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Grumble, Grouch, Achoo!

Monday, August 29, 2011      8 comments

It started late Saturday afternoon with a scratchy throat. I thought I was having an allergy attack, but when an allergy pill didn’t help and it was worse on Sunday morning, I began to suspect that I had the beginnings of a cold. Stopped up no... Read more

Dry Falls

Thursday, August 25, 2011      2 comments

Went hiking with a group of friends this morning and I too this picture standing in the middle of the creek bed that would normally be filled with rushing water toward the falls just ahead. We need rain. Hiked about two and a half hours. <... Read more

Medical Mumbo Jumbo

Monday, August 22, 2011      8 comments

In April I started eating a low fat vegan diet (ETL). No meat, no dairy, no soy. I have lost 18 1/2 pounds and am feeling fine. Because I am hypothyroid, I have blood work ever six months. I had blood work done in February and again here in ... Read more

New Goals

Saturday, August 20, 2011      2 comments

I have many goals. None of them written down on paper. I need to do that. I have just met my first goal which was to get below 130. I managed that yesterday. My next goal will be to get to 127 which will represent 20 pounds lost. The vario... Read more

Motivation

Friday, August 19, 2011      4 comments

Motivation and encouragement comes at the least expected time. I have been battling a pound up and down so close to a goal and milestone for weeks and this morning I saw it on the scale. Today, that number was under 130. I know that that it ... Read more

Awesome

Thursday, August 11, 2011      4 comments

An awesome day. The temperature and humidity was more moderate. The Sun was shining, the sky was very blue and the clouds were big, billowy and white. Beautiful really. I exercised in the pool, showered, dressed, and got to a lecture at noon... Read more

Beautiful Salad

Wednesday, August 10, 2011      12 comments

I had the best, the most beautiful salad today. I used both kale and Romaine massaged with a bit of Cindy’s Avocado Vinaigrette and topped with a salsa of chopped, green pepper, onion, raw corn (cut off the cob), peach, cucumber, celery and gra... Read more

A Really, Really Good Day

Tuesday, August 09, 2011      6 comments

I had a really, really good day today. While in Nashville with two friends, today, I got a chance to do a bit of shopping and found a few items on sale at a really good price and even better, they were a smaller size. The place we stopped at ... Read more

I Have Plans

Sunday, August 07, 2011      7 comments

Sunday, August 7, 2011 The day didn’t start out well. I woke this morning with lots of stiffness and a bit of pain in my back. At Church I found the air conditioning turned on high enough to kill hogs. So freezing and trying to be thankf... Read more

Questions and Decisions

Sunday, July 31, 2011      6 comments

SUNNYH99’s and WATERDIAMONDS’ comments on my blog yesterday have given me a lot to think about. Their advice to take my time and think through what I really wanted, whether I really wanted to eat vegan and to finally make up my mind as to what ... Read more

July Was A Bust

Thursday, July 28, 2011      7 comments

July was a bust! I didn’t lose any weight this month. I let the whole month fly by and have been slipping every few days. I had non-vegan foods anytime I was out with friends where it was difficult to find vegan items. I just didn’t try. It... Read more

Good Day

Saturday, July 09, 2011      1 comments

July 9 – 133.6 (down .6) A quiet day mostly at home with only a short trip to purchase fresh greens and fruit at the local vegetable stand. Breakfast – smoothie (Mandarin oranges, blueberries, spinach, Romaine, oats, chia, ginger), w... Read more

Friday, July 8

Saturday, July 09, 2011      1 comments

July 8 – 134.2 (down 1) Breakfast - 1 whole small tomato, ˝ cup blueberries, coffee, water Lunch – salad (collards, spinach, beans, celery, red pepper, carrot, flax), cherries Snack – V-8 juice, apple Dinner – Colards, mushrooms, onio... Read more

Click Moments (thanks to BURRITAELITA)

Friday, July 08, 2011      4 comments

I have always described how I made many important or momentous decisions or how my mind worked, I have used the term “clicked”. I could give you many examples, but suffice it to say I have just had another “click” thanks to BURRITAELITA's post... Read more

Lost Time Being Off Track

Friday, July 08, 2011      2 comments

I have been so scattered and rattled lately. My weight jumped up a couple of pounds and I am having to RE-LOSE those which is frustrating. I was away from home yesterday and ate off plan. By the time I returned back home last night, I was ba... Read more


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