Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.


    FITSMALLCLOTHES   34,635
SparkPoints
30,000-39,999 SparkPoints
 
 
Dangerously close to goal.

Monday, November 18, 2013

My birthday is Friday. I am turning 58. I still work full time as a nurse in a prison. My sister visited last month. I was 3 lb from goal when she arrived. Not so a week later. I promised myself I would try hard to lose it down to goal by birthday.

I know how now, thanks to all the interesting teams I joined here at SP. I asked questions, did Internet searches, read and read more in books.
I took a break from SP for a while, just learning more and assisting DH on his paleo journey.
I got off medications for 30 years of migraines and 40 years of a seizure disorder. Rosacea also cleared up.
DH went off medication for hypertension, gout, and gerd. He lost 40 lb easily.

Well I got more serious about eating the satisfying fats from coconut oil, ghee, grass fed butter, EVOO, MCT oil, grass fed beef, pork and avocados.
I concentrate on these things, a moderate amount of meat and very low carbs.
Today I am 1.2 pounds from goal and will be there by Friday.
The government knows grains and sugar sources are harmful to us, but everything is about money, not your health. There is no scientific study proving that humans need any carbohydrates.
I care about all of us and our health.
Love and my best to you.
Dayle
SHARE
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

GABIBEAR 11/23/2013 12:13AM

    emoticon and congratulations on all of your wonderful progress Dayle!!!! What an inspiration you are!!!! How fantastic that you no longer have to take migraine and seizure meds and your skin problems are gone and all of your DH's progress too!!!! What a wonderful way to celebrate your birthday!!!! May this year start the beginning of your best year to come!!!

Gabi
emoticon emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
FLEMIDG 11/23/2013 12:11AM

    You are an inspiration. Congratulations on your success. Hope you have a fantastic birthday. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
ELIZACG9 11/22/2013 1:53PM

    You look marvelous.. emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
SIMPLY4DHEART 11/22/2013 12:19PM

    Congratulations to you Dayle! You have much more to celebrate than just your Birthday! You are an inspiration, thank you for posting. It gives me hope, I have been trying so hard to lose weight for the health of my chronic heart disease and the Paleo diet was recommended to me by my Cardiologist and I am slow to catch on to this way of eating. It gives me Hope that maybe I can to succeed! emoticon
emoticon emoticon Have a truly Happy Birthday Dayle!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Diana

Report Inappropriate Comment
KRYS210 11/22/2013 7:53AM

    emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
DESERTDREAMERS 11/21/2013 3:00AM

    emoticon emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
EARTHSEAME 11/20/2013 3:04PM

    emoticon Happy birthday! emoticon
emoticon What a journey you've been on! emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
RACEWELLWON 11/20/2013 12:44PM

    Good for you !! Happy Birthday !

Report Inappropriate Comment
LIS193 11/19/2013 8:07PM

    Great blog! You and your DH are doing great!
Don't get me started on the conspiracy of the big 3 (pharma, food and medical industry) and government control :[
Wheat and sugar cause most modern deceases and yet "whole grains" are promoted...

Report Inappropriate Comment
NAYPOOIE 11/19/2013 4:04PM

    Nice going! emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
MSLZZY 11/19/2013 10:22AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
KALIGIRL 11/19/2013 8:52AM

    emoticon news emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
EBURGITE 11/19/2013 8:31AM

    emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
KANOE10 11/19/2013 7:44AM

    You are in great health. Congrats on reaching your goal weight and feeling so much better.

Report Inappropriate Comment
SHERYLP461 11/19/2013 7:26AM

    This is wonderful, you are so right to research everything you eat, it is a shame that our standards have dropped to this level.

Report Inappropriate Comment
SUNSET09 11/19/2013 5:25AM

  Keep up the good work as I know, emoticon ! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

Comment edited on: 11/19/2013 5:26:17 AM

Report Inappropriate Comment
MISSY455 11/19/2013 1:35AM

    emoticon Dayle you are soooo close...you should see your goal very soon :-)
emoticon emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
LIVELYGIRL2 11/18/2013 10:50PM

  I do this all the health improvement both of you have made and weight loss is GREAT!

I happen to think the carbs in fruit and vegtables are good, and limited whole grains ( exspecialy non GMO when one can. )

You'll be a goal in no time. Your a looking good!!! emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
FITFRIT 11/18/2013 10:44PM

    You have made amazing accomplishments! WTG

Report Inappropriate Comment
SEEKNG_RIDERS10 11/18/2013 9:41PM

  an early happy birthday and congrats on all your accomplishments!!! emoticon emoticon keep up the great work!!

Report Inappropriate Comment
ROXYZMOM 11/18/2013 9:38PM

    Yayyy!! I am so happy for you. So glad you feel so much better!

Happy Birthday and Congratulations!!

Report Inappropriate Comment
DJ4HEALTH 11/18/2013 9:11PM

    the grains would be good if man did not mess with them. They did eat grains in the Bible but those grains are not like what we have now.

Report Inappropriate Comment
ERIN1957 11/18/2013 8:57PM

    What a wonderful journey and testimony for you and your husband.
Congratulations on your health journey!
I am so very glad we have meet along this walk of yours here!
I enjoy what we share here and as well what you offer of yourself as well to others, through great sharing and support!
Blessings,
Erin

Report Inappropriate Comment
MAYA_ANGEL 11/18/2013 8:28PM

    That is SO amazing…both you and your husband. And I like what you said about how SP helps too. I'm not kidding: you really inspire me and give me hope now that I am just starting out going Paleo. emoticon Someday, I too will "own small clothes"!

Comment edited on: 11/18/2013 8:29:24 PM

Report Inappropriate Comment
WALLAHALLA 11/18/2013 8:22PM

    Way to improve your life!

Report Inappropriate Comment

Add Your Comment to the Blog Post


Log in to post a comment.