The Mature Woman's Take on Swimsuits (Humor)
Life is harder for some than others, I guess. Since we're beginning our swimsuit season, this is timely.....No pictures necessary...
> When I was a child in the 1950's, the bathing suit for the mature figure was-boned, trussed and rein... Read more
Like Johnny Cash, I walk the Line!
Have you ever stood at a state line, then crossed it? One moment, you are in one state; the next moment with very little effort, you are in another state. And you can't tell -- the line is invisible between the states. A state itself is very big... Read more
Desperate, I tried something new... and I'm thrilled!
This is my analysis of the first 10 days of CYCLING between high-calorie and low-calorie eating while maintaining a very low-carb Atkins Diet. It is my goal to increase carbs gradually under this system to find my maximum OWL.
I've been on... Read more
Still experimenting with cycling....
a) I re-committed myself to breaking my plateau on New Year's Day. I watched my diet more carefully (I thought). I didn't cheat (I thought). Nothing.
b) I started eating less. Not so that I was hungry, but I made conscious choi... Read more
I've been falling & getting back up, falling &...
I've been really trying to push hard for the last 6 weeks to break through the plateau I've been on (180 LB) for 6 months.....
So I started food tracking here on SP as best I can. And I re-did Induction. Both these efforts taught me that ... Read more
I'm not crazy! I'm healthy but losing it!
I remember the last time I did a low-calorie diet. I was successful, but I was hungry ALL the time! I found myself (no exaggeration!) looking for my shoes in the refrigerator and for my briefcase in the oven. I PACED in the kitchen, not letting ... Read more
Will you die, or will you succeed?
Every sunrise in Africa, there is a gazelle that wakes up knowing that it must run faster than the fastest lion, or it will by killed. Every sunrise, there is a lion that knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle or it will starve to de... Read more
You Diet AND achieve health!
I have found a highly informative blog written by a nutritionist. She apparently believes in LC and in being able to treat health problems (headache, arthritis, fibro, high cholesterol, etc.) through the diet. She also has some amazing recipes... Read more
Keeping your Resolve/Resolution
The usual advice when making resolutions is simply to make sure your goals are reasonable, and then to try to stay focused on them. But unfortunately, this usually doesn't work. Especially when you're talking about something as fundamental as ch... Read more
NO room for shame!
I barely made it through Induction. It was a helpful process; it definitely made me aware of how many carbs I had let creep into my diet. I am still trying to be very LC as I work my way up into more carbs -- you know, adding only 5 g carb a wee... Read more
ACTivate your BAT!
There are 2 types of fat in the body:
1. White Adipose Tissue (WAT): WAT is what we normally refer to as ï¿½body fatï¿½. We want to burn white fat, BUT brown fat is be... Read more
How you convert recipes to use flour substitutes
This article tells you everything you want to know. And more. It has the most amazing recipes I've ever seen. Written by a real professional --so... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 149
Play. Bring fun back into fitness. Hula hoop, jump rope, pogo stick, Frisbee toss, dance(fast!), shoot hoops, dodge ball, chase/race your kids or dog,…
What fun/games do YOU play to be active?... Read more
Weight mental issues and getting happy
Read this article because it is important and applies to every single person on Earth. To me, to YOU! And read it because the last page contains and important truth you'll best understand if you read the entire, short, article. Never mind th... Read more
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LC Diet Tip of the Day: 148
Feeling low, or low on energy? DON’T grab food; grab a 5-minute intense exercise break – whatever you can do in the clothes you are wearing!... Read more