Oh my, oh my! I've gone from being fairly disinterested in food to having periods in the day...usually late afternoon and evening...when I feel the obsession with food is back, and I'm acting on it! My skinny jeans are feeling a tad uncomfortab... Read more
Interesting things have been showing up in my inbox lately. Today, for example was a story someone shared about a woman who survived the holocaust. She related that her last words to her brother, they were both youngsters, were angry and critica... Read more
Meet Bo, the newest member of our family. We rescued him about a month ago and today's his birthday...5 years old. It's been 3 years since we lost Lucy, our last Standard P... Read more
Hi Spark friends, I think I last posted here sometime in June! For some reason, still unclear to me, I had stopped receiving email notifications from Spark and it just became too time consuming to try to navigate the site without those prompts. ... Read more
Little Help, Please!
Yes, I've been MIA and aside from my busy life the problem has been that SparkPeople has stopped sending me emails to notify me of mail, posts and messages. I've checked my account settings and that seems to be ok. Anyone know who to contact and... Read more
Trail's end for Mr. Wonderful
I'm off to pick up Mr. Wonderful this weekend. Have a wedding to go to first and then as soon as I get up tomorrow I'm off to Delaware to meet the weary warrior and bring him home....But, not without spending a few days at the beach. He unfortun... Read more
My birthday present to me!
As I arrived at the gym this morning I spotted a female mallard duck who looked like she was just sitting on one of those sewer grates at the curbside. I spoke to her and tossed her a piece of popcorn I found on the floor of my car and then went... Read more
What's next? Results and musings
I thought it would have been harder
Weight down 11 pounds to 131.4
Waist down 2 inches to 29”
Hips down 1 inch to 37.5”
Body Fat down 2% to 22.3%
BMI down 2 to 20.5
Other physical results are that the arthritis pain in my h... Read more
Day 30-Juice Feasting Completed!
I have been craving fruit juices all day. Oranges and mango first thing this morning. Then pineapple, apple and bok choy (I made myself put in some veggies) and this evening I think I’ll have watermelon and pear.
Probably the most important... Read more
Day 29-One More Day!
A much brighter day today. I think my good cry yesterday was just what I needed. Today I have been grocery shopping for foods that I haven’t had around for a month or more. What fun! And when I stopped to pick up my order from my org... Read more
Day 28-Three Days to Go
I had a crummy day yesterday, the first one since starting this juice feast. Physically I felt fine, but I was pretty out of sorts mentally. Just plain crabby. I don’t do crabby well. Today is even crummier. Nothing works. I want to go crawl in ... Read more
Day 24-People Pleasing
B blueberries, celery, orange, pear, ginger
L posted early...no lunch or dinner yet
I swear, sometimes I am like a dog with a bone. I picked up my people pleasing phone call that I blogged about ... Read more
Day 23-Hippocrates Was Right
B oranges, mango, coconut water, kiwi, ginger--yum
L tomatoes, spinach, mesclun, celery, scallions, carrots, cuke
D kale, pears, ginger
Oh I can’t begin to tell you the mental/emotional changes that this juicin... Read more
Day 21-Tired of Juicing
B cantaloupe, coconut milk
L grapefruit, apples, spinach, mesclun
D fennel, carrots, pineapple, bok choy
Well, I’m not really tired of drinking juice, just of making juice! I’d love for some handsome juice chef to serve it... Read more
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Day 16-The Juice Thief
B cantaloupe, coconut water
L tomato, celery, cuke, zuke, parsley, scallions, bok choy, sprouts
D carrots, beet, pineapple, oranges--beautiful color!
I made my favorite cantaloupe juice this morning by using the Vitamix... Read more