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See this image largerday 3 of my streak for "Walk 10,000 steps per day" earned 8/18/2015See this image largerday 23 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 8/24/2015See this image largerWorking 10,000 steps every day. Guess a dog to walk helps!See this image largerDidn't get to see much of the moon. Too cloudy, but then sunrise is beautiful!See this image largerOmelet for lunch. Spinach, tomatoes, onion, mushroom and goat cheese. All weighed or measured. Only 388 calories! Not sure about the goat cheese.See this image largerMade myself some soup for dinner. Cabbage, kale, onion, spinach, onion, tomatoes and jalepeno. Really didn't need that second jalepeno! Never thought I'd say that. LOLSee this image largerJalepeno, onion, mushroom, spinach omelette for dinner. Delicious and under 300 calories!See this image largerGot out for a little ride today.See this image largerTook my sweet dog to get fixed yesterday. All went well, but she was being clingy and looking so sad last night. Decided I would sleep with her in the garage. She was happy about it and I do love snuggling with her. I did learn that sleeping on a cement floor is cold and a bit uncomfortable!See this image largerFavorites! Sometimes I feel like I just have to eat SOMETHING. The tuna pouches are perfect for those times. When I want cookie or crunchy, I go for the flats. Don't eat all three at once. I make them last all day!See this image largerOk it looks pretty and the coyote hunters are happy! I am still tired of it!See this image largerBreakfast! 263 healthy, delicious calories. Turkey, avocado, lettuce, and touch of horseradish on whole wheat skinny bun.See this image largerJust another beautiful spring day here in Wisconsin.See this image largerTook the gator out for a cruise on field trails. That thing goes through everything! Was going to go through woods, but had to come back in for gas. Maybe later!See this image largerMy poor little solar flowers! LOL Still glowing!See this image largerMother Nature is beautiful, but out of her mind!See this image largerJust rinsed the mud off. As much fun as snow. No suffering with this. Has heat for those cold days. πŸ˜€See this image largerMy late breakfast/lunch. Scrambled eggs, fresh spinach, jalapeno, tomatoes, cheese.See this image largerGreat weather to walk around with Miss Bitty Mae and Demon!See this image largerIt may be cloudy with rain coming, but still a great day to enjoy the outside!See this image largerTrees are getting green!(1 comments)See this image largerThought this old truck looked cool, so I took a picture on my wandering this morning. I really wish for a good camera!See this image largerBreakfast! Eggs with jalapeno, spinach, tomatoes, onion, mushrooms, garlic, basil. Topped with a sprinkle of shredded reduced fat four cheese blend.See this image largerThis stuff is wonderful! Great taste, zero calories and only 5 mg sodium!See this image largerChicken breast, corn salsa, black beans, jalapeno and brown rice. Only 506 calories!See this image largerSitting on the front steps thanking God for this beautiful day and all of my blessings.See this image largerBeautiful ending to a good day!See this image largerNo Cavs! Warriors 4 and done! πŸ˜ƒSee this image largerMy 400 Calorie egg, veggie, cheese dinner. So good!See this image largerSunset while checking field roads for mud and watching for deer. Saw one deer and at least 50 rabbits.See this image largerMoon not quite full, but still love it. Today was good.See this image largerMy 259 Calorie lunch! Salad with peppers and mushrooms and reduced fat dressing. Spicy tuna on the side!See this image largerWhat a beautiful day! Hummingbird came to visit while I had my coffee. Love watching them.See this image largerGood morning!See this image largerCheck out my crazy petunias! Two different blooms on one plant!See this image largerPiles of sweet corn to get in freezer. Messy and a pain in the tail to do, but free and delicious!See this image largerHazy, rainy, cool day. Feels like fall.See this image largerGood morning!See this image largerThe big guy, Demon, isn't dead. He is just soaking up the sun on this beautiful day!See this image largerGood morning everyone! Hope we all enjoy our Monday!See this image largerLove the full moon!See this image largerGood morning! It is a gorgeous fall morning. I have ambitious plans for the day, but have to take time to enjoy it as well.See this image largerFall is here. Love the seasons!See this image largerYuck!See this image largerPicked this up at Aldi. Delicious and no crazy ingredients that I can't pronounce! First time I had quinoa.See this image largerJust look at that sky! Out here picking up small bales so field can be chopped. Only 6-8 fit on gator at a time. Beautiful day God has given me.See this image largerHad a gorgeous sunset to top off a perfect day! Now got the grill fired up for dinner. πŸ˜€See this image largerMade cole slaw with plain yogurt and fat free ranch. Added onion, garlic, basil and pepper. Tilapia with panko and lemon. Not too bad!See this image largerScrambled eggs with spinach, basil, onion. Yummy & easy!See this image largerAnd lazy for lunch!See this image largerBig pot of spicy cabbage and other veggie soup. It turned out delicious!See this image largerPerfect weather for a nice fire!See this image largerShredded chicken breast, black beans, onion, garlic, jalapeno, rice. Not sure what I will do with it, but have several thoughts. Good by itself!See this image largerScrambled eggs with tomato, garlic, onion, jalapeno, basil and lots of spinach!See this image largerThere are two beautiful pork chops under those veggies! LOL I tend to get carried away with the veggies. πŸŒΆπŸ„πŸ…See this image largerThis what I plan to seriously work on!See this image largerHappy Saturday!See this image largerYes, that is the Wienermobile in my driveway! LOLSee this image largerSecond water over half gone. Having Monster for treat. Still haven't decided what to eat! πŸ˜€See this image largerPosted a photoSee this image largerIt is so pretty! Still got a few more hours of snow predicted. Waiting for it to stop before I shovel.See this image largerScrambled eggs, jalapeno and Aldi 45 Calorie wheat toast. Yummy and 193 caloriesSee this image largerTried this Mediterranean crusted salmon. Delicious with a little lemon and a big side of carrots, cauliflower and broccoli. Was nice to have something easy and healthy after being on the run all afternoon! Bonus is the $1 coupon inside. πŸ˜€See this image largerTrying to focus on the little joys in life. There are many every day!See this image largerMy score from free box at library! Love that box! πŸ’– New recipes! I pass them on or take them back after I am done. Avoid clutter that way. LOLSee this image largerStill snowing, but wanted to get a start. Got my work cut out for me. One of the guys will plow the drive. I just do around the house. Exercise plan from God! LOLSee this image largerLet it snow, let it snow, let it snow!(1 comments)See this image largerI'm living in a snow globe!See this image largerYup! It's my day off, so of course it's got to snow! That's fine, I have off on Wednesday. Oh, wait, there is snow predicted for Wednesday, too! I am NOT staying home today!!!!!See this image largerWhat a glorious day! Yes, it is cold, and there is way too much snow with more coming tonight. But sunshine, blue skies and no wind. Can't complain! Just enjoying it.See this image largerBought these cushy mats at Aldi. They are a treat for bumping up my exercise. I spend lots of time in this corner of the kitchen. β˜•See this image largerGot to love Wisconsin weather! It has been crazy. Snow, rain, thunder and now today windy enough to almost blow my hair off. Tomorrow back to freezing!See this image largerLate lunch but worth the wait. Mashed avocado, plain nonfat Greek yogurt, chopped red onion and jalapeno, reduced fat sharp cheddar, tomatoes and tuna on spring mix salad. About 300 calories. Yummy!See this image largerBrowned spinach & feta chicken sausages, then added cup of sauerkraut. One of my favorites for 325 caloriesSee this image largerWhat a beautiful morning to start the week! Got up as planned without hitting the snooze. First load of wash done, both bathrooms clean. Healthy breakfast. Might go car shopping later. Mini goals for week set. Spinach cooking. Much more to accomplish. Have a great day!See this image largerSpaghetti squash with meat sauce and parmesan. Delicious!See this image largerBeautiful spring day. A bit chilly and then there is the flooding, but still pretty decent.See this image largerWhat a beautiful morning it is! First day of spring, fresh start for me.See this image largerSweet potatoes, spinach and bit of pork chop.See this image largerI went to buy dog food. Shouldn't be allowed to go without a handler! Never make it out for less than $100. There is also frozen