Tried to Force Myself to Buy Chocolate Covered Almonds This Morning
Long story short, I've been thin all my life. In past few years, gained weight due to stress, overwork, hormones, etc. (and yes, thinking I would forever be able to eat anything and not gain)
I've hated the extra weight and can attest to ... Read more
During today's walk, I could hear my lungs, heart and leg muscles yelling at me in unison, "Hey, whadaya think you're doing making us work harder?" Yup, I'd fallen into a walking pattern that was way too comfie for a long time now. No more Ms.... Read more
YAY!!!!! MY BODY IS STARTING TO COMPLY!
I've been on a forever plateau and also reverted to a few bad habits during my time of grief eating.
In the past two weeks, I've begun eating with suggestions from the "Eat to Live" book and can see (and feel) changes in my body.
I don... Read more
Two Week Update After Reading Eat to Live Book
Okay, it's been two weeks since reading this book and, although I haven't followed it strictly, I have become a vegetarian. I never ate a lot of meat anyway, so that wasn't a huge leap for me.
After two weeks, my pants are getting looser. ... Read more
Columbus Day is My Three-Year Anniversary
Three years ago today (10/08), I embarked on my own voyage. For the first time in my life, I'd gained weight due to hormonal changes, stress, workaholism, etc. So I started on a healthy lifestyle plan. Six months later (1/09), I came to SP. I... Read more
Overview of Veggie Week #1 & Happy Birthday, John Lennon
CORRECTION to former headline: I keep mislabeling this as a raw diet when it is vegetarian. Thanks to Natplummer's comment, I realized I had a mental block and calling it the wrong thing. Thanks, Nat.
Wow, do I miss him and all of the cr... Read more
Day 8 of No Hunger, No Cravings & My Eat To Live Book! Who IS this stranger?
I am still wrapping my mind around this book and telling myself that I can quit eating this ridiculous amount of veggies and fruit at any point and return to what I thought was healthy eating.
It's absurd that I'm trying my best to talk mys... Read more
Eat to Live Book - More Thoughts As I Read It
I thought I'd blow through this book as I tend to read fast. However, there is a lot of info to wrap my mind around.
It's day 7 of doing many of the things in this book. I feel fab. Of course, I have given myself an escape hatch that I d... Read more
Rest in Peace, Steve Jobs
Every time we lose a creative person - artist, musician, businessman, and the like - the world is never quite the same. (Not to mention, but very important, those in our lives we lose and have to piece our world together somehow.)
Steve Job... Read more
King Korn-We Are indeed What We Eat
Awhile ago, I started watching an independent film called King Korn and the guys in it looked for any type food product that did not contain corn (in some form) and couldn't find any! This film said that we are comprised of (something like) 85... Read more
Eat To Live Book & Thanks to All Who've Blogged About It
First, I want to thank those who randomly posted info about this book and their success with the information provided. After seeing it so many times, I decided to order a copy.
It arrived yesterday and I will be finishing reading today. J... Read more
Right-Handed Grocery Shopping Drives Up Your Bill!?
I recently heard a marketing expert on a late-night talk show discuss some of the tips they use to entice people to spend, buy, spend, buy.
According to him, grocery stores have known for a long time that setting up the store so that the ... Read more
Is there Life After CA? Have You Happily Relocated? To Where?
Yes, I have researched my heart out as I'd like to relocate in the next year or two. But internet can only go so far in providing info. So I'm wondering if anyone has found a location they'd recommend after moving out of CA.
BTW, where in... Read more
3 YEARS LATER - AN HONEST ASSESSMENT
On October 13, 2008, it was Columbus Day. I felt it was a good symbolicday to start a new voyage into my healthy lifestyle changes. And I did. About 6 months later, I found SP.
During these past three years, a tidal wave of losses - incl... Read more
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"Cold Stratify seeds for 12 weeks.." Say WHAT????
I am not a gardener. In fact, it's a minor miracle that I've not killed my several orchids among all of their repotted selves. Okay, you get the picture?
I fell in love with pomegranates last year, but they are $1.99 each at the store. T... Read more