I feel like I have jet lag after getting up at 3 a.m. this morning to drive a friend to a hospital in another town an hour away and a different time zone away for some out patient surgery. She was supposed to be there by 6:30 a.m. their time but... Read more
Getting It Together
I am doing well. I am losing weight...slowly. But that is okay. I don't mind losing slowly as long as I am losing. I could be doing so much more to hurry this along, but I haven't gotten to the place where I will add in the exercise to speed... Read more
6 Weeks ETL, 9 Pounds Gone
Today ended my first six weeks on the Eat To Live plan and I am 9 pounds lighter. It feels good considering I did have a few off plan items over the six weeks and really did not exercise very much.
So now, I will begin again and see how i... Read more
Rain, Tire, Juicer, Rain, Dehydrator, Rain
Oh what a day! Rain, rain, rain all day. This morning I picked up a friend and drove to Chattanooga, TN about 50 miles away for some shopping and had just gotten into town when I noticed my tire light came on. I stopped and sure enough, the r... Read more
I Hate It When My Retired Life....
Today is a wonderful day. I hate it when my RETIRED life becomes too complicated and today, a good friend just uncomplicated my life for me. LOL I was to take another friend to physical therapy and return her home on Wednesday. Last night hubby ... Read more
A little Help From My Friends
I drove 35 miles to a specialist grocery and bought some odd items that I can't find anywhere closer than 50 or 90 miles away.
I read a couple of things today that made sense to me. One was from a friend who told me to step away from the... Read more
You Know How I Feel
April 27, 2011 – 139.4 (up .2)
I have this song running through my head this morning.
Birds flyin' high you know how I feel
Sun in the sky you know how I feel
Breeze driftin' on by you know how I feel
Its a new dawn, its a new d... Read more
I got off to a good start for week 4. My green smoothie this morning was so thick, I almost had to use a spoon. I decided to change my usual ingredients, at least some of them. Two eight-ounce glasses so thick and yummy and beautiful.
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Confusing My Body Works
April 13, 2011 - 139.4 (down 1)
See,,,, my body responds to being confused. Okay, so I can’t do tha... Read more
Patience, Earth, Food
April 12, 2011
Patience is not one of my strong suits, but I am trying. I have had two days of the scale going up not down. Actually it went up a very small bit. I am taking this evening to shake things up. I will have a small salmon ... Read more
Upbeat and Thankful
I am still upbeat about this new way of eating despite the ups and downs. I am determined to plow through. And I am so thankful to all the the friendly, helpful, and knowledgable people who are willing to help a newbie.... Read more
Need for Balance
I need to find a balance for this way of eating. My life style and my foods have been such that I have had rather steep losses and the adjustments (gains). When I began ETL, I was so very strict and simplistic with my meals. I did the breakfast ... Read more
April 8, 2011 Wedding Anniversary
Today was our 47th wedding anniversary and we did absolutely nothing to celebrate the day. We do love each other and have plans to have a special evening soon. It just wasn't today. We are at the age and stage that presents and parties are n... Read more
Extreme Weight Changes
April 8, 2011 (up 1)
A normal adjustment to the huge loss (2.4 lbs) reported yesterday, but I was so pleased to see that I had still lost overall. I had aches and stiffness after yesterday’s 2 ½ hour hike. I was so out of shape and the climb... Read more
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April 5, 2011 (down 1.2)
Such a big drop, but it was because I wasn’t home, because I was on the go yesterday, because I didn’t have a good choice of foods to eat and because I wasn’t willing to off plan. Therefore, I didn’t eat as much as I... Read more