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Saturday, August 04, 2012

I was in Walmart the other day, and my husband And I were looking for something cheap to make for dinner, that was also simple. I cook 7 days a week, and by the beginning of a new month, I find it exhausting. So he picks up this huge box of frozen beef patties. It was $20. He wants me to take notice of how many burgers you get. I read the label, and notice it says 75% lean. Ewwww. I told him there was no way I was eating meat that was 25% saturated fat.

And I was walking passed McDonald's on my way home from run club, and the aroma of french fries hit me. It wasn't an aroma anymore. It was a stench. It turned my stomach. First time in 41 years the scent if french fries made me feel ill.

I bought lentils at the supermarket, and made a lentil soup for lunch. I mashed cauliflower with my potatoes. I'm searching for falafel recipes, trying to find zucchini on sale, and craving salads.

If there's one thing I can't make myself like, it's 100% whole wheat bread. Loathe it. I would sacrifice eating lunch if it had to be on whole wheat. The other day, I made this loaf of rosemary bread. I used white organic flour. And half whole wheat. It was gooood. And I found this 100% whole grain bread at Costco that is to die for. I can't get enough of the stuff.

I am doing crunches in bed at night before I go to sleep. I'm working out 5 days a week. I'm lifting small hand weights while I watch the morning news when I wake up in the morning. I can't just sit around like a couch potato...I have too much energy.

I went to the bank yesterday to make a withdrawal. The teller called over a manager. They were both staring at me, which made me a little uncomfortable. Then the manager nods his head. " Sorry, it's just this photo on your ID doesn't look like you", she tells me.

"That's OK. I don't recognize myself either".
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DAUGHTEROFTWIN 3/19/2013 4:52PM

    I'm reading all your past blogs intently. I love this blog. Very empowering. Just wanted you to know.

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JP6262AMY 8/25/2012 10:26AM

    Wonderful!!

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COOKIE_AT_51 8/16/2012 7:39AM

    How wonderful for these things to become "automatic" for you :) ... it's interesting how our body reacts to foods we no longer eat. emoticon

Keep on Sparkin' you are an inspiration! emoticon

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WINDO4 8/15/2012 2:28PM

    You are where I strive to be. Keep the blogs coming so I have more to learn from. I want french fries to smell bad to me too!
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RAINBOWMF 8/14/2012 5:29PM

    emoticon bog.

Keep bogging you are an inspiration.

Mary

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SISSYB3 8/13/2012 8:52AM

    Hi Lilly, Just want to let you know that you're an inspiration to me. I have a 10 pound goal too for Oct. and your grit and focus in the face of the stubborn challenges we face really helps. I have a larger goal of 50 pounds and I've been up more than down. But I'm doing the videos and tracking my food each day.. I'm also struggling with grazing. I know we can do this. emoticon Renee

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ROCKMAN6797 8/4/2012 6:10PM

    I have the biggest grin after reading this blog! I think you are entering the "healthy" side and reaping the benefits! I bet you wanted to scream out with joy in your car after exiting the bank!
Who are you?!!!!

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FLGIRL1234 8/4/2012 4:44PM

    This blog is more then awesome! You are now reaping the benefits of all those days when you didn't think you could do it but YOU ARE! Awesome~

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YOUNG2012 8/4/2012 2:24PM

    That's awesome that your habits have developed to the point where you crave healthy over the alternatives! Time to update your picture ID's too!!
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