I've noticed that doing any type of exercise in the evening tends to keep me awake. Guess I should avoid it as much as possible. Wonder if anyone else has that happen to them.
Wishing all a fun weekend.... Read more
Toblerone vs. Grapes. Which Won?
So, the other night I dreamt I ate a Toblerone and when I awoke, I was very relieved that it was just a dream.
The idea was based in reality as a friend parked a honkin big Toblerone in my fridge and it's been staring at me (and calling my ... Read more
The Scale Saga - THE Weigh-In After 7 Months
Okay, Mondays are my official weigh-in day now and this past one was the first time in about 6 or 7 months. I'd promised myself the number would not throw me off if it wasn't what I wanted.
I have two "good" scales (fairly expensive that ... Read more
Is This Worth It?
The other day, on the radio, a couple of people were tossing around the notion of why bother eating right. They sited both Steve Jobs and Linda McCartney as having been vegetarians (it was reported that at times Steve was a fruitarian, which I'... Read more
Heading Into 4th Week & Weigh-In After 7 Months of No Scale
I'm starting Week 4 of this vegetarian diet that unexpectedly popped into my noggin after reading the book "Eat to Live." I have resisted bringing out the scale, but realize that I need a benchmark in addition to how loose my clothes are fittin... Read more
I Can See My Nether Region Again!
I'd been slim all my life up until a few years ago when stress, hormones, overwork, (and overeating?) piled on extra pounds. So, it took me awhile to see myself as someone who had extra weight on her frame.
That said, I am working hard at ... Read more
Swapping the Grocery Cart for Hand Basket
I've been noticing all the changes over the past three weeks since starting this vegetarian regimen. Among them is my shopping behavior at the grocery store. I swapped the grocery cart for the hand basket noticing that, not only do I need fewe... Read more
Sugar Nation (new book)
The other night, as I was falling asleep, I heard the author of this new book guesting on a radio program. Although some of his info is already known, he states some mind-blowing facts about sugar that were timely reminders as to why I am cutti... Read more
Now I See How Much of This Is All In My Head
I have three solid weeks spent on this new vegetarian lifestyle. In this short time I have seen: 1. Elimination of cravings that formerly controlled me, 2. Elimination of night time munchies, 3. Feeling full rather than feeling hungry, 4. Feeli... Read more
Night Eating/Cravings Have Left Town
Another huge change I've noticed this past three weeks with my having become "vegetarian" is that the lifelong behavior of night eating has subsided. No hunger, no cravings. Nada. Nothing. Zip. Zilch. Zero. Another minor miracle!
Wis... Read more
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