do my video but I’m hoping to do at least one tomorrow!

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How sad

I just heard that I lost a previous client. The husband of the couple passed away last week. I heard it from one of my other clients this morning because they belonged to the same church. The church sent out a bulletin so she told me. How sad!

I had dropped him as a client because he had started to act very rude and I couldn’t handle it. So it’s only been a few months since I stopped driving him and he’s gone? How horrible!

May he rest in peace and I hope his wife will live a long time. I’m afraid for her though because she is sick as well, obviously I don’t want her to go too!

It’s Friday morning!

Feeling much better today! My leg still hurts but not nearly as bad as yesterday. I’m not dizzy at all this morning which is an amazing feeling! Thank you Propel!

I check my social media when I wake up. I have many readers and Instagram people that are overseas so I like to see what they were up to while I was asleep. That’s when I see that my child was on.

My son just Snapped that he wants to go to sleep but is wide awake. Well good! Let’s just hope he slept last night and it’s not all to make me think he slept. My child woke up at 6:30pm yesterday and sent me a text to drive him to the dinner thing he was supposed to go to. When he said please, I did. He had fun with his friends and was invited to go see Ant Man and Wasp tonight. Sounds good to me!

So did I not explain well enough that I was going to the dermatologist to have this skin tag cut off? It looked like a mushroom on my leg. It was awful. I’m glad to be rid of it, I just didn’t expect the stitches or pain. I didn’t realize that skin tags originate so far under the skin. I thought they were easy to get of, just snip and done. I guess some are and some aren’t! It’s over now.

So I will take Styled to get her hair done and then home. I’m sure she will want to go to the grocery store too which is fine. I screwed up yesterday walking down the stairs. I was taking dishes down and my mother had a trash bag by the bottom. I caught my flip flop on it and started to fall. I caught myself in the wall and bruised the crap out of my right arm (hurts like I almost broke it). So imagine me trying to sleep: bruised right arm, stitches in left leg. Now you know why I’m up so early! Lol

I think I have hurt myself enough for a while. When I heal, I will get back to exercise. That is a promise! Today or tomorrow, I will cook. I’m hungry for more than leftovers! I found a couple of recipes to try out so that’s my plan. I believe my mother is working today so I will have the quiet I like to get that done too. She’s been off for 3 days. Almost retired. What will I do then? I can’t ask her to record me, she would mess that up royally!

Y’all have a Good Friday. I’m off to relax a bit before shower and work.

Pain and work

Oh yeah. There has been pain since my appointment. I’m taking Advil. Every time I forget it’s there and roll on my left side, I get reminded why that is such a bad idea!

I had to take Ms. Forgets to therapy today. She called me at 9 and I was kind of hoping she would cancel but no, she just wanted to make sure I was coming. I got out of my car to open her door and she immediately asks me what’s wrong. Is it that obvious? So I told her what a big chunk they took out of my leg and how I have internal and external stitches there. Plus she removed a mole off my back so it’s hard to get to. I had to have my son put my new bandaid on it today.

She was kind and paid me. Tomorrow I have Styled that I have to take, I need the money! After working today, I came home, crawled into bed, and read an entire book. It’s a good book and it’s my son’s required summer reading.

This tells a story of how the moon gets hit by an asteroid and what happens in the months following. It’s funny at times and sad as well. I was so impressed, I think I will look at her other books.

I cleaned out my Netflix watch list and my continue watching list. I got tired of seeing some that I tried and didn’t like so I never turned it on again yet they remained there! That’s silly. They should fall off if I remove them from my list of things to watch. Oh well.

My son went for a walk at 5:30 this morning. He came back at 7 and said he had plans until 8pm tonight and then he would sleep and be back on a regular schedule. Well, he just fell asleep around 4pm. I woke him at 5 since a lot of kids are going to this pizza place tonight but he just looked at me and fell back asleep. Why he likes staying up all night I have no clue. I guess I did it too which is why I never say anything.

I’m going to start a new to me series called Heartland now. I am not exercising today nor did yesterday because of my stitches plus I hurt! It’s my blog, I will complain if I want to! Internal stitches SUCK! And combine them with external? This is crazy! I’m sure I will be fine in another day or two. I just have to give myself time to heal. I am sticking to keto and staying within my calories although still haven’t cooked!

