POSTED: Tue, 02/01/2011 - 12:55pm

How much do you eat?

Hi Everyone, I was re-reading Mireille's post on her website from December 2009, where she posted a food journal. When reading her entries for some of the days, I think that I would be hungry if that was all I ate, especially if all I ate was salad greens with a little meat and one kiwi fruit for lunch. I would need some bread with that meal to feel satisfied. What do you think? Does her journal look like something you would eat during a regular week?
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Elizabeth G

POSTED: Sat, 07/30/2016 - 1:12pm

A revelation!

I've been gearing up for our group re-read of the book, and have also been reading "Losing It In France." So I stopped with all the things I've been doing that have been unsuccessful, but I kept doing them anyway! Tracking every bite on MyFitnessPal, weighing and measuring food, avoiding breads and cereals and carbs as if they were the mortal enemy. I've just been following the good advice from those books - eat a variety of good, fresh, healthy food that is beautifully prepared; eat when I'm hungry; avoid mindless snacking. I was at the gym yesterday evening and stepped on the scale. Down 5 pounds! Yay, happy dance!! I didn't really need that verification from the scale, because this week I wore a skirt that's been too tight all summer, and fit back into a pair of pants that have been hanging in the sad "some day" corner of the closet. It'll be just a bit before those pants fit the way I want them to, but they technically fit - they go over the hips and zip up! I have a yoga dvd called "Elements Yoga For Weight Loss" and the instructor says something that I try to remember: When you feel hungry, stop and ask yourself what you're hungry for. Are you really just thirsty? Are you hungry for a nap, for some companionship, some time alone, the need to step away from a stressful situation? Really good thoughts.

Shirley 1944

POSTED: Mon, 08/01/2016 - 10:14am

Just finished

"Losing It In France" a bit ago. Think I will re-read along with "French Women Don't Get Fat". Congrats on the 5 pounds.


POSTED: Sat, 07/30/2016 - 2:40pm


You proved this works.Well done.looking forward to starting the new read of our old friend..

Elizabeth G

POSTED: Sun, 07/31/2016 - 12:12am

Thanks Jean!

I'm feeling motivated and excited that we'll all be doing it together. Are people planning on posting mostly on FB? I'm guessing so.


POSTED: Thu, 07/28/2016 - 6:44am

Even when I'm not following a "plan"...

...I do try to just eat when I'm hungry. There are times I simply eat for pleasure. I don't think those times are wrong. There are special occasions that I'm not going to say no to food because to do so would make me appear self righteous. It is so easy to get bogged down in rules, in what we "should" or "should not" be eating, or in proper times to eat, that we forget food is for pleasure. Mireille always gives me the impression that she eats, not just for hunger, but with pleasing her senses in mind. Some people do better on 3 meals a day. I have to add some sort of snack in the afternoon or I get "hangry"...and it is not pretty! There are days that I have lunch at 10 a.m. and a light snack sometime in the afternoon. I have learned (maybe it goes against everything sensible) to trust my body to tell me when it needs food. As far as amounts, I'm re-learning to listen to my hunger signals...slowing down gives me that opportunity. I try to eat until I don't feel hungry any longer. If I'm satisfied, I can go on with my day and not think about food again until my belly tells me to. Sometimes I do eat more than at other times. I believe that if I eat a little more during one meal, my body won't require food again so quickly as it does when I have a small amount to eat. I'm trying to learn to balance portions and amounts with remembering that my body does need a certain amount of fuel to function well.


POSTED: Thu, 07/28/2016 - 1:50pm

Spot on Valds..

You've hit upon the key advice: balance and listening to our bodies. I've spent 5 decades on the dieting roller coaster and jumping on the bandwagon of every new "expert" on tv, the Internet or beckoning book cover. The answer lies inside each of us. Acceptance of our selves as is, is important. But I do feel better at a healthy weight. Not to be some ridiculous size. What does size "zero" even mean? I do better limiting sugar and starch to small amounts. This may not be right for others. I eat 2-3 times a day empathizing fresh food, greens, protein, healthy fats and nuts with occasional treats and wine. Always cafe au lait in the am of course. I'm not perfect by any stretch. Being sad or upset, I've been known to "need" a big bag of Cheetos! I try not to beat myself up after. In the past, events like that would send me down the rabbit hole. We can do this!!


