Guy’s Trip 2011

I had a fantastic guy’s trip to the Cinders, just outside of Flagstaff, AZ. Here are just a few photos from one of the days.

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Blood Test Results – 7/14/2011

I’ve provided deltas from last year:

Measurements with which I’m concerned:

Glucose – 78 mg/dL (down from 99)
Triglycerides – 64 mg/DL (down from 74)

Measurements with which I’m not concerned:

HDL Cholesterol – 70 mg/dL (up from 37)
Total Cholesterol – 247 mg/dL (up . . . → Read More: Blood Test Results – 7/14/2011

2010 Blood Test

This is from 6/16/2010

Measurements I’m concerned with:

Glucose – 99 mg/dL
Triglycerides  Рmg/dL

Measurements I’m not concerned with:

HDL Cholesterol – 37 mg/dL
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Sand Dunes President’s Day Weekend 2011

The Sand Dunes were a lot of fun this year. The sand rail was running well until we broke the front left spindle and the wheel fell off. After pushing the rail out of a big bowl, Mark from Irontree Plumbing helped tow us back. We tried a few things. First we tried towing backwards. Then . . . → Read More: Sand Dunes President’s Day Weekend 2011

Southern California Vacation 2010

We went southern California for Ethan’s 3rd birthday to catch his free tickets to all of the theme parks. We decided to squeeze in two days to Disneyland, one day at Seaworld, one day at the beach, and one day at San Diego Zoo. We squeezed in some fantastic local food thanks to Yelp and so . . . → Read More: Southern California Vacation 2010

Best Green Chili Pork Ever

I made Green Chili Pork for the first time last night. It was incredible. Special thanks to Nadia at Mando’s Mexican Food for the tips. Here is the recipe I used…

1.85 lbs of Pork Stew Meat, cubed
2 tablespoons of butter
3 tablespoons of flour (I used whole wheat flour)
4 tomatillos
3-4 jalepenos
1 can of green chilis (I will . . . → Read More: Best Green Chili Pork Ever

Ethan Reading

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Ethan Reading Brown Bear, Brown Bear

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Great Meatloaf Recipe

2 pounds ground beef
4 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded
1/3 cup low carb ketchup
2 eggs
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon dried cilantro, or 2 tablespoons fresh
1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1/2 teaspoon pepper, or to taste

1/4 cup low carb ketchup
1/4 teaspoon blackstrap molasses
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Easter 2010 Video

The first half of the video is the Mom’s Club Easter Egg Hunt. The second half is our family egg hunt at . . . → Read More: Easter 2010 Video