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this is something i posted in a forum, but felt compelled to repeat it here.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013      6 comments

today's new day. i am proud to say that i did NOT cave in to accepting a soda my neighbor offered me or running out and buying candy. I am still in the throws of trying to figure what sort of lifestyle diet to follow. apparently the diabetic tra... Read more
sugar, carbs, and salt... oh my!
Tuesday, August 13, 2013      5 comments

okay. i'm struggling to keep my sugar and carbs in check and i realize that even though i don't add salt to anything i bake or cook, unless it's absolutely needed ... still somehow i eat way over the limit of salt allowed for a healthy body. TH... Read more
The evil equation; sad+dislike of authority+no self control+resentment+sweet tooth=carb cravings
Wednesday, August 07, 2013      3 comments

i should mention, the dislike of authority pertains to me telling myself no. no you can't have this or that for whatever reason.... Read more
Friday, August 02, 2013      1 comments

gm. :) seriously considering working a modified Paleo Diet into the Belly Fat Cure. I just don't know what to do. It's easy to choose all the healthiest foods when you have extra money, but with three kids still living at home, it's tough and ... Read more
When the only medicine for a breaking heart seems like chocolate cake...
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      4 comments

no... i won't cake, er, cave in... but, omg... i really want to just dig in to a whole chocolate cake with a side of mcdonalds. i will not. i will just keep putting off insatiable need for crap until my snack time... then i will stick to the ... Read more
Damned Carbs... and Damned Trying To Spread Them Out Evenly..
Monday, July 29, 2013      4 comments

Okay... i realize i'm not supposed to eat candy bars and gelotti's, but, my "willpower" stinks when I'm around 5 or 6 other people happily slurping down their icy treats or candy treats. I really let this weekend go to hell in a hand basket. S... Read more
Gonna have to buy the book..
Friday, July 26, 2013      1 comments

I am trying out two challenges... and i KNOW i will have to buy the book for the Belly Fat challenge. As I have mentioned in posts, I am the only one who is trying to stay on a regimen and if i have the book, i can hold it like a bag of chips a... Read more
Keeping Track...(ugh..such a chore)
Friday, April 20, 2012      0 comments

Like most, I started out gun-ho and wrote down every morsel of food eaten. Then after about a month I began to slow that down. From there, I wrote nothing. Just didn't feel like it. BUT... I did not forget everything I learned. I still los... Read more
Guess I need to buy a scale...
Thursday, March 01, 2012      6 comments

I hate scales. I've always felt that it's how one's clothes fit that tell the real story.... but, i have to admit, my curiosity gets to me. At this point, and for the last 25 years, the only times I've weighed myself were at my doctor's appoin... Read more
Wasn't The Sweet Tooth... THAT is fer shure!
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      4 comments

As i mentioned in my week 4 check in, I got a tooth pulled and I can tell you it was DEFINITELY NOT my sweet tooth :D. Without going over my daily numbers... well...actually, i went over my fat numbers; I did this by soothing my soul with two d... Read more
In the family
Thursday, February 16, 2012      1 comments

My mom, who is 70, works out at a gym, goes rock climbing, looks phenomenal. My brother is a fitness fanatic as well, does sports such as the Tough Mudder, biking, running... and of course, looks phenomenal. I do not like to stand next to eithe... Read more