POSTED: Sat, 07/30/2016 - 2:49pm


To our own bodies is the healthy way.Today I did not listen and ate a small loaf of bread.Deep breath...will wait for actual hunger to speak to me as the day progresses and have a salad of farm fresh eggs,garden tomatoes and cucumbers,dressed with EVOO and lemon juice.Rasberries for dessert with yogurt and a drizzle of honey.No negative thinking and recriminations.Keep moving forward.


POSTED: Sat, 07/30/2016 - 7:07pm

Yes listening to the...

Angel on one shoulder instead of the evil twin on the other. That evil twin says have a large bowl of buttered popcorn with a video. How hungry am I after dinner anyway? I'm not. We all have a voice that says I can take good care of myself. I'm blessed to have plenty of food. That is what I try to remember. Your meal sounds delicious Jean! xoxo


POSTED: Sun, 07/31/2016 - 7:44am

The devil

That dances on top of my head..that says go ahead get the large popcorn at the movie.Hehehe.Couldn't eat it all.Take that little devil!


POSTED: Thu, 07/28/2016 - 6:56pm

But you have discovered the secret... listening to your body. And you are right. What works for you may not work for anyone else. But who cares? If you are listening to your body, then you know what is best for it. You are right...we can do this!


POSTED: Thu, 07/28/2016 - 7:21pm

Thank you!

When I've listened to the advice of others, even doctors, I find that I'm at odds with ME. I can eat 2 bowls of oatmeal but feel empty an hour later. For me, I need protein in the am especially. I know I've had years of practice ignoring my little voice and going off course. Thanks for sharing what works for you Valds!


POSTED: Thu, 07/28/2016 - 8:58am


You have the right idea.Balance makes it possible to live well.Thanks for shari g your thoughts.oxo


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Shirley 1944

POSTED: Mon, 08/01/2016 - 10:22am

Hubby and I

have been on the Paleo diet for probably two years. We lost an incredible amount of weight, felt much better, and our lipid tests and fantastic! Have been straying a bit lately and am now having a problem with my adrenals, small intestine and bladder. Seeing the doc this Thursday to go over the tests. I believe we will try the Whole 30 for a month to get back on track. You are correct about the diet, it is straight from nature.


POSTED: Sun, 04/13/2014 - 10:48pm

Daily eats

Big glass of water before breakfast, always Breakfast: poached or scrambled eggs and spinach or oatmeal with blueberries Lunch: lean meat (chicken breast or turkey breast) or fish and several cooked vegetables (carrot, green beans, zucchini, spinach) Around 4pm I make a pot of tea and have a little bite, such as dark chocolate, a banana or a rice cake topped with almond butter Dinner: roast chicken or oven baked/poached fish and vegetables Satisfying, nourishing, delicious xx


POSTED: Mon, 04/14/2014 - 4:05pm


Sounds healthy and delicious....well done.


POSTED: Wed, 04/30/2014 - 8:22am

Thank you lovely :)

Thank you lovely :)


POSTED: Thu, 09/27/2012 - 5:49pm

wow AVA

I just stumbled across this old data but really enjoyed reading the structured way you approach things when you need to. I saw you photo on Facebook and you are BEAUTIFUL and it is good you are taking care of that beautiful self. btw I am kathy marquardt on facebook and I requested friend status with you. KATHYH


POSTED: Mon, 10/01/2012 - 5:24am

Hi Kathy

Thank you :) LOL I did wonder at first who 'kathy marquardt' was ... but I figured it could only be you as you're the only Kathy we know on FWDGF! It's lovely to see some photos of you ... and now I can put a face to your name :)


POSTED: Fri, 09/28/2012 - 8:22am

Adding in

I don't know...Kathy, Ava, while part of me things Ava's schedule is wonderful and amazing. I have to earn a living...there aren't that many hours in the day for me time. When work is slower like in Fall I do spend more on activities that I like, and I do love exercise, yoga... Caught for words though....


