Monthly Archives: August 2014

Starting to Panic!

I’m starting to panic that my health plan isn’t working. Of course I’m not following it exactly. I tend to hope that partial efforts will give me full results. The facts are that (1) My cravings have diminished dramatically, even without 100% compliance, … Continue reading

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When Tired, Rest

When tired, rest. That’s what I’ve been fortunate enough to do these past few weeks while going through various therapies for my hands and back. Today I’m more tired than usual. I’m told it’s common after having body work, such … Continue reading

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Emotional Eating and Sabotage; i.e., Some days I just do not want to eat vegetables!

Four days in, and already I’m making poor choices off plan. I find that as I get older, I continually sabotage my own progress. Whenever I give myself a goal, I start breaking it. I start looking for loop holes. Whenever I … Continue reading

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Why I Switched Eating Plans

Good Wednesday! My exercise and dinner plans fell through last night, but I still ate a healthy balance of lightly buttered yellow crookneck, Parmasan-toasted whole-wheat bread, and a pineapple-raspberry smoothie (made with Greek yogurt for protein and banana for sweetening). … Continue reading

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Disclaimer and First Boo-boo (But let’s focus on the positive!)

DISCLAIMER: When I said, “Join me if you’d like” in my last post, I didn’t mean to imply that I know what YOU should do for health or lifestyle. I’m not a pro, and I haven’t proven anything yet! Besides, I think … Continue reading

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Riding the Yo-Yo Wagon

After two years of riding the yo-yo wagon, I am back at square one. I lost 12 glorious pounds and felt suave and confident in my new clothes. Then I gained back the 12 pounds and the belly fat and … Continue reading

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