meat and treats. Miss Bitty Mae is a touch spoiled.See this image largerAldi had 49 cent avocados! Going to mash, portion and freeze for later. Yummy!See this image largerUnder 400 Calorie lunch. Very delicious!See this image largerHuge, healthy salad for lunch. Mixed avocado, tomatoes, red onion, jalapeno, boiled egg and Greek yogurt and piled on lettuce blend. Color a bit dull, but got 410 calories and 20 grams of protein on that plate! LOL This will definitely hold me until dinner! And it is delicious as well. πŸ˜€See this image largerThis is great! Like drinking a creamsicle!See this image largerBreakfast-scrambled eggs and multigrain sandwich thin with sugar free raspberry jam. 304 calories and yummy!See this image largerSun coming up this morning. What a glorious weather day it is! Supposed to hit 70 yet this afternoon. Snow for Wednesday. LOLSee this image largerSunset through the trees. Decent camera is on my bucket list! Just have phone now.See this image largerHit a truck in roundabout beginning of March. My fault. Bought pretty little car week later. Got tickets totalling $626 and 10 points. Now here is my point--God loves me. Credit used to suck but suddenly good enough for car loan!! Walked into court with fines and points to make me cry. Walked out with fine of $187 and 4 points!!! Been praying so hard over this, and God has truly answered my pitiful prayers. Thank you Lord!!See this image largerYummy! 516 Calorie dinner. Omelette with spinach, tomato, jalapeno, onion, mushroom, garlic and a bit of reduced fat sharp cheddar.See this image largerTonight's dinner. Baked potato with bacon bits, nonfat Greek yogurt, reduced fat cheese. 467 calories. So good!See this image largerAnother glorious day! Everything is getting green. Makes me feel so good. Grilling lunch, getting the little patio table out, hair appointment and grocery shopping is the plan for today.See this image largerBaked potato with bacon bits, greek yogurt, jalapeno, onion and butter flavored spray. 263 delicious caloriesSee this image largerOne of my favorite snacks, and only 95 calories! Blue cheese stuffed olives and a turkey snack stick with sugar free soda. Really hits the spot!See this image largerA dreary, cool spring morning will not dampen my ambition for today!See this image largerQuite the change from yesterday. I am pumped!See this image largerPup loved her frozen treat!See this image largerBeautiful morning in my back yard. Been getting busy since 4:30am. Sleeping in has really been cutting into my productivity and good feelings.See this image largerMy baby is four today! Off to buy her something special!See this image largerBirthday girl waiting for her burger and fries. Her favorite meal!See this image largerBack on track for three days. Tonight's feast is shrimp, onions, peppers, cauliflower rice and spices! Yummy!! Only 193 calories for that whole plate of delicious.See this image largerThis is what I keep telling myself!See this image largerPosted a photoSee this image largerMight look bad, not great colors, but oh so healthy and yummy! Small steak, rice, jalapeno, onion and lots of Portobellos!See this image largerGot some color tonight. Decided to have eggs with my veggies. LOL Green pepper, jalapeno, tomatoes, onions,garlic, basil and lots of black pepper.See this image largerOh, this was good!! Chopped lettuce, tomato, tuna, California French dressing (fat free) and three jalapeno stuffed olives. Watermelon for dessert. Big bottle (refillable) of water.See this image largerNothing like eggs. I love them! This morning they have mushrooms, onions, jalapeno and basil. Add cup of fat free milk, and I have a 250 calorie breakfast and 22 grams of protein!See this image largerMy back on track, stay on track incentive/reward! I have gotten hooked on cauliflower rice. Now I can make my own! Want to try cauliflower pizza crust, too.See this image largerYou are all probably getting tired of all my food pictures. Sorry! It really helps me stay focused and on track. Boca Burger on lettuce wrap with tomatoes, onions, ketchup, mustard. Had big bowl of watermelon while I decided what was for lunch.See this image largerTotally got some color, texture and flavor in my dinner tonight! Sauteed zucchini, yellow,green,orange and red peppers, mushrooms, onions, basil,jalapeno with nonstick spray. Stirred in cauliflower rice. Added just a bit of low sodium soy sauce. Delicious! I have no problem getting my veggie servings!See this image largerI like a little egg with my veggies!See this image largerEasy lunch. Only 264 calories. DeliciousSee this image largerMy fridge water. I have my water bottles, just like to have extra lemon water ready to go! πŸ‹See this image largerChanged up my sandwich a bit. This is turkey, lettuce, tomatoes, with avocado/greek yogurt dressing. I love sandwiches and chips! This lunch totals 389 calories, 44 grams carbs, 17 grams fat and 19 grams protein.See this image largerTuna, avocado, tomato, onion,jalapeno mixed up with greek yogurt on a pile of lettuce. Perfect dinner.See this image largerBacon Wrapped pork tenderloin, fried onions and mushrooms with veggies!See this image largerWhat a great day to be outside. Just look at that sky!See this image largerBunless deluxe burger. Blueberries and strawberries. I love to eat delicious food! 😍See this image largerPlaying with my flowers today.See this image largerJust had to share my beautiful clouds!See this image largerEasy dinner. Poached eggs and spinach.See this image largerSomewhere in that pile of veggie goodness is a small burger! LOLSee this image largerOne of the finished flower boxes. Love solar lights! Thank you Dollar Store!See this image largerOut scouting for deer. This doesn't do sunset justice, but that red!See this image largerLove the crazy sky today. Pouring rain one minute, then sunny the next! πŸŒ¦πŸŒžπŸŒ§β›…πŸŒžπŸŒ©πŸŒ«See this image largerChicken breast, cauliflower rice and mango habanero salsa.See this image largerSteamed veggies and 3 ounces steak fajita meat. I was really hungry, so got a bit carried away with the veggies. They are the best part. πŸ’–See this image largerLate dinner. Scrambled eggs with lots of veggies, bit of cheese 45 calorie wheat bread. Put in cilantro and plain greek yogurt this time. Very delicious!See this image largerLove the Cat in the Hat! And cofee, lots of coffee. β˜•See this image largerThis was my plan for this year. So far, haven't done much with it. Still have time! LOLSee this image largerThis stuff is surprisingly good! No sugar, no calories. Yes, I know, it's got dye and artificial sweeteners. Don't care, has good taste, and really hits the spot on these hot days. Still got 12 cups of water in. 🌞🚢 And over 16,000 steps! 😎See this image largerHappy Sunday! Got to church this morning, so my week is off to a good start! This is my cute mini rose bush.See this image largerHappy Sunday!See this image largerTook some time to just sit back and relax. Doesn't come easy to me. LOLSee this image largerJust told Miss Bitty Mae that I am not giving up our apartment! She looks pretty happy! Thank goodness my landlord is awesome. Already had somebody who wanted the place, but let me take back my notice! I am so happy!See this image largerJust enjoying flowers and happy frog!See this image largerHappy Hump Day!See this image largerLunch! Shrimp, zucchini, eggplant, onion, jalapeno, tomato, garlic, priced cauliflower. All mine for 209 calories and 16 grams of protein! Yummy!See this image largerA good Friday morning to all!See this image largerHappy National Dog Day! Miss Bitty Mae got a ride while doing errands. Her reward for perfect behavior was vanilla custard from Culver's!See this image largerFish tacos and chips for lunch. With mango salsa and queso. It was amazing and all my food for the day. It was perfect!See this image largerHappy Hump Day! LOLSee this image largerEggs with jalapeno, onion and fresh cilantro. Cranberry and wild rice toast.See this image largerI do like a little side of steak with my veggies! LOLSee this image largerAssorted hot and sweet peppers, onion, mushroom, garlic with a side of extra lean burger! Life is good!See this image largerPerfect morning for enjoying coffee and flowers. Time to sit back and get my mind set for the day. Bring on the chaos!See this image largerWent nuts for dinner tonight! Zucchini, onion, red, yellow and jalapeno peppers, spinach, cabbage, corn, mushrooms and shrimp.See this image largerMiss Bitty Mae says good morning and have a great day!See this image largerThis has been my spot to hide/hang out when I need to clear my head. So pretty and relaxing. Meet some nice people and dogs, too!See this image largerBack on track after a month of just not happy with most of my life. Shaking it off and moving on! πŸ™πŸ’ͺπŸ‘πŸšΆβ€β™€οΈπŸ’– I can do whatever it takes to get everything back the way I want it and had it. Not letting other people's petty-ass bullcrap run me! So cauliflower rice, shrimp and veggies for lunch!See this image largerSee this image largerFinally got this one out of dash and into barn! Better to surrender to shelter than turn them out to suffer, starve or be killed by animals. He calmed down once I got him. Or her, haven't checked. They were happy to see each other!See this image largerNothing normal about my life! And that's just fine with me!See this image largerLeaves are starting to color! It will be beautiful season, but I am not ready for cold!See this image largerMe and my tree rescue, Scorpion. She is crazy for getting held and petted. The cats help me get my steps in by going down to the barn to get cat fixes through the day! 