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Project Discover Week #17

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Project Discover Week 17
Last week when I wrote my week #16 Project Discover update, if you were sitting next to me and bet me $100 that I would see Baywatch on the big screen, I would have taken that bet.

And I would have lost…

It was warm over the weekend, and it was a holiday weekend, so to avoid the crowds who were out and about taking in the sun, we headed to the movie theater to see, you guessed it, Baywatch – and on a giant screen as well! What has my life come to! At least I didn’t see Pirates of the Caribbean (even though I updated my 5 things Johnny Depp taught me about life post).

Call me lame, but I am SUPER excited to see Wonder Woman today! It’s been a long time coming. I know everyone is sick of superhero movies, but I couldn’t help looking forward to this one. Growing up, the women of Charlie’s Angels, Bionic Woman and Wonder Woman were my heroes.

Childhood Influences

Illustration created for me by Sean Pete.

These women made me believe that I could do anything, that I could be the first woman President, that I was powerful.

I wasn’t a fan of the Charlie’s Angels movies with Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, and Cameron Diaz, I’m hoping Wonder Woman doesn’t disappoint!

I only lost 1 pound this week bringing me to an overall total of just over 17 pounds. A loss is a loss, but I was definitely enjoying the 2 pound a week trend. Since Friday we increased our daily walk by a mile in case we are hitting some kind of plateau there and will try to increase it by a mile every few days. In terms of eating, I did nothing different, but will, of course, continue to watch my calorie intake along with my carbs.

Remember that salmon chowder I  said I was going to make last week? Well, I made it on Saturday and it was DELICIOUS! The cauliflower, chicken broth, and Neufchatel cheese base would be great for any number of soups and I am thinking of doing a low carb cream of broccoli next! I’ve also got a low carb chili recipe I found that I am going to modify into a Bolognese sauce with Miracle Noodles. As foodies, we’ve got to keep it interesting!

Also, I never reported about the bagels we got from the Great Low Carb Bread Company. We got them a few days before we went to Kauai. I toasted and prepared them but they did not turn out great, they sort of got really hard, so I shoved them in the freezer and forgot them. Well, I pulled some out this week and instead of toasting them I microwaved them for 15 seconds then added cream cheese and smoked salmon and it was magical. We’ve finished one bag and will dive into the second upon our return to San Francisco.

San Francisco next week! I am so looking forward to this trip, even if it is really brief – 3 days (of course even when you just have a weekend you can have an amazing time, particularly if you are a foodie). I will pack as much as I can in. I’ve got lots of folks that I am sharing coffee, lunch, and dinner with and a few events in between. It will be nice to be back!

Even though I will be on the road I still will be online and I have a full week of posts coming! A little bit of blog conference tips, a review of my monthly blogging goals, a guest post with photography tips and more so swing by every day!

Thanks to everyone who supported Misadventures with Andi this week including my guest poster Denise who wrote 5 Tips for Budget Travel in Mexico.

That’s been my week, what have you been up to?

Project Discover is my weekly series inspired by my 2017 word of the year, discover. Besides looking for a job I am focused on three things:

  1. Discover(ing) Portland
  2. Discover(ing) Exercise
  3. (re)Discover My Blogging Mojo

You can follow along every week in my Project Discover Weekly Updates.

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