I want to outline my goals as a reminder of what I want to achieve with this new Vitamix:
- No wasted pulp, as I had with juicing
- Make my vegetables and fruit stash go further (it takes soooo much to make juice!)
- Experiment with new... Read more
The Monster Has Arrived
Yes, the Vitamix is here. I unboxed it yesterday afternoon, registered it online (guaranteed for 7 years!), and watched the DVD. Also thumbed through the nice cookbook that gives a ton of great ideas on all types of recipes. I do intend to ... Read more
VITAMIX DUE TO ARRIVE TODAY!
I'm very excited, as I've never researched a product with so many happy users. I can't wait to make juices and smoothies without wasting so much pulp. As I've continued juicing, I realize that I really want to use the entire fruit and veggie.
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Another Lb. Down, 9 to Go, Concert Tonight
Down another pound and I'm thrilled at my progress since I started juicing last Sunday. The countdown is on - 9 to go.
REO Speedwagon concert at Harrah's tonight. Woohoo.
Have a happy day, sparkies!... Read more
Trying Almond Milk for the First Time
Yesterday's trip to the grocery store made me almost laugh out loud as I looked in my cart and saw, once again, only healthy stuff. Honestly, can't get over myself and this new wave of doing so well. Decided to try Almond milk, and not sure wh... Read more
6 lbs in 6 Days From Juicing
Who woulda thunk? When I started juicing last Sunday, I was going to try it for a day or two. Now I'm on Day 6 and I'm down 6 lbs. It's been byebye time to a pound a day with juicing, and wow, what can I say? I'm pretty surprised.
I gro... Read more
13 TO GO-COUNTDOWN IS ON
Woohoo. !3 more will wrap this trip up.
To all my buddies who told me about VitaMix - THANKS A MIL! I just ordered it after a lot of research. Veryyyyyyyy excited. This is a huge chunk of change for me right now, but it's an investmen... Read more
3 Juicing Negatives
I just started juicing and this is my 4th day. I have to say that, as much as I enjoy the positives, here's what I don't like:
1. Expensive. Even though I've gotten amazing fruit and veggie deals, juicing is pricey. No doubt about it. ... Read more
The Juicing Queen
Now that I've started juicing, I can't stop. Been doing a bunch of fruit mixes in the morning, and veggies in afternoon. Absolutely love this and having fun to boot! Who woulda thunk? (smiling)
I've finished off the questionable foods he... Read more
OMG...Was that Me?
That's how I felt yesterday with my hand-held grocery basket when I stopped in for some items for my new juicer. As I was ready to check out, I noticed that I had ONLY healthy things in the basket. How can this be? Nothing processed. Nothing... Read more
After a mild summer, San Diego is starting to get those higher temps that have plagued the rest of the country. I have to admit that the heat turns me into a total vegetable. My energy level is drained and I have to push myself to get the exer... Read more
Popcorn Butter & Alzheimers
This week in the news, they reported that lab studies showed that the chemical used in artificial butter flavor on popcorn made the brain cells fold into themselves when ingested. They are linking it to possibly leading to Alzheimers.
Nee... Read more
First Yummy Juice w/New Juicer
Yesterday, my new juicer arrived and I threw in celery, tomatoes, pepper, and carrots. It was really a nice blend. I have a bunch of free books on my Kindle for juices that I'll eventually try.
Wishing all a happy day.... Read more
Reverse Psychology for Wgt Loss
Many of us have had the experience of buying something a size smaller to inspire us along our journey. But the other day, I had the opposite experience that has proved to be a good reminder.
On the store sale rack was a great pair of summe... Read more
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HERE COMES MY NEW JUICER (AGAIN)
Last week, other one broke after first use. Returned for a refund and bought something a little more expensive and, hopefully, more durable. Due to arrive tomorrow.... Read more