😻See this image largerSitting by the river totally shirking my responsibility. Not sorry! 😺See this image largerBeautiful autumn morning here. It's cold, but just can't complain! πŸ‚πŸπŸ˜ŽSee this image largerMild Italian chicken sausage with sauerkraut. Little spicy brown mustard and ketchup on the side. Yummo!See this image largerScorpion wants in the house. This little lady was my first cat rescue. She gives me many extra steps every day taking her down to the barn or just going down to play with her and the others! She loves sitting on my shoulder. Just don't get why anyone would dump her off. 😿See this image largerMy latest Aldi find. I like a sandwich without feeling guilty. πŸ₯ͺSee this image largerNeeded to add calories and protein, fat and carbs to even try to get recommended range. The soup I made has hardly any, but so good!See this image larger😺See this image largerThis little sweetie is fat and sassy after her rough time in the ditch! Happy I sat out there to catch her. It's hard to see, but the black ditch kitty is behind her. Love the cats!See this image largerShot of both of them.See this image largerThis bowl of guacamole deliciousness has 374 calories, 34 grams carbs, 20 grams fat, 21 grams protein. Avocado, jalapeno, onion, celery, tomato, Greek yogurt. I can use it for dip, in sandwich or on a salad. I like to eat! πŸ₯‘=good fat!See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerI miss this lady so much! My mom, gone three years. Going through her stuff and found this picture.See this image largerHappy Tuesday! This is what I woke up to. Yuck! Too soon! My poor little rose. Shouldn't complain, but I am. β˜ƒοΈSee this image largerBig pile of salad for lunch. Avocado, tuna, Greek yogurt, tomato on lettuce.See this image largerScrambled eggs with celery, jalapeno, onion, greek yogurt, cheese.See this image largerCauliflower, baby carrots, bit of cheese, lots of pepper! Yummy lunch!See this image largerThis picture might not look good, but it's delicious! Hard cooked egg, dill, avocado, light mayo, greek yogurt, chopped green olive on a pile of lettuce. So good!See this image largerHealthy, yummy burger lunch! Yes, there is a burger in there. LOL Put it on lettuce with onion, jalapeno, green pepper, topped with feta cheese.See this image largerSuper easy dinner. Stir fry veggies, shrimp, cauliflower rice. I have no problem getting enough veggies every day! Love them! πŸ’–See this image largerI love eggs! Basil, garlic, onion, tomato, jalapeno, bit of shredded cheese and of course eggs!See this image largerSpinach and baked potato. Topped with Greek yogurt and bit of cheese.See this image largerBare trees, some ice. Just a different kind of beautiful.See this image largerLove season changesSee this image largerPoor, tired baby! She gets to run wild when we are home.See this image largerThis has been helping me stay on track. I cut up apple in morning and just leave it out, so I can graze on it as I wish. I take what's left with a measured portion of almonds in the car when I go somewhere. Keeps me out of drive thru lane, and I can munch without wrecking my day!See this image largerLunch--eggs poached on bed of veggies with two pieces fit & active toast. Can you really have too many vegetables? I don't think so!See this image largerThis is my photo of the last full moon of the decade. A camera is definitely on my wish list. The camera on my phone just isn't doing it for me!See this image largerGot my veggies and protein in one lovely salad for dinner tonight.See this image largerBaking these monster sweet potatoes today. Should be enough for a meal or three! LOLSee this image largerI don't figure this stuff is really good for me, but it sure tastes good!See this image largerGood day again! Got some things done around the house. Tracked my food. Stopped at gas station this afternoon and the manager put this bag with my purchases. Asked why and she said I am one of her favorite customers! Put it into my food tracker and made sure it wouldn't put me over my limits. Had just one and will freeze the rest. Had some self control as I LOVE crullers!See this image largerTook my little girl to Mounds for treats. She helped pick the ones she wanted. LOL She enjoyed all the attention from other shoppers that asked to pet her and stood still while another dog sniffed her whole body! It's sad that pitty pups get such a bad rap. They are good dogs and just want love like any other! Wouldn't trade my Miss Bitty Mae for anything! πŸ’–See this image largerMerry Christmas from Miss Bitty Mae and me! Finally convinced her to wear her antlers! LOLSee this image largerMiss Bitty Mae didn't make it to midnight. I was texting with my son in Kentucky, so she went to bed! LOLSee this image largerLate dinner. Shredded chicken breast with carrots, onion, jalapeno and basil. Cabbage with carrots and jalapeno. Quinoa.See this image largerMy weighed out snacks to dip into when I have that I just want to eat something/anything! Apples for sweet and wasabi soy almonds for the salty, savory. Both nice and crunchy! They stay on counter at home and go in car when I go somewhere.See this image largerLast night's chicken, vegetables got black beans, greek yogurt, shredded cheese and mango habanero salsa added to it. On lettuce. So good!See this image largerIn case you haven't guessed, I love vegetables! Check out the beautiful pan of veggies that I will scramble my eggs in.See this image largerI cook healthy for my Miss Bitty Mae too! Turkey, brown rice and carrot soup. Some people say I spoil my dog. I think she is worth it! πŸ˜€See this image largerMy goal is healthy, delicious meals that are easy to throw together and don't have a lot of calories and fat. Today's lunch has 4 servings of veggies and just over 400 calories. Good protein too! Spinach, onion, garlic, mushrooms. Poached eggs with little shredded cheese to top it off. Took 15 minutes to make. One pan, plate, fork. So good!See this image largerChicken and carrots surrounded by spinach and green beans.See this image largerGood morning!(1 comments)See this image largerA little reward to myself for staying on track. And makes things easier! πŸ₯—πŸ±πŸ₯™See this image largerI don't like spaghetti squash much! LOLSee this image largerSpaghetti (squash) with onion, garlic, pepper, basil sauce.See this image largerAvocado with greek yogurt and tomato on whole wheat toast.See this image largerSpinach is the perfect side that goes with everything!See this image largerMiss Bitty is so lucky she can eat whatever she wants without getting fat! Found these cute little waffle things this morning.See this image largerHealthy breakfast. I crammed 3 servings of veggies into those eggs!See this image largerOne of my goals is to keep Miss Bitty Mae from getting all bony this winter. So far I would say it's a success! Usually by now, all her ribs are showing. Been feeding her heavy and adding eggs and turkey to her food.See this image largerCats . . . .LOLSee this image largerEvery day in some little way!See this image largerWhat a beautiful start to the day! Out for a bit of a walk before the client gets up. Had my calming cat therapy so ready to get busy.See this image largerBurned bunch of trees that emerald ash bores got. Feeling no cold now!See this image largerThe woods were beautiful this morning! Now the driveway needs shoveling. πŸ˜€See this image largerI love getting out before dawn so I can have some me time and watch the sun come up.See this image largerSunday morning meal prep. Spaghetti squash with zesty sauce and parmesan. Steak with mushrooms, onions and a side of Brussels sprouts. Mixed greens with cukes and tomatoes. Does weighing and measuring take longer? Why yes it does! Is it worth the time? Why yes it is! I can happily eat any one of these for under 400 calories. Bonus is I did dishes as I went, so no real clean up! πŸ₯—πŸ±See this image largerYAY!!!! More exercise!! Yes, that's my car in drift at end of driveway. LOL Started to spin wheels, so I said to Miss Bitty, we will worry about it later. The owner comes to plow later, so it can sit there until then.See this image largerAnd now my day can really begin. Can't wait to have morning coffee outside. Soon? LOLSee this image largerI don't drink much, but always