JAZZID's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=JAZZID JAZZID's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ ~ Update with pics ... ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5723082 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/2/l425893072.jpg">... I posted this on my FB page and wanted to share it with you. As you know, up until last week I have been following the Personal Paleo Code (Chris Kresser). Last week I started doing carb cycling and have added the following foods in with no problem: <BR> <BR> - organic sour cream <BR> - Greek yogurt (plain) <BR> - organic cheddar cheese <BR> - cream <BR> - Kerry Gold Butter <BR> - potatoes (new) <BR> - 85% dark chocolat... Sat, 21 Jun 2014 22:46:00 EST ~ 6/16/14: Day 1 Carb Cycling challenge ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5719532 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/3/l33190626.jpg"> <BR> <BR> No Carb day: <BR> <BR> B: Olives ( ... not very hungry) <BR> <BR> L: Turkey meatloaf / turnip greens w/bacon / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> D: Baked chicken wings / green beans/mushrooms / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: <BR> <BR> AM: 60 minute walk <BR> PM: 40 minute walk <BR> <BR> ~ Dee <em>247</em> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 01:30:45 EST ~ Carb cycling 30 day challenge ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5718736 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1451821600.jpg">... so tomorrow I will officially start my carb cycling challenge. <BR> <BR> As mentioned in my previous blog, my carb cycling will look like this: <BR> <BR> M: No carbs (as in no starchy carbs) <BR> T: Low carb <BR> W: Moderate carb <BR> TH: No carbs <BR> Fri: Low Carb <BR> Sat: Higher carb <BR> Sun: No carb <BR> <BR> ... although how many carbs I eat will vary from day to day and may not exactly reflect the above char... Sun, 15 Jun 2014 22:36:10 EST ~ Day 10 & update ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5715354 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/2/l623833799.jpg">... so it's been a few days since my last blog and I have changed some things. <BR> <BR> As you know I have been following the Chris Kresser's Personal Paleo Code reset (PPC). The purpose of this reset was to eliminate foods that might be considered inflammatory, such as caffeine & dairy for 30 days and then slowly reintroduce them back into my diet and watch for any signs of inflammation, i.e., indigestion, bloating, etc. ... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 23:42:05 EST ~ PPC RESET #2: Day 4 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5710924 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1577370522.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ~ Day 4: June 4, 2014 ~ <BR> <BR> B: olives <BR> L: Turkey meatloaf and mixed greens/bacon ... pomegranate white tea <BR> D: Chicken patties with lime/cilantro, Harticot vert French green beans and roasted country potatoes w/wild mushrooms / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: <BR> AM: 13 minute walk <BR> PM: 25 minute walk <BR> PM: 30 minute trength training... KCM Step kickboxing workout #2 <BR> ... Wed, 4 Jun 2014 23:46:02 EST ~ PPC RESET #2: Day 2 & 3: ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5710086 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1621050392.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Reset Day 3: June 3, 2014: <BR> <BR> B: blueberry/apple claflouti <BR> L: Turkey meatloaf / mixed greens w/bacon & pomegranate white tea <BR> D: Baked tuna croquettes / cauliflower saute w/baby spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, green onions & pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: <BR> <BR> AM: 60 minute walk <BR> PM: 25 minute walk <BR> PM: 30 minute Kelly Coffey-Meyer: Muscle Up...Lift 2B Fit <BR> ... s... Tue, 3 Jun 2014 22:27:48 EST ~ PPC RESET #2: Day 1: June 1 (June 1 - 30, 2014) ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5708359 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/3/l335652948.jpg">~ Day 1: 2nd reset: June 1 - June 30 ~ <BR> <BR> For the next 30 days I will still not eat the following: <BR> <BR> - no dairy (Greek yogurt, cottage cheese, etc.) ** I have reintroduced grass fed Kerry Gold butter back in!!!! <em>9</em> <BR> <BR> - no caffeine (coffee; it has been 2 months since my last cup of coffee!) <BR> <BR> - no beans/legumes <BR> <BR> For the first day of the reset this is what I had for lunch... Sun, 1 Jun 2014 20:35:51 EST ~ How to determine "belly fat vs. loose skin" ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5705345 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/2/l927712312.