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/ ~ RESET: DAY 28/30 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5952447 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/78624082-e53e-4476-a861-4d5797adb178.jpg">... back to the beginning. I am not doing well right now! <BR> <BR> ... my plan is to start over "AGAIN" on July 5th... no sense in fooling myself, I know that I will not stay on track during the July 4th weekend. <BR> <BR> ... from my Spark and FB friend JEN... <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/467ad5be-ba7a-4e52-8b37-89fa7e25c2a5.jpg">... I'm trying to get here. <BR> <BR> <img... Sun, 28 Jun 2015 22:52:30 EST ~ DAY 21 : 21/30 AND UPDATE ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5948766 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2215e5c2-4f17-47a2-a620-9d0402fad313.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ... so I have not been 100% at least on the weekends, but some how I managed to still lose weight. Here's what I saw yesterday morning on the <em>192</em> <BR> <BR> March: Starting weight: 177 <BR> June 01: 172 <BR> June 20: 169 <BR> <BR> ... I actually weighed to see how much weight that I had "gained" from all the bad eating that I do on the weekends. So needless to say I was r... Sun, 21 Jun 2015 18:51:36 EST ~ RESET: DAY 11/30 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5943705 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/de75cec9-90af-499d-98cb-255e83279094.jpg"> <BR> <BR> In the spirit of accountability here are my stats: <BR> <BR> Starting weight: 177 <BR> Current weight: 172 <BR> Hips: 44" <BR> Waist: 33" <BR> Lower waist (... right below natural waist): 42.5 <BR> Thighs: L: 26" / R: 26" <BR> Rib area (... underneath breast): 33" <BR> <BR> Size: 12 (pants size) <BR> <BR> 10% goal: <BR> Based on starting weight: 159 <BR> Based on current weight: 155 <BR> ... Thu, 11 Jun 2015 21:53:20 EST ~ RESET: DAY 24/30 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5934063 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0c41428e-f78d-490b-92a4-d1b82562d2ee.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Breakfast: Blueberry/Apple Clafouti: <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dd6d1dbd-60de-4ba1-8e72-819b41f21869.JPG"> <BR> <BR> Recipe [... I added apples to this recipe]: <link>www.preppypaleo.com/2012/06/paleo-bl<BR>ueberry-breakfast-clafouti.html </link> <BR> <BR> ************** <BR> <BR> Today: Exercise: 5/23/15: BB BULK Arms is scheduled <BR> <BR> ************** <... Mon, 25 May 2015 15:37:51 EST ~ RESET: Day 23/30 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5933123 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/176c2e62-8168-4149-8c89-a10b7dce8b4c.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Lunch: <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e86042e3-ee1e-4d01-9b75-69154c084557.JPG"> <BR> <BR> Fettucine cut organic zucchini pasta with Italian sausage, baby spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, mushrooms, fresh basil in homemade Alfredo sauce with cracked black pepper.... "A little too much sauce but it was really good!" <em>4</em> <BR> <BR> <em>267</em> ... Sat, 23 May 2015 17:55:22 EST ~ DAY 20/30 and update ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931366 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3f7ce955-4426-447d-8fae-074bd2b3baa3.jpg">... well, I did have coffee! <em>287</em> ... sans the donuts!!!... I figure I will tackle the eating part first and get that under control. I think that I am trying to do too much too fast, so I will continue the coffee for now and eat as clean as possible. <BR> <BR> Exercising is great. Finished month one of Beast Body BUILD... this is my active rest week... Sunday is <em>249</em> of Body Bea... Wed, 20 May 2015 11:30:17 EST ~ RESET: DAY 12/30 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5926790 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/31726560-4fac-4817-b8c8-35cf0d8294b9.