on the lookout for something that I can enjoy without ruining my efforts for the day. This stuff is quite good!See this image largerMiss Bitty Mae relaxing in the car coming home yesterday. She likes to be able to look out the window. No the car was not moving when I took picture! Cherish my time off with my girl, especially since we only get one overnight away from work. πŸ’–See this image largerSo ready for that McDonald's ice cream!See this image largerAnd then there are the cats!See this image largerSomebody thinks we should stay in bed all day. Figures if she lays on me long enough, I will give up trying to move! Hard to sit up with 50 pounds of dog on your chest!See this image largerBroccoli, onion, garlic, mushrooms, red and green peppers. Will put it over shredded chicken breast that I cooked with paprika. Big pot of carrots cooking for a side. Eat that rainbow!See this image largerGot 5 meals out of my morning's effort. Added hot chilis. Might put over cauliflower rice. . .See this image largerWent for dinner with my cousin at El Mariachi yesterday. This pineapple is stuffed with shrimp, crab, scallops, fish, cheese, vegetables and pineapple. It was incredible. Ate more than I should have, but hadn't been out or seen Ruth in months. Ate the salad and rice. Brought most of pineapple home to eat today. Had a "medium " margarita. Good I didn't order large because it was huge.See this image largerA couple of my new friends!See this image largerYup! This is Wisconsin. Now warming up and raining. Should be gone by the afternoon. LOLSee this image largerLazy lunch. LOL Mashed avocado and greek yogurt on toast topped with tomato.See this image largerGot the most important items stocked up!See this image largerStarted new job with the girls Monday afternoon. I have muscles that I forgot that I had letting me know they are there! They will get used to being used! LOL So thankful for this opportunity!See this image largerBefore and after pics of my upper body workout! Empty straw cart, with Peanut the barn manager. Full cart with my pitchfork. I push it around the alleys to bed the cows. Then haul it back and fill for next day. Burning those calories and building muscles while getting paid! Really doesn't get much better. πŸ˜…See this image largerProbably not the healthiest lunch ever, but cheap, tasty and fast. Frozen burritos with habanero mango salsa and greek yogurt on the side.See this image largerSomehow taking Miss Bitty out to potty almost always ends up a much longer walk than is needed. But down the road we go!See this image largerMiss Bitty the motivator! She finds frequent rests are needed. Just picks a spot and stretches out for a minute then back to the walk. LOLSee this image largerAnother frozen burrito with greek yogurt and mango habanero salsa. Side of fresh broccoli with sea salt and dash of lemon.See this image largerSee this image largerLast walk of the day. Birds were taunting poor Miss Bitty! She wanted to get them so bad!See this image largerMorning walk. Told Miss Bitty that we were only going for 15 minutes. Well, little miss motivation kept me out there for 25! My legs are just so tired. I have almost 11,000 steps in already, and day not nearly over!See this image largerIf you are moving a cow through a narrow alley, pay attention to where your hand is! LOL Doesn't hurt and works fine, just swelling and getting some color!See this image largerThis is Peanut, the barn manager. She keeps an eye on my to make sure I get things right! Not going to get 20,000 steps today. ☹ At 16,346. Maybe I am getting more efficient? Had to tighten my belt another spot! πŸ˜€See this image largerWe had to get that last walk in! Beautiful evening to do it. Lots of rain predicted for weekend, so don't know how much walking we will get. Miss Bitty Mae doesn't really like to get wet!See this image largerHappy Easter from Miss Bitty Mae and me!See this image largerThis job has given me some non scale victories that have nothing to do with weight loss. When I started two weeks ago and I picked up 50 pound bag of lime it was so heavy! And carrying a 25 pound bucket to spread along the stalls had me out of breath. Now that bag is still heavy, but not hard to handle. That bucket is no problem at all! Everything seems easier and I feel stronger every day. Now if I could only FIND my scale! πŸ˜€πŸ„See this image largerIt is cold and windy. We got a short walk in. Just look at that sky!See this image largerJust noticed this, thought was interesting so stopped for picture.See this image largerMore follow the leader on this bright, chilly morning. The last thing I want to do when I get home after chores, is go wandering around looking for the best grass to eat, best spot to roll, or squirrels to chase! But every day I do it because she loves it! She nearly took me off my feet going after a squirrel. It's the closest I come to running! LOLSee this image largerMoose the barn dog. He is trying out his nobody loves me, pays attention to me or gives me treats! I am so abused! Don't let that face fool you, he is one spoiled pup. Even has a recliner in the office that nobody else can sit on. I firmly believe that dogs are meant to be a little spoiled!See this image largerSunset. Beautiful day, beautiful evening!See this image largerMy sweet son bought me a small washing machine so I don't have to go out to laundromat! It was here when I got home last night. Hauled that thing up the stairs myself (with Miss Bitty Mae at my heels). All the hard work at farm paying off! Awkward, but only 60 pounds. Now to make room and get it inside!See this image largerThis woods is part of Garman nature preserve. It's a beautiful place for hiking the trails. This is across the road down from my house. A herd of deer live in there. At least 10 that I counted. Almost every day around 3pm they come down into the field. So relaxing to just watch them. One morning as I was leaving at 4:30am they all came shooting out of my yard and back to the woods.See this image largerDouble rainbow! 🌈 Photo doesn't do it justice. Can't remember seeing one this bright before!See this image largerTurkey chili, shredded cheese and Greek yogurt. Had with tortilla chips. Lasted breakfast, lunch and dinner! Oh, I added lots of Tabasco. It was delicious and filling, which is why it lasted all day. The one "bad" thing I have learned about my farm job, is that I can eat pretty much anything I want, and still get smaller. Have no idea what I weigh right now, but had to tighten my belt to keep my pants up! πŸ˜€ Really do need to find my scale!See this image largerTook @SHOAPIE advice and laid in grass with Miss Bitty Mae on our walk! This is her saving mom from bumblebee. She enjoyed laying on my chest and standing on me until then! The sun felt so good! Then that darn bee had to ruin it! 🐝See this image largerMoose acting goofy for a treat!See this image largerMy job satisfaction! All clean and perfect. Doesn't matter that 5 minutes after I bring the girls back in, it will be a mess. I get to make it right again tonight. Just remember, happy cows are from Wisconsin! πŸ„πŸ„πŸ„πŸ„πŸ„See this image largerIt was fun to see this flashback price! I did have 55cent discount, but still . .See this image largerMoose pretends to be Snoopy! LOL Have over 11,000 steps in before noon. A good start to the day/week. Got groceries and post office out of the way. Now on to dishes and cleaning after a sandwich and coffee. All I really want is a nap! πŸ˜€πŸ˜·πŸ˜€See this image largerBig turkey sandwich for lunch! Lots of lettuce and tomato in there. Satisfying 374 calories!See this image largerBeautiful morning if you don't mind crazy wind! Miss Bitty and I decided it doesn't bother us and went for a walk. As we were coming back to the house we were rewarded by the deer coming out of the woods for us to see!See this image largerIt's a boy!! Just another reason I love my life now. He is so cute!See this image largerThis morning's new baby, Samson!See this image largerThis is Charlie, the calf from other day, with one of his friends. They are not related, but both have hearts on their foreheads!See this image largerThe old silo at my place. The birds go in it (swallows I believe) and when they sing in there it sounds really cool. Wish you all could hear it! 🌻See this image largerI promise not to bore you with pictures of ALL the babies, but thought this guy from yesterday was cute! Love the little dot on his forehead. One more girl yesterday, and a girl this morning!See this image largerThis little girl came a few days early. Her name is Darlina!See this image largerWhile I am at it, this guy was born this afternoon! He was up walking around almost right away. Tentatively named Super Moon. Mother is Moonbeam, also born on super moon. All three of the white boys you have seen have same sire, a white bull named Coffee.See this image largerEnough calves! This face is saying-"How long do I need to sit here like an angel before you give me a treat!"See this image largerNo cute animals tonight, but I did see some beautiful clouds!See this image largerMissing my mom today. Almost 4 years gone, but still . . . . Got her this plant for last Mother's Day. She loved it because it drew hummingbirds!See this image largerRather bleak, but sun should be back tomorrow! We did need some rain.See this image largerLittle bit of road tripping with my girl after vet. Rabies shot. She was good, at least they said she was. She loves riding, so we took the long way home! 