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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
E2-Day 17 No OIl
Friday, February 17, 2012      3 comments

Last Night's meeting was quite interesting. Our healthy eating specialist took ill and the Chef did the meeting. Now this chef can take healthy food and make it oh so deliciously bad for you.(He creates recipes, he doesn't follow them.) He sp... Read more
E2-Day 15 Week 3
Wednesday, February 15, 2012      7 comments

Two weeks have gone by and so has that stomach bug. I must admit that I did fall off the wagon while I was ill. Over the last two weeks, I haven't missed my beloved dairy and I haven't missed the meat. The cooking was the challenging part for me... Read more
E2-Day 14
Tuesday, February 14, 2012      2 comments

Busy day, Not much to say Gastroenteritis has come our way. I wish you all a Happy Valentines Day! ... Read more
E2-Day 12 Tradition
Sunday, February 12, 2012      7 comments

Last night we had E2 Three Bean Chili soup
97506 and think this one is a keeper. I did cheat and use mirepoix from the store, so that saved on prep time. TG I... Read more
E2-Day 11 Thoughts
Saturday, February 11, 2012      7 comments

Although I still grumble about cutting up all those veggies, I feel satiated consuming E2 fare. What changed for me was the timing of that full feeling. Prior to E2 it could take up to 40 minutes after eating for me to feel full, On E2, I get... Read more
E2-Day 10 Busted
Friday, February 10, 2012      7 comments

Last nights support meeting was good there was some sharing. I found out that not too many are following the plan like I am. Most have adapted the plan. I was the only one getting frustrated? Anyway.. Only 18 days left... I can do this. ... Read more
E2-Day 8 Week 2
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      7 comments

Week Two for the Cadet is eliminating meat. That should be no problem as I have only had meat a few times in the past week. Apparently I like to test boundaries. We were told "Nothing that paws a hoof or flaps a wing. Nothing with a face ... Read more
E2-Day 7 Surprise
Tuesday, February 07, 2012      8 comments

billboard on Route 378 in Albany, NY As week one draws to a close I am surprised that I have done well without dairy. Wow! My perceptions have changed and I do not miss m... Read more
E2-Day 6 Whine
Monday, February 06, 2012      7 comments

It seems that my body is adjusting to this new way of eating. My BG this morning was 95. I spent most of the Super Bowl chopping veggies... now there's a way not to overeat while the game is on... just watch where that knife is going. I chop... Read more
E2-Day 5 Party Time - The Stupor Bowl
Sunday, February 05, 2012      8 comments

First I'd like to thank all of you for being here your comments are so helpful and mean the world to me. BIGLITTLEWOMAN I wish I had a sous chef to help with the prep, but some folks just shouldn't be allowed to have knives and I am not fond o... Read more
E2-Day 4
Saturday, February 04, 2012      4 comments

DH is loving the Engine 2 diet. Yes I probably would like it more if I wasn't cooking. LOL I'm learning a lot: A new way of cooking. I can eat peppers (when finely diced and I do mean finely) These recipes are filling. (My stomach actua... Read more

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