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I thought this was interesting and informative: <BR> <BR> To determine if what is actual "belly fat" vs. "loose skin" perform the following exam: <BR> <BR> Pinch the skin around your belly and then pinch skin on the back of your hand. <BR> <BR> - Is the skin on your hand the same thickness as the pinch on your belly? <BR> <BR> If it is then it's loose skin but if it's not (which it probably is) then you have ... Wed, 28 May 2014 16:12:14 EST ~ UPDATE: Belly fat ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5704802 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1794360336.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ... I neglected to mention that as a result of the 30 day reset I have lost a lot of abdominal fat!!!!.... If I keep up my core/ab strengthening I think I can get great definition in my abs before the year is out! <em>344</em> <BR> <BR> This lost is directly related in the elimination of sugar (... eating lower carb) from my diet. <BR> <BR> <em>402</em> <em>418</em> <em>406</em> <BR> <BR> ~ How... Tue, 27 May 2014 23:34:47 EST ~ Beyond Paleo: moving from a “paleo diet” to a “paleo template” ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5704487 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1617511448.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Beyond Paleo: moving from a “paleo diet” to a “paleo template” <BR> by Chris Kresser <BR> <BR> Over the last couple of years, as the popularity of the Paleo diet has expanded, a lot of controversy has emerged over exactly what a Paleo diet is. <BR> <BR> Part of the problem is that there are now a number of authors and bloggers – from Mark Sisson to Kurt Harris to Robb Wolf to Paul Jaminet to myself – that advoca... Tue, 27 May 2014 15:12:19 EST ~ UPDATE: PPC Reset results and what I have learned ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5702481 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2092410114.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 1.) I reintroduced popcorn (... I love air popped pop corn) back in last weekend: <BR> <BR> RESULTS: ... and I have found that I have actually lost the taste for it! Also, it did not agree with my digestive system. <BR> <BR> Prior to the reset/elimination of it, when I would have a higher carb day and include the popcorn, the fiber in it would produce great movement (... without getting too explicit) but I had ... Sun, 25 May 2014 00:09:33 EST ~ Day 44: 5/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5694693 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/4/l848801724.jpg">... it is Reset Day 44 and I am still going strong. I decided to stay on the reset longer; as Chris mentions in the book that one can stay on it indefinitely. It is simple to follow and I am making so much progress and feeling great. <BR> <BR> Next week I may introduce white potatoes and rice back in for more starch variety. Although I am following the Chris Kesser's reset, I like the W30 guidelines for reintroducing the fo... Wed, 14 May 2014 08:05:40 EST ~ HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5692687 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/6/l766440128.jpg">One of my Face book friends posted this and I wanted to share it with you: <BR> <BR> <em>129</em> I know that this weekend and especially tomorrow will be uber hard to handle for those whose mommies have gone on to glory. <BR> <BR> I want you all to do something... I want you to think about what your mom would do...then I want you to do it and let her "live" vicariously thru you... make your momma proud so she can tell ... Sun, 11 May 2014 15:00:31 EST ~ Day 40: 5/10: Chris PPC Reset (pics) ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5692621 ~ Day 40 ~ <BR> <BR> B: NONE {... had some business to take care of and didn't have time to eat} <BR> <BR> L: Treated myself to Panda Express Chinese food... no rice; I got chicken & onions (in pic) and kung pao chicken (... not seen here), I added the sh**taki mushrooms and bok choy <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/7/l778606015.jpg"> / pomegranate tea <BR> <BR> D: Same as lunch <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: <em>414</em> REST DAY <em>414</em> <BR> <BR> GARDENING: 2.5 ... Sun, 11 May 2014 12:26:43 EST ~ Day 37 & 39: 5/7 - 5/10: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5692616 ~ Day 37 - 39~ <BR> <BR> Paleo compliant <BR> <BR> Exercise: AM/PM walks <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> ~ Dee <em>247</em> <BR> Sun, 11 May 2014 12:17:37 EST ~ DAY: 37 5/7/14 : Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5690302 ~ Day 37: 5/7/14: <BR> <BR> B: Organic strawberries / Raw walnuts, pecans, sunflower seeds / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> <BR> L: Roasted chicken / Indian spinach saag [pureed spinach with Indian spices sans the paneer (cheese)] / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> <BR> D: Salmon croquettes, sauteed baby spinach, thinly sliced baby bella mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, pine nuts / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> SNACK: Raw walnuts, pecans, sunflower seeds, dried unsweetened ap... Thu, 8 May 2014 07:50:12 EST ~ DAY: 33 - 36: 5/3/14 - 5/6/14 : Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5688908 ~ Day 36: 5/6/14: <BR> <BR> B: Organic strawberries / chicken baked in olive/basil oil / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> <BR> L: Chicken lime patties / large baby spinach salad with guacamole, fresh salsa / pomegrante white tea <BR> <BR> <BR> D: Salmon croquettes, sauteed baby spinach, thinly sliced baby bella mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, pine nuts / pomegranate white tea <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/2/l228574297.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: <BR> AM Wal... Tue, 6 May 2014 11:47:55 EST ~ Strong vs Skinny: Why Strong Is Better! ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5688904 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/7/l771626432.jpg">No doubt you’ve heard the slogan, “strong is the new skinny.” For years women have focused on losing weight, sometimes using unhealthy techniques like extreme calorie restriction, excessive aerobic exercise and weight loss supplements. The tide seems to be turning as more women discover the power weight training has to transform their body – and their mind. Rather than depriving themselves, they’re fueling their bodies with wh... Tue, 6 May 2014 11:42:18 EST ~ Day 31 & 32 : 4/31/14 - 5/1/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5686592 ~ Days: 32 ~ <BR> <BR> B: Boiled eggs / Canadian bacon / pomegranate tea <BR> <BR> L: Smoked turkey sausage, cauliflower/spinach saute / pomegranate tea <BR> <BR> D: Tuna croquettes, cauliflower / spinach saute / pomegranate tea <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: <BR> <BR> <em>311</em> AM & PM walks <BR> <BR> <em>8</em> <em>8</em> <em>8</em> <em>8</em> <em>8</em> <em>8</em> <BR> <BR> ~ Days: 31 ~ <BR> <BR> B: Last of the egg muffins / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> L:... Sat, 3 May 2014 16:26:22 EST ~ Day 30 : 4/30/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5686580 ~ DAY 30 ~ <BR> <BR> B: Egg Muffins / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> L: Zucchini (spiral sliced) spaghetti pasta with the last of the Italian sausage chili / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> D: Baked salmon croquettes, spicy sweet potato salad, lightly sauteed cauliflower rice with spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, shiitake mushrooms, green onions / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> SNACK: homemade trail mix: raw sunflower seed, pumpkin seed, walnuts, pecans, dried apples & raisins <BR> <BR> ..... Sat, 3 May 2014 16:10:07 EST ~ Day 29 : 4/29/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5683515 ~ Day 29 ~ <BR> <BR> B: Egg Muffins / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> L: Italian sausage chili / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> D: Jerk chicken, spicy sweet potato salad, sauteed cabbage/kale mix over a bed of cumin scented cauliflower rice, baked plantains / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: <BR> <BR> <em>311</em> AM: 10 minute walk <em>311</em> <BR> <em>311</em> PM: 35 minute walk <em>311</em> <BR> <em>362</em> PM ST: KCM 30 minutes to fitness <img src=... Tue, 29 Apr 2014 21:13:44 EST ~ Day 28: 4/28/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5683308 ~ Day 28 ~ <BR> <BR> B: Egg Muffins / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> L: Italian