POSTED: Mon, 10/01/2012 - 5:32am

Hi Jas, Kathy

I posted that schedule over a 18 months ago! It has changed somewhat. I slowed down as I had a knee injury ... possibly too much exercise?! We think (the Doctor and I), that it was probably caused by either ballet or fencing (twisting of the knee). My poor knees weren't great anyway (old running injuries), but I had a very long break earlier this year from any exercise (that was difficult!). Now I'm doing more and building up to a new regime :)


POSTED: Mon, 02/21/2011 - 4:42pm

B) Protein and wheatgerm oats

B) Protein and wheatgerm oats with light soymilk and blueberries. L) Fennel, spinach and orange soup with small portions pearl barley and hot smoked trout on the side, plain soyghurt. S) Chunks of cantaloupe D) Spiced tofu scramble with a mix of red lentils and millet and veggies S) 4-grain porridge with light soymilk and cinnamon. All homemade recipes. Lots of cups of green and white tea and water throughout the day, and vitamin/mineral supplements.


POSTED: Mon, 02/21/2011 - 4:53pm

Soungs great Tori!

Tori, I love reading about what you've eaten because your meals always sound so interesting and gourmet! How do you make your own porridge?


POSTED: Tue, 02/22/2011 - 7:11am

Oh, and the four-grain porridge...

... comes like that, so it's easy! I think it's got amaranth, quinoa, millet and wholegrain rice in it, all organic. Yummy.


POSTED: Tue, 02/22/2011 - 7:08am

Aww, thanks Vickie :)

I just cook up organic jumbo oats with a little wheatgerm and protein powder (whisk it in), so I'm getting a good dose of protein and nutrients with my morning carbs :) I make them with mainly water but add some light soymilk, again for protein, and have some berries with it for the vitamins- mmm :) Wheatgerm is soooooo good for us, especially as women, as it's great for folic acid, B vitamins, fibre, protein, Vitamin E and Zinc amongst many other minerals. It's great for omegas, antioxidants, the heart, digestive and nervous systems- just a sprinkle in porridge is a worthy addition, in my opinion. Although as a rule I avoid wheat itself I'm OK with the germ as it's such a nutrition powerhouse :)


POSTED: Tue, 02/22/2011 - 12:08pm

Thank you Tori

...for the suggestion of wheat germ. I have never used it but I think I will pick some up based on your comments!


POSTED: Fri, 02/18/2011 - 3:58pm

Well, today is a fair

Well, today is a fair example. I'm a petite person and don't have any weight to lose, so eat to maintain. As I'm small, so are my portions, but I eat 5-6 meals per day to keep my blood sugar even... and just because it suits me better. Today is a fair example of a typical menu: B) Protein oats with light soymilk and blueberries. L) Quinoa, quorn fajita strips, peas and broccoli, plain soyghurt. S) Apple and 5 almonds. D) Fragrant fish, saffron and vegetable stew with pearl barley. S) 4-grain porridge with light soymilk and cinnamon. Green tea and plenty of water throughout the day, and vitamin/mineral supplements. I work 9-5 as an archivist and move a fair bit during the day.I also walk 40 mins every day (20 mins to and from work) and do a bit of 'other' excercise most days too. I eat very nutritious foods, so have a good amount of energy. Yesterday I went for a run and today I did some floor exercises (crunches, weights, leg workout) for example. I go to the gym for half an hour on many work evenings as it's only a few doors down from my house! As I'm toning my body and building bone density and muscle, I am advised to do brief, intense workouts rather than the CV stuff advised for weight loss.


POSTED: Fri, 02/18/2011 - 11:54am

Re-reading Mireille's Menu

Re-reading Mireille's menu reminds me when I am eating too much. It's good to have a guide to go by.


POSTED: Thu, 09/27/2012 - 9:09am

Agreed! :)

Agreed! :)


POSTED: Tue, 02/01/2011 - 7:23pm


Hi vickie2, Mireille's menu sounds pretty good all in all. Personally, since doing more daily exercise and taking more care of myself, I now follow the regime below (approximately!) most days (though it does vary as some days I do more classes e.g two hours yoga on fridays, other activities or visit my Grandmother etc. As I mentioned on here before, I actually have a schedule - like a school class timetable to help keep me on track.) I 'take' weekends off and allocate time for housework, writing, dancing & home Spa; mostly though, weekends are for visiting National Trust places, museums, the theatre, going away or a host of other lovely things!
I eat less food, more often - this way I have less sugar crashes (and migraines) and can go completely without chocolate or snacks (unless I actually really fancy something - which more often than not I don't.)

