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cycling: 3-week update

Tuesday, June 04, 2013      5 comments

I am tracking calories, protein, total and net carbs, fiber, fat..... and it is a juggle and a struggle to achieve my goals -- primarily because my goals are IMPOSSIBLE to achieve! Let's just say I aim high! My IDEALS have been to: 1. consume... Read more

Beauty Abides in Women!

Sunday, June 02, 2013      1 comments

Now I am all for health. Great human minds have discovered and proclaimed that health is the basis for happiness. I'm just a little bitty mind -- but I know that BEAUTY greatly contributes to a woman's life. Let's celebrate it! You want to work ... Read more

The Mature Woman's Take on Swimsuits (Humor)

Friday, May 31, 2013      2 comments

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!

Wednesday, May 29, 2013      5 comments

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!

Monday, May 27, 2013      4 comments

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....

Tuesday, May 21, 2013      5 comments

History: 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 &...

Sunday, May 19, 2013      3 comments

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!

Friday, May 10, 2013      6 comments

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?

Tuesday, May 07, 2013      1 comments

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!

Wednesday, May 01, 2013      1 comments

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

Monday, April 29, 2013      2 comments

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!

Friday, April 26, 2013      1 comments

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!

Friday, April 19, 2013      5 comments

found at: http://mariahealth.blogspot.
com/2011/08/brown-fat.html There are 2 types of fat in the body: 1. White Adipose Tissue (WAT): WAT is what we normally refer to as �body fat�. We want to burn white fat, BUT brown fat is be... Read more

How you convert recipes to use flour substitutes

Sunday, March 31, 2013      4 comments

www.alldayidreamaboutfood.com/
2013/02/low-carb-basics-ba
king-with-almond-flour.html 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

Thursday, March 28, 2013      1 comments

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


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