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Happy new year! 2014 the year of GF, keep Eating Kale!

Friday, January 03, 2014

I find it very educational to go back over some of my older blog posts. Its so amazing how I can be so upbeat, have everything set to succeed then just fade off, gain back weight, com back, get all hyped up again, then repeat, repeat, repeat.

I am learning from my mistakes. I think back a few years and see how my eating has changed so much. Eating out is totally down to nothing. Well I should say fast food has disappeared from my life. If I eat out it's real food, like steak or chicken, real stuff not processed stuff like Subway or Wendy's, which is better the eating a whopper and fries but none of that stuff is good on a daily basis. Its just sodium and preservatives. If I'm out and starving, I'll grab a bag of almonds, cashews or pistachios, it fills me up and I just wait till I get home to eat.

I am still mostly eating primal. I avoid gluten because after not having it for three months starting last August I discovered I am actually gluten intolerant. On a low scale, not like I'll be deathly ill, I just feel like crap and eat bad food.

I know for a fact that eating gluten makes me tired, bloated and sets off cravings for junk food. I gained 8 pounds from Thanksgiving till New Year because I ate stuffing, cakes, bread, a few hamburger buns here and there. It was not even a daily thing but it brought back the tiredness, bloating cravings for other bad foods.

I've been gluten free since the 1st. I was mostly GF but would ruin it because I just wanted to have a "regular" Thanksgiving turkey sandwich (non-GF foods like stuffing & white bread) but it seems that for me once I eat gluten I feel crappy for days. So despite those setbacks I have learned something. I am getting closer to MY healthier way of eating. When I eat right the weight comes off.

I have stuck with eating kale every day in my shakes. I swear by that stuff! It has boosted my immune system like crazy! So far I have avoided one major illness that 5 other people in my household got and a round of strep throat that was also in my "circle" of people. I also add fresh spinach every other week for the iron boost as I tend to be anemic.

I've been happily using my Nutri-bullet for a few months now, love that thing!

So, while 2013 was not a huge year on the weight loss front, I've stayed in the same sized clothes and learned a whole lot.

We must move Forward, Not backwards, Upwards, not forward and always twirling, twirling, twirling towards ...better habits?

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BECKYLIZ 3/25/2014 9:14AM

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RYDERB 1/3/2014 11:56PM

    Congratulations on everything you've learned. And thanks for sharing that your Nutri Bullet is still going, and you love it. I always look at those, and wonder if they really work.

emoticon May 2014 be a year of health and happiness.

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