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/ ~ ... questioning a friendship ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5997286 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/80df060d-462c-4276-85fb-53649e40cc16.jpg">... or so I thought. Let me start at the beginning. <BR> <BR> I have known Van for over 30 years. In high school we were inseparable... we both spent time with each others families, so you could say that we were like family... sisters. <BR> <BR> We graduated from high school and took our different paths in life, she joined the Navy and I got a job. So through the years we had lost contact with on... Mon, 14 Sep 2015 12:52:28 EST ~ RESET: DAY 11/30 and UPDATE ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5996765 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9ec147db-1fa8-4e13-b0f8-422aa6e71103.jpg">... I know it's been awhile since I have written a blog but I have actually been on Face Book participating in challenges with some of my Spark friends. I still want to be active on SP but sometimes I just don't have enough time in the day to update the way I would like to. <BR> <BR> ... so what's been going on with me???? Well, I started another paleo/primal/low-moderate carb reset and I am in m... Sun, 13 Sep 2015 18:43:31 EST ~ Update ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5967994 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c5fa7992-7c79-4ad6-9f62-1ff1cb0e1f35.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ... it's been awhile and a lot has going on since my last blog. <BR> <BR> A couple of weeks ago, while I was at work, there was blood in my urine with other symptoms of urgency, slight pain and pressure in my abdomen during urination, etc. When I got home, there was visually no blood in my urine and all of the symptoms had resolved as well. I called my doctor and left a voice mail descr... Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:08:07 EST ~ Day 2/21 : July 6 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5956795 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/eb07f9ba-8df9-414f-b8b9-49f6167013af.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Day 2 <em>248</em> <BR> <BR> What I accomplished: <BR> <BR> - Drank coffee "black" <BR> <BR> - IF (intermittent fast) for 17 hours (... rest digestive system after the binge I <BR> <BR> just came off of) <BR> <BR> - <em>311</em> 55 minutes home <BR> <BR> MEALS: ... I ate light yesterday <BR> <BR> Greek yogurt / fresh organic blueberries <BR> Baked salmon patties / turnip gr... Tue, 7 Jul 2015 07:58:14 EST ~ How Tight Clothing Can Put Your Health at Risk ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5956371 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a8a2e660-5e6a-43e7-897c-b1276d015a50.png">by Cathe <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/943dc117-5908-478e-890e-0a5fa8dd0f01.jpg"> How Tight Clothing Can Put Your Health at Risk <BR> <BR> If you have a body you’re proud of, thanks to hours of lifting weights and watching your diet, you may on occasion show it off by wearing something form fitting, but make sure it’s not TOO constrictive. As a recent news story showe... Mon, 6 Jul 2015 11:56:01 EST ~ PRIMAL CHALLENGE DAY 1/21 ~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5955972 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/36db2c7e-5c90-4a2b-a760-b5415f5f4b32.jpg"> <BR> <BR> ~ Day 1 Reset: July 5th ~ <BR> <BR> I am starting over, again, today. But this time I am going to jump start with a 21 day challenge instead of 30 since I am starting on day 5. I will start a 30 day reset on August 1st. <BR> <BR> ********************* <BR> <BR> On the menu today: <BR> <BR> IF: 18 hours <BR> <BR> MEAL for the day: <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/463887... Sun, 5 Jul 2015 18:55:54 EST ~ 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