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Veggies for roasting (added olive oil & seasoning then mixed to coat evenly before putting in oven)





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Lamb Chops with mashed cauliflower



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"Habit is persistence in practice." - Octavia E. Butler

Octavia Butler said, "First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you're inspired or not." She was talking about writing, but in my opinion it sums up other aspects like eating right and exercise. If I wait to feel inspired to lose weight, to eat right, exercise, plan and be accountable- then I may not always get the right conditions... but if I persist in doing these things regardless of my mood, I will make them habit.

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Octavia Butler said, "First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you're inspired or not." She was talking about writing, but in my opinion it sums up other aspects like eating right and exercise. If I wait to feel inspired to lose weight, to eat right, exercise, plan and be accountable- then I may not always get the right conditions... but if I persist in doing these things regardless of my mood, I will make them habit.

Restart Feb. 2014
Weigh Ins
Restart: 295
Feb end: 291 (-4 lbs)
Mar end: 286 (-5 lbs)
April end: 284 (-2 lbs)
May end: 283
June end: 281
Total Lost: 14 lbs Woohoo!

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Member Since: 4/9/2012

SparkPoints: 15,229

Fitness Minutes: 2,409

My Goals:
Don't become diabetic
Get fitter
Get more energy
Get healthier
Prepare more foods at home

My Program:
Keep my blood glucose levels under control through low carb eating.
Intermittent fasting.
80 mins of walking a week.
Weight training 2x a week.

Personal Information:
An American living in beautiful New Zealand

I am learning to like cooking. I hope to love cooking soon.

Other Information:
Pre-diabetic
Hypothyroid (TSH 5.4)
Metabolic syndrome

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KITT52
7/7/2014 8:26:34 PM

thanks for the info on the Vanilla Stevia

Have a healthy week



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TWESTEN1
7/6/2014 11:58:16 AM

Hey sweetie, Just wanted to say hello again & let you know that I'm still praying for you guys. Hope you are able to get some rest and find some peace in the midst of all that is going on right now. Thinking of you all!



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CATIATM
7/3/2014 12:18:48 AM

emoticon Congratulations on doing so well in the June challenge!!!! emoticon



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KITT52
6/27/2014 8:05:12 AM

thanks for the goodie

have a healthy week end



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TWESTEN1
6/24/2014 7:02:03 AM

'm glad you wrote about the L-glutamine... I actually have some that I bought when I first read Atkins book - he also recommends it for cravings ~ I just never used it! So, I'm going to start :)

I really did okay before I ever cheated - the cravings were pretty much non exsistent... however, now that I've let sugar come back into the picture - it's a bad thing!!! Time to go cold turkey again :)

So happy to have your support here on Spark! Thank you again & have a beautiful day!



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