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Rounding up May.
Saturday, May 28, 2016      2 comments

May 28, 2016 I do not fit any patterns, so say the experts. Yesterday, I had my round of specialty doctor appointments. See, the first of May was Bloomsday, which was marvelous, and I walked 10 miles at a 24 minute mile. The Tuesday after Blo... Read more
MAY!
Tuesday, May 03, 2016      4 comments

I finished April, with my Son's track meet. I am posting a picture, he threw the school record in Hammer, 125 feet. He then dropped me off at my hotel a... Read more
it's time for the number round up
Friday, April 29, 2016      1 comments

I have a fasting bllod draw today, and the then the follow up appointment on may 3 with my primary doc. The deal was, when I went off my two horrid meds ( cholestrol and an injection med for blood sugar) that my numbers would stay good for the ... Read more
Marching into Spring goals.
Tuesday, March 01, 2016      1 comments

Start weight 281. - 5% weight loss since 1/6/2016. My plan to continue the downward trend. 1) Meal plan: modified Whole 30, I am not so vigilant about hidden sugars, like bacon cured with sugar, and some honey in a recipe. No dairy, No grai... Read more
February goals review..
Saturday, February 27, 2016      1 comments

I can't believe that it's the end of February. February Goals review Start weight 284. End weight? 281. - 5% weight loss since 1/6/2016. 1) Meal plan: Whole 30, except for 2/9 ( fat tuesday or mardi gras). tracking in Spark. I did well u... Read more
Dr. Andrew Weil's Optimal Health, my experience
Saturday, February 27, 2016      2 comments

When I started reading the book, it was with the idea that I would follow the course until my end date of my nutritional program. ( April 30) What I found is that I am doing most of the program now, and can easily incorporate the ideas, fully, ... Read more
life in recovery, February goals.
Sunday, January 31, 2016      4 comments

Start weight 284. 1) Meal plan: Whole 30, except for 2/9 ( fat tuesday or mardi gras). tracking in Spark. 2) Movement: walk on workday mornings, finish off 10,000 steps on treadmill. Do 15 minutes in wellness room 2x a workday. Yoga on Satur... Read more
Life in recovery, january wrap up.
Sunday, January 31, 2016      2 comments

Start weight was 294. emoticon I finished the month at 284. ... Read more
life in recovery, the fall from program....
Saturday, January 23, 2016      3 comments

1-23-2016. I am alone this weekend, the Mr. and baby are at winter camp, and the big is off working his muscles for money- helping somebody move. I have done the chores; feed the fish, dogs and cats, did dishes, laundry so now I am in front o... Read more
Life in recovery, the ordinary.
Sunday, January 10, 2016      1 comments

1-10-2016. Todayís quotes are all about the little things. The ordinary things. The little steps that add up to big change. So today, I am focusing on life, found in the little spaces. I was up WAY TO EARLY, and did last nights dishes. I Spark... Read more
Life in recovery, a new start date, a new year....
Saturday, January 02, 2016      5 comments

So I decided, with a little nudge from the doctor back in December at the quarterly appointment, to try a little more structure to the diet. I start a Whole30 on 1/6/2016. I am excited, I like the premise- eat from this list. Don't eat from this... Read more
facing 2016.
Friday, December 25, 2015      5 comments

I've been dealing with weight issues my whole life, and chronic health conditions for a while. I find the solution, hard won lesson after decades of trying, is a daily battle, filled with healthy steps. Some days I fall, but I always pick mysel... Read more
life in recovery, an unsupportive spouse
Saturday, November 28, 2015      4 comments

How do you deal with a non supportive spouse was the theme of a message board I was reading, and I paused, and thought a bit and started blogging. Because I am conflicted about this. On my right hand, I think IT IS MY HOUSE, and MY KITCHEN, my h... Read more
life in recovery, day 15.
Saturday, November 28, 2015      3 comments

November 27. The big meal is over. I had to leave the gathering, too much food and if I didnít leave, I was going to dive into banana pudding cream cake. I walked out, as is I broke, and had a COSTCO pumpkin roll slice. But the company was go... Read more
life in recover, day #12,
Wednesday, November 25, 2015      2 comments

November 25,2015.. I have a very large extended family, who all gather for Thanksgiving at Great Grandmaís house. About 90 of us when we are all there, but these year, it will be quieter, only about 50. Dinner is at 1, a buffet style with sit do... Read more

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