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KnyttWytch
Cambridge
Disabled knitter
Interests: History, wine, food, reading, yarn, dogs
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If you've tried every diet out there, if you've counted every gram of fat, every last calorie and every meal exchange, and you're still fighting the food wars, it's time for Breaking Out of Food Jail, a commonsense approach to food, eating, and appetites. Jean Antonello's practical, step-by-step program pinpoints... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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It’s Christmas in Edindale, Illinois, and family law attorney Keli Milanni is preparing to celebrate the Wiccan holiday Yuletide, a celebration of rebirth. But this Yuletide someone else is focused on dying . . . After years of practicing in secret, Keli has come out as a Wiccan to her... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Zoe Chambers, paramedic and deputy coroner in rural Pennsylvania’s tight-knit Vance Township, has been privy to a number of local secrets over the years, some of them her own. But secrets become explosive when a dead body is found in the Township Board President’s abandoned car. As a January blizzard... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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It’s June in Busman’s Harbor, Maine, and Julia Snowden and her family are working hard to get their authentic Maine clambake business ready for summer. Preparations must be put on hold, however, when a mysterious yacht drops anchor in the harbor—and delivers an unexpected dose of murder . . .... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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The snow is deep in Maine’s Busman’s Harbor and the mighty rivers are covered in ice. Snowden Family Clambake Company proprietor Julia Snowden and her mother, Jacqueline, are hunkered down for the winter when a mysterious package arrives—heating up February with an unexpected case of murder . . . Inside... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Lindsey Norris and her staff are gearing up for the Briar Creek Library's annual Dinner in the Stacks fund-raiser. The night of dinner and dancing is not only a booklover's dream--it's the library's biggest moneymaker of the year. But instead of raising funds, the new library board president is busy... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Lunch - Jacket potato with egg mayonnaise Dinner - Veggie pasta Bolognese Supper/snack - cheese sandwich Drinks - No added sugar Vimto, tea with milk x 5, red wine Weight - 22 st 6.75 lbs (yay just under the half stone - but having wine later, oops!) Still lots of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Food intake and health
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When Professor Julius Arnell breathes his last in the hushed atmosphere of the British Museum Reading Room, it looks like death from natural causes. Who, after all, would have cause to murder a retired academic whose life was devoted to Elizabethan literature? Inspector Shelley's suspicions are aroused when he finds... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Breakfast - 1 apple Lunch - 8 oz jacket potato with egg mayonnaise Dinner - Veggie Bolognese and wholewheat pasta Supper - Cheese sandwich Drinks - No added sugar Vimto, tea with milk x 6 Weight - 22 st 7 lbs :D happier with this! Pain - oooooh yes, definately... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Food intake and health
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Lunch - 8 oz jacket potato with mixed beans Dinner - Harissa Quorn with rice Supper/snacks - Grapes, cheese sandwich Drinks - No added sugar Vimto, tea with milk x 6 Weight - 22 st 8.25 lbs, still think I am readjusting after not really eating at the back end... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Food intake and health
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Brunch - Harrisa Quorn and rice Late Lunch - Chickpea salad Dinner/supper - bread and cheese Snacks - Grapes Drinks - No added sugar Vimto. tea with milk x 6 Weight - 22 st 7.5 lbs, up a bit on yesterday but I had more than one meal so I... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Food intake and health
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Lunch - Chickpea salad Dinner - home made pizza Supper/snacks - grapes Drinks - No added sugar Vimto, tea with milk x 2, pint of sparkling water x 1, red wine Weight - 22 st 6.5 lbs!! Been for my 'flu jab and my b12 this morning, hopefully the latter... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Food intake and health