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ... Here's what I have been up to: <BR> <BR> Saturday: 5/9/15: Legs <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> Sunday: 5/10/15: Cathe MMA heavy bag workout <em>326</em> ... fun! <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> Monday: 5/11/15: Chest/Tri's and Shoulder [... took a couple of sets from both Chest/tri's/Shoulders and combined them into one exercise routine... ] <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> Scheduled: <BR> ... Tue, 12 May 2015 08:05:09 EST ~ Paleo Reset Challenge: DAY 6 and Update ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5923579 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/1/l710876355.jpg"> Hi guys, just a quick update. <BR> <BR> Well, I followed up with my doctor on April 2nd and here are the results: <BR> <BR> - Weight: 177 (... gained ALL the weight that I lost + one pound!!!!) <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1301220391.jpg">... WHAT!!!!!! <BR> <BR> [ I JUST LOVE THIS PUPPIES FACE!!!!! <em>26</em> ] <BR> <BR> - Cholesterol: 238 ... <em>24</em> [Goal: less than 200] <BR> - ... Wed, 6 May 2015 09:26:31 EST ~ DAY 5 : 5/5/15 AND UPDATE ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5905980 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1674069013.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Hi guys just wanted to update you regarding my reset and my trip to the ER. <BR> <BR> First my reset: ~ DAY 5 ~... is going well! <BR> <BR> EATS: <BR> IF: 16 hours <BR> Lunch: Cabbage soup / apple pecan claflouti / pomegranate white tea <BR> Dinner: TBD <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: AM Cardio: Turbo Jam - 20 minutes [... from the first Turbo Jam dvd set] <BR> <BR> **************** <BR> <BR> ER Follow-up: Ok, s... Sun, 5 Apr 2015 18:38:08 EST ~ How to Have a Paleo Friendly Cheat Day ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5905962 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1382946595.jpg"> <BR> <BR> A version of this article previously appeared on <link>Paleohacks.org </link> <BR> <BR> A few years back, cheat days were all the rage. <BR> <BR> Initially the idea of “stepping out” on your diet was met with skepticism, but as research emerged supporting the idea that taking a day off could actually speed the rate of fat loss, people increasingly jumped on board. <BR> <BR> Cheating isn’t a new idea by... Sun, 5 Apr 2015 17:56:30 EST ~ DAY 17/30 and ER visit ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5894839 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l101029727.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Yesterday morning I had a little scare. When I was getting ready to go to work yesterday morning I had a sudden severe blurring in my right eye... it was very disorienting and lasted for about a minute. My heart starting racing and I got really scared because stroke crossed my mine. I went online to look up symptoms of stroke and although I had the blurring of vision in the one eye, I didn't have the other sympt... Tue, 17 Mar 2015 20:20:46 EST ~ RESET: Day 15/30 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5893382 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l125671262.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> DAY 15/30: I had a brownie <em>28</em> ... so I am quickly getting back on track! <BR> <BR> I am going to prepare a dish called Crack Slaw it is very good ... I prepared some for my weeks lunch last week. <BR> <BR> Here is the link to the recipe: <link>www.food.com/recipe/crack-slaw-low-c<BR>arb-434863 </link> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1746242578.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ... anywa... Sun, 15 Mar 2015 14:17:56 EST ~ RESET: DAY 7/30 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5888706 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/9/l49552610.jpg">... Hi guys I know it's been awhile and you know why, but it's time to get start taking care of "ME" so as of 3/1/15 I started a 30 day reset... the same one I always do based on Chris Kresser's 30 day personal reset. <BR> <BR> I feel good right now and know that this is good for me. I am still grieving, but life goes on and I have to take care of myself and prepare for my next addition to the family... yes, I am ready to sta... Sat, 7 Mar 2015 13:43:40 EST ~ JAZZI : October 7, 1999 - December 21, 2015 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5884593 <em>129</em> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/1/l517981132.jpg"> <em>129</em> <BR> <BR> I am sorry that I have been MIA for awhile, but have not been in a good place for the past few months. On December 21, 2014 my fur baby Jazzi died suddenly in my arms at the age of 15 years and 2 months old. <BR> <BR> A neighbor gave Jazzi to me when she was just 5 weeks old. At the time, my mom was sick with lung cancer and when I brought her home my mom's face lit up that was jus... