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Sunny Sunday and things going well

Saturday, September 06, 2014      7 comments

First, the big news- the rest of the nodes that were removed from my fiance came back clear. No more cancer! He will be monitored regularly to catch any suspicious activity early, but for now, things are looking up. I want to say a big heart... Read more

UGH... rainy weekend and yesterday's meals

Friday, August 29, 2014      5 comments

I woke up to cloudy skies, rain and colder temperatures this morning. It had been nice, warm and sunny all this week, but now we are scheduled for a rainy weekend. I know some of the US is in drought, I wish we cold send some of this rain to t... Read more

My Food Plans For The Next Month

Friday, August 29, 2014      5 comments

As some of you may know, I do intermittent fasting. Usually I do it a couple days a week, every week. This week was different. Because I was having to get up early and drive my fiance to appointments, I was skipping breakfast everyday. It wa... Read more

NZ Daffodil Day & Reasons to Celebrate

Thursday, August 28, 2014      3 comments

Tomorrow is Daffodil Day in NZ (I think the US discontinued it, but it is still a big day here in NZ). It is a day to raise awareness & funding for cancer research. Each year since I have been here in NZ, I have always donated. This year, wit... Read more

Chia Seed Popsicles and Low Carb Cheesecake Muffins

Sunday, July 06, 2014      5 comments

So I made a few low carb snacks for the week ahead for my fiance and I to eat. One was chia seed popsicles. You just use any liquid you find refreshing- tea, juice, flavored water (natural or artificial) etc... and add some chia seeds and free... Read more

Update

Wednesday, July 02, 2014      10 comments

Yesterday we went in for the results of the lymph node biopsy- the cancer has spread. The doctor spouted off survival rates at 5 & 10 years, said they could operate later this month and remove more nodes. My fiance's last surgery was rough an... Read more

Woohoo for the weekend

Thursday, June 26, 2014      5 comments

Although it has been a miserable and rainy Friday, I am so glad it is here. I feel like a lot of the stress of the past few months have caught up with me. I feel a good need to unwind. So, despite the dreary and stormy weather, I plan to r... Read more

Could less mean more?

Monday, June 23, 2014      3 comments

Yesterday the NZ Herald had an interesting article about Brazil's latest proposed nutrition guidelines. Gone were the suggestions for servings, calories and specifics. No, Brazil has an idea for a more open and general set of guidelines. The ... Read more

No, I haven't fallen off the edge of the Earth

Saturday, June 21, 2014      2 comments

I know it may seem that way, but things have been flat out busy, crazy and stressful since April. As some of you may know, my fiance was diagnosed with 2 cancers. The first at the end of March, that was removed surgically without any issues. ... Read more

Feels good to be cooking again

Wednesday, June 04, 2014      2 comments

The past 3 weeks have been so chaotic that I seldom cooked full meals. So I was happy to have both the time and energy to fix dinner last night. Although it was a simple meal, it was great to be eating something that wasn't cooked by someone e... Read more

The week is zooming by

Tuesday, May 20, 2014      3 comments

I have been super busy with so many things that my eating has strayed a bit the past few days. No overeating, just making some poor meal decisions out of stress or emotion. I picked up some fresh meats and groceries today to fix some healthy m... Read more

The weekend has been good so far

Saturday, May 17, 2014      4 comments

The weekend has been great so far. The weather was good today & yesterday, some clouds moved in doing the late evening, so Sunday might have rain. With my week being so busy, the fresh vegs I bought earlier in the week were needing to be eaten... Read more

Weight loss is like walking

Wednesday, May 14, 2014      8 comments

After reading some posts from different team members and Spark Friends, as well as looking at my own struggles to lose weight I decided that losing weight is like walking. There are times you will slip or fall When we start out learning ... Read more

Down half a pound, slow but steady

Monday, May 12, 2014      7 comments

So I hopped on the scale this morning and I am down half a pound. Not an amazing loss, but a loss none the less. Hopefully this week I will get the results of the blood work ordered by my GP. I am proud I have stayed on track. Before I would... Read more

Mid-week wrap up

Wednesday, May 07, 2014      2 comments

So the last 3 days have been very busy. Monday was a planned IF ( intermittent fasting/ 5:2) day and that worked out well since I was so busy. Tuesday was busier then planned and without trying, it also became a 5:2 day also. Today I made a 3... Read more


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