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Oxford, Massachusetts,, United States
Hi, My name is Kimberly. I decided to blog about my journey to a healthy me. At present I am 50 yo, I weigh about 225 lb (edit...down to 185) I am 5' 10" tall; Re-married Mom of 2 wonderful "boys" (24& 25). I work as an executive assistant, have a fabulous Husband and life would be perfect if I could just learn to budget, get my bills paid and reduce my size by about 60 (edit: 20 more) lb!

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

P3, October is hard for me to maintain.

Sorry I have not posted in a while!
October is a hard month for me. Halloween is my FAVORITE Holiday.
We do alot this month, it is also my Son's Birthday the day BEFORE Halloween.
We always have fun with it.

And PUMPKIN is back in October. I have done well to stay away from the baked goods.
And MOSTLY the sugar. however I did give in and have a Reese's PB cup, and an almond joy!

I have had my pumpkin Lattes. a few probably had a bit of sugar in the syrup they use.

Went to a few Costume parties and had alcohol. (yes more sugar)
so I am up about 4 lbs. I will get that back off, so I am not too worried.

I have an event tonight I baked sugar free, flour free chocolate cupcakes for.
I made these once and they were WAY too bitter. the main ingredient was 80% cacao powder. and with the stevia it was just too bitter.
So I am trying it again, the cupcakes use ground up black beans and cocoa - no flour.
I am going to make the frosting with coco powder instead of cacao.  to cut the bitterness, I will post recipe and photos, IF they come out good. I don't post recipes that I find as failures.

My costume this year, Harley Quinn from the Batman comic series.

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