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Weight Loss, Thy Enemy is SNACKING
Friday, February 05, 2016      4 comments

So I've been following a Paleo-ish / Grain-Free way of eating since mid-December. I immediately felt SO much better physically, but after the first 10 lbs that dropped right off in the first week, the weight loss screeched to a stop. I c... Read more
My Biggest Enemy? ME!
Tuesday, February 02, 2016      4 comments

My blog yesterday was such a whiny post I am almost embarrassed. Whining about "only" losing 8 lbs in 5 weeks and how I haven't had any grain, sugar or processed foods in 7 weeks. Well, eating an ENTIRE bag of granola, even if it IS Paleo,... Read more
7 Weeks in...
Monday, February 01, 2016      12 comments

I went to the doctor today feeling sooooo discouraged. I've been totally grain-free and sugar-free and processed-foods-free for 7 weeks and the weig... Read more
Day 24 - Still Going Strong!
Wednesday, January 06, 2016      8 comments

I just took the day 24 photo today....I skipped the eyeliner and wore the same shirt so it would be as close to an exact replication (location and l... Read more
DAY TEN - NO to the Amber Waves of Grain!
Wednesday, December 23, 2015      5 comments

Did you know: The gliadin protein of wheat has been modified by geneticists through their work to increase yield. This work, performed mostly i... Read more
Day NINE - just feeling better and better
Tuesday, December 22, 2015      5 comments

I am really liking how being grain-free is making me feel. No aches. No "tendinitis" in my wrist/thumb. No achy joints. No blurry vision. I HAVE to remember how grains affect me when I'm tempted to partake and how good... Read more
Day EIGHT - I've GOT this!
Monday, December 21, 2015      7 comments

Wow, I didn't realize I haven't blogged since last Thursday. The detox from grains and processed foods has been quite the ride! I actually stayed home from work THREE days because I was feeling so crappy. Started feeling better on Friday, t... Read more
Day Four Detox - Ready to be done
Thursday, December 17, 2015      5 comments

Well, I've lost 7 lbs of bloat, but I just wish this headache would go away! I am planning on going to work tomorrow, but if this headache doesn't go away....! Here's today's selfie: ... Read more
Day Three - Detox SUCKS
Thursday, December 17, 2015      5 comments

I guess that's why it's called detox. I stayed home today...I probably could have gone to work but with the headache and spaciness and gastrointestinal issues I'd rather stick close to home. I will probably stay home tomorrow too, if I wake up... Read more
Day Two of 10-Day Detox
Tuesday, December 15, 2015      3 comments

So I am doing the Wheat Belly 10-Day Detox. I know this works for me, I know how good I felt when I was grain-free and basically sugar-free, and I ... Read more
Starting Over Again - AGAIN
Monday, December 14, 2015      5 comments

Well, I've gained back the majority of what I had lost...and I feel like CRAP. Been free-eating and drinking, and haven't been doing the daily walks in weeks. I'm so tired of this yo-yo. I'm so tired of having such a twisted relationshi... Read more
Then and Now
Friday, May 01, 2015      5 comments

I posted some "before" pictures on Facebook a few days ago but ended up taking them down because I was getting uncomfortable with the attention and comments they were garn... Read more
Procrastination, thy name is Tess!
Monday, January 05, 2015      2 comments

FIRST blog post of 2015! I have really been slacking on the blogging. I keep meaning to, but never manage to actually get it done. Like nearly everything else in my life... Read more
Check-In With Doc Postponed 12 Days
Thursday, November 20, 2014      4 comments

I was looking forward to going to see Dr. Z tomorrow for my first check-in since starting with her, but sadly, her father passed away and she is out of town. So I won't be... Read more
Two and a half weeks...and holding on
Saturday, November 15, 2014      3 comments

Today is day 18 - I've survived 17 full days with no sugar or processed foods and controlling my carb intake very carefully. I'm having a little trouble staying in the calorie range that doc wanted me in...I'm consistently lower, but I'm still... Read more

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