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Mental Pill Popping
Saturday, October 01, 2011      4 comments

Iím going to mentally pop a pill every day in October. That is, I plan to get some amount of exercise every day for the entire month of October? It wonít be easy. I have never done exercise consistently. It especially wonít be easy on those... Read more
Plans
Friday, September 23, 2011      2 comments

I havenít eaten enough today. I was late getting up this morning and late having breakfast. By the time lunch rolled around, I was away from home and busy with errands. So I havenít eaten enough. Oatmeal and banana with flax for breakfast a... Read more
I was doing well until!
Monday, September 19, 2011      7 comments

I was doing very well indeed on the ETL plan. That is until I had blood work done after five months. I was hoping, of course, that I would see lower cholesterol numbers. My numbers were not high enough for the doctor to be concerned, but had ... Read more
One Week Gone
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      4 comments

One Week Gone, September 7th. Already a week into the new month and what progress have I made? No loss of weight because I was snacking and eating too much and too much of the wrong things. Not one minute of exercise unless you count getting ... Read more
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 didnít 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 Cindyís 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 didnít 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

SUNNYH99ís and WATERDIAMONDSí 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 didnít 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 didnít try. It... Read more

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