7am Warm water with fresh lemon slices
7.30am Yoga (at home)
8am Breakfast (examples) - tea (English breakfast or Assam etc) plus porridge & fruit OR Greek yogurt & fruit OR homemade bread, toasted with butter OR eggs etc
8.30am swimming (local pool)
9am ballet exercises (at home)
9.30am day prep
10am - 11am cardio / weights / yoga / Spa (at gym dep which day)
11am - Elevenses - fruit and green tea
11am-3pm work on book / writing
1pm Lunch (examples) - mint tea plus homemade soup OR ratatouille OR sandwich on homemade bread OR salad etc
3pm Afternoon tea - tea (Assam/Darjeeling/Ceylon - something different each day) Fruit / nuts. No other caffeine after 3pm!
3.30-4.30pm cycle to town / shopping for fresh fruit / veg / fish etc - post office etc
4.30-5.30 writing prep for following day
5pm Hot chocolate - homemade (not every day!)
5.30pm nap
6pm Zumba (at gym)
7pm dinner - small portion (examples) salmon with fresh vegetables OR chicken with noodles & spices OR a vegetarian meal etc
8-9pm Pilates (at gym)
9pm shower
9.30pm 'supper' usually a small cup of homemade soup OR a bowl of fresh fruit salad OR a few cheese & crackers
10-11pm go to bed

I take quick showers after classes and drink plenty of water throughout the day (at classes and at home.) Mint tea, Green tea and limit myself to 2 cups of Black China or Indian tea a day (breakfast & afternoon tea.) I (we both) have really cut down on the amount we eat. I'm also really mindful of what we eat - no more rubbish, just good, wholesome food that nourishes our bodies. Since my OH has high blood pressure etc now, I'm even more careful about what we have. Plenty of the good stuff - but we don't go without the things we enjoy - we have taught ourselves to eat and enjoy a mouthful, rather than a tub, bar or block! (I'm talking about ice cream, chocolate or cheeses etc.) I have menu planners on Excel spreadsheets including drinks / food etc for the day, so I don't forget to eat/ drink what we should be eating / drinking. I also write down (on another spreadsheet), everything I do eat (incl any extras that sneak in - such as coffee shop lattes and dining out etc.) this way, I can see if I've had my 10-12 a day - fruit & veg. Phew! This is just a guide for me (I do plenty of other stuff - and of course, I have my objectives to fit in too!) I'm also starting this Ceroc dancing and there are two local walks (with guides) on Mon & Fri for an hour each (different walks each week) which we're starting the week after next, as we're in Wales next week...WET Wales!


POSTED: Fri, 02/18/2011 - 10:04am


I just read your post and I'm speechless! Bravo! If I got it right you spend about 5,5 hours/day moving, mostly at your gym. How can you do that? Wouldn't you sometimes like to skip something because, for example, yoga-swimming-ballet (1,5hs) and then cardio/weights etc (for another hour and all that by 11am) is about enough? It's not that you stand still afterwards with 1 hour of cycling/shopping. How can you follow one hour of Zumba and then another hour of Pilates afterwards? How do you deal with all this coming and going from your gym? I guess it's really close to where you live, like next door (that goes for the local pool too). I really admire you for putting all this together! The energy I'd need...


POSTED: Mon, 02/21/2011 - 12:40pm

I'm lucky!

I live literally five minutes walk from the gym (2 mins in a car if it's raining, snowing or late at night) and a few mins on Betty, my bicycle! I have an hour between Zumba and Pilates on a monday - so go home during that time. The things is this - I actually hate gyms and swore I'd never be a gym rat again. However, I want a toned, strong body - so I go to the gym (which is as already included in the fees I pay as a member for all the classes, swimming & spa I do anyway), to tone and strengthen. I don't go hell for leather! This morning for example, I went for about 45 mins and did one of my weight training workouts - but it was a slow pace - I believe good strong defined movements count for more than lots of fast half hearted reps.

So, for example - this has been (still is partly), today's agenda...(I do change it where neccessary.)

TODAY: 6.30am up & shower / 7-8am relaxation & warm up - then 20 min ea yoga & ballet DVD's / 8am breakfast / 8.20am swimming / 9am work / 10am walk with local ramblers assoc / 11am weights / 12pm Spa / 1pm lunch / 1.30-4.30pm work (3pm afternoon tea) / 5pm light dinner / 5.30pm nap / 6pm Zumba / 7pm work / 8pm Pilates / shower / 9.30pm supper (if hungry.) In-between these times (unless stated) I am working (well apart from now - as I'm on here, avoiding work!!!)

