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putting on my summer face

Friday, March 28, 2014

I got all my hair cut off and I feel great. I was just so sick of myself and needed a change.

I finished the 10 day blood sugar detox and I lost 3 pounds. The plan was so similar to the way I eat anyway I am happy with the three. I will be glad to have my greek yogurt back but I didn't really miss the grains.

My eating will be staying pretty clean since I gave up goodies for Lent. I guess if I want to get back to the weight I was last summer I am going to step up the exercise since that is what it seems to take for me. You always hear the food is 80 percent and exercise 20 percent in losing weight but for me it is more 50 / 50 which is harder when you have fibro. I can do it I have done it before I just have to get some motivation, maybe find another gym.

I am just so excited it is almost April I need to see and feel the sun soon !

  
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LIGHTNING572 3/30/2014 12:28AM

    emoticon Sending some sun your way!


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NUTRON3 3/29/2014 7:10AM

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MJ7DM33 3/28/2014 11:38PM

  WTG on your weight loss!

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BOHEMIANCAT 3/28/2014 10:06PM

    It is coming! emoticon

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TRESSWANN 3/28/2014 8:58PM

    Yea for the sun!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 3/28/2014 8:42PM

    I'm looking forward to April too and a new me. LOL.

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THINFITKINDVGAN 3/28/2014 7:40PM

    That 50/50 ratio remember is from the masses and what they eat which is crap. We healthy eaters it definitely is 80/20.

Hang in there and congrats on the 3 lbs lost.

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JOHNMARTINMILES 3/28/2014 6:02PM

    Cheer up? Here comes the sun!

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My week

Sunday, March 16, 2014



I have booked myself out of the office for Tuesday and Wednesday and have no plans except a 90 minute yoga class Tuesday morning the rest of the time is mine to do as I please.

I hope the weather is nice it would be lovely to have some long walks with the dog.

Still have not lost any weight and not because I have been over eating I have not, but I am going to be following the 10 day blood sugar detox starting tomorrow so I am hoping I will see some movement on the scale this week.

I will let you know.

  
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KIYOSHI04 3/16/2014 3:23PM

    thinking of you. let us know.

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MORTICIAADDAMS 3/16/2014 2:21PM

    I hope you have a great week and lose some weight.

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THINFITKINDVGAN 3/16/2014 10:47AM

    I'm not in the know about that sort of detox. You've chosen it so I'm certain that is the direction that you find the best.


Enjoy it to the fullest.

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BLUEEYEDBETTY 3/16/2014 10:04AM

    emoticon Good for you! Sounds like you are taking care of yourself. Good luck with your goals

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I have to face it

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

That 10 pounds I have put on since last November is not going to magically disappear like I keep thinking.

I have to change my weight tracker from 162 to 172 :(

I found out from starting to log my food again that even though I am eating only healthy stuff ( nothing processed ) the amounts I am eating are too much.

So here I go starting at 172 at the end of February .

  
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TRESSWANN 2/26/2014 8:47PM

    We can do it

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-DYET- 2/26/2014 12:06PM

    I had to face the same thing. We can do it!! emoticon

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MORTICIAADDAMS 2/26/2014 10:53AM

    My problem too. I eat too much whether healthy or otherwise. I need to increase my fiber to be more satisfied with what I do eat.

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KIYOSHI04 2/26/2014 10:48AM

    Weight isn't a tattoo... It's not permanent. Keep your chin up and
Just know that you.. And only you.. Have the power to change
The scale. Keep your chin up.

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GEMINICHIK 2/26/2014 10:38AM

    "Determination today leads to success tomorrow!"

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THINFITKINDVGAN 2/26/2014 10:32AM

    I am assuming from your blog that what you eat is cooked?

The reason I'm asking is that my experience eating only raw, which begins again this Sunday, I don't need to concern myself with amount of food nor calories. The body doesn't store unutilized raw, it breaks it down and disposes of it properly. LOL

Do you juice or do smoothies?

If you want to share your eating program with me I'd love it.

Karen

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SUZIPAM1 2/26/2014 10:28AM

    good luck you can do it

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massage

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

I had a cupping massage today and it was wonderful. I was really hurting from a tough yoga class yesterday and then shoveling the deck and driveway AGAIN this morning. If anyone reading this has pain issues like fibro I highly suggest looking into trying it.

I have finally gotten a hold of my sugar and carb cravings and the holiday bloat is slowly disappearing. It feels good , still not great but better. I have been telling myself I will have some sugar on Valentines day but maybe I will change my mind about that. I will hate going through the withdrawal again.

We have almost made it through January :)

  
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CETANISTAWI 1/30/2014 2:03AM

    i had gotten rid of my sugar/carb cravings, then my daughter's birthday hit at the end of november, and i haven't been able to get out from underneath them. will get there...

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MJ7DM33 1/30/2014 12:27AM

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FENWAYGIRL18 1/29/2014 10:13PM

    Oh god I wish I could get one my fibro has been in an uproar with this dumb weather, glad you enjoyed my friend! ALMOST SPRING TRAINING!!!!! emoticon

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MORTICIAADDAMS 1/29/2014 8:55PM

    I love massages. It sounds like you are doing great!!

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TRESSWANN 1/29/2014 7:10PM

    nice on the massage

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TRESSWANN 1/29/2014 7:10PM

    nice on the massage

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Back to my routine

Sunday, January 12, 2014

We just brought my daughter back to school from Christmas break. Now things should start to flow back to normal around here.
I am going to make some kind of an exercise schedule... stuff I can do at home since I am currently without a gym for the first time in 5 years. I can use the Wi fit and I have a few machines in the garage I can use. I probably should do 2 yoga classes a week . I just find it hard to get out the door at 730 in the morning when it is so cold out. I know it is not a good excuse but I use it .
My eating has pretty much cleaned up in the last few weeks but my pants are still tight and I have some work to do. My husband and I are going to plan our menu for the week and go grocery shopping this afternoon. I am going to do something with the spaghetti squash we have from the garden this summer. I saw a recipe that had the squash topped with mushrooms and peas. I am going to look for it now.
Have a great week everybody, these are the weeks to work hard at our goals, summer will be here before we know it.

  
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TRESSWANN 1/13/2014 5:05AM

    Doesn't it feel good? Have a great week.

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-BLESSINGS- 1/12/2014 6:11PM

    wishing you a great week ahead too...

blessings allways ~Deby

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MORTICIAADDAMS 1/12/2014 5:14PM

    Everyone seem to be getting into spaghetti squash right now. I saw a another member with a recipe.

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PATTYKLAVER 1/12/2014 2:23PM

    Ooh..that recipe caught my interest. I never was much of a squash eater growing up but realized a couple years ago that there are some really good ones out there. I myself was aiming to get back on a regular exercise schedule this year, but ended up sick the past two week. Now to get my energy up and my fanny in gear. Good luck to you.

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