May Goal & Looking into June
I really didn't set a firm goal in May. I'd had a vague one about eating less cheese, and I accomplished that. And I continued my previous months' goals of no sugar, no caffeine and no night eating. Overall, I allowed myself to be goal-free i... Read more
BYE BYE TO ANOTHER 2 LBS!!!
All my hard work is starting to pay off. Bright and early this morning on my weigh-in day, I got on the scale with no expectations only to look down and see that 2 more lbs have left town. YIPPEEEEEEE! HOORAY HOORAY! Am I excited? You bet! ... Read more
A MILESTONE FOR ME
I have to admit that I've been pondering this decision for weeks, unable to mentally let go of this security blanket of sorts. Although it's been over three months of no caffeine, I still held onto the old coffeemaker and remaining coffee on th... Read more
R.I.P. Robin Gibb & Donna Summer
Two more talents go away. My fave songs of theirs was It's Only Words, Massachusetts, and one other slow one I can't remember the name. And the voice of Donna Summer will be missed as well. R.I.P.... Read more
Americans Spend 1/5 of Food Budget...
... on veggies and fruit, according to a report I heard recently. They said that, although people think that healthy foods are more expensive, when looked at more closely, they are actually not.
What's more expensive than all of the garbag... Read more
Coffee Drinkers Live Longer?
Yet another "study" has been in the news all day; coffee drinkers live longer. It's been over three months (today is day 106 in fact) that I detoxed from caffeine. It was a hard fought battle and I thought I was ready to throw away the old cof... Read more
Another Pound Bites the Dust
Yesterday, when I blogged and whined about the scale, I knew that I felt lighter. Even a pound makes a difference in how I feel. Today I jumped on it again and am down a pound. That's a total of 8 in the past two months. Slowly, but surely.... Read more
Throwing a Tantrum on Weigh-In Day
Today's weigh-in was a bit disappointing at the same number as last week. I know, I know, I won't focus on it. But it's still a bummer of a disappointment.... Read more
Smelling Can Trick Your Brain?
Last week, I read a book called "Cut the Crap." Among some of his advice was something he states has been substantiated by studies.
If we sniff delicious food, it tricks our brain into thinking we've eaten it. Honestly, I doubt that wou... Read more
What A Grazer I Am! (Was?)
Now that I am leaving cut veggies in-view all day to snack on, I realize that the very behavior of putting something in my mouth, chewing, swallowing, and then eating more, is such a habit. And how used to it I was, even quite awhile after join... Read more
In the spirit of adventure, I bought a tiny snack that I'm going to try this weekend - roasted seaweed. I'm sure it won't become a staple, but I'll check it out.
Have a fun day and Happy Mother's Day weekend.... Read more
Yoga's Not for Me
Having heard so many people rave about the benefits of Yoga, I had two DVD's on Netflix that I tried yesterday. For a long time, I've wanted to get into Yoga. (or so I thought)
Had to laugh at myself because I just didn't like it at all ... Read more
BYE BYE TO ANOTHER POUND
Yesterday I sincerely pondered ending this journey. Not giving up on a healthy lifestyle, but just not working at it anymore. It gets so tiresome sometimes. However, this morning's weekly weigh-in showed another pound down. Not much, but eno... Read more
Anyone Use Acidity Strips?
I been hearing about these strips to measure your body's acidity as it's an important indicator of health status.
If you measure acidic, do you just up your intake of veggies? I'd be interested in hearing from people who've had experienc... Read more
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THE AMAZING SUPER MOON LAST NIGHT
I went outside with my high-powered binoculars and could see the formations on the moon quite clearly. It was a beautiful sight.
Doing well on my streaks, and not going to drive myself nuts with weekly weigh-in anticipation. It is what ... Read more