My son asked me to make my kids lasagna this weekend which will require a grocery store trip because I don’t keep Mac and cheese at the house anymore. I have the meat and the cheese and the tomato sauce, I just have to get that processed crap. By the way, I went to Target and got Propel drink mix. It’s really good! Raspberry lemonade flavored, no sugar or carbs, and filled with electrolytes. I’m not as dizzy and bet that goes away pretty quick now that I’m having those 2-3 times a day.

I ate the last of the brisket today. Sad moment for me. I’m waiting for them to go on sale again so I can stock up. I’m slowly cleaning out the freezer of the foods we have so I can fill it with new food. I let go of my Costco membership since I never seem to go much anymore. I just need to find a friend with one so I can go buy toilet paper. That’s it! That’s all I need. $17 for a 6 month supply for 3 people is the best deal I know!

I hope you guys had a good Thursday and I can’t wait for my one job to be over tomorrow so I can come back home and not do anything yet again. Lol We are getting close to the end of July and I’ll have to post new pictures of me. I will have maybe lost 5 pounds this month but since I haven’t exercised all that much and I am eating closer to my calorie maximum each day, that doesn’t surprise me. I’m still doing great!

Not feeling it today

I woke up, stood up, and fell right back into bed with a dizzy spell like you wouldn’t believe! I’m not sick but my goodness I am dizzy!

I have an appointment with a dermatologist today to look at skin tags and moles. My, my, how fun, right? She is great though and is not charging me an arm and a leg to remove one. Thank goodness for that!

I am then going to go get some Propel Zero to mix with water because the only thing I can think of is that my electrolytes are low. Don’t know what that is? Potassium, magnesium, and calcium as well as chloride and phosphates. I’m trying that first. I would love to just eat a banana and be done but there are WAY too many carbs in a banana! If I’m still dizzy in a couple of days, then I promise to go see a doctor. Of course it could be that it’s about to be “that time of the month” as well. Guess we will find out!

I drink my water, I take my vitamins, and I exercise. I eat pretty well too and I don’t want to add any more pills as my vitamins are 7 pills a day already! So we shall see if this works. I’m not ready to think it’s anything bad like vertigo.

Obviously I am not cooking today either. I put the meat in the freezer so it won’t go bad and I am just dealing with leftovers which is fine!

I wanted to catch up on blogs and let y’all know what’s going on but now I’m getting off here because trying to look at it and read is not helping me any. Hugs!

It’s only 7:45am???

Yesterday my son asked if he could go to his friends house, the one with the Dad that spoils his children rotten. I said that’s fine. He told me he will be home by Thursday. I told him to be home on Wednesday because he missed karate last night (he overslept) and he has to go on Wednesday. He wasn’t happy but said he will.

Guys, I did it. I woke up at 5:30, only half an hour after what I planned. I left the house at 6:30 to walk the dog. I brought her back inside and then went on a walk. I really thought it would be 3 miles the way I went. I mean, I went a LONG way in my opinion!!! It ended up being 2.8 miles so I guess I have to find a different direction next time. I am so sweaty walking in 77 degrees too!

I didn’t exercise at all yesterday which is why it was so important for me to get up and out today. So I’m happy with myself. I had planned on doing something but kept putting it off. I always smile, even if I’m tired and sweaty, because I don’t like how I look any other way.

I watched more Grey’s Anatomy yesterday which was good. I had one job and today I have one job. I am taking Cranky to her doctor. She does not want to go but she said she will.

I didn’t feel like doing any cooking and that’s okay. I will have to soon so my meat doesn’t go bad. Maybe later tonight, who knows. I planned on making these keto sausage balls and the keto biscuits that I really enjoy plus some taco meat. I tried to go on Amazon yesterday for prime day to get some more macadamia nuts and keto Melba toast but their system was down so I just went on the Carbolicious website and got my Melba toast and some Strawberry muffins. YUMMY! I can’t wait to try those. Only 2 carbs per muffin? Yes please!

I’ll have to make my own next time because $12 for 6 muffins is like going to the gas station for a muffin. I want to try them though so I splurged a little.

Okay. I don’t have to be at work until 11 so I am going to relax before I get in the shower and get ready to drive. Oh! Have you noticed I’m not driving for Lyft or Uber lately? I wanted to tell you why! In addition to them keeping too much money (making $3 for a drive that takes 15 minutes is not enough), gas prices here are $2.87 a gallon and it’s so hot to be in the car in the afternoon!

A couple of motivational quotes I found on Instagram:

There you have it. I’m broke but happy. My bills are paid, I have food, and a roof over my head. I am in pretty good shape and I am at a healthy weight. I am not complaining!