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Sugar Blues Day 10
Thursday, September 21, 2017      2 comments

I overate yesterday - veered from my plan that I created, because I couldn't handle the ham in the pea soup. However - only went over by 40 calories, and when I tracked, I was on the generous side in what I thought I ate. I may have eaten ... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 9
Wednesday, September 20, 2017      0 comments

Continuing on with the Challenge - in my way. Today - planning my food and it's an issue because I have an all-school staff meeting from 4:30 - 6:00 - this is our once-a-month late day. Breakfast: My pumpkin apple pancakes with nonfat ... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 8
Tuesday, September 19, 2017      1 comments

Moving forward. This is getting to be a routine. I'm feeling my body craving healthy foods. I'm less hungry. I'm supposed to start my sugar fast today, but I read the challenge too late - I've had about 3 grams of added sugar today. ... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 7
Sunday, September 17, 2017      3 comments

Well... I missed Day 6... and I MISSED Day 6. HAVE to journal. HAVE to journal. HAVE to journal. I did really well on Day 5. I was sweating out the toxins, as I do when I get rid of sugar. I did really well on Day 6 up through dinne... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 5
Friday, September 15, 2017      1 comments

Okay... got through Day 4 just fine, but it was a very busy day and I had a big, late dinner. OTOH, I'm already feeling the grip of sugar disappearing... in bits and pieces. It's really interesting that I'm actually able to feel when... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 4
Thursday, September 14, 2017      2 comments

Okay... yesterday was mixed. I didn't entirely stick with my planned snack last night - had more than I'd planned and went (a little) over my budgeted calories for the day, BUT... didn't eat junk and found that a wedge of laughing cow light... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 3
Wednesday, September 13, 2017      2 comments

Again, I'm grateful for the comments, suggestions, commiseration. Got through yesterday just fine. Actually had one of my apple-blueberry power ... Read more
Sugar Blues Day 2
Tuesday, September 12, 2017      7 comments

Thanks for the support for those who commented. I really appreciate your comments and support! So, after my great intentions, I did NOT have a great day. Today, however, I did. I subbed meditation and some brief exercise for crav... Read more
Sugar Blues
Monday, September 11, 2017      3 comments

The cycle: Eat sugar=being hungry all the time, especially at night=gain weight Cut out sugar=leptin and ghrelin seem to regulate=lose weight I. know. this. However, I can't seem to get rid of the sugar. The sugar is very ti... Read more
Positive for the Day 4/17
Monday, April 17, 2017      2 comments

I'm being really patient with a work situation currently. :-P... Read more
Positive for the Day 4/16
Sunday, April 16, 2017      7 comments

So... yesterday I had a run-in with a Cards Against Humanity party and too many snacks! emoticon However.... I trac... Read more
Positive for the Day 4/15
Saturday, April 15, 2017      4 comments

I went shopping this a.m. I've gone down about 1.5 sizes during the past 14 weeks (ie. during the BLC Challenge 33 round). ... Read more
Positive for the Day
Friday, April 14, 2017      5 comments

We are challenged this weekend (F - M) to write something positive about ourselves each day on a blog. So here goes: I am in much, much better shape than I was a year ago. I now do at least 30 minutes of dance or other things each day, ea... Read more
Fit and Fiber Full Challenge Day 13
Tuesday, September 06, 2016      2 comments

Yup, been missing a few days. We've had company and have been having too much fun to have much time on the computer. Today's challenge is about organizing your freggie bins, but there was also a great article to read that this gem of a c... Read more
Fit and Fiber Full Challenge Day 10
Wednesday, August 31, 2016      5 comments

Falling off a bit on my blogging... Today was about relieving mind-belly stress. We were challenged to do a stress-busting exercise. I meditated, which I try to do for 15 - 20 minutes every day. It helps me stay even keel. What do y... Read more

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