Thursday, January 20

Thought for Thursday

Today's Inspirational Quote:






"It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are."
-- e.e. cummings

Good to feel back on track with my diet - lost 1.5lb at weigh in last night, so if I can shift another 1lb this week I will have lost the weight I gained over Christmas and be on track to have lost 1 stone! I must say I have been eating lots of grapefruit and homemade soup. Made a quick yet tasty soup yesterday :-
2 potatoes
2 onions
1/4 white cabbage

Steam all of the above
Bltz cabbage and onion finely in processor
Just roughly blitz potato
Add 1/2 pint boiling water + stock cubes + seasoning.
Enjoy!

Let the battle continue!

12 comments:

  1. I ama a fan of e.e.cummings, so was pleased to read the quote. It is also very apt for me, who having reached 60, has finally accepted who I really am, that for the greater part of my adult life I was being what was expected, what people hoped and thought I should be, and didn't give a second thought to it. It is with the benefit of age and hindsight I realise who I really am, and now I am sticking to the Real Me for however long I have left. It has been a shock to the system and a surprise to folk around me!

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  2. Love the quote! The soup sounds yummy. This is certainly soup weather. We're expecting near zero tonight.

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  3. What a great quote! Congratulations on getting back on track with the weight loss. Holidays wreck havoc with all of us and getting back on track can be so hard. Great job!!

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  4. Well done on the weight loss Denise. I love grapefruit but can't eat it now because I'm on statins. :(

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  5. You know what they say Denise "We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public".
    he hee
    Well done on your weight loss. I shall try the soup. I had a fabulous soup just after xmas, which was just wizzed up leftover sprouts, carrots and potatoes.

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  6. I want to lose and decided one great way is to not fill my refrigerator to brimming!!Sandy

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  7. Congratulations! Your soup sounds good. We're eating soup, too :-)

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  8. Watched a programme about slimming last night and there was a cabbage soup diet which was voted as effective. There was only one drawback to that diet though..... can I leave you to guess what it is.
    Glad you are losing. My progress is halfhearted and slow.
    Still, theres plenty of time.
    Maggie X

    Nuts in May

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  9. Hey there! A wonderful quote! So glad you are joining our *A MAKE A MONTH 2011* = looking forward to seeing what you make - my makes are always very simple! love Annie xx

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  10. Thanks!!!!! I love e.e. cummings and needed that reminder.

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  11. Like Roger, I am still growing up myself! Love the quote! :D

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Thank you for your comments, always nice to know somebody has taken the time to let me know what they think.

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