Tonight's the night to break the sugar-binge-cycle.
So Saturday night, I got drunk and made bad food choices… and then I made bad choices Sunday evening and again last night.
I blame it on the sugar.
Was watching the evil little pixie, Gillian McKeith, on her new show “Eat Yourself Sexy... Read more
Post-Food Blog Confession
Hubby thought it was odd that I was taking pictures of my food, so I explained the FEF challenge to him. He thought it was weird... but he also calls you guys my "sparkplug cult".... in jest, mostly.
So, this morning he says, with a grin, ... Read more
Day 3 of Food Blog (FEF Challenge)
Another fabulous breakfast made by hubby. 1 spicy italian sausage, with lots of veggies, cooked in an omelette & topped with light mozza cheese.
Fabulous Food, Day 2 (FEF Challenge)
I have such a great hubby. This is the breakfast he made me this morning:
Poached egg on canned salmon with fruit.
Lunch was a locally made soft cheese spread on fresh... Read more
What I ate today in pictures. (FEF Challenge)
The challenge this week is to post photos of everything you eat for 3 of the 7 days. Since there are only 3 days left in the challenge....time to get going on it!
Started the day with my very favourite oatmeal with ground flaxseed, banana,... Read more
Up & down
It's been an up & down kind of day.
Decided I was going to indulge in a Tim's Ice Cap
Leaving carb cycling behind
I realized that I ended the carb cycling without doing a blog review. I like to re-read my blogs later, so I thought I'd better write something before I forget.
I'm not doing any carb or calorie cycling right now. Not even tracking my food.... Read more
Walk, Bike, Swim
I was supposed to do some garden work for a friend of a friend today. I thought it was just a few hours for an older person. More like doing a favour for someone. Turns out this was more a meet & greet for on-going work for a realtor who is ... Read more
Very Good Day
After 9 months of fighting, my MiL is cancer free! We're so relieved & happy. MiL is very dear to me. I've learned so much from her about kindness, courage and being happy with the simple things. I'm so very glad the news from the doctor wa... Read more
Mindful Eating & 7 Hungers
This past week, I have practiced mindful eating. Sitting in silence and really noticing my food. Looking at it, smelling it, tasting it, exploring textures and observing my own reactions. Sounds simple - but it's harder than I thought!
F... Read more
How I get back on track (FEF Challenge, Bonus)
16 months on spark and I am the queen of getting back on track.... it comes from having so much practice!
The most important thing to get me back on track is to change my thinking. If I'm feeling guilty about the binge, I'm more likely t... Read more
My 2nd Favourite Health Resource (FEF Challenge)
I remember when we first got internet in the mid 90's.... and now I have no idea how we ever got by without it! Every time I need to learn a new skill or get more information, it's right there at my finger tips. Shazam! Like magic!
I'm g... Read more
Isn't that pretty?
Today's lunch, inspired by JLITT62, was spinach, tomatoes, red peppers, celery, purple onion & spicy thai chili tuna. Not only tasty, but pretty too!
In the backgro... Read more
What my body's saying today.
Woke up this morning feeling still tired.
Iron deficiency kicking my @ss. Day 17 of bleeding. Doctor (not McDreamy... same clinic, but saw McGrumpy instead... rats) says maybe not menopause - but fibroids instead (which still explains ... Read more
Listening to the body is one thing
... understanding what it has to say quite another.
I've spent the last 3 days just kind of sitting in my body & paying attention to what's going on. I'm a little suprised by how numbed out I am when it comes to food. I totally zone ou... Read more
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