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Haven't posted a blog in almost a year. Got tired of saying the same things over and over again. But in my absence, I actually DID do something about it. Yes, I FINALLY lost 15 pounds, and I am so excited! Clothes look good on me agin and I ... Read more
42 day countdown
well, as per usual, I have procrastinated and find myself 6 weeks from my summer holiday with 15 pounds still to lose. At this point, I have decided that maybe I can be okay with 10. So, I am following the Oxygen "Bust your Rut" 21 day program... Read more
So, one year ago, I became a vegan overnight and have not looked back. I am proud of that accomplishment. That being said, it has had it's ups and downs. It has not proven to be the miracle weight loss cure i was hoping for. Turns out that i... Read more
I am mindful
yes!!! I finally feel like I am slowly creating the "me" I want and deserve to be. To be clear, the true "me":
-feels confident in her own skin.
-is motivated to exercise and eat right because it makes me strong and healthy, NOT to reach s... Read more
No deprivation here
So, I am tired of people saying "You're vegan?? What do you eat?" as if somehow my choices are limited to tofu and brown rice. Like I must be seriously deprived and have some deep seated desire to torture myself because of some unknown hideous... Read more
Still Vegan - no looking back
I think I am officially Vegan. For the past 5 weeks, I have been living life "as a Vegan". Kind of an experiment born out of my newfound wisdom about animal rights, environmental issues and health. All the information I have been reading is m... Read more
An unexpected surprise
Monday morning, 7:00 Am, moment of truth. I had been following a vegan diet for exactly 2 weeks, however, I had in NO WAY been following a calorie restriction plan. I had been pretty much eating as much as I wanted and whenever I wanted, just ... Read more
In my Vegan quest, I have overloaded myself with stuff to read. Of course, one of the books that started me on my journey was John Robbins "Healthy at 100". I have found myself with a voracious appetite for information about the effects of fac... Read more
Day 9 - Being vegan is the easy part
I know, that sounds ridiculous right? Everybody assumes that a vegan diet is so limited that it would be like Chinese water torture to stick to such a diet. Well, truth be told, the items that are "Off" the list as a vegan are not things I was... Read more
Day 5 as a Vegan
I am absolutely loving the person I am becoming through this experience!! I feel as if I can actually feel every cell in my body rejuvenating and transforming me into a better version of myself. I feel a new level of consciousness and a connec... Read more
The experiment continues...
Day 3 of the 21 day vegan experiment. I totally DO NOT feel deprived. Some of the food I am eating is as good, or perhaps better than what I used to eat as an omnivore. My new addiction is Golden Tofu Scramble (makes 2 servings):
1 T tah... Read more
the 21 day Vegan experiment
Today I am making a choice to embark on an adventure designed to improve my health, reduce my carbon footprint, respect all living creatures and feed my soul.
I believe that all things happen for a reason and that sometimes, difficult situa... Read more
who's that fat chick in the mirror??" - that's what I heard myself saying the other day when I really took a good hard look at what was staring back at me. A 16 pound weight gain in 6 months doesn't look pretty when you stop and REALLY pay atte... Read more
What I appreciate today
Today I appreciate the fact that I have knowledge in my brain that is deemed valuable enough that somebody will pay me to talk about it!
So far, I have also avoided the kitchen after dinner. One more hour and off to bed. Think I may make ... Read more
Things to appreciate other than food.
Well, this is the first blog I have written in 9 months!!! I had hoped that I could find my way to my goal through some other means, but it seems that all roads lead back to SP!!!
I am back and no further along in my weight loss than when ... Read more