🚘See this image largerSun shining thru the trees on our walk this morning. πŸ˜€See this image largerThis little girl turned 5 today! For gift I spent three hours laying on bed adoring her. She had two cheeseburgers for her birthday dinner. Now for her pumpkin cinnamon frozen yogurt! Happy Birthday Miss Bitty Mae! I love this dog! πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–See this image largerAnd there you have it! Song has been stuck in my head for days.See this image largerLast night's sunset. Yes those clouds brought the rain that was needed.See this image largerJust look at all those dandelions! Found a recipe for dandelion jelly. Supposed to taste like honey and lemon. If I don't get to it, fine! There is always next year. LOLSee this image largerToday was a total lazyfest. Did nothing at all productive. πŸ˜€ At least not productive like cleaning or anything like that. I walked Bitty, played with Bitty, fed Bitty, petted Bitty, napped with Bitty. She is working on her dental treat now.See this image largerNot sure what Miss Bitty Mae does to get so tired out! LOL Maybe it's just the comfy bed that makes her want to sleep! LSee this image largerWeather is totally yuck!! Rainy, dark, cool. On the positive, new calf this morning, took Miss Bitty Mae for a little walk after work. I feel great, so life is good!See this image largerShe says now! I said no!See this image largerThis afternoon was much better than this morning. Another calf born healthy! Took Miss Bitty Mae for her car ride and a walk. She is happy now. LOL This is a view from my "office". All cows ready to have babies!See this image largerGot this for myself just because I wanted it! Psychedelic Miss Bitty Mae! LOLSee this image largerSunset!See this image largerCrazy Wisconsin weather. Sun, blue sky, dark clouds, rain and tornado warnings all at once!See this image largerEntrance to cemetery where mom is. Each flag has a name on it. ☹See this image largerIsn't this just the cutest little guy? I do mean little, can't weigh more than 50 pounds. Can pick him up and carry him around! Only three days early. Love him!See this image largerBeautiful day today. It was hot. Got some yard work done between chores. Miss Bitty is not a fan of the weed eater! LOLSee this image largerGood morning!See this image largerHappy Friday! Don't know yet if boy or girl, but less than two hours old this morning! One single and pair of twins overnight. πŸ„See this image largerSunset by the river last night. Just sat with Miss Bitty Mae and enjoyed the view! It was relaxing and peaceful.See this image largerMy latest project!. This space has been weeds and trash since I moved in over 4 years ago. Getting it cleared out, weeds killed, new dirt and planting grass! Wish me luck, cuz I will need it! LOLSee this image largerWas out at cemetery last night, and this lovely lady paid me a visit!See this image largerIsn't it true! LOLSee this image largerAnother hot one, 81 already. Still nice breeze. Makes all the difference! Lots of crazy clouds. Rain later today, maybe severe storms due to hurricane down south. Pretty wild how it affects us way up here in Wisconsin! Just going to smile and wish all a blessed day. πŸ˜€See this image largerMuch needed rain came.See this image largerThis big cloud was outside my "office" this afternoon. Just got a sprinkle of rain and lots of wind. Love the views from my job! πŸ˜€πŸ„See this image largerYup, I did it! Finally cut my hair. This is most of what was left on the floor. LOLSee this image largerAs you can see, I still have plenty of hair left! Just around shoulder length. Love it!See this image largerRock band at Fireman's Park after work. They were good. Stayed by my car because I was so sweaty and dirty! LOL Enjoyed it anyway.See this image largerFound these wonderful cheese curls at Speedway. I love hot stuff, and these are delicious! Best thing? There is no way I will eat the whole bag in one sitting! One bag lasted me a week. Just a few are enough to satisfy the want and burn my mouth! LOL πŸ”₯See this image largerMy heart is truly aching still. On June 23 my sweet Miss Bitty Mae went over the rainbow bridge after being tossed around by a very large tractor. She died in my arms. I feel so lost! πŸ˜’πŸ’”See this image largerNew month. Fresh start. Rough without Miss Bitty, but I am getting better. πŸ˜€ Thank you for all the well wishes! You are the best, so here's to a great July! πŸ’–See this image largerYeah, it was a bit warm in the barn this afternoon. Still love those cows though! πŸ„πŸ’–πŸ„See this image largerPeanut is helping me with my straw bedding. NOT!! Takes twice as long with her "assistance " LOL She expects to be petted between each fork of straw and I must oblige! Little devil! πŸ˜€See this image largerWhat I wouldn't give to see those sweet sparkly eyes one more time! I miss her so much! πŸ˜’πŸ’”See this image largerMy mom passed 4 years ago today. 😒 She was ready and I know she is happy! This is one of the last gifts I got her. She loved flowers. This one attracted her beloved hummingbirds! Miss her every day, but know I will see her again. πŸ˜€πŸ’–See this image largerYes, it is really hot. But just look at the beautiful clouds and blue sky!See this image largerThunderstorms this afternoon dropped temp by 20 degrees! Will suffer tomorrow when temps go right back up with humidity. The sunset was beautiful and it is cool for the night. What a wonderful world we have. πŸ’–See this image largerIf you look closely, there are turkeys! They hang out at cemetary. Today there were 8 of them.See this image largerLunch--hot dogs with lots of kraut! Under 600 calories might sound bad, but I get up at 3:30am to milk cows, so this is technically breakfast as well. LOLSee this image largerIt was a glorious day. Warm and lots of sunshine. Blessed with beautiful sunset!See this image largerRain at beautiful Rock Lake tonight.See this image largerSunset. . .See this image largerPosted a photoSee this image largerWhat can I say? It was Natterday! Love the strawberry lemonade taste.See this image largerToday's lunch is egg bake with mushrooms, onions, garlic,cheese and tabasco with a little salt and pepper. Sugar free jelly bread on the side. Big glass of water. Yum!See this image largerGood morning all! Another beautiful summer day here in Wisconsin. Just loving life! πŸ˜ƒSee this image largerPerfectly gorgeous summer day. After chores I went to the beautiful Rock Lake to relax a bit. Excellent choice!See this image largerHot and delicious!See this image largerSome people sure have crazy beautiful flowers!See this image largerCan't wait to get back to it! Love my Bucks! πŸ’–See this image largerNice clean water at Rock Lake. Just a little wading! LOL Didn't have any way to keep car dry as I didn't plan ahead!See this image largerIt was 95 and sun when I went for afternoon milking. Then storm finally hit. Now 73 and sunny!See this image largerGot nice double rainbow later! Couldn't get whole thing. LOLSee this image largerI hope you aren't sick of my photos/posts.See this image largerThis is my girl Alice sticking her tongue out at me. She is such a brat!See this image largerAlice and me trying to look serious! πŸ„ She does have quite the personality. I just love her.See this image largerAlice gave me a big old kiss! Tried to get away, but she got me! LOL She will always be my favorite!See this image largerGood morning from me and sweet little Rosalie! She is such a cutie, and just as sweet as she looks! πŸ’–See this image largerAnother visit to Rock Lake. Beautiful day. There were two women there with their gorgeous pit bulls, and I got to play with one. The other just got petting because she is really old and can't get out of her chair. What a great morning it's been! πŸ˜ƒSee this image largerWeeds in ditch. I prefer summer splendor/wildflowers!See this image largerSunset last night was striking! Photo doesn't do it justice.See this image largerLunch! Culver's cranberry bacon bleu salad with grilled chicken. Add raspberry vinaigrette and still just over 400 calories! So good!See this image largerFlowers outside Culver's. Love those little pink balls! Anybody know what they are? Don't recall ever seeing them before.See this image largerAlways a favorite spot for me and Miss Bitty Mae. It's where she learned to swim. And chase ducks! LOLSee this image largerHanging out reading a book by the river in