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The Monster Has Arrived

Friday, August 31, 2012      13 comments

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


Thursday, August 30, 2012      12 comments

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. ... Read more

Another Lb. Down, 9 to Go, Concert Tonight

Sunday, August 26, 2012      7 comments

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

Saturday, August 25, 2012      16 comments

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

Friday, August 24, 2012      15 comments

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


Thursday, August 23, 2012      5 comments

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

Wednesday, August 22, 2012      18 comments

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

Tuesday, August 21, 2012      11 comments

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?

Monday, August 20, 2012      15 comments

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


Sunday, August 19, 2012      13 comments

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

Saturday, August 18, 2012      10 comments

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

Friday, August 17, 2012      13 comments

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

Thursday, August 16, 2012      12 comments

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


Wednesday, August 15, 2012      9 comments

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

OOH OOH R.I.P. Horshack

Tuesday, August 14, 2012      4 comments

One of my fave characters, and the second to die, on the "Welcome Back Kotter" sitcom. ... Read more

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