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doing the veggie thing. Amazed

Friday, October 10, 2014

Since I got home I also got the flu. All I can figure is that somewhere between Louisiana and here there were about a million people-AKA Atlanta airport. Honestly, walking through that place is like walking though a sea of humans. I'm coming back from my 101.2 fevers, aches and all that is left is this wicked cough and tiredness. Slowly, slowly getting back to walking on the Greenway. No running yet.

So, now I'm at my lightest in 4 years. Honestly, I can't hardly wrap my head around it. This despite eating enough fruit to feed a small army and potatoes, corn, bread, beans, etc., and hardly getting any exercise. Surely this can't last. How's that for being encouraging?

Still, I will continue eating this way for now. I'm certainly enjoying myself!

Cheers to all! emoticon

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    emoticon I hope you have a quick recovery from the flu. I heard traveling on airplanes are the worst for catching something.

Congrats on your weight loss. Woo Hoo!

I hope we will finally connect sometime out on the trails when you feel better.

Sharon emoticon

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KRISZTA11 10/11/2014 6:16AM

This meal plan sounds to be the right for you - no gain, even hitting a low weight on food that is satisfying in amount and also healthy and delicious.

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1CRAZYDOG 10/10/2014 7:04PM

    Feel better. I have heard from so many people that the cough after this flu is a bugger to get rid of.

Take care of you.

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GEORGE815 10/10/2014 6:32PM

    Congrats on being the lowest weight in 4 years. Keep the good work up!

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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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