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Wednesday, April 07, 2010      2 comments

KETOSIS is a chemical /metabolic state your body is (or isn't!) in. Either your carbs are low enough for your body to be in ketosis, OR NOT. As long as you are in ketosis, your body metabolizes food differently -- it is totally irrelevant whethe... Read more
diversion from problems and pain
Sunday, March 28, 2010      2 comments

One can sit and ache, or one can simply go on with living life as best you can, not giving in to the dark side. It is a choice. It is a will to re-focus. It is a game! We play it with ourselves -- who do you WANT to win? So if I sit he... Read more
an interesting day... (marital)
Saturday, March 27, 2010      0 comments

My DH and I actually agreed on something -- 4 times! We've been married 23 years and no matter where we have lived, our house never looks finished and lived in and "nice". Ken and I both seem to have strong nesting instincts, and we have ... Read more
17- 26 Fat-Fast Mini Meals
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      2 comments

It's a great day to be alive! And I am grateful to feel alive again after my exhaustion from going on a snow-skiing vacation! How does that saying go? "Nobody needs a vacation more than the person who just came back from one." But that is ... Read more
not as young as I used to be
Tuesday, March 23, 2010      3 comments

I've been back home from snow-skiing for almost 3 days now, and I am still hurt, sore, and TIRED. EXHAUSTED! And I have the nerve to be surprised! What surprises me the most perhaps is that I find myself *mentally* challenged by the fatig... Read more
Gone on vacation
Saturday, March 13, 2010      2 comments

snow-skiing for spring break with the family. Bye-bye!... Read more
9-16 Fat - Fast mini meals
Friday, March 12, 2010      2 comments

All copyrights retained. For personal use only. All meals begin with these numbers, which are calculated per single serving: Calorie #/carb grams/ % fat Fiber grams are not shown in carb count. You can choose to make minor adjustmen... Read more
1-8 fat-fast mini meals
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      2 comments

All copy rights retained. For personal use only. All meals begin with these numbers, which are calculated per single serving: Calorie #/carb grams/ % fat Fiber is deducted from carb grams You can choose to make minor adjustments ... Read more
Do you know Atkins? & FAT FAST?
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      6 comments

The Atkins Diet recommends 65% fat in the maintenance diet. The weight loss phase should contain a higher percentage of fat, about 70-75%. Protein should equal 17-25% of total calories; and carbs could be 5-10% of daily calories, not including... Read more
Monday, March 08, 2010      2 comments

My frustration and puzzlement are mounting. I KNOW I was "good" all week, and I was below 190 lbs. for 4 days running. But today I got on the scale to find a 1.2 lb gain for the week. Surprise! And disappointment. I thought I'd have a ... Read more
Sunday, March 07, 2010      2 comments

I have nothing of interest to say. Right now it is just more of the same. I am doing well mentally LCing, but I am finding the rate of weight loss to be frustrating emotionally. I fear I will lose motivation. I'm angry with myself for caving... Read more
It took 2 freaking months to lose 10 pounds!
Friday, March 05, 2010      8 comments

AHHHRRGGGHHH!!!!!! I knew this would be slower, and rougher. But not THIS slow! I haven't been perfect, but WOW... It is like I was prescient when I set my goals at losing 5 pounds a month. I thought I would easily exceed that weight lo... Read more
comfort food: good or bad?
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      1 comments

As babies, we had mommy. As toddlers, we had thumbs or pacifiers. As 4 year olds, we had blankies. As 5 - thru -10 year olds, we had teddy bears. As we got older, we had ACCESS TO THE FRIDGE! Isn't it time we grew up a little more, and... Read more
back on track, but stunned
Saturday, February 20, 2010      3 comments

Friday: yesterday and today, I was good, good, good! And today, I lost a pound. This evening, I notice I am retaining water. I wonder what tale tomorrow's scale will tell.... well, I only count it on Mondays.... Saturday: happy happy... Read more
Oh, dear, another holiday...
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      1 comments

I started out with good intentions. I prepared for the day with something desirable in the fridge. I passed on lunchtime dessert and carbs at a restaurant; I was proud of my restraint. I PREpared for dinner by eating a little before we left f... Read more

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