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 05:21:57 EST ~ Day 19/30: 12/19/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835286 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1024628532.jpg">... always keeping this in mind! <BR> <BR> MEALS: <BR> <BR> IF: 10 hours <BR> <BR> L: Roasted chicken / egg plant, tomatoes, zucchini, mixture (...from a faculty lunch, leftovers sent to the library) / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> D: TBD <BR> ********************* <BR> EXERCISE: <BR> <em>311</em> AM/PM Walk <BR> <BR> <BR> ... as of today, no more coffee, I have found that this is a trigger that starts cravings... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:56:34 EST ~ Day 15 & 16/30: 12/15 & 12/16/14 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5833759 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1508483357.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 12/16/14: <BR> <BR> MEALS: <BR> <BR> IF: 18 hours <BR> L: Roasted chicken, Harticot Vert green beans / pomegranate white tea <BR> D: TBD <BR> <BR> NOTE: This will be an active rest week for me and I will begin P90 Sculpt B next Monday, 12/22/14 with my <em>223</em> ATHENA130 aka Nancy. <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: <BR> <em>311</em> AM/PM Walk <BR> PM: Cardio/Abs - TBD <BR> <BR> ****************** <BR> 12/... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:01:02 EST ~ Is it Safe to Cook with Olive Oil? ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5833142 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1173472301.jpg"> <BR> Is it Safe to Cook with Olive Oil? <BR> <BR> by Chris Kresser <BR> <BR> Olive oil is known for its health benefits, yet many Paleo experts say we shouldn't be cooking with it. Does olive oil stand up to the heat? <BR> <BR> This is a guest post written by staff nutritionist Kelsey Marksteiner, RD. Click here to read her blog or join her newsletter! <BR> <BR> Olive oil has always been a nutrition saint. Its health be... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:48:49 EST ~ Day 14/30 Reset: 12/14/14 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5833006 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1579816346.jpg"> <BR> <BR> MEALS: <BR> <BR> IF: 14 hours <BR> Brunch: almond pancakes, eggs, bacon and pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> D: Bacon wrap w/low carb tortilla, siracha mayo and <em>551</em> large baby spinach salad. <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: <BR> <BR> <em>414</em> REST <em>414</em> <BR> <BR> ***************** <BR> <BR> I am batch cooking lunch for the week now: <BR> <BR> - Roasted olive oil basil chicken (... ran out... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 19:09:45 EST ~ Day 13/30 Reset : 12/13/14 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832427 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/6/l567985225.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Meals: Higher carb day. <BR> <BR> IF: 14 hours <BR> <BR> L: Turkey patty melt on 1 slice rye bread w/slice cheddar cheese / home made oven fries, reduced sugar ketchup / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> D: Fried catfish, large spinach salad w/ranch dressing / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> S: Dark chocolate & pecans <BR> <BR> ******************* <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: <BR> <BR> <em>216</em> AM: Cardi... Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13:54:45 EST ~ Day 11 & 12/30: 12/12/12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831788 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/8/l487929037.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ... late posting this blog, but still on track! <em>211</em> <BR> <BR> ************************** <BR> ~ 12/12/12 ~ <BR> <BR> MEALS: <BR> IF: 18 hours <BR> L: Tandoori chicken, Indian spinach palak paneer / pomegranate white tea <BR> D: TBD <BR> S: Greek yogurt & mangoes???? <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: <BR> <em>311</em> PM Walk <BR> P90 Sculpt A (... A rotation completed... YAY... on to rotation B next week!!... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 07:36:06 EST ~ Day 10/30 Reset : 12/10/14 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5830703 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l156637021.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ... I have to be accountable and admit that yesterday "I REALLY" overdid it!!!!! <em>101</em> ... I feel <em>15</em> .... ugggggh... I love Italian food and yesterday at the meeting they had chicken Alfredo, spinach ravioli, chicken fettucine & French bread w/butter!!!!!... I just absolutely lost my mind... but at the time I have to be honest, I REALLY enjoyed it!... Well, I am done... <BR> <BR> I walked... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 08:01:03 EST ~ Day 9/30 Reset : 12/9/14 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5830132 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/3/l735251009.jpg"> <BR> Meals: <BR> <BR> IF: 15 hours <BR> <BR> B: NONE <BR> <BR> L: Lunch meeting... higher carb day: chicken/pasta/salad <BR> <BR> D: Fried cabbage & Italian Sausage <BR> <BR> S: <BR> **************** <BR> <BR> Exercise: <em>248</em> <BR> <em>311</em> AM Walk to work <BR> <em>311</em> PM Walk home <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1172806829.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ~ Dee <em>211</... Tue, 9 Dec 2014 07:53:45 EST ~ Day 8/30 Reset : 12/8/14 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5829521 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1310004646.jpg"> <BR> Meals: <BR> <BR> IF: 13 hours <em>248</em> <BR> B: NONE <BR> <BR> L: Tandoori chicken / spinach palek paneer w/riced cauliflower & pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> D: Fried cabbage & Italian Sausage <BR> <BR> S: Dark Chocolate/pecans <BR> **************** <BR> <BR> Exercise: <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> <em>362</em> P90 Sculpt A <BR> <em>311</em> PM Walk home <BR> <BR> ~ Dee <em>247</em> <BR> Mon, 8 Dec 2014 08:16:18 EST ~ DAY 6/30 & 7/30: 12/ 6 & 7/2014 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5828822 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1328158118.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Meals: <BR> <BR> IF: 13 hours <BR> B: almond blueberry pancakes / 3 pieces bacon / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> L: NONE <BR> <BR> D: TBD <BR> <BR> **************** <BR> <BR> Exercise: <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> AM cardio: <BR> <BR> Cathes MMA Boxing Round 1 w/conditioning drills <BR> Amy Bento Rumble 2 rounds heavy bag and upper body drills <BR> <BR> Time: 44 mins <BR> Cal: 285 <BR> <BR> *******... Sat, 6 Dec 2014 22:00:25 EST ~ Chris Kresser discusses paleo diet vs. a paleo template ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5828154 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/2/l527406539.jpg">As you guys know I am doing a reset from month to month until I reach my weight loss goal. I wanted to let you know what I am basing my reset on. The following is an article by Chris Kresser, I am following his "Personal Paleo Code" reset. <BR> <BR> Let me know your thoughts. <em>30</em> <BR> ************************ <BR> <BR> Chris Kresser <BR> Let's take back your health — Starting Now. <BR> Beyond Paleo#11 / paleot... Fri, 5 Dec 2014 14:02:20 EST ~ Day 5/30: PP Reset: 12/5/14 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5827967 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/7/l37700706.jpg"> <BR> Meals planned for today: <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> B: none / IF: 12 hours <BR> S: Apple clafouti <BR> L: 2 bacon and baby spinach wraps w/low carb tortilla <BR> D: Tuna croquettes (... like salmon but subbed with tuna) & big baby spinach salad/paleo ranch dressing / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> **************** <BR> Exercise planned for today: <em>248</em> <BR> <em>311</em> PM walk home <BR> <em>362</em> P... Fri, 5 Dec 2014 07:36:59 EST ~ Day 4/30: PP Reset: 12/4/14 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5827387 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2090025986.jpg">... I've been accused of this, I know of worse things that I could be... Love it!!! <BR> <BR> Meals planned for today: <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> B: none / IF: 16 hours <BR> S: Walnuts????? <BR> L: Roasted chicken / large baby spinach salad with raw walnuts w/ ranch salad dressing / pomegranate white tea <BR> D: Chicken/andouille sausage gumbo over riced cauliflower / pomegranate white tea (... the last of this tonight) <BR>... Thu, 4 Dec 2014 08:00:28 EST ~ Day 1: PP Reset : 12/3/14 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5826827 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1673071125.jpg"> <BR> Meals planned for today: <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> B: none / IF: 16 hours <BR> S: Greek Yogurt and French Vanilla protein powder <BR> L: Roasted chicken / Harticot Vert French green beans with small amount of roasted country potatoes / pomegranate white tea <BR> D: Chicken/andouille sausage gumbo over riced cauliflower / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> **************** <BR> Exercise planned for today: <BR> <em>311</... Wed, 3 Dec 2014 07:55:26 EST ~ Day 2/30: PP Reset: 12/2/14 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5826227 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/6/l861619131.