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Dallying

Friday, November 01, 2013

Here I am dallying on the internet, when I got up early specifically to clean my house while my kids sleep. I can never get it done during the day because they are like three tiny tornados, constantly destroying what I've done.
Today my grandmother is coming to paint some more on a mural for my daughter. My little girl loves cheetahs, so Grandma is painting a whole savannah scene on one of her walls. It's very cool.
Downside is that Grandma is bringing pizza for lunch. Do I dare say all the things running through my mind on that subject?!?!
I know I won't be strong enough to resist, so I've already planned to eat a large salad with tofu dressing and a serving of fruit. Then I'll go ahead and have one slice instead of 4 or 5 like I usually do. This is about a lifestyle change, not a temporary diet, so I have to make choices I can live with.

  
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FINCHFEEDER80 11/1/2013 2:49PM

    Great job planning ahead! And your daughter's mural sounds awesome- what a great gift to have from Granny!!

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DS9KIE 11/1/2013 9:58AM

    eeeeeekkkkkkk pizza, its so yummy and then it hits me like a brick an half hour later...lol

I think your plan is great emoticon

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Big Changes!

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

I've been reading everything I can get my hands on by Dr. Fuhrman. He has written Eat to Live and a bunch of other things. I read the first book in one night, even though he expressed in his book how important it is to get enough sleep.
I know how obsessed I can be when I get a new idea into my head, but his research and experience makes sense to me. I am especially prone to agreeing with his nutritional philosophy because it seems to mirror what God intended for us from the beginning.
So, I watched the videos, read the books, and yesterday we went shopping. The whole family helped pick out tons of fruits and veggies. My husband said, "This is just for a week?!" But we came away with a lower grocery bill than if we'd gone to the processed foods aisles. I especially loved the bulk foods section. I had no idea my regular supermarket had such a variety available.
I haven't completely won over my family on the Eating Like a Nutrarian lifestyle, but I got them to commit for six weeks. They at least love the fruits and nuts.
Here's to big changes!!!

  
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DS9KIE 10/31/2013 9:17PM

    emoticon fellow Nutritarian.

That is emoticon that your getting you family involved, the younger you start with your kids at eating fruits and veggies the better. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JILLY0522 10/31/2013 7:32PM

    I feel so silly, it's Nutritarian, not Nutrarian. emoticon

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MINININJASUZUME 10/30/2013 8:40PM

    Congrats Jillian! Way to go on getting the rest of the family involved. I too have found that my grocery bill has decreased since starting my semi-nutritarian plan. It's a little expensive all at once, but I juice so I make enough to last a few weeks at a time and freeze my left-overs. That way what I need to buy lessens a little with each trip!

Let's do this together! emoticon

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FINCHFEEDER80 10/30/2013 11:38AM

    At least they're willing to give it a try! Enjoy the fresh fruits and veggies! emoticon

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KBATH18 10/30/2013 10:54AM

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DEEGANA 10/30/2013 10:45AM

    Love Dr. Fuhrman...Keep up the great work educating our mind is a key to weight loss success!

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