I do vary the activities I do, and in my objectives list for this year, I want to include more dancing (learning various styles; Tango; Foxtrot; Waltz etc), and horse riding.

I'm just lucky that at the moment, I have the time to do all this - it won't be forever! Once I've attained the level of weight and fitness that I aspire to - then I can cut down some of the activities and spend more time actually working on my novel!

We've spent most of the last few years travelling extensively around the World, and now - I'm making up for lost time exercising (some of the gyms were rubbish!)


POSTED: Mon, 02/21/2011 - 1:04pm

Forgot to say!

I do also take the time to cook! (like now :-) And I do have a life! We regularly go to the theatre etc or see films and go out for tea or down to London or up to York...or Briget Jones mini breaks away to Cornwall, Devon, Wales or other areas of the UK - we also travel but not as extensively...we do lots of things! And I watch programmes I've taped on TV when I want to watch them (an hour or two max at a time) and usually films or documentaries of interest. It's not all exercise :-)


POSTED: Tue, 02/22/2011 - 4:45am


Your hands are full, I admire the energy you have! I have to work all morning (from 07.30 am to 15.00 pm sometimes even more than that) then I go for an hour's session of yoga or Pilates (usually 4 times/week) close to my work, then I drive home (on the way I do my grocery/etc shopping) and once at home I continue with preparing food for the next day and some supper for me and my husband. By then the time is around 8-8.30 pm or 9.00 pm and I'm ready for a shower, a few pages of a book and then sleep. My job is very demanding and takes up lots of energy on my part. I wish I had more time in my hands. Please, work on your novel! I'll be thrilled to read it, Ava mou!!!


POSTED: Tue, 02/22/2011 - 2:59pm

Thanks Naja

I intend to do more on the novel!

You certainly have a busy schedule! I'm lucky that I have the time to do all these things (I do find it hard to get up early though - I usually need to get around 9-10hrs sleep - which is why I need a nap in the afternoon!) However, it does mean I have more hours in the day - so makes it worth while!

Having worked many long hours running my own businesses - I had a nice break from it but am now reaping the benefit of getting out what you put in!


POSTED: Tue, 02/01/2011 - 7:41pm

Wow Ava!

You are so organized! I am very impressed! Thanks so much for sharing all of these details. Your posting, as well as others', just goes to show how unique we all are. I especially love how you enjoy some homemade hot chocolate on occasion and take a nap at 5:30 :)


POSTED: Wed, 02/02/2011 - 6:54am

Nap & TV

I should just explain - I have a nap as I'm useless without enough sleep. I usually need at least 9+ hours (have done since I was a siblings are the same...and we're owls rather than larks!) So, the 'power nap' in the afternoon makes all the difference as I now only have about 8 hrs sleep. I do watch TV too - sometimes, and usually a programme I've recorded so can watch at my own leisure.


POSTED: Wed, 02/02/2011 - 6:29am


We are all indeed very different! I am very lucky in that I've been able to travel extensively (and continue to do so), and have run businesses which have been doing things I love. Now, I'm even more fortunate to be able to be self indulgent and have the time to look after myself; the way I should have done for all those years I didn't! Getting up at 4am, 5 days a week to go to flowers markets, eating on the go (if at all through the day - then realising I hadn't, and eating junk as a quick fix), finishing brides bouquets, wedding flowers, Christmas or funeral wreathes at 1-2am the following morning! Running your own business is a marvelous thing but you are then accountable for everything! I sold my last business the year before last as I was travelling so much and really - that's when we opened my eyes to what we (OH & I) were doing to ourselves by a lack of real physical activity (for me, running a bespoke florist kept me strong; lifting boxes of flowers, carrying buckets of water etc...but you are also in a shop most of the time, working at a bench or dealing with customers - so that's fairly sedentary. He is a director in I.T. security with a Global role, so though travels; is again quite sedentary.) I've mentioned before that it was actually when we spent so much time in the States we really picked up on what was happening with food in general, and that the trend was slowly but surely hitting the UK. It's taken us probably a year and a half to have worked in physical activity and eating really well, and have settled where we are now (for the moment!) This is by no means a regimented way of life for the rest of my life! I'm not by nature an organised person (creative people rarely are!), everything is usually upside down but in order to know where I am, I've had to be very clear about things and that for me, means getting it on paper (or spreadsheet!) It's a way to make and break habits and get into a 'good' way of thinking. I'm doing this 'regime' because when I hit 40 next year, I want to feel like I did when I was 18! I do mentally (always have!), but my body has been neglected and I want to put it right. I have 2 stone to lose and 2 dress sizes. I also want my OH and I to be fit and healthy, ready for later in life. I want us to have long lives! He's precious - I wake up sometimes in the middle of the night and think he's dead (I'm worried that he'll have a heart attack)'s a terrible feeling, reaching out and not knowing if you have a corpse next to you! So, until he gets the all clear, and I'm in a state of physical well being that I'm comfortable with - we're on a schedule to happy health! Hope it all makes sense to you :-)


