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Brussel sprouts
Monday, January 23, 2017      4 comments

My dog loves brussel sprouts. It's hilarious, because he'll beg and beg for them when I cook them. He eats most vegetables, except lettuce. My husband says that the dog will eat anything I eat, which is kind of like children. My son will eat... Read more
Sunday Football
Sunday, January 22, 2017      0 comments

Well, today was a lazy and a busy day all at the same time. What? How does that happen? Well, I awoke early this morning and lazed around and watched t.v. for a bit, while drinking coffee. Eventually, I changed and worked out, then took the do... Read more
Must. Have. Sleep.
Saturday, January 21, 2017      0 comments

So, I started my day by working the concession stand at my school's BB tournament. It was great. Also, I passed up pizza, which is huge for me. I was still a little tired from many nights of not sleeping when I came home. I had a million thing... Read more
Fasting and weight loss
Friday, January 20, 2017      3 comments

I started my Daniel's Fast almost 3 weeks ago. I decided to log my calories and nutrition this year, which I'm glad I did. I found that I was taking in so few calories and realized that was why I have been so fatigued in years past. I started... Read more
Oops...Way, way too much salt
Thursday, January 19, 2017      2 comments

For some reason I crave salt all of the time. I put it on everything. Uggg. I find myself dumping it and dumping it on on my food. It tastes wonderful and I keep wondering when I'm going to blow up with salt. Anyone else have this problem?... Read more
My crazy kitty cat
Wednesday, January 18, 2017      3 comments

I sit here sweaty, smelly and reeking of workout smells. Everyone else is keeping their distance, but not my crazy kitty Katniss. It's amazing how much animals love us no matter how smelly, fat, crazy or out of this world we are. For Christma... Read more
So, tired...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      2 comments

It's so rough when my hubby keeps me up with his snoring. I feel like I move through the motions of the day. So, today I was so tired that I was super wound up and unable to stay on task with anything. Of course my students loved it. One was t... Read more
"Remember who the enemy is..."
Monday, January 16, 2017      6 comments

I was watching "Hunger Games " last night and this morning. They said this to Katniss a few times in the movie and it had me thinking. Who is the real enemy in my weight loss journey? Am I? Is food? Is it the unrealistic goals I set? Maybe th... Read more
Still going at it..
Saturday, January 14, 2017      0 comments

Today is the 13th day of my fast and God has blessed me in healthy ways I didn't expect. I decided to continue to track my calories, even though I am doing the Daniel's Fast. It's an eye opener how eating a vegan diet free of preservatives, al... Read more
I didn't have surgery
Thursday, January 12, 2017      4 comments

I went to my yearly, female exam yesterday. The doctor comes in and is talking to me about my weight loss and keeps mentioning surgery. I finally said that I never had surgery. He made a comment about being surprised how much I had lost on my o... Read more
Let's do this!
Monday, January 09, 2017      1 comments

My motivation is spotty when it comes to exercise, energy to exercise and time to exercise, but all comes down to motivation. I am doing the Daniel's Fast and those year I am tracking my calories while on it. I'm not really following the calor... Read more
Day 3 DF
Wednesday, January 04, 2017      1 comments

Today is my 3rd day of the Daniel's Fast. It's rough at times when those around you aren't doing it, so they aren't subject to not eating. I am blessed and feel blessed to be encouraged by those around me. This year I am praying for health an... Read more
Day 2:DF
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      1 comments

So, I was a little curious this year, so I tracked my calories yesterday and today for the Daniel's Fast. I didn't realize how low they are during the liquid fast part. I am going to do better about adding in peanut butter, oats, and flax you h... Read more
Today is the day.
Monday, January 02, 2017      1 comments

It's that time of the year, again. Today, I begin the Daniel's Fast. I'm looking forward to it, but sometimes I have to remind myself it's about spirit... Read more
Trying to be...
Friday, December 30, 2016      2 comments

Positive when I'm exhausted from a lack of sleep. I'm trying to stay positive after I bombed the holidays. How am I supposed to maintain a healthy lifestyle if I continue to make bad choices? I did work out, which was a positive. Back on trac... Read more

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