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And, gone again. Vegan anyone?

Sunday, September 21, 2014

I've been taking care of my mama for almost 2 weeks now and plan to fly back to Raleigh next Sunday. She is a fabulous and healthy cook. Having to deal with needing a pacemaker and then a trip back to the hospital with complications, has meant I've either cooked or dined out too much of the time. Glad she is back in the kitchen.

Spent the afternoon with a dear childhood friend who is also an infectious disease MD, and for the last 2 years, a vegan. How did I not know that. She encouraged me to watch Forks Over Knives, something my own brother, also an MD, and my daughters have also encouraged me to view. The docs views are that it so rapidly and radically improves blood chemistry and cardiac functions like BP, it can't be ignored. So..........I'll watch it.

What I don't want to be is another reed blowing in the wind at another diet. My weight has been stable for almost 4 months now. I am ready to head on down that path, another 5 at a time.

Are any of you doing the vegetarian or vegan thing?

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DOGSRFIT 9/21/2014 7:56PM

    Been vegan for a year after watching Forks Over Knives. I had been maintaining for 2 years by portion control and tracking, a struggle each and every day. Best decision I ever made. Took a good 6 months to really get a grasp of how to eat, but so worth the effort. Dropped another 8 pounds from what I thought was my goal weight and been at the same weight since. I don't track, or watch portions, I just stick with the concept the majority of the time.

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home again

Thursday, August 07, 2014

after 2 weeks of caring for elderly and eating hospital food and gaining 4 pounds, I'm back again and on the Greenway and eating healthy. I guess if I had to live out of a hotel and eat out as a career, I would figure that out. I also know that there are tons of lessons here at Spark that address those issues. Just haven't accessed them.

Feels so good to be jogging and biking again! And to get back to my real job.

Happy sparkling day to all.

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1HAPPYSPIRIT 8/11/2014 10:17AM


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1CRAZYDOG 8/11/2014 9:54AM

    Welcome back and enjoy getting back into your routine.

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morning on the greenway

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

wow did we have rain yesterday!

Good gentle moving along the greenway-enjoying this cooler air and the freshness of the foliage.

Healthy foods planned and a fun evening with friends.

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CAPECODLIGHT 7/16/2014 9:35AM

    Sounds like a wonderful summer day for you. Way to go!

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1CRAZYDOG 7/16/2014 8:59AM

    Good for you!

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thursday lunch

Thursday, July 10, 2014

this morning on my way home from my walk, I picked a cucumber, a green pepper, a red tomato and a handful of herbs. Lunch is just a few chops away.

Nurturing this good gift this day

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CAPECODLIGHT 7/11/2014 7:52AM

    Nothing like fresh produce!

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1CRAZYDOG 7/10/2014 5:16PM

    Sounds delicious! Love a lunch or supper of veggies!

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Back to worship today for the first time in a couple of months!

Sunday, June 29, 2014

The meditation of my heart be pleasing to YOU!
Oh Lord, my Strength and my Redeemer!

How lovely to be back and make it through and thoroughly be comfortable and enjoy worship.

Did a short jog before (2.4 miles) and this afternoon I did trim and mow the front yard and do a bit of weeding in the flower beds. Now to rest and enjoy the fruits of my labor----fresh picked tomato

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MCJULIEO 7/1/2014 6:42PM


"One is nearer God's heart in a garden than anywhere else on earth..." So lovely to spend time with Him...

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GOLFGMA 6/30/2014 7:44AM

    I am green with envy over the fresh grown tomato. We have none yet but looking forward to the first from our patch. emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 6/29/2014 5:36PM

    There is nothing lovelier than a garden-fresh tomato . . . unless it's two of them!


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