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gone vegan

Tuesday, April 01, 2014      2 comments

At the end of the long holiday slog that started around Thanksgiving 2012 and ended with the new year, I had tightness in the chest and constant headaches. By chance and good fortune, I came across a vegan website, and also discovered nutritionf... Read more

back on the wagon

Tuesday, October 16, 2012      0 comments

I didn't fall off the wagon, rather, it slowed down when i got distracted by other things and stopped. The wagon and i have been inactive for some days now. Today i remembered that i have this wagon with me to carry me somewhere. So up we go. I ... Read more

Using more of the available tools

Wednesday, October 10, 2012      0 comments

Living and eating and exercising in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula is very different from living and eating and exercising in Pennsylvania. The weather is very hot here, so exercising outside in the baking daytime is not comfortable, and most ... Read more

A fresh start in Mexico

Tuesday, October 09, 2012      1 comments

Going fresh. Now that I am living in Mexico, I am starting to try to add different Fresh and healthy foods into the diet. With the exception of the occasional Coke Zero and a 2.5% milk fat Lala Light, I am completely ignoring processed "light" a... Read more

Nighttime dangers--habits that feel impossible to break

Thursday, July 29, 2010      0 comments

I've been very good with my daytime habits, eating well, stretching when I wake up, doing something active during the day. When the end of the day comes, however, I am vune... Read more

Close encounters with a vanilla wafer

Tuesday, July 20, 2010      2 comments

After eating a healthy dinner yesterday, I enjoyed a dessert of five delicious, slowly-consumed vanilla wafers. Later, I reached my hand into the box and pulled out five mo... Read more

Close encounters with a vanilla wafer

Tuesday, July 20, 2010      0 comments

After eating a healthy dinner yesterday, I enjoyed a dessert of five delicious, slowly-consumed vanilla wafers. Later, I reached my hand into the box and pulled out five mo... Read more

4.2 pounds gone

Sunday, July 18, 2010      0 comments

The first week is behind me and I've lost 4.2 pounds, a projector's worth of weight (see photo). I feel great. Now to see what I can lose next week!... Read more

Another thought about articles in Sparkpeople.com

Thursday, July 15, 2010      1 comments

It would really be great if the reader was given a below-the-story opportunity to respond to the articles on sparkpeople.com.... Read more

Two interesting Spark articles today...and a question

Thursday, July 15, 2010      2 comments

I have been very impressed with the articles and information in the Sparkpeople.com website. It feels very complete. Today, however, on two separate occasions reading the Spark site, I had some interesting observations(interesting to me, that is... Read more

Falling in love again. With myself.

Sunday, July 11, 2010      2 comments

I read that people who are significantly overweight are passive-agressive, letting their bad food and physical fitness habits "slide" instead of confronting them. I don't like confrontation and have recently acknowledged that I have been putting... Read more


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