chili / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> D: Jerk chicken, spicy sweet potato salad, sauteed cabbage/kale mix over a bed of cumin scented cauliflower rice, baked plantains / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: <BR> <BR> <em>311</em> AM: 10 minute walk <em>311</em> <BR> <em>311</em> PM: 35 minute walk <em>311</em> <BR> <BR> ~ Dee <em>247</em> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:54:19 EST ~ Day 27 : 4/27/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5682048 ~ DAY 27 ~ <BR> <BR> B: NONE <BR> <BR> L: Chicken patties, large baby spinach salad with quacamole sun-dried tomatoes & fresh salsa / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> D: Jerk chicken, <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1045373235.jpg">cabbage/kale, broccoli rabe, green peppers, carrots, green onions,jalapeno peppers <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/0/l803390526.jpg"> & baked plantains <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1970717575.jpg">(baked ... Mon, 28 Apr 2014 01:41:42 EST ~ Day 26 : 4/26/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5681322 ~ DAY 26 ~ <BR> <BR> B: NONE : Woke up late <BR> <BR> L: Baked chicken wings; cauliflower/spinach saute / fruit dessert: mango, pineapple & strawberries and pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> D: Baked salmon patties, cauliflower/spinach saute and pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> SNACK: sweet potatoes and apples cooked in ghee w/pumpkin spice <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: (Play day): <BR> <BR> AM: Amy Bento Rumble, kickboxing/shadow boxing, heavy bag: combo 1 & 2 and upper body drills <BR> <BR> Tim... Sun, 27 Apr 2014 01:47:34 EST ~ Day 25 : 4/25/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5680642 ~ DAY 25 ~ <BR> <BR> B: Scrambled eggs with spinach and turkey smoked sausage / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> L: Chicken patties w/lime & cilantro; large baby salad with guacamole and fresh salsa / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> D: Bake salmon patties / mock cauliflower fried rice <BR> <BR> SNACK: Sweet potatoes & apples with ghee and pumpkin spice <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: <BR> <BR> AM: Janis Saffell Strike Force (kickboxing): Time: 42 mins / Cal: 266 <BR> <BR> PM: Kelly Coffey-... Sat, 26 Apr 2014 00:01:39 EST ~ Day 24 : 4/24/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5679815 ~ DAY 24~ <BR> <BR> B: Bacon {... forgot my breakfast} / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> L: Last of the turkey meatloaf and cauliflower/baby spinach saute' / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> D: Mock fried cauliflower rice [carrots, green onions, broccoli rabe, garlic, scrambled eggs & a tiny amount of Braggs Aminos], <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/1/l317265365.jpg"> baked chicken wings and apples/raisins fried in ghee, w/pumpkin spice <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:08:03 EST ~ Day 23 : 4/23/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5679048 ~ DAY 23 ~ <BR> <BR> B: Apple clafouti, Canadian bacon and pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> S: Turkey meatloaf <BR> <BR> L: Turkey meatloaf, Harticot Vert French green beans.bacon and pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> D: Baked salmon patties, spicy roasted sweet potato salad, riced cauliflower, sauteed with baby spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, shiitake mushrooms, green onions <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/3/l230299097.jpg">and pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: <... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:47:17 EST ~ Day 22: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5678196 ~ Day 22 ~ <BR> <BR> B: Breakast Apple Clafouti, turkey sausage, bacon & pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> L: Turkey meatloaf, Harticot Vert French green beans/bacon & pomegrante white tea <BR> <BR> D: Baked Salmon croquettes, <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/3/l233620569.jpg">spicy sweet potato salad <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/9/l692286147.jpg"> & baby spinach salad with fresh salsa, guacamole & pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> ~ Dee <em>24... