I've been gone a long time...
...yet, here I am again, giving it one last try. Two months ago I was feeling so depressed and hopeless and out of control that I was considering the lap band surgery. I saw a young woman who lost half of her body weight and I thought maybe tha... Read more
To vegan or not to vegan...
Well, I'm in a quandry, walking the line that moves around a lot, I'm not sure from day to day what is the plan, I keep changing it on the fly and that's not a good thing for me in the long term (or the short term). The OA meeting I attended la... Read more
waxing a little poetic tonight, so here's what I've got...
I just want to crawl into your arms, my love,
and rest my weary head - I have no concept
of what the reality of that might be like
but I, too, have my imagination,
just ... Read more
7 days as a vegan
I must say overall, this has been an amazing experience so far. I've lost 5 pounds, I haven't experienced any cravings, but that may be due to the wonderful emails I've been receiving from a certain someone in Scotland, Friday afternoon I had a... Read more
Life as a Vegan - Day 4
Ok, a little late posting, but so what... went out to lunch at Bertucci's yesterday and was pleased to find delicious Tuscan roasted vegetables on the menu as a side order with eggplant, garlic, tomatoes, artichokes, mushrooms and peppers, also... Read more
Life as a Vegan - Day 3
Ok, still no cravings, but this afternoon I was very sleepy, think I'm over doing the carbs a little bit... also coming off the sugar and caffeine may be contrbuting to the tiredness, however, I've been gettin my 8 hours in, so we are going to c... Read more
Life as a Vegan - Day 2
Well, life as a vegan seems to be going surprisingly well, better than expected, really. I'm keeping things very simple for now, pretty much eating the same thing every day as I get more familiar with my new foods. I am surprised to note that ... Read more
Vegan Day 1 Results
Today was a very good start, I didn't experience any hunger or cravings, didn't even think to snack between meals, I am allowing myself to have a Diet Coke, but only after drinking my 8 glasses of water for the day... I want to pay attention to ... Read more
Going vegan... Day 1
Ok, today is my first day of eliminating sugar, meat and dairy from my food plan... it will not be easy, but I have prepared the best I can, I have my food, including snacks and we are going to take it one day at time (even though I plan to try ... Read more
It's a long, long road with many a winding turn
They say every journey starts by putting one foot in front of the other (don't they?) and so, I find myself not really at the beginning of anything, this is a only a continuation of what was started long ago, possibly when I landed on this plane... Read more