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If bed-and-breakfast owners Melanie and Liza, along with their laughing ghost tenant, can’t find a real estate developer’s killer, their own estate will end up with their next of kin. The Merry Ghost Inn is well and truly open for business. Melanie West and her grandmother, Liza, are rapidly getting... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Dinner - Veggie chilli and rice Supper/snack - cheese sandwich Drinks - No added sugar Vimto, tea with milk x 5, pint of sparkling water x 2 Weight - woo hoo! more off, down to 22 st and 7.75 lbs today, first mini goal is to get back below 22... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2018 at Food intake and health
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Dinner - Chilli and rice Supper/snacks - cheese sandwich Drinks - No added sugar Vimto, tea with milk x 6.5 Weight - 22 st 9.75 - yay down a bit! DAY ELEVEN Key Theme: SKILL BALANCE IN EATING Review the introduction to food categories and the Real Foods list. Jot... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2018 at Food intake and health
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Lunch - Spicy parsnip and carrot soup with wholemeal bread Dinner - Tofu stir fry with noodles Supper/snacks - Cheese sandwich x 2 Drinks - No added sugar Vimto, tea with milk x 5, red wine DAY TEN Key Theme: HOPE PERMANENT WEIGHT LOSS Once you have stayed off the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2018 at Food intake and health
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Lunch - Italian Tomato and Basil soup. wholemeal bread Dinner - Mushroom and Noodle Stir Fry Supper/snack - Wholemeal cheese sandwich Drinks - No added sugar Vimto, tea with milk x 5, water (pint) x 3 Weight up again! hopefully this won't last too long! DAY NINE Key Theme: FAITH... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2018 at Food intake and health
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On a remote jungle island, genetic engineers have created a dinosaur game park. An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now one of mankind's most thrilling fantasies has come true and the first dinosaurs that the Earth has seen in the time of man emerge.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Early one gray November morning, retired Lighthouse Cove, NY police chief, Edmund DeCleryk, finds Emily Bradford's body on the beach at the base of the bluff where the local museum and historical society stands. At the same time, a break-in has been reported at the museum, and Emily's coat and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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An’gel and Dickce Ducote, busy with plans for the Athena Garden Club’s spring tour of grand old homes, are having trouble getting the other club members to help. The rest of the group is all a-flutter now that dashing and still-eligible Hadley Partridge is back to restore his family mansion.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2018 at A Wytch's Book Review Blog
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Lunch - Leek and potato soup with bread Dinner - Veggie sausages and mash Supper/snacks - Cheese sandwich x 2 Drinks - No added sugar Vimto, tea with milk x 3, water (pint) x 2.5 Weighed in at 22 st 13 lbs - gradually creeping UP, I suspect that I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2018 at Food intake and health
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Lunch - Parsnip soup Dinner - home made pizza Drinks - No added sugar Vimto, tea with milk x 5.5 Up earlier, still in pain but not as much, a general mooching around day! DAY SEVEN Key Theme: DISCIPLINE CRAVINGS AND WILLPOWER There’s a difference between normal willpower and abnormal... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2018 at Food intake and health
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Food - Veggie bacon sandwich x 2, cheese sandwich Drinks - No added sugar Vimto, water, tea with milk, red wine A day of great pain so not actually up before 3 in the afternoon, the day was pretty wiped out! DAY SIX Key Theme: LOVE COMPASSION FOR YOURSELF, OTHERS... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2018 at Food intake and health
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Breakfast - egg sandwich Lunch - omelet and salad Dinner - Veggie sausages and mash Supper - Cheese sandwich Drinks - No added sugar Vimto, tea with milk, cider x 2, red wine DAY FIVE Key Theme: INSIGHT UNDERSTANDING OBESITY Not eating causes obesity— not eating well, not eating enough,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2018 at Food intake and health
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Lunch - Lentil and Vegetable soup, egg sandwich Dinner - Moroccan spiced mince with couscous Supper Drinks - No added sugar Vimto, tea with milk x 5 Up before 10.00 today (which is good! I have dropped the alarm back to 09.00 so hopefully up even earlier tomorrow!), my weight... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2018 at Food intake and health