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Traditional vs. Healthy Cuisne
Friday, March 09, 2012      7 comments

Oh My! My taste has changed. Last night I attended a competition of sorts. Offers of traditional fare and a healthy option were available for sampling. I truly enjoyed both Cream of Broccoli soups. (It was weird having creamy real dairy aft... Read more
Fat Loser Day 4
Thursday, March 08, 2012      3 comments

I had to laugh when on he said that negative stuff about optimists... you can be a tough optimist. I am one of those optimists Steve spoke about... however I am also a realist. There can be challenges in any endeavor. Planning and preparation he... Read more
Wednesday, March 07, 2012      3 comments

I'm on day 3 of the FAT LOSER PROGRAM at It's no wonder you guys like this stuff. I've been checking out the site and found this: Action Step for Today: Write down the single most important goal you want to achieve. ... Read more
Baby Shower and moving forward.
Sunday, March 04, 2012      2 comments

Tying up a few loose ends literally, I finished the baby blanket at 3:18 am the day of the shower. My son woke me it was still dark and before 6 am. Yikes. Short on sleep I was still thrilled to see my "girls". Mommy To Be was glowing. I loved ... Read more
E2 Gradutaion Potluck Tonight
Friday, March 02, 2012      3 comments

I'm making Chocolate Pudding: For 4 servings 3 Tbsp Corn Starch 3 Tbsp Sugar 2 Tbsp Cocoa Powder 2 Cups Unsweetened Almond Milk 1 tsp Vanilla Extract Mix dry ingredients together and place in a blender al... Read more
Engine 2 28 Day Challenge Summary
Thursday, March 01, 2012      4 comments

What a wild ride. I didn't think I could give up dairy. (I love my goat cheese and goat yogurt) But I did it and found a new love in almond milk. Giving up meat wasn't that difficult. Giving up oil wasn't difficult either. Switching t... Read more
Plant-Based Dinner with the Esselstyns
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      6 comments

The Esselstyns did a presentation at a local University called "Health and Long Life through Plant-Based Nutrition." If you ever have the opportunity to see them you will not regret it. They were informative and engaging. It is obvious that they... Read more
Engine 2-Day 28 Last Day or is it? Meeting Rip
Tuesday, February 28, 2012      5 comments

Wow 28 days already! Admittedly the first week was a challenge and I felt like crap from withdrawal. Heck I thought I was eating healthy. Obviously I was wrong. Today I feel great, energetic, giddy even. Tomorrow is the day I get on the sc... Read more
E2-Day 27 Exciting Day
Monday, February 27, 2012      4 comments

Awaking to a BG of 93 is amazing. I know I'll have to adjust my meds soon. since I have been watching the boob tube a lot while working on the baby blanket, I've had the opportunity to notice my thoughts have changed. Desire has gone when th... Read more
E2-Day 26 Progress
Sunday, February 26, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday, I got my mile in before my son's bowling. The other mom's wanted to see the baby blanket I'm working on so I brought it to bowling. I'm better than halfway done. I hope to have it finished for the baby shower on Saturday. Having a men... Read more
E2-Day 24 Forks over Knives
Friday, February 24, 2012      4 comments

Being about health, the movie affirmed my reasons for moving toward a more plant based diet. I so want to get rid of some of the meds I am on. Folks from the meeting noticed that I have changed since E2 started. Strange that I was actually... Read more
E2-Day 23
Thursday, February 23, 2012      3 comments

Meals are planned for the rest of E2. Monday, I get to meet Rip Esselstyn author of "The Engine 2 Diet", He is conducting a Healthy Eating seminar. Tuesday I may get to see his dad, I'm getting more info later today. I'm thinking of doi... Read more
E2-Day 22 Week 4 Already?!
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      5 comments

WOW! The start was a bit challenging because I wasn't accustomed to all that chopping. (thinking about getting better knives, insert maniacal laugh) Other than that switching over has been relatively easy. Okay perhaps I did a lot of prep wo... Read more
E2-Day 21 Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler
Tuesday, February 21, 2012      3 comments

Tonight we are celebrating with E2 beans and rice, while it is not creole, it is festive so close enough. For me, this day is not about excess and feasting before fasting. It is another day to take care of me. ... Read more
E2-Day 19 What's Happening
Sunday, February 19, 2012      7 comments

Not even three weeks have gone by and I have noticed: Looking at the Sunday sale flyers, I cannot help but notice all the highly processed food for sale. One thing that has c... Read more

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