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Meals planned for today: <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> B: none / IF: 16 hours <BR> S: Greek Yogurt and French Vanilla protein powder <BR> L: Roasted chicken / Harticot Vert French green beans with small amount of roasted country potatoes / pomegranate white tea <BR> D: Chicken/andouille sausage gumbo over riced cauliflower / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> **************** <BR> Exercise planned for today: <BR> ... Tue, 2 Dec 2014 07:23:36 EST ~ Day 1/30: PP Reset : 12/1/14 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5825617 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1148589486.jpg"> <BR> I'm starting over and today is <em>249</em> of my Chris Kresser Personal Paleo 30 day reset. <BR> <BR> Meals planned for today: <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> B: none / IF: 13 hours <BR> L: Roasted chicken / Harticot Vert French green beans with small amount of roasted country potatoes / pomegranate white tea <BR> D: Chicken/andouille sausage gumbo over riced cauliflower / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> *********... Mon, 1 Dec 2014 07:47:04 EST ~ Update : 11/30/14 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5824982 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/3/l430556240.jpg">... hi guys, it's been awhile, but I wanted to update you. I did only one P90 workout last week, and although I walked everyday I am still behind on my strength training and P90 cardio. Monday I will resume my regular training schedule with my <em>223</em> Nancy aka ATHENA130 and LaDelle aka LAMOURA. <BR> <BR> Nutritionally I have really fallen off. I have been eating "ALL" the wrong things, mainly sweets. While my... Sun, 30 Nov 2014 02:09:14 EST ~ Day 17/30 Reset ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5819348 <em>213</em> Quick update... <BR> <BR> I didn't exercise over the weekend. I walked this week from work and yesterday I did P90 Sweat A & Ab Ripper A. Trying to stay on track this week. <BR> <BR> Goals for the week: <BR> <BR> W: P90 Sculpt A <BR> TH: P90 Sweat A & Ab Ripper A <BR> F: P90 Sculpt A <BR> S: Saturday Special (Cardio HIIT) <BR> Su: REST <em>414</em> <BR> <BR> ... my eating has not been perfect either, but I am improving that one day at a time. I am going through... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 07:53:46 EST ~ Reset/P90 Update: 11/9/14 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5815229 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/2/l521684043.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ~ Day 9/30 Reset ~ <BR> <BR> B: IF 14 hours <BR> L: Cabbage noodles and Italian sausage <BR> D: Kale & tuna croquetts <BR> Snack: pecans/raisins <BR> <BR> Day 9/90 - Exercise: <BR> <BR> PM Walk home <BR> Sweat A & Ab Ripper <BR> <BR> <BR> ~ DAY 8/30 Reset ~ <BR> <BR> IF: 15 hours <BR> L: Cabbage noodles and Italian sausage <BR> D: Kale and baked catfish fillets <BR> <BR> Day 9/90: Exercise: Sculpt... Tue, 11 Nov 2014 23:49:42 EST ~ Day 7/30 Reset / 7/90 P90: Week in review ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5813926 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1343926181.jpg">... so a week has passed and all is going great. I wanted to check-in with a review of my week and more information about the P90 rotation. <BR> <BR> <em>550</em> NUTRITION <em>551</em> : <BR> <BR> My diet has been pretty good, but I did drink coffee with cream last week. Starting tomorrow I will give up the coffee and start drinking tea again. <em>106</em> This week I will try to post some of my meals for account... Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:43:40 EST ~ Day 1/30: Personal Paleo reset & P90 (90 day) challenge ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5809794 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1291732007.