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No More Blogging

Monday, March 17, 2014      4 comments

After writing my last entry, I think I immediately quit doing No S. I am six and a half months retired and just now getting back to it. Since the beginning of March, I've been following No S and finding it easy and rewarding. My pants are looser... Read more

No S Diet Day 3

Thursday, August 01, 2013      2 comments

Well it's 3 am so day 3 is barely started. I've been celebrating w abandon my retirement. Eating out w friends has been a blast. W/out the NoS I wouldn't have allowed myself this pleasure. I am not eating in between meals which I have always sai... Read more

This should be interesting

Tuesday, July 30, 2013      2 comments

I just checked my weight in since a year ago. I am up 14 lb. I can feel it in my mid-section. This time last year I was eating completely raw. It was a struggle and by the first of the year, I was binging and making myself crazy. So I quit. I re... Read more

Starting to run - Again!

Sunday, August 12, 2012      0 comments

I began running in the 70's...the great era of running. My motivation was to loose weight. I was a new vegetarian and living on white flour tortillas and pints of ice cream and putting on weight. I was a student at the University of Texas and li... Read more

My Nemesis - The Buffet

Friday, August 10, 2012      1 comments

For the last two weekends, I've had to work a conference for my job. The conferences were at fancy hotels that provided "breakfast", lunch and snacks all day. In the past, I made resolve after resolve to eat clean...fresh, whole foods and when f... Read more

Four Weeks Stair Climbing

Friday, July 27, 2012      4 comments

Four weeks ago my job location changed to the sixth floor. I made a pledge to not use the elevator. Today is the end of my fourth week and it's been ah...challenging. I keep telling myself that it will get easier. I end up going up and down the ... Read more

We're never going to be safe enough

Tuesday, July 24, 2012      3 comments

Life is not about being safe. I've been reading about people bemoaning the fact that they now won't feel safe at the movies. We are afraid to let our children walk to school alone. Travel to Mexico? are you kidding!!! At my job I have to scan an... Read more

Stair climbing challenge

Friday, July 06, 2012      3 comments

On Monday, I moved into a new building after 12 years at my old location. I am currently housed on the 6th floor emoticonRead more

Day Three DDPYoga Challenge

Wednesday, July 04, 2012      0 comments

Happy Fourth Everyone... emoticon My wife & son are doing the DDP Yoga Challenge with me. I haven't looke... Read more

Sometimes you gotta quit thinking about food.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012      3 comments

I'm having a stay-cation and having a great time. I've had a to-do list of all those little things that have been piling up...returning a pair of pants I bought last fall that REALLY don't fit me anymore, buying new underwear Read more

Just a little time to Heal

Friday, June 22, 2012      4 comments

During the night on Tue. I began having sever stomach cramps. Next day ran a fever. Today is day three and I went to work for awhile and came home. Next week is my "stay-cation" that I plan to use to continue my healing. Not sure what's going on... Read more

Want to Know More About Eating Raw?

Friday, June 15, 2012      1 comments

Last week at the "fruitluck" I learned that there are some 80-10-10ers who lead a weekly conference call. The call consists of interviews with leaders in the low-fat-raw community. This week on Saturday, June 16, 6-7 CT, they will feature an ama... Read more

My first Fruitluck

Monday, June 11, 2012      5 comments

Sunday I went to my first "Fruitluck". We had 12 people show and it was great. A table laden with watermelon, cherries, blueberries, peaches, mangos, strawberries, and of course my "brownie bites" made from my version of a recipe by Megan Elizab... Read more

Sometimes the only way UP is DOWN

Wednesday, June 06, 2012      2 comments

I concluded my blog of yesterday with the words "sometimes the only way up is down". It really resonated as truth. Sparkpeople gives us tools to keep us accountable for our diet, exercise, water intake, etc. But it is sharing my truth with peopl... Read more

In Keeping my Committment to be more Transparent

Tuesday, June 05, 2012      2 comments

I've notice on Sparkpeople, that folks love hearing the truth. So often we hear of people's stories that are all light and joy and success. I KNOW I need to be transparent in my life, otherwise people are caring about a fraud and I am alone. OK,... Read more


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