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A Very Interesting Meal

Tuesday, March 20, 2012      2 comments

I just attended a district wide meeting of judges and clerks that culminated in a high falutin' lunch at a high end Italian restaurant. My goal for the meal was to hew as closely to vegan as possible but not beat myself up if I was unable to ea... Read more

Drinking my Dinner and Making An Active Life

Monday, March 19, 2012      2 comments

I drank my dinner last night. Yup! I used my juicer, for the first time ever. I made a juice of kale, apples, orange, mango, celery and ginger. It was so damn good, I followed it up with a little glass of apple and carrot juice. I felt full, re... Read more

Who is this girl?

Saturday, March 17, 2012      3 comments

I went to a 9:45 a.m. dance class today. Saturday. I was up slightly before 8 a.m. so it was no trouble to make it to the class. Who is this girl? Usually, I can't make it anywhere before 11 on a Saturday. Seriously. I'm too exhausted from ... Read more

My First Belly Dancing Class

Wednesday, March 14, 2012      6 comments

I took my first Belly Dancing class tonight. I loved it! It was fun, sexy and a great work out. Want abs without doing crunches? Try belly dancing. It was very similar to the bhangra class I took but more my level. Best of all, it didn't aggrava... Read more

Feeding the Hungry Stomach

Monday, March 12, 2012      1 comments

I just had a bowl of fruit for dinner. Because I wasn't all that hungry. Because it tasted phenomenal. Because it was what I WANTED. Wow, when I listen to my body, it sure does tell me what it wants, pretty strongly. Tonight it wanted pineapple,... Read more

On "Going Hungry"

Saturday, March 10, 2012      2 comments

What is going hungry? In my mind, it is when your body sends you signals of hunger and you constantly ignore them. But what about feeling hunger? Feeling hunger is normal, positive, a signal from your brain to your belly, telling you to eat. ... Read more

My First Week on a Plant Based Diet

Thursday, March 08, 2012      3 comments

After having a painful attack of acid reflux brought on by an overly rich diet, I decided it was time to make a major change. I decided to start by arming myself with information. I bought about 8 books on my Kindle that talk about diet, healt... Read more

Quarterly Resolution Evaluation 2012

Thursday, March 01, 2012      1 comments

So, far my NYE "resolutions" have been kind of a bust. Really, they are life resolutions but I made a special attempt to tighten them up at the start of the year. What follows is a deeper analysis of why they are failing, and how I hope to im... Read more

Forks Over Knives

Thursday, March 01, 2012      2 comments

I just sent the following e-mail to my family. If you're curious to learn more about Forks Over Knives, you can go to the following link: www.forksoverknives.com/
about/the-fok-diet/ ******************* Dear Family, ... Read more

Woe is Me?

Tuesday, February 28, 2012      4 comments

I tracked my food today for the first time in a while. I have been telling myself that I'm beyond tracking because I know already when I'm on or off track. But today, I tracked what I felt was an "on track" day and I apparently ate about 400 c... Read more

Impossible Luxury

Wednesday, February 22, 2012      5 comments

Today was the 21st of February. It was a bit chilly but the sun was out. Since my boss was absent, I decided to treat myself to a long lunch break at the pool. I slid calmly into the water. Despite the chill in the air, the sun kissed my sh... Read more

October Recap/November Goals

Tuesday, November 01, 2011      5 comments

Here were my October Goals. How did I do? 1) Establish a fitness schedule. Well, I did not establish a real schedule but I did manage to work out at least 2-3 times a week. I suppose that is a start. Plus I got to try all sorts of new... Read more

Mid-Week Update

Wednesday, October 05, 2011      2 comments

Here's my progress on my October goals has been going so far... 1) Establish a fitness schedule. On Monday I hit the pool. On Tuesday I didn't want to do Aquafit so I did the elliptical instead. I took today off because I need to recog... Read more

October Goals

Friday, September 30, 2011      4 comments

In October I plan to: 1) Establish a fitness schedule. Mondays and Wednesdays, Master Swim class. Finally! I've been wanting to do Master Swim class since I learned how to swim! My new gym offers them. I'm so excited. Tuesdays and Thursd... Read more

I'm not where I want to be.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011      10 comments

But I have the tools to make a change. The change begins today.... Read more


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