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Quick update: <em>249</em> ... Chris Kresser's 30 day Personal Paleo reset and also starting today I will be doing a 90 day P90 challenge (.... the new P90 workout) with NANCY aka ATHENA130 and VEGMO80. I will try to post most days and will update you later regarding the P90 workouts. <BR> <BR> ~ Dee <em>247</em> Mon, 3 Nov 2014 08:07:32 EST ~ DAY 3/30: Personal Paleo Code ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5772914 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1291732007.jpg">... DAY 3 and I feel great! <BR> <BR> Menu for the day: <BR> <BR> B: 2 homemade canned garlic pickles and pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> L: Sausage & cabbage noodles (Everyday Paleo recipe) <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1361441444.jpg"> <link>everydaypaleo.com/sausage-n-cabbage-<BR>noodles-with-fried-apples/ </link> ... pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> D: Baked catfish & Tilapia filets w/large ... Wed, 3 Sep 2014 21:47:16 EST ~ 30 Day Reset beginning on: Sept. 1st and my new toy! ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5767182 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1127770543.jpg">... so I am restarting the 30 day reset beginning on September 1st. On my first 30 day reset I lost from 176 to 158 over the course of 3 months. This was my first 10% weight loss goal. I have in the meantime, maintained my weight and I am ready to try to reach my final 10% weight loss goal of 15 pounds or 142 pounds. Normally in the body weight reset process it is suggested that one should allow at least 6 months for the ... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:26:22 EST ~ Day 1/60 Piyo ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5757534 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/5/l953062839.jpg">... I will begin Week One today of BB Piyo 60 day program. I previewed it over the weekend and tried a couple of the exercises and I really enjoy the structure of this program. Very unique and interesting moves, all using just your body weight. <BR> <BR> ... As I mentioned in a previous blog, I want to give conventional lifting of weights a rest, however, for problem areas, like triceps, core and lower body, I am going to... Mon, 11 Aug 2014 11:54:58 EST ~ Day 11/30: Personal Paleo Code (PPC) ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5757362 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/2/l628793670.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Day 11: 8/11/14 <BR> <BR> IF: 13 hours <BR> <BR> L: smoke turkey sausage, large baby spinach salad with sliced mushrooms, tomatoes & paleo ranch dressing / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> D: TBA <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/2/l529683275.jpg"> ~ Dee <em>247</em> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:10:33 EST ~ DAY 6/30: Personal Paleo Code (PPC) ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5754741 ~ Day 6: 8/6/14: <BR> <BR> Breakfast: 1/2 apple, walnuts and pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> Lunch: Butter chicken over riced cauliflower and multicolor peppers / pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> SNACK: walnuts <BR> <BR> Dinner: Chicken patties, Harticot Vert green beans & pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: AM/PM walks: 2 hours <em>311</em> <BR> <BR> ~ Dee <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> PS: .... my Plyo package should be here Friday.... <BR> <BR> [This shipment is sche... Wed, 6 Aug 2014 23:14:25 EST ~ DAY 4/30: Personal Paleo Code (PPC) ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5753236 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/2/l225929433.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ~ Day 4: 8/4/14: <BR> <BR> BREAKFAST: 1/4 cup blueberries, walnuts & pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> LUNCH: Roasted chicken legs & Harticot vert green beans/mushrooms; pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> DINNER: Salmon croquettes & Harticot vert green beans/mushrooms and country potatoes (very tiny serving); pomegranate white tea <BR> <BR> EXERCISE: <BR> <BR> <em>311</em> AM/PM Walk: 90 minutes <em>311</e... Mon, 4 Aug 2014 22:19:29 EST ~ DAY 3/30: Personal Paleo Code (PPC) & Update ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5752334 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1791890832.jpg">... Hi guys, it's been awhile I know. I have been staying on track with my eating as well as walking and exercising regularly. I have actually changed my exercise routine recently. Instead of doing the conventional strength training workouts lifting dumbbells/the barbell, I have decided to do pilates and body weight only lower body exercises for awhile. <BR> <BR> I decided to do this because I walk between 90 - 100 minu... Sun, 3 Aug 2014 15:44:47 EST ~ 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