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This page, my body, and my mind are all works in progress.

December 9, 2013
Going back to a mostly low fat vegetarian/vegan diet. I say mostly because I am not going to freak out over the occasional fish, meat, or fat. I wonít make a habit of it. The low carb diet just didnít work for me. I didnít lose weight, didnít have more energy, and didnít have less joint stiffness. And I am working on the exercise.

August 1, 2013
After losing over 22 pounds ...
This page, my body, and my mind are all works in progress.

December 9, 2013
Going back to a mostly low fat vegetarian/vegan diet. I say mostly because I am not going to freak out over the occasional fish, meat, or fat. I wonít make a habit of it. The low carb diet just didnít work for me. I didnít lose weight, didnít have more energy, and didnít have less joint stiffness. And I am working on the exercise.

August 1, 2013
After losing over 22 pounds from the middle of March 2011 to August 2011 by eating a low fat vegan diet (Eat To Live). While not being 100% perfect, it was fairly easily and didnít find the lack of meat and dairy as hard as I had thought it would be. However, my cholesterol numbers jumped up dramatically and my doctor was unhappy. After a year and a half, I didnít really want to go without meat and dairy for the rest of my life and it is extremely difficult to maintain socially in this part of the country. So, I started having meat, dairy, and oil more often. Over the next year I gained 6 pounds back.

Next I switched to eating a low-carb (Paleo type) diet and within two weeks my cholesterol number had dropped significantly. My doctor was happy, but the weight started back up.


December 28, 2011 - I am proud of myself for the progress I have made in the last half of 2011. I have lost 22+ pounds by mostly following the Eat To Live plan and find it fairly easy to do. Now, I need to add muscle while losing 5 more pounds.

I need to find an exercise plan that I will stick to the same way I found Eat To Live. Something I enjoy enough to do continuously. I need muscle strength to both look better and to relieve the back pain.
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Member Since: 2/18/2006

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My Goals:
To tone and strengthen core muscles. Losing a few pounds would be a plus. I need to work on having a consistent exercise program that will provide stamina and energy.

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Eat a healthy diet and increase exercises.

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I live in South Central Tennessee on top of the Cumberland Plateau.



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I love photography, cooking, reading, the computer, and laughing with friends. I would like to learn more about gardening (deer resistant gardening).

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2BDYNAMIC
5/23/2014 7:30:38 PM

Oh my goodness! I am the one who is sorry .......... Never any need to explain .......... We do what we have to do with our families and loved ones .......... I do pray you will be alright .......... emoticon



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HARRINGTON5
5/20/2014 8:35:22 PM

Thank you for commenting on my blog. I'm just so pleased to see even the beginning of abs - it has been a long time!



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HARRINGTON5
5/15/2014 11:51:38 AM

Thank you for commenting on my blog. Pretty even tastes better! This is the most healthy I have eaten, ever.



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4/28/2014 7:33:07 PM

Stay safe from those storms. Prayers sent for you and your loved ones.



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AMBERBREEZE
4/24/2014 3:15:15 AM

Just dropping by to cheer you on. It gets harder to lose when you are so close to your goal. Don't give up, all the healthy steps you take may not be on the scale, but they are there with each breath you take. Stay healthy, stay focused.
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