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Follow up from Most Popular Blog

Friday, September 11, 2015      3 comments

I just re-read the blogpost that was voted most motivational blog post for 1/29/15. As usual I can talk a good talk and write a good post....but can i really make right choices consistently? I just spent a month in the hospital for respira... Read more


Sunday, August 23, 2015      7 comments

Hi. I have not weighed myself lately. At last check I had regained all the loss i had achieved over a year ago with the Eat to Live program. Now I am struggling to live by the parameters that eating plan lays down. I have really been strugg... Read more

The Beast Unmasked

Saturday, July 25, 2015      9 comments

So. When i was in the hospital on HUGE doses of steroids for a month....i actually lost a few pounds thanks to the portion controls in the hospital food. I was ALWAYS hungry there. So when I got home i went a little wild. Whole wheat bagel... Read more


Sunday, July 19, 2015      9 comments

I just completed 24 days in the hospital. In the hospital ---on tons of IV steroids--my appetite was mammoth. I would eat a full plate of food---as much as I could get them to send me---and would be hungry before I took the last bite. I'm the... Read more

Changing the Tide

Saturday, June 27, 2015      2 comments

I just got out of the hospital where i was for 9 days on HIGH doses of IV steroids. Usually I can guarantee a 20 lb weight gain in the time spent in the hospital and then another 20 at home. HOwever this time, despite eating fairly hefty meal... Read more

Some thoughts Borne of a Long Hospital Afternoon.

Sunday, June 21, 2015      4 comments

Today is day 7 of my hospital stay. Now the docs say I can (maybe) go home this coming Tuesday. My lungs are improved ...but my BP has been through the sky. The doctors want to try yet one more pill for Hypertension to try to get a grip on i... Read more

Where is my Spark?

Tuesday, June 16, 2015      6 comments

Yes, here I am once more: in the hospital struggling to breath. I have severe asthma and have been admitted once more for at least a week of IV steroids (Solule Medrol). This drug causes me intense hunger and can usually be counted on for at l... Read more

DRATS: Computer Issues

Thursday, June 11, 2015      5 comments

I had reached 40 + consecutive spins on the spark wheel. And then my computer cord died...only we thought it was the battery. So Ii ordered a new battery -only to find that that was not the problem. And for some odd reason- my Kindle refuses ... Read more

From the Murky Depths....

Tuesday, May 26, 2015      7 comments

As I had reported in my last post, I've been floundering badly. BADLY---as in large soft serve cone with sprinkles....and then eggplant parm on a roll fo... Read more

Singlemindedness VS mindlessness

Saturday, May 23, 2015      5 comments

It's been a week of ups and downs. I weighed last week and was at a new low...had lost two more pounds. Then. Well I got cocky....and every single day of the week there was some kind of diversion from the straight and narrow. I did not re-w... Read more

Learning New "Tricks"

Friday, May 01, 2015      5 comments

so I am proud to say that I have evaded every obstacle and every rogue temptation that has come along. I went shopping (twice) and spent WAY too much money. My already high bill was augmented by purchasing the ingredients for a yummy 3 Bean Ve... Read more

Sunday Rest

Sunday, April 19, 2015      2 comments

I am on Day 3 of my six week "induction" to the EAT TO LIVE program put together by Dr. Joel Fuhrman. So far I have stuck to the plan perfectly. This morning (3:00 AM) I had two mini whole wheat bagels with vegan cream cheese....which is allow... Read more

A New Six Week Start

Friday, April 17, 2015      7 comments

4-17-15 Day Two Yesterday I finally did it. I put together a perfect day. I went out to eat at a new restaurant where they had all kinds of yummies. I had a salad.: a giNORmous salad….and was satisfied. While a friend was driving me t... Read more


Thursday, April 02, 2015      6 comments

I am not snacking on sugar. I am making recipes that conform to the Eat to Live program. A program that has helped thousands of people lose astronomical amounts of weight. I myself have lost 30 pounds on it. I know what i am doing wrong and i... Read more


Wednesday, April 01, 2015      5 comments

A week ago, after eating poorly for a couple of weeks (by poorly, i mean not perfectly. Meals were ok but too much eating out and some snacking). I decided to get in gear with the Eat to Live Program once again as it is the only thing that has ... Read more

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