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IVORY1825
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Whole Foods and Nutrition
Tuesday, April 08, 2008      2 comments

This is my update on whole foods and slowing down. I'll start with slowing down ... I'm still working on it. I almost never remember to eat slowly unless it's dinner and I'm with my husband (who eats slowly) or I'm on the last two bites of ... Read more
Recipes for Future
Sunday, April 06, 2008      0 comments

I want to leave some thoughts here on things to make for dinner: Chicken Caesar Salad Chicken Divan Southwest Chicken and couscous Continuing from the Origion Diet book Microwave a sweet potato for a snack with cinnamon Add ... Read more
Priorities
Saturday, April 05, 2008      0 comments

As part of my new goal to slow down, I am using Spark mini-goals to help me out. One of these is blog my progress (good news to all my interested readers out there in Sparkland). The other is to occasionally examine my priorities. So, here is my... Read more
Slowing Down
Friday, April 04, 2008      1 comments

I think I need to battle the hurdle of eating too quickly. I know I eat fast, I have for as long as I can remember. There are a number of contributing factors: 1. My family communicated quickly and loudly while eating. You essentially have ... Read more
New Eating Plan
Thursday, April 03, 2008      1 comments

Ok. New plan for eating. 1) eat whole and natural foods for the next week (starting Mon.) and see if it affects how I feel. If no change, then I'll change the plan after that.... Read more
Checking ingredients ...
Thursday, April 03, 2008      1 comments

Thanks to LOVINGHIM555, I've learned that I should read the ingredients even more carefully, so I'm going through my usuals and listing the interesting items, and then figuring out if I should replace them. I am only blogging chemicals and proba... Read more
MSG?
Thursday, April 03, 2008      1 comments

So, this week I was meant to eliminate MSG from my diet. So, I went label reading and hunting for MSG, and you know what, I already have eliminated it from my diet. I was pretty amazed. I think it helps that I eat mostly real food now, fruits, v... Read more
Challenge Myself
Wednesday, April 02, 2008      1 comments

I've discovered that being a competitive person is really useful when dieting. Especially when you have any other people trying to lose weight around you, because it really can be all about competition (as long as nobody loses). I really jumped ... Read more
Elimination Fun
Monday, March 31, 2008      0 comments

I'm going to start eliminating things from my diet in 2 week segments to see if I can find any links I was unaware of. This should be exciting. Here is my list to work on: MSG Aspartame Corn Dairy Soy Wheat Sugar Eggs Thi... Read more
Healthy Fibro?
Thursday, March 27, 2008      0 comments

Being healthy with fibromyalgia is like living a paradox. I work out plenty, I am strong, I have a certain amount of endurance, my heart can recover well, in all the most testable ways, I am very healthy. However, I get killed walking up a fligh... Read more
Diet Soda Issues
Tuesday, March 25, 2008      0 comments

I cannot take one more uninformed news article about the diet soda problem. Just in case you aren't aware, let me sum up the two recent studies that have started this nonsense: 1) rats fed artificial sweetener ate more calories than rats fe... Read more
Calorie Cycling
Friday, March 21, 2008      1 comments

I am stuck in a bit of a plateau, and therefore, I am going to cycle calories for a bit, while staying on the zone. Fun. Here is my calorie plan: Today: 1227 3/22: 1700 3/23: 2100 3/24: 600 (fast day) 3/25: 1200 3/26: 1700 3/27:... Read more
Counting Calories in Restaurants!
Wednesday, March 19, 2008      1 comments

http://www.dwlz.com/restaurant
s.html Go Here for info on restaurant calorie counts!... Read more
3/15/08 Measurements
Saturday, March 15, 2008      0 comments

Well, I'm wearing size 10 pants now, so this should not be half bad: waist: 32 hips: 39 chest: 34 bust: 40 thigh: 20.5 arm: 12 wrist: 6 Yay!... Read more
Updated Measurements
Thursday, February 14, 2008      0 comments

Measurement time again: *Neck - 13 *Chest - 35 *Bust - 43 *Waist - 34 *Hips - 40 *Upper Thighs - 20 *Upper Arms - 12.25 *Wrists - 6 Yay!!... Read more

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