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I am besieged
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      6 comments

Happy New Year. Must be a sarcasm when said to me right now. I try hard not to rock the boat. I am the last person you can expect to be confrontational. And I tend to be an optimist. But sometimes, ya gotta SCREAM! I tried accommodatio... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 144
Saturday, December 29, 2012      1 comments

Apply abstract mental labels: Associating foods with abstract ideas like: “energy crash” or “longevity” or “gum disease prevention” has been shown to help you resist temptation and opt for healthier choices. (I believe) it is the abstract natu... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 143
Thursday, December 27, 2012      1 comments

The only way to reach your goals is to consistently be checking up on yourself, re-evaluating, and re-establishing your goals. At each check up, if you have reached a goal, set a new, tougher one that you know will challenge you. Increase resist... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 142
Saturday, December 22, 2012      3 comments

Savor the Flavor! Pack a LOT of flavor into what you eat. Psychologically, it helps you feel fuller faster. Flavor enhancers: Salt Monosodium glutamate (Accent or kombu seaweed) stevia and artificial sweeteners herbs and spices ... Read more
Momentum and Your Diet
Sunday, December 16, 2012      2 comments

In terms of physics, momentum is mass multiplied by velocity. In terms of lifestyle, momentum is healthy choices multiplied by daily action. The more you make those healthy choices to eat right and exercise, the easier it will be to continue wit... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 141
Friday, December 14, 2012      2 comments

One way to feel fuller faster is to pay very close attention to what you eat. Consider the texture. Savor the complexity of the herbs and spices --see if you can identify them. Try to nail down the taste of "umami". Note how flavor changes f... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 140
Wednesday, December 12, 2012      1 comments

Even THINKING that you ate a lot helps you feel full longer and reduces the amount you eat. How can YOU fool yourself? Try to incorporate air and water into your meals! Research indicates that drinking liquids does not fool the brain.... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 139
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      1 comments

Plan an occasional (once a week) splurge. Note: a splurge is NOT a"cheat". Follow your diet. Don't overindulge. But your splurge SHOULD be special to you. Treat yourself well so that you don't feel deprived. (Feeling deprived can lea... Read more
day 2 of being GOOD -- and fully returning to ketosis takes me 3 weeks
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      0 comments

It ALWAYS takes longer than I think to return to dieting whenever I fall off the wagon. There is just SO much sugar present that I cannot control (continuous temptation). Not that I regret celebrating my mom's 80th birthday with cake and ice ... Read more
Honestly, I missed you!
Tuesday, November 20, 2012      2 comments

It is good to be back home. Happy Holidays, SPARKPEOPLE!... Read more
leaving on a jet plane
Wednesday, October 31, 2012      4 comments

but I do know that I'll be back again . Gone to see my mom and siblings for 3 weeks. So... Happy Halloween and Happy Thanksgiving!... Read more
Brain, Body, and Emotion
Sunday, October 28, 2012      2 comments

I often feel that the BODY (as distinct from the BRAIN) has its own way of learning. MY body must learn (over and over) that way fewer carbs are what it is being fed, and that it is OKAY -- nothing's wrong -- and it is doing just FINE on a low ... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 138
Thursday, October 25, 2012      5 comments

Paul the Programmer: Don't tell yourself that it's OK to do something wrong and make up for it later. Doing it right now will put you in the lead instead of catching up. Now that is a GREAT TIP! WHY OH WHY would you take two steps forward... Read more
Improve mood/manage weight loss
Thursday, October 18, 2012      3 comments

Just 10 minutes of brisk physical activity improves anxiety and mood. When you feel a little down or stressed, take an activity break. You'll feel better, and it will help you manage your weight at the same time!... Read more
What is a Workout?
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      3 comments

What is a Workout? By George Allen A workout is 25 percent perspiration and 75 percent determination. Stated another way, it is one part physical exertion and three parts self-discipline. Doing it is easy once you get started. ... Read more

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