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I am glad I entered a blog post for when I started the inflammation protocol. I didn't mark it in my calendar. I finished it and feel great! My hands and ankles in particular are much less inflammed, I can close my hands better and i swear ... Read more
So I started following a 7 day inflammation buster program developed by Thomas De Laurer. It is not the typical fast, you actually get to eat a lot of food but it is of particular organic type and timing. The whole idea is to flush toxin's an... Read more
Cleaning up my nutrition
While my doc doesn't say I am in the "metabolic syndrome" category, I suspected I was and ordered a glucose monitor to start tracking my blood sugar. They are usually in the 117-130 range in the morning fasting, so yes I believe I need to star... Read more
Tracking to stay on track
I'm such an all or nothing type! If I track my food, even poor choices, I do much better than when I start blowing off the logging. Actually, if I log into Sparkpeople and just spin the wheel, I end up doing much better with my food choice... Read more
Slipped but got back up~
Had a terrible food week end. Not prepared and ate somethings I no longer want to. And I FELT the difference in how I felt eating crappy food.
So I'm happy that I'm realizing how food and coffee effect me and it's giving me motivation to... Read more
Why should I be so blown away?
OK so I've been struggling with my weight for....well decades really at this point....maybe only one decade but still........
My Chiropractor suggested a liver/gall bladder cleanse regimen to give them a break from all the fast and proces... Read more
Wednesday even better!
So today I braved the scale and viola, I lost 5# already on this cleanse. It's not a weight loss cleanse, but you do end up losing weight as a part of the light eating. I feel better, less bloated and to see 5# drop so quickly (yes I realize... Read more
So far, so good
Well it's Monday...I made it through the week end of my cleanse with absolutely no problems. The Nutri Clear and whey protein drink is actually not bad at all, I don't have to choke it down and upon reading the plan more closely, I discovered ... Read more
My blog is very telling
You can tell by my blog entries why I struggle...I'm not consistent!!!!
Since my last blog post, my foot pain (which had prevented me from running/walking) was finally correctly diagnosed. It required surgery to fuse the 1st Metatarsal joi... Read more
Well I've done my weight and measurements with Michele as well as the strength testing. Now I will do a time test for my mile run today and have my starting benchmarks for this journey. I've already lost 12 pounds and haven't really changed a... Read more
Back to the gym
I don't know what my problem is......I do enjoy a good work out and I enjoy lifting heavy weights and being so sore two days later! Yet I have gotten out of the routine and was intimidated to again walk in the gym doors. So I joined anot... Read more
So I have been really good at logging my food today, including adding some new foods. It's 8 PM and I've had a total of 836 calories all day.....and I'm hungry despite having had a yummy turkey sandwich for dinner. Not enough fruit and veg fo... Read more
Planning for 2012
Mel is getting married!!! May 11, 2012 and I want to be in the teen sizes by then, Doable but I need to be focused and stay the course. I want to look great in the pictures and wear a fantastic dress!
Plus I've registered for the Se... Read more
2012 and STILL in the same place
But I do feel hope for this year, I'm done being depressed and fat. There's too much life out the4re to live still. My BFF Mel is getting married 5-11-12 and I want to be in the teen size of dress and look fabulous for her wedding pictures ... Read more
2 years later Angela...really
Really, exactly where I was last time I was on here, right at about 278#, feeling worse than I ever have as far as fitness. What is my problem? What is holding me back, I have all the time in the world to do whatever i want, yet I do not... Read more