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:06:02 EST ~ Day 21: 4/21/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5677622 Day 21: 4/21/14: <BR> <BR> B: Apple Claflouti, turkey sausage and pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> L: Turkey veggie meatloaf and green beans with bacon / pomegrante white tea <BR> <BR> D: Baked chicken wings, large baby spinach salad with beets, broccoli rabe, pine nuts <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/5/l954045879.jpg">and pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: <BR> <em>311</em> AM & PM Walk: total minutes: 40 <em>311</em> <BR> <BR> ~ Dee <em>247</em> <... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:26:50 EST ~ Day 18, 19 & 20 : Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5676730 ~ Day's 18, 19 & 20... too much to post, but on track. <BR> <BR> I prepared this salad today: <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1809281679.jpg">... Kale and baby spinach salad with julienned carrot & beet, sundried tomato's, broccoli rabe, cilantro and sprinkled with chia seeds, dressed with Tessamae's "Paleo" Ranch dressing <BR> <BR> ~ Dee <em>247</em> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 01:02:17 EST ~ Day 17 : 4/15/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5674672 ~ DAY 17 ~ <BR> <BR> B: Boiled eggs, bacon and pomegranate tea <BR> <BR> L: Tandoori Chicken, Indian saag (spinach) over cumin cauliflower rice <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1790943504.jpg"> <BR> <BR> D: Roasted chicken pattie, harticot vert French green beans, cauliflower/spinach saute and pomegranated tea <BR> <BR> Dessert: Sweet potatoes/apples and walnuts with ghee and pumpkin spice... <BR> <BR> Snack: olives <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: <BR> AM 10 minute walk <BR>... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:09:58 EST ~ Day 16 : 4/16/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5673953 ~ DAY 16 ~ <BR> <BR> B: Boiled eggs, bacon & pomegranate tea <BR> <BR> L: Tandoori chicken, spinach saag over cauliflower rice & pomegrante tea <BR> <BR> D Roasted chicken pattie, Harticot vert French green beans/bacon, cauliflower saute' with spinach chiffonade & spicy sweet potato salad. <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: <BR> AM: 10 minute walk to bus stop <BR> PM: 35 minute walk home / 30 minute upper body ST and 20 minute kickboxing drills/core workout <BR> <BR> Time: 43:30 <BR> Calories: 261 <B... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:21:56 EST ~ Day 14 & 15 : Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5673069 ~ Day 15 ~ <BR> <BR> B: Paleo blueberry-apple breakfast clafouti <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/5/l650986565.jpg">(W30 recipe) w/pumpkin spice and side of bacon <BR> <BR> RECIPE LINK: <link>www.preppypaleo.com/2012/06/paleo-bl<BR>ueberry-breakfast-clafouti.html </link> <BR> <BR> L: Tandoori chicken, Indian Spinach Saag (homemade) over a bed of cumin scented cauliflower rice / Pomegranate tea <BR> <BR> D: Roasted Chicken breast, <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:30:15 EST ~ Day 13: 4/13/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5671634 ~ DAY 13 ~ <BR> <BR> B: Slept late <BR> <BR> L: Chicken patties and cauliflower/baby spinach saute' / Ginger-pear tea <BR> <BR> D: Chicken patties and cauliflower/baby spinach saute' / Pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> Snack: Olives <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: <BR> Heavy Bag workout: 35 minutes <BR> <BR> ~ Dee <em>247</em> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:12:31 EST ~ Day 12: 4/12/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5670665 ~ DAY 12 ~ <BR> <BR> IF: 18 hours <BR> <BR> B: NONE <BR> <BR> <BR> L: Baked salmon croquettes with green onions, shredded cauliflower, egg & almond flour <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/2/l829491773.jpg"> and cauliflower rice sauteed in EVOO and I mixed in 1 whole shredded zucchini, green onions, sun-dried tomatoes, jalapeno peppers, salt & cracked black pepper to taste / Strawberry cream green tea <BR> <BR> D: Baked chicken wings and cauliflower rice, baby spinach chi... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 19:05:26 EST ~ Day 11: 4/11/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5670127 ~ Day 11 ~ <BR> <BR> IF: 15 hours <BR> <BR> B: Boiled eggs, cantaloupe, honeydew melon, pineapple & grapes / promegranate white tea <BR> <BR> L: Large kale/baby spinach salad with avocado and fresh salsa and roasted chicken breast strips <BR> <BR> D: Chicken patties with lime & salsa; <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l216438234.jpg">cumin, garlic/onion infused cauliflower rice and roasted red/yellow/greens peppers, onions, tomatoes and zucchini. <img src="http://photos-... