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When a cold isn't a cold

Monday, February 08, 2016      12 comments

I have not been feeling well since Wednesday evening. Initially, I thought that I must be coming down with a cold. It's cold and flu season. Is it not? Well, after several days of rest, increased fluids, ginger tea, essential oil use and... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What a difference a year makes ...

Sunday, February 07, 2016      128 comments

Roughly a year ago (February 8, 2015) I ran my third 5k. I am hoping it will not be my last. It has been 47 weeks since it became evident that I was injured and I would eventually learned I had a fractured pelvis. A fracture that appears to ha... Read more

Leptin Experiment Check-In #6

Wednesday, February 03, 2016      15 comments

Well, I have clocked 66 days in the ongoing leptin experiment. And, has it been interesting! Here's the score* ... 66 days clocked with 20 days excellent, 22 days so-so, and 24 days poor. During this 66 day period I have tried a ... Read more

Still processing Mastering Leptin

Monday, February 01, 2016      6 comments

I believe I began reading "Mastering Leptin" by Byron J. Richards and Mary Guignon Richards in November. The book contains SO MUCH information that I am still processing it. I really do want to blog the book; but, it feels overwhelming. ... Read more

Ongoing challenge

Sunday, January 31, 2016      21 comments

This pelvic fracture has been challenging to say the least! Friday marked 46 weeks since it became evident that I was injured. I am 34 weeks post fracture diagnosis. At the time of diagnosis I was initially told expect a 3 - 6 month rec... Read more

Re-visitng Tolerance and Consistency

Sunday, January 24, 2016      22 comments

Following months of frustration related to exacerbation of pelvic symptoms, I decided to try something different. For those of you that do not know, I was diagnosed with a pelvic fracture in June 2015. Best guess now is the fracture actually occ... Read more


Monday, January 18, 2016      16 comments

I have read a couple of blogs in recent days that have me thinking about consistency. Consistency is huge! Small changes, executed CONSISTENTLY, lead to powerful transformations. Sound familiar? Our dear SparkPeople creator, Chris Downie know... Read more

Inflammation ... How do I know?

Sunday, January 17, 2016      10 comments

The following question was asked of me ... Jeanne, can you tell us how you know when you're experiencing an inflammation reaction? Is it something obvious like pain and swelling, or something more subtle? My response was as follows: ... Read more


Friday, January 15, 2016      13 comments

The definition of tolerate by Merriam-Webster's dictionary is as follows: Simple Definition of tolerate : to allow (something that is bad, unpleasant, etc.) to exist, happen, or be done : to experience (something harmful or unpl... Read more

Coming in for a landing ...

Tuesday, January 12, 2016      17 comments

On June 1, 2014 I joined the At Goal & Maintaining + Transition to Maintenance team
gid=1111 and began my transition to maintenance. I thought it would take ... Read more

Leptin Experiment Check-In #5

Monday, January 11, 2016      10 comments

It has been a while since I last checked in regarding the leptin experiment. I initiated it at the end of November and committed to running it through the end of December. Well, the end of December has come and gone and the experiment continu... Read more

Glutin elimination, leptin experiment, weight trend ...

Friday, January 08, 2016      12 comments

How's everyone doing out there? Hard to believe that the first week of the year has already passed. Wow! I've found myself in a deeply reflective state in recent weeks. I am in the second week of a gluten elimination diet which seems to be ... Read more

Snow on Local Peaks

Saturday, December 26, 2015      16 comments

Could not resist sharing this image ... We could certainly use more snow. Come on ol' man winter ... you can do it! ... Read more

Leptin Experiment Check-In #4

Sunday, December 13, 2015      16 comments

Since I commented about my ongoing leptin experiment in this week's post to the Penguin Awareness Day Maintenance Challenge thread, I thought I may as well go ahead and post it as a Leptin Experiment Check-In as well. www.sparkpeopl... Read more

This is not about deprivation

Wednesday, December 09, 2015      18 comments

I learned a new term - anorexic metabolism. I was introduced to this term while reading Mastering Leptin by Byron J. Richards, CCN & Mary Guignon Richards
m/books/mastering_leptin.php A... Read more

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