Marshall. It's a beautiful day to be outside. I think I need a kayak.See this image largerMiles and Marcella are coming home Tuesday morning! πŸ˜ƒSee this image largerBrand new calf and his mom. What a cutie! Little angus bull, already sold.See this image largerThanks for all the support! So here are more cows. The girls have been absolutely loving the weather. Some days they only come in to grab a bite and a drink, then back out they go! πŸ„See this image largerHazy, humid day. Only 78, but feels warmer. I think I sweat off a couple pounds in the barn this morning! Pretty flowers to brighten the day! πŸ˜ƒSee this image largerSuch a beautiful morning! Came to check out Korth County Park. Never been here. Looks like some nice trails to wander one of these days. This is view from one of parking areas of Rock Lake.See this image largerSunrise this morning. It was still pretty dark out, but it was still nice. Hate that days are getting shorter!See this image largerClouds and corn. Beautiful day!See this image largerCouple of hen turkeys and young ones on my way home from work. Lots of turkeys in this area. Won't see them when it's turkey season! LOLSee this image largerEven the giant chicken is wearing a mask! Glenn's Meat Market in Watertown. All the have them! LOLSee this image largerPosted a photoSee this image largerPretty little flowers on my walk around a park.See this image largerNice end to a long day! πŸ˜ƒSee this image largerSome more roadside beauty. And more corn. LOL 🌽🌻See this image largerIt's like they are saying "Seriously, you little pain, you want us to get up?!?!?" The expression on their faces is so funny some times. They are such individuals! That's why I love them! πŸ„πŸ’–πŸ„πŸ’–πŸ„See this image largerLittle Miss Paradise says good morning! She is such a pretty girl πŸ’–See this image largerGood night all!See this image largerThis is Harmony. Isn't she just beautiful? Looking forward to seeing her calf. Hope you all enjoy your Wednesday! πŸ˜ƒπŸ„πŸ˜ƒπŸ„See this image largerBarn manager, Peanut, says it's too hot to do anything! She is right! I was dripping sweat just driving skidsteer. Plus side is, I drank two 32 ounce bottles of water and didn't need a bathroom break. πŸ˜ƒSee this image largerThe mom's to be are enjoying the cool evening and crazy beautiful sky. πŸ’–See this image largerOne of my favorite cows, Rosalee. Not overly friendly, but so small and cute. Usually very good natured, but on occasion just doesn't want to move. This is her I don't want to move look. LOL And to think she actually had to be taught to lay down in a stall!See this image largerThis girl just had to have her picture taken. What a ham!See this image largerTrying to get a picture of Almond before she goes on vacation. I'm going to miss her stubborn self. She is not cooperating with the photo shoot! LOL They go on vacation to different barn and pasture a couple months before they have their calves. Nothing to do but relax and rest. πŸ’–πŸ„See this image largerChecking out the trails by the lake. Very pretty. Flowers are actually purple. Time to get home and do some needed cleaning! Enjoy your day everyone! πŸšΆβ€β™€οΈSteps, steps, steps!See this image largerDown the road from my house. Little bit of sunshine!See this image largerSome pretty little flowers growing at edge of lake. Just love my time outside! Climbing around on rocks to get pictures. So glad I didn't fall in! LOL Great balancing exercise!See this image largerNew baby girl looks just like her mom. Mom's name is Pickle. I suggested Pimento for baby!See this image largerPickle drying off her new baby. πŸ’–See this image largerPosted a photoSee this image largerDid a little wandering by the lake and came across this. Someone got creative with stones! Thought it was interesting.See this image largerSee this image largerAlice is always ready for a photo shoot! She wanted to show everyone how beautiful she is. LOL πŸ˜ƒSee this image largerI am happy today! On August 8 I adopted Myles and Marcella. Both very shy due to rough lives. First saw Myles just last week, and today finally, they let me pet them! And they have been inside my apartment the entire time. LOL 😸See this image largerMama and some of the soon to be mamas admiring the new little girl. A nice start to my 5am hour!See this image largerThis is little Miss Rolo Polo being curious! LOL She is a little sweetie!See this image largerSure signs it's about fall. Golden fields and bags of silage. Wore flannel over my tee shirt and kept it on while I worked. Not sure I'm ready for summer to be over! On the bright side, I've only been up about 5.5 hours and have 6,991 steps inπŸ˜ƒ Always look for that bright side!See this image largerCool, quiet time under the trees by the lake after work. I am so blessed to have this wonderful place so close to home. Tomorrow I go to purchase fishing gear and license. I have waited long enough! Got over 17,000 steps in so far today and had fun with cows. Life is so good!See this image largerIt's breakfast on the farm! So far 6,491 steps. Finished with 17,532 yesterday. Those girls keep me moving! πŸ˜ƒπŸ„See this image largerThis is me (the ugly one) with my BBF, Alice. I hate the way I look in selfies. Today has been a brutal, exhilarating workout. So far I have 14,822 steps in! Actually feel pretty good. Might not be able to walk tomorrow! LOL Alice gave me a kiss and told me that I've got this. So I'll go with that! BBF is Bovine Best Friend, and she is a great pal. Now only evening milking left, then off tomorrow! πŸ„πŸ’–πŸ„πŸ’–πŸ„πŸ’–See this image largerSo much to be thankful for! It was a long, hard day, but a good one. Found these cute flowers (weeds) by the lake. Don't they look like tiny daisies? Made 30,410 steps today. Some even running! πŸ„ At 63, I can walk by the lake, chase cows, and do over 30,000 steps! The sky is so clear tonight, with so many stars! I am thankful. God has truly blessed me! πŸ’–See this image largerMy grandkitty Buddy trying on his gnome Halloween costume! Isn't he adorable? My kids won't have costumes this year as they are not settled in completely yet.See this image largerI am not ready for fall or the winter that will follow. But then I see these beautiful trees, and can't help but be happy!See this image largerLittle Miss Marble says 2020 isn't so bad! It's cute, sweet, soft and lovable! She is such a sweetheart! Best 2020!See this image largerThis is Hail Storm, another favorite of mine. She is very tall and very friendly. Many of these animals are taller than me. Good thing they don't know how small people are! LOL My nephew says they could take over the world if they did! πŸ€”See this image largerBig red tail hawk sitting on hay wagon looking for dinner. He's there almost every evening.See this image largerCute rows of perfect little maple trees. Nursery fields all around my house!See this image largerThese little beauties still going strong at Culver's. Bought a pint of flavor of the day. I keep it in freezer so when I get a craving, I allow myself two spoons of it. Just enough to calm the "I WANT SOMETHING!" monster. Usually lasts long enough that I end up throwing some away, but better than waiting until I eat everything in sight! LOLSee this image largerTwo new mamas with their babies! Work was crazy tonight! πŸ„πŸ’–πŸ„πŸ’–πŸ„πŸ’– So far it's 22,943 steps since 3:45am. WOO! πŸ˜ƒπŸšΆβ€β™€οΈπŸ˜ƒSee this image largerThe view from the office is ever changing. Can't really tell from this picture, but trees are really starting to get some colors. Fields being cleared. So far 26,438 steps today!See this image largerHello and happy Saturday from Dave! πŸ˜„See this image largerPosted a photoSee this image largerAnother new baby!See this image largerSun, warm temperature, colorful trees. What a great morning! Enjoying the little thingsSee this image largerThe girls enjoying the sun and their pretty trees. It has been just so beautiful these days! My favorite fall weather. πŸπŸ‚πŸŒžSee this image largerLove watching the cranes! Once they leave, winter is really around the corner!See this image largerI don't often get to take picture of sunset. Today it just worked out! So beautiful! It was a good day. Aches from last night's fall are much better tonight. πŸ˜ƒ Got in 18,406 steps so far.See this image largerJust some more pretty trees.See this image largerVampire cow?See this image largerSunday's mom, Hearts, with her new little heifer calf.See this image largerNew little bull, Kraig.See this image largerCold, windy, little rainy. Still a good place to be!See this image largerDon't know what this stuff is, but it's all over the ditches in various shades of red. Guessing weed, but pretty anyway.See this image largerColors seem to be fading fast! Took a little drive after chores this morning. Still pretty!See this image largerTurkeys are in this driveway most mornings. They are smart. Drive and woods are all posted no trespass, no hunting!See this image