READI2LIVE's SparkPeople Blog READI2LIVE's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Doing great... This is my second day of my new job and I love it. The people I work with and for are wonderful. They are very compassionate and caring, which is a complete change for me. I'm used to working for selfish, ignorant people, so this is a nice change of pace. I am doing fairly well with my lifestyle changes. I still haven't had a drink, and I am eating more fruit and veggies than I ever have. I can tell my self esteem is boosting a little more each day. We have a wedding coming up soon f... Tue, 20 Mar 2007 22:10:08 EST Made it a week.... This week has been easier than I thought. I am in love with new drug of choice-replacing the booze. I feel a little better every day and feel like I am gaining some control back. I haven't had a drink in 16 days, and my wonderful, sweet Brent has been by my side all week. 10 years with him have motivated me to be a better person. <BR> I bought more fresh fruit and veggies today-looking forward to the new recipes I am trying this week. I love what I have found at sparkpeo... Sat, 17 Mar 2007 23:32:44 EST Day one I went to Wal mart today and bought The Smoothie Blast, strawberries, cranberry and orange juice, grapes, and yogurt. I am trying to stick to a mainly liquid diet this week to detox or cleanse my body. I am not afraid of the choices I am making, I am only afraid to die. I am not ready. <BR> I am sick to boot, the flu or something going around. I am hoping the vitamin and change in diet will assist in getting rid of that bug. <BR> I am looking forward to trying new foods and expanding m... Tue, 13 Mar 2007 21:57:11 EST