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well, well, well.... after years, it's the attitude shifts that have helped me lose!
Wednesday, August 03, 2016      1 comments

I don't know what to say. I'm not sure what's happened. Finally at 54 years of age, my body is starting to listen. My body seems to be responding. The scale is registering. I am the one who has tried all sorts of healthy eating styles and is fam... Read more
Looking at myself with softer eyes
Sunday, July 24, 2016      4 comments

I don't know where I initially heard that expression - look at yourself with soft eyes - but I've always remembered it and it helps me whenever I feel like I might get discouraged. When I plateau, when I give in to a craving, when I am not sure ... Read more
A new approach...
Tuesday, March 08, 2016      4 comments

I was reading over my old blogs and noted a real sense of frustration. I've been off sparkpeople for some time and rather than think about what could have been I'm going to move forward and envision the strong, healthy woman that I want to be. T... Read more
here we go (grow?) again....
Sunday, March 29, 2015      1 comments's been a year of me trying something new - HFLC diet. I am no further ahead. Ok, well the only interesting thing is that I don't think about food as much as I used to since high fat eating keeps you full, and fuller for longer periods of... Read more
Things are going backwards, trying to stay positive but....
Friday, November 16, 2012      5 comments

I was off SP for at least a couple of months during my kitchen reno and managed to gain back the 6 pounds that I painstakingly lost. Being a positive person I thought to myself that I had temporarily gotten off track and decided that I would jum... Read more
Healthy, delicious
Saturday, July 07, 2012      2 comments

While raw fooding last year, I stumbled upon so many delicious meals and desserts that really blew my mind, like chocolate pudding made from blending avocado, cocoa powder or raw cacao powder, young coconut, coconut water, vanilla and a touch of... Read more
nutrition confusion...who do we believe?
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      2 comments

well... I am going through a bit of a spell here. I am an avid reader and have been reading about nutrition and nutrition related subjects since I was a teenager. So, almost 40 years later, I like to think that I've learned a thing or two. I hav... Read more
I think I may be on to something here...
Sunday, June 03, 2012      2 comments

Ok, it seems that somethings going to give here. I have blogged about how this was going to be difficult and how it seemed that nothing was happening and how the go is so slow. A couple of days ago I was thinking about my tendencies and how I te... Read more
So much for the healthy banana bread I baked for tomorrow
Monday, May 28, 2012      4 comments

I was done with eating for today and then decided that I would be proactive and bake this wonderful, healthy banana bread recipe for the week. Whole wheat flour, flax, bananas, low sugar, eggs, greek yogurt. I knew it was going to be good and it... Read more
This is going to be harder than I thought
Saturday, May 26, 2012      6 comments

I must be in denial about something. I've been trying hard to figure out where I'm slacking or where I'm cutting corners. One pound down in over 2 weeks doesn't seem like much though I do appreciate that it's one pound down and not one pound up.... Read more
Blame it on PMS
Wednesday, May 16, 2012      3 comments

I go through this every month. A week or so before my period is due I start to think that I'm always hungry. I just had my breakfast of a cinnamon raisin bagel, cottage cheese and a banana. I remember purchasing the small 113 gram PC Blue Menu c... Read more