POSTED: Tue, 02/01/2011 - 3:33pm

Went from 5 small meals to 3 substantial meals....

In reading her menu, it sounds pretty good. I used to subscribe to the 5 small meals a day ideal. But I found often times due to my job I'd miss 2 of those and was gaining weight. I was skeptical at first about cutting out the snacks (keep in mind I do resort to my en case on a few occaisions) but now I'm not finding I am as hungry anymore nor do I watch the clock in anticipation of my next meal. Today for example here is what I have had thus far and will also share what I am having this evening: Breakfast - Oatmeal with raisins, walnuts, granny smith apple and a drizzle of honey with a cup of coffee. Lunch - Cheese and rice soup (about a cup) along with a small mixed green salad with balsamic vinegarette dressing and a small banana. Dinner - Leftover Coq au vin with a small glass of wine and 2 cookies. I am finding the quality is out winning the quantity for me. Patty


POSTED: Tue, 02/01/2011 - 3:45pm

Thanks Patty

Your menu sounds delicious! I think oatmeal and walnuts for breakfast likely keep you satisfied; that's a great start to your day! I just think that my meals may be a bit larger than some of Mireille's. For example, here is my menu for today - Breakfast: MBC with 3/4 cup blueberries and a whole banana, Lunch: a bowl of split pea soup, small piece of cheese, a tangerine, and a small piece of dark chocolate, Dinner: will be leek and cheese omelette with a small cup of tomato soup and a mini Trader Joes' ice cream "bon bon" for dessert. I will also likely have a small serving of plain yogurt with honey at some point in the day.


POSTED: Tue, 02/01/2011 - 5:30pm


Also keep in mind that Mireille has been doing this for years. Your meals sound in line to me. You are definitely geting your portions of carbs and proteins in. And a good amount of fruit which is so good for you. Don't you just love a nice piece of dark chocolate? It makes all the difference in the world. Your dinner sounds yummy. I must try leek and cheese omelette sometime.Oooooo Trader Joe's ice cream "bon bon"??? Now I must go get some of those for my freezer. Thank you for sharing. You sound right on track to me. And always have your en case on hand :-)


POSTED: Tue, 02/01/2011 - 6:12pm

Bon Bons

Yes; the Trader Joe's "bon bons" are delicious. I cannot recall the name on the box, but they are in the freezer section. It is chocolate cookie on the bottom with a little vanilla ice cream on top, all covered with chocolate. They are small and only 60 calories I think. They are the perfect two bite dessert!


POSTED: Tue, 02/01/2011 - 4:40pm

Good topic

Patty- Glad to hear someone else made a successful transition from 5 small meals to three and I am now trying to make it work. Vickie2- I am glad you posted the topic as this is part of where I am struggling personally. While I am still early in the journey today I had 1/2 cup Greek yogurt, 1/2 banana, and toast lunch was Veggie soup and cheese and crackers. Not sure about dinner as I had out to dinner plans, but we are having a huge winter storm here and its -21 with the windchill. BRRRRR I hope you both keep posting its inspirational. I will be interested in seeing what others have to say.


POSTED: Tue, 02/01/2011 - 5:32pm

Great Start - Keep it Up!

You sound like you are off to a great start. But -21?? Oh goodness!!! Stay warm!!!!

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