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Tonight's the night to break the sugar-binge-cycle.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011      20 comments

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

Sunday, July 24, 2011      19 comments

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)

Saturday, July 23, 2011      11 comments

Breakfast Another fabulous breakfast made by hubby. 1 spicy italian sausage, with lots of veggies, cooked in an omelette & topped with light mozza cheese. Read more

Fabulous Food, Day 2 (FEF Challenge)

Friday, July 22, 2011      8 comments

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)

Thursday, July 21, 2011      16 comments

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

Monday, July 18, 2011      16 comments

It's been an up & down kind of day. emoticon Decided I was going to indulge in a Tim's Ice Cap Read more

Leaving carb cycling behind

Saturday, July 16, 2011      13 comments

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

Thursday, July 14, 2011      15 comments

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

Wednesday, July 13, 2011      18 comments

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

Monday, July 11, 2011      13 comments

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)

Friday, July 08, 2011      13 comments

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)

Friday, July 08, 2011      9 comments

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?

Thursday, July 07, 2011      7 comments

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.

Tuesday, July 05, 2011      13 comments

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

Monday, July 04, 2011      13 comments

... 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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