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 22:41:18 EST ~ Day 10: 4/10/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5669414 ~ Day 10 ~ <BR> <BR> IF: 14 hours <BR> <BR> L: Last of the stuffed chicken breast and french green beans.... sweet potatoes, apples & pecans / pomegrante white tea <BR> <BR> D: Spicy pan sauteed tilapia, roasted zucchini, onions, tomatoes, red/yellow/orange peppers on a bed of cauliflower rice, infused with cumin, ginger & garlic / ginger-pear tea <BR> <BR> SNACK: roasted pecans <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: <BR> AM 10 minute walk <BR> PM 35 minute walk home <BR> <BR> ~ Dee <em>247</em> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:01:23 EST ~ Day 9: 4/9/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5668466 ~ Day 9 ~ <BR> <BR> IF: 14 hours <BR> <BR> B: Blueberries, mango with a few nuts & seeds <BR> <BR> L: Roasted chicken breast stuffed with spinach,sun-dried tomatoes & baby bella mushrooms <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/1/l814728254.jpg"> and Harticort Vert French Green beans with smoked turkey / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> D: D: Spicy Tilapia seasoned with buffalo rub, salt, cracked pepper & sauteed in red palm oil; <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l... Wed, 9 Apr 2014 18:52:49 EST ~ Day 8: 4/8/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5667765 ~ Day 8 ~ <BR> <BR> IF: 15 hours <BR> <BR> B: boiled eggs, bacon and pomegrante white tea <BR> <BR> L: Stuffed chicken breast; French green beans and sweet potatoes & apples sauteed in ghee <BR> <BR> D: Chicken shawarma, roasted veggies and pomegrante white tea <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: <BR> <BR> PM walk home from work: 35 minutes <BR> <BR> PM cardio: Kelly CoffeY 39 minutes to fitness, Step Kickboxing. <BR> Time: 37:11 <BR> Calories: 257 <BR> <BR> ~ Dee <em>247</em> Tue, 8 Apr 2014 22:45:39 EST ~ Day 7: 4/7/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5666984 ~ Day 7 ~ <BR> <BR> IF: 12 hours <BR> <BR> L: Roasted chicken breast stuffed with spinach,sun-dried tomatoes & mushrooms and Harticort Vert French Green beans with smoked turkey / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> 1/4 cup sweet potatoes with sliced apples and pecans cooked in ghee <BR> <BR> D: Chicken Shawarma over a bed of cauliflower rice.. I also added some roasted veggies [ ... grape tomatoes, zucchini squash, onions & red/green peppers] <BR> <BR> Snacks: pecans, sunflowers & pumpkin ... Mon, 7 Apr 2014 23:21:19 EST ~ Day 5 & 6: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5665742 ~ Day 6 ~ (4/6/14) <BR> <BR> IF: 14 hours <BR> <BR> NOON workout: Kelly Coffey-Meyers, Step kick boxing <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/2/l529110475.jpg"> <link>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cm3b<BR>qbp6II4&feature=youtu.be </link> ... "it felt good to finally get a more intense workout in. I think I am finally getting back in the groove!!!! <em>355</em> <BR> <BR> Time: 36:18 <BR> Calories: 262 <BR> <BR> ************ <BR> L: Chicken Tikka Masala (homemade with un... Sun, 6 Apr 2014 13:56:29 EST ~ Day 4: 4/4/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5664639 ~ Day 4 ~ <BR> <BR> B: boiled eggs, chicken chorizo sausage, blueberries <BR> <BR> L: chicken/multi-colored peppers, w/fajita seasoning, sans the tortillas <BR> <BR> Snack: almond butter [... I will not be buying this any time soon!... I eat too much of it! ] <em>101</em> <BR> <BR> D: Zucchini squash (pasta) with sun-dried tomatoes, portabella mushrooms, roasted red/yellow peppers, tomato basil chicken sausage <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/4/l342532436.jpg"> <BR> ...... Fri, 4 Apr 2014 22:20:17 EST ~ Day 3: 4/3/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5664046 ~ Day 3 ~ <BR> <BR> B: boiled eggs, chicken chorizo sausage, apple slices w/pecans & Ghee <BR> <BR> L: Last of the chili & Pomegranate & white tea <BR> <BR> D: baked chicken wings.... no veggies / Pear-Ginger tea <BR> <BR> I wasn't very hungry for dinner. <BR> <BR> <em>311</em> EXERCISE: 55 minute walk home from