#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for March, 2014

Wednesday’s News

Today was Weight Watchers day, and I’m thrilled to report that I lost 4.4 pounds this week!  Jen, Wendy and I went to lunch at a favorite Mexican restaurant afterward–I had a chicken enchilada, my favorite, along with rice and beans.  Delicious.  Of course none of these items are on the Power Foods list, but that’s one of the wonderful things about this program.  It’s flexible.  I ate about half of what I was served and avoided the torilla chips and bean dip the waiter served as soon as we sat down.

In between these two events, I stopped off

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These are a few of my favorite things…

Some of which, I feel compelled to point out, are not actually things, but living beings.  :)  (Also, they’re not necessarily listed in order of preference.)

1. Dogs, cats, horses–and all other living creatures.

2. Trees–there’s something to that tree-hugging thing.  It looks silly, I admit, but it grounds me, big-time.

3. Gemstones and crystals.  (Duh)

4. Audiobooks and book-books

5. Candles–they give me a sense of the sacred

6. Art supplies of almost any kind


8. Torani sugar-free flavorings–especially Black Cherry, which jazzes up a diet cola or glass of plain

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Cattle drives rarely went more than ten or twelve miles a day, as the cattle had to be given time to rest and graze. A drive from Texas to Montana could take up to five months.