largerπŸ˜„See this image largerLittle Miss Ruth Ann. Named after my cousin! πŸ„See this image largerYes, yet another calf picture. Holli didn't want to be still, so this is what I could get! LOL She is a sweetheart! I work on a dairy farm. These animals are much loved and well cared for. Please if my pictures or what I do for a living bothers, offends you or whatever just keep scrolling! I love these cows and what I do!See this image largerSome days this would be great! πŸ˜„See this image largerSee this image largerWeather was horrid this morning, cold, fog, rain. Went for little time at lake anyway. Those dark spots on water are all ducks. It was cool to watch them. Got over 17,000 steps so far today!See this image largerMeet Halloween!You can tell by the look that this girl is up to no good! LOL She is a sweetheart.See this image largerI love this girl's markings! Almost looks like she has a mask on.See this image largerIf you look closely there are deer!See this image largerTwin boys born this afternoon!See this image largerTwin boys born this afternoon!See this image largerDave is getting so big and handsome! πŸ’–πŸ„See this image largerBrought up some mom's to be yesterday. All due in November and December. This is Masher. She is just so big even without the baby! Estimate her weight to be minimum 1,800 pounds. Such a calm, sweet girl.See this image largerHere is Moonbeam. She hopes everyone has a safe and happy Halloween! πŸ„πŸ§›β€β™€οΈπŸ§™β€β™€οΈπŸŽƒSee this image largerCold, windy lake time! Beautiful morning! Thanking God for the blessings!See this image largerSunset last night was beautiful!See this image largerOk so it's backwards! I voted today!See this image largerIt's another beautiful day! Taking some time by the lake and wishing I was on a boat fishing!See this image largerLittle miracle this week. Tuesday morning Rolo Polo got stuck and we thought she would have to be put down. She couldn't/wouldn't get up for a bit over two days. Gave her IVs and medication, food and water. She got up and started walking around on Thursday. We believe she will be fine with rest and time. God is good!See this image largerRocket chowing down after giving birth to twin bull calves. Pictures of the boys later. πŸ„πŸ’–πŸ„See this image largerCows are strange at times. It took them a year, but they finally managed to chew through this board. The only one they went after. It must have been particularly tasty! LOLSee this image largerPosted a photoSee this image largerPosted a photoSee this image largerMoon over Rock Lake. Not a great shot, but you get the idea! LOLSee this image largerMade bigger lunch than I could eat. Everything bagel with scrambled egg and pepper jack cheese. Ate 1, saved rest for later.See this image largerMine certainly do! LOLSee this image largerCheeseburger with pepper jack, onion, lettuce, tomatoSee this image largerA little Monday morning humor! Been a good day so far. Had half a cinnamon crunch bagel and coffee for breakfast, first round of chores and 6,649 steps in. Now thinking about early lunch. Enjoy your day!See this image largerHere is the barn manager, Peanut, having breakfast with a friend. She came running to show me the baby rat she caught, then let it go. Later I found them like this, sharing the cat food. The little one is alive and well. Peanut went around him to eat. Never seen anything quite like this!See this image largerBeautiful day even with frozen ice! πŸ’–See this image largerRiley Deppe park in Marshall WisconsinSee this image largerI enjoy driving around looking at the lights after work. My grandmother loved it when we went to see what people put up.See this image largerMeet my namesake, Kathleen. Born yesterday. She is so soft and sweet. I love her! She has a marking like a bird on her back. Will try to get a shot of it tomorrow. πŸ„πŸ’–See this image largerListening to the ice snap, crackle & pop! It's too thin to hold together as it warms up. This might be the last nice day to sit on the shore. Temps start to drop and snow predicted for tomorrow. Maybe I should take up ice skating? Wasn't any good at it as a kid, but I am thinking it might be fun to try it again!See this image largerOnce again Peanut really makes us wonder. She caught a baby mouse, and brought it back to her bed. I saw her catch it. Every 10 feet or so she would put it down and check it over. She was in full momcat mode! And mousey accepted it. LOLSee this image largerLet me make one thing very clear. I hate winter, cold weather, ice, snow, etc. 😠 But OMG isn't it pretty?!?!?See this image largerI certainly have much to be thankful for, but some days I need a little reminder! Much love to allπŸ’–See this image largerSteak and potatoes for dinner tonight. No added oil or anything but salt and pepper.See this image largerCan't stay away from the lake! LOL Ice fishermen getting antsy and checking the ice. Solid a couple feet out, but where you can see bottom, not so much. They test it until it starts to crack. Maybe I will learn to ice fish! πŸ˜ƒSee this image largerTonight's feast. Burger with pepper jack, onion, mushroom, ketchup, mustard and lettuce! Yummo!See this image largerToday's lunch is patty melt with onion, garlic, sharp cheddar and lots of lettuce on rye.See this image largerStopped to feed the ducks at the park. An elderly gentleman came and threw down corn. Says he comes twice a day to feed them. They eat right out of his hand. πŸ¦†See this image largerSome like Elf on a shelf. I like cow on a plow! LOLSee this image largerKeeping it light for lunch. Lettuce, tomato sandwich with mayo and pepper.See this image largerDoesn't look sorry does he?!? LOL 😼See this image largerI need help! Never been in this situation. Work on farm owned by older parents. Work with/for? adult son and daughter. They give me Christmas gifts, nice ones. Do I take it as employer to employee gift? Or do I need to reciprocate? HELP!See this image largerHope nobody is offended! Just thought it was cute. After I put down bedding for the cows, they eat it. We call it the salad bar. πŸ˜„See this image largerTuna with light mayo and green olives on top of lots of lettuce, tomato and rye bread. Topped with salt and pepper. Yummy!See this image largerThere is a chuck roast in there! Put garlic and apple slices on it, then topped with potatoes, onions and carrots. A cup of beef broth and done. Now the wait! It will be ready tonight.See this image largerMerry Christmas! My daughter in law sent me this adorable picture of my grandson posing in his little elf hat. What a sweetie he is!See this image largerRolo Polo wanted to say Merry Christmas!See this image largerWent get picture and late evening visit with my nephew's grandpa Donny. Had to share it with my son and nephew. They remember years ago when he would put lights all the way to the top of a 40 foot evergreen in the yard. He knows how to do trees! The picture doesn't do it justice.See this image largerIce fishermen are at it! I wouldn't trust it, but they tell me ice is 4-6 inches thick!See this image largerTrying to embrace winter. πŸ₯Ά Thought these trees were pretty. Didn't work. LOLSee this image largerStill embracing winter before snow hits later.See this image largerEmbracing winter officially over! LOLSee this image largerIt is pretty out there. Still not a fan of winter, but appreciate it's beauty!See this image largerI just drove around after morning chores and looked at all the gorgeous sights. Thank you Lord for your wonderful gifts!See this image largerAnother beautiful frosty, foggy morning!See this image largerAnother beautiful frosty, foggy morning!See this image largerNot too cold, more fog and frost! Love it!See this image largerPosted a photoSee this image largerPosted a photoSee this image largerOld school house near Hubbleton Wisconsin.See this image largerDinner was pretty good. Chicken thighs with baked potato topped with salsa and shredded cheeseSee this image largerThis burger is an experiment! YUMMY! Mexican burger with salsa, romaine, grilled onions, cheese and Greek yogurt on light rye. Messy to eat. LOL Needed to get some calories in in. Met fat and protein goals, but fell short on carbs and calories. I am trying to eat more because I feel this is why I am stuck on weight loss. I will get there! πŸ˜ƒSee this image largerWhat's that freezing cold shadowy place? LOLSee this image largerAlice is happy to be going on "vacation " next week! She gets to stay in the barn with me for the next two months before she has her baby! All she has to do is eat, rest, and keep me company! πŸ’–πŸ„See this image largerPosted a photoSee this image largerMade chili this morning finally. Had ingredients ready for days! Topped with cheese and Greek yogurt. Yummo!See this image largerDana is almost as wide as she is tall! πŸ„See this image largerDana. Will be interesting to see how much of her width is calf! LOL πŸ„See this image largerLittle Miss Jumanji! Born by caesarean section. Mom and baby both doing well. πŸ’–πŸ„See this image largerTrue! πŸ’–See this image largerI love these things! 