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F8CONE8
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No dieting

Saturday, January 05, 2013

I have become hooked on smoothies, spinach, kale, banana, yogurt, blueberries, etc. plant based breakfast. reducing my meat intake. Meatless Mondays for sure. Fish 2 to 3 times a week. I bought a magic bullet and love it. I also got a small wok just right for 2 people.

Taking more opportunities to exercise. Here's the deal. No dieting just making some better decisions on what I eat. Not going to fall into the trap of saying you can't eat this or that. Just one meal at a time listening to my body and doing what I know is right.

I am on a budget however, need to save save save for retirement so I can travel. A lot!

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  • CTUPTON
    Very wise thoughts! Your photos are fabulous. I enjoyed re-reading your sparkpage!

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    1350 days ago
  • KITKAT717
    That's the way to go!! Great attitude!! Suing the word "diet" sometimes sets us up for failures! It is a life change!! emoticon
    1358 days ago
  • TEMPEST272002
    You know my motto: one health;y choice a time!
    1359 days ago
  • PYNNER
    I'm all on board with the no dieting and just eating in moderation. In the past I'd forbid myself to have certain things and it always ended badly! Now I'm learning, I can have it, but I will count it into my calories. Have fun with that new lens and be sure to share your amazing photos with us. I love my camera too and really need to rediscover my passion for photography.
    1359 days ago
  • ADEVINE175
    I've been thinking about getting that magic bullet. I read some reviews that complained about leakage, but others said if you take caution and don't overfill, it will be fine. I want to significantly reduce wheat in my diet, but like you, I'm not for total deprivation. I'm finding my toughest challenge so far this year (5 days in) is exercise!
    1359 days ago
  • KAYYVAUGHN
    Your plan makes sense. I like the part about traveling.

    We have enjoyed our trips.
    1359 days ago
  • IMPROVINGME
    Looks like you've hit on a good plan, and one that you enjoy which , in turn, will help ensure success.

    Re: saving money for retirement... Be careful to not buy too many fresh foods at one time. I sometimes find myself having to throw some of it into the compost bin because I didn't get all of it eaten soon enough. That hurts! (But at least my plants will benefit someday!)

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    1359 days ago
  • WALLINMW
    Keep sparking!
    1359 days ago
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