work... <em>311</em> <BR> <BR> No headache today <em>334</em> , but I didn't feel like I had enough energy for strength training. Hopefully I can get some in over the wee... Fri, 4 Apr 2014 07:26:38 EST ~ Day 2: 4/2/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5662989 Day 2: 4/2/14: <BR> <BR> B: boiled eggs, bacon, sweet potato and blueberries <BR> <BR> L: Turkey/Italian sausage veggie chili - Ginger-pear tea <BR> <BR> D: Almond meal crusted chicken nuggets and kale, <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l147253725.jpg">avocado & salsa salad & Ginger-pear tea <BR> <BR> Dessert: Apple slices & pecans <BR> <BR> <em>91</em> Lots of water!!!! <em>91</em> <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: 55 minute walk home from work. I wasn't able to do ST this ev... Wed, 2 Apr 2014 21:48:32 EST ~ Day 1: 4/1/14: Chris PPC Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5661717 Day 1: 4/1/14: <BR> <BR> B: <BR> Amy's chicken Chorizo sausage <BR> 2 hard boiled eggs <BR> 1/2 cup blueberries <BR> <BR> - Lemon-ginger tea <BR> - Green Tea superfruit / Jasmine Passionfruit with Citrus flavor <BR> <BR> - <em>194</em> Water, water, water <em>194</em> <BR> <BR> L: Spicy Turkey/Italian sausage veggie chilli <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1782879632.jpg">... turkey/Italian sausage veggie chilli... DONE!!!... veggies: Portabella mushrooms, zucchi... Tue, 1 Apr 2014 11:51:41 EST ~ Checkin: 3/31/14 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5661332 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1827619854.jpg"> <BR> <em>311</em> AM Walk to work (bus stop): 10 minutes <BR> <BR> <em>311</em> PM Walk home: 45 minutes <BR> <BR> ... drank my last cup of coffee... <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1907371914.jpg"> <BR> 30 days without coffee!!!!!!... ready for the reset tomorrow. <BR> <BR> <BR> ... I will keep you posted. Wish me luck! ~ Dee <em>247</em> Tue, 1 Apr 2014 00:30:28 EST ~ Chris Kresser's 30 Day Personal Paleo Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5659722 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1127770543.jpg">... I am starting a 30 day reset beginning on April 1st. As most of you know I have been following the paleo/primal lifestyle (low carb) for awhile now. <BR> <BR> ~ An explanation of the reset ~ <BR> <BR> Chris Kresser’s book, "Your Personal Paleo Code" is dedicated to helping you find your personalized approach to Paleo, a balance of feeling your best and enjoying your life without obsessively following a certain way of... Sun, 30 Mar 2014 01:36:07 EST ~ Inspiration from a septuagenarian bodybuilder extraordinaire ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5659646 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/4/l441373519.jpg">... National Senior Health and Fitness Day was celebrated Thursday by aging gym rats everywhere. To mark the occasion, Healthland spoke with the world’s oldest performing female bodybuilder, Ernestine Shepherd. <BR> <BR> At nearly 77 years old, Shepherd is no couch potato. Every day, she wakes up at 2:30 a.m. and runs 10 miles before 5 a.m. After that, it’s on to the gym, where she works as a personal trainer. <BR> <BR> She... Sat, 29 Mar 2014 22:48:52 EST ~ Checkin: 3/29/14 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5659640 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/6/l962217015.jpg">... wow, it's been over 2 weeks since I have posted a blog. <em>101</em> ... but rest assured I have been working out and eating pretty good. <BR> <BR> For the past week I have been walking home and Thursday I did Kelly Coffey-Meyers "Muscle Definition" Workout 1... <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1995195398.jpg"> <link>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHk0<BR>Y4KVsJc </link> ... great workout... <... Sat, 29 Mar 2014 22:42:13 EST ~ PROGRESS REPORT: 3/9/14 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5643582 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/4/l94442976.jpg">.... so while I am not losing "AT ALL" on the scale, I am losing inches so I am concentrating on "NSV = Non Scale Victories"... <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> <em>7</em> My non-scale progress from 2/2/14 - 3/9/14 <em>7</em> <BR> <BR> Starting measurements: 2/2/2014: <BR> <BR> Waist: 34" <BR> <BR> Hips: 45" <BR> <BR> Rib cage: 34" <BR> <BR> Thighs: 27" <BR> <BR> GOAL: Total overall inches to lose: 23 <BR> <BR> ***... Sun, 9 Mar 2014 12:40:09 EST