🀣See this image largerToday is a new day!!!!See this image largerI hope my day was well spent! It's a goal!See this image largerAnd another one! LOLSee this image largerRemember Dana? She had just one big, beautiful calf. His name is Dayne. Very sweet boy. πŸ’–πŸ„πŸ’–See this image largerHappy Sunday!See this image largerWhat a glorious day to be alive! So much beauty all around me! πŸ’–See this image largerOK so I say I hate winter! πŸ₯Ά Maybe not so much. . .it's so freaking beautiful, even though it's only 6 degrees out! I can't help but love it! LOLSee this image largerMy dear Moose, the farm dog, swiped Jodie's credit card and got on Amazon. He ordered me these awesome give/mittens to keep my hands warm in the barn. They even have a little pocket for hand warmers! What a good boy he is! LOLSee this image largerAll the little shacks for ice fishing even in this crazy cold weather! One guy was standing by his hole in the ice with no shack or anything! Talk about dedicated!See this image largerSnow. . .I hate it! Grumpy cat is so cute! I have accepted snow as cost of living in Wisconsin. LOLSee this image largerGrandpa was wise! Common sense rulesSee this image largerJust thought this was an interesting place. If not for no trespass signs, would have explored further. LOLSee this image largerMost recent mama and baby! πŸ„πŸ’–See this image largerTruth?!?! LOLSee this image largerMy dad has been gone for about 40 years now, and I still would give anything for one more day with him! πŸ’”See this image largerAlmond considers my request to move. LOL She does not just go with the flow! I came back a few minutes later, and she was ready to go. Of course, she gets special attention! She's Almond! πŸ’–πŸ„See this image largerNo almond milk! LOL I call her Almond Joy! I just love the spoiled brat! πŸ„See this image largerI do love the cows! And yes, I do tend to spoil them. LOL It's not hard to do, as they tend to make it easy! They have so much personality, and all are so different. I don't think they realize they aren't people! πŸ’–πŸ„πŸ’–πŸ„See this image largerEvery day is a new day!See this image largerPoor Moose! This sad face says it all. Nobody plays with him, nobody loves him, nobody rubs his belly or gives him treats! Poor, sad guy has to take care of those noisy calves all by himself. Today was my day off and I went out to the farm to play with him, rub his belly and give him treats until he was tired out. He was still tired when Jodie came to see him later. Don't let that face fool you! We are wrapped around his paw and he knows it! Love the Moose!! πŸ’–πŸ•See this image largerWorks for me every time! LOLSee this image largerOH HELL YES!! I have one of these friends!See this image largerAlmost all the ice houses off the lake! A sure sign spring is on the way! πŸ˜ΊπŸ’–See this image largerGrilled apple and cheese sandwich for lunch. Made with light mayo instead of butter. Under 500 calories and so good!See this image largerPeanut, the barn manager, surveys her kingdom. She hopes one of those damn birds will come to her! LOLSee this image largerPeople still out there fishing! I don't know, dedicated or demented?!?!? Leaning towards demented. Slushy at lake edge and some places open water at edge. Won't see me out there! LOLSee this image largerHahahaha! Happy Friday everyone! 🀣🀣See this image largerCalling all cow lovers! πŸ„ New mama Kellie and her not so little bull calf! He came in at about 120 pounds. What a cutie. No name yet. πŸ’–πŸ„See this image largerHow about this early sunrise!?!?! There some advantages to being up and out at such an ungodly hour! LOLSee this image largerMoose wants some attention!See this image largerLunch. Six ounces lean ground beef, smoked cheese and onion! Yummy!See this image largerNewest baby, still unnamed, with proud mama Alice. Alice just happens to be my favorite cow! Baby is tall and beautiful. Show calf material like her mama!See this image largerI drive by this old cemetery every day. Going to stop and explore one of these days. My mom and her sister used to explore cemeteries whenever they got the chance. It's quite interestingSee this image largerToday's lunch was delicious and filling. There is a 4 ounce burger under grilled onions and cheese, topped with salsa and greek yogurt. Add a side of green beans with bit of pepper. Yummy!See this image largerTonight's cow baby report is in. Mama Colleen and adorable heifer calf. Little doll was up walking around and pestering mom within two hours. Mom was not amused!See this image largerYup! Spring is really here when they get docks ready to put in! So happy for this beautiful season. πŸ’βš˜πŸŒ·πŸŒΉSee this image largerBurger, fried potatoes and green beans!See this image largerAt the lake after morning chores. Beautiful day, if a bit cloudy! I am starting to to believe that winter is truly gone! Being Wisconsin, could be blizzard by weekend! LOLSee this image largerSorry, couldn't help myself but share! My cousin has a calendar of "dad" jokes. 😹See this image largerMakes sense!! Naps are always good!!See this image largerSo much to do to get ready for my son's visit. Went and sat by lake for a bit instead! πŸ˜₯🀣See this image largerSon and I grilled chicken kabobs with peppers, mushrooms and onion. Side of grilled eggplant marinated in Italian dressing.See this image largerSon's last night before heading home. 😭 German lasagna just out of oven. It's one of his favorites!See this image largerAs if coffee isn't already good! This is delicious. I may never need to sleep again!See this image largerMy companion for part of the bedding this morning. Not particularly fond of pigeons, but it was cool the way it stayed with me down the row of stalls and posed for picture! πŸ˜ƒSee this image largerIt's Gooseday! LOL Riley Deppe ParkSee this image largerSo true! Needed this reminder today!See this image largerBeautiful day even with some dark clouds. Tomorrow is expected to be colder and dark, so I am thankful for today!See this image largerLike this one, even though I have been on a cleaning binge lately! It is strangely satisfying!See this image largerTurkey breast tenderloin with sauteed zucchini for dinner.See this image largerNothing says I have to eat breakfast as soon as I get up! Poached eggs on oatmeal bread with bit of cheese. YUM!See this image largerChicken with peppers, onion and low sodium soy sauce. It is so good!See this image largerPosting pictures of what I am eating helps me stay on track. Today's lunch is turkey breast, potatoes, green beans and sour cream. Hope I don't bore or annoy too much! πŸ’–See this image largerWhat do you do when you lock your keys in house at 4:30am, and you can't call landlord at such an ungodly hour? Well, you start on the yard as soon as you can see! LOL My morning today!See this image largerUnder the spinach are poached eggs and toast. Just a bit of shredded cheddar to top it offSee this image largerToday's main meal. Potato with sour cream, cheese and black pepper. Chicken breast strips with cilantro, onion, paprika and spinach. πŸ˜ƒSee this image largerMore chicken breast with zucchini, red,yellow and orange peppers, eggplant, onion, garlic and spinach. Seasoned with hot sauce and soy sauce. Flatbread on side. Yes! πŸ˜ƒπŸ’–See this image largerWork week done. Time for a little sitting by the lake therapy! πŸ’– Day was beautiful. Windy but sunny and 84! Happy May! πŸ˜ƒSee this image largerTook a break from technology for a few days! Now I am back with calming river, blue sky and fluffy clouds! Have a relaxing, beautiful day! πŸ˜ƒSee this image largerBeautiful sunset! What an amazing end to the day! πŸ’–See this image largerThis is so truly one of my happy places! Rock Lake in Lake Mills. I come here to relax and recharge. Had to start setting alarm on phone because I lose track of time here! LOL Just love it! πŸ˜ƒSee this image largerWhen an animal that weighs about 1,000 pounds knocks you down and this is the only damage? It's a win! She also came back and stood by me until I got up. Just making sure I was ok. LOLSee this image largerHappy Mother's Day in heaven! Miss you every day. You always loved your little hummingbirds. πŸ’–See this image largerAfter 8 months, Myles is finally getting comfortable! He has started sleeping on me whenever I am in recliner. 😻 Now if only Marcella would feel relaxed enough to do it! LOLSee this image largerGrilled cheese with apple in sandwich. Rest of apples on side. Yum!See this image largerMy breakfast/lunch. Beautiful burger with onions, cheese, pickles, mustard, ketchup and mayo on multigrain bread. Soooooo good!See this image larger@SHOAPIE This one's for you! Miss Marcella looking sassy! LOLSee this image largerTime for a baby picture. Three new calves this morning. Only got to see this big bull calf. 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