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Day two of Dr. McDougall Eating Plan

Tuesday, December 04, 2012      2 comments

So today is basically my day two of the Dr. McDougall eating plan (or pretty close). It's a super plan and I feel great. Last time I ate like this I dropped 20 pounds... It was such a blessing! Swam 20 laps today and look forward to gett... Read more

Foods That Make You Thin - Need real help to get the weight loss moving?

Saturday, July 14, 2012      1 comments

I have finally found what it takes for my body to lose weight without a trainer -- I am so thankful - it is a relief. So I'm working in the kitchen and listening to this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v
=X6ogG1wEcXo "Foods That Make You Thin" ... Read more

Off-balance with food today - trying to get back on

Friday, June 01, 2012      2 comments

It's amazing how not starting my day with oatmeal can have such an impact on me if I don't eat the right balance of foods, and usually, oatmeal w/cinamon and apples does just what I need. Today however, I skipped the oatmeal and had a banana an... Read more

Swimming Goal Completed :) 5,000 yards (100 laps) - Her 50th birthday

Wednesday, May 30, 2012      2 comments

It was last September when my friend and fitness inspiration said to me, "I want something for my 50th birthday" as she smiled with eager expectation... "I want you to swim 50 - 100's with me!! Now her birthday wasn't until May of 2012 which g... Read more

Day 51 - Time to do a Biggest Loser "Looking Back" for Encouragement Forward

Tuesday, May 29, 2012      0 comments

SO here it is day 51. I started out this recent journey at 169.3 pounds and I've come down to 148.4 -- this is a vegan journey which is so easy to do, the weight just falls off. BUT every now and then -- there's a small gain. As I wrestle my ... Read more

Day 40, 17.2 pounds gone - wonderful way of eating.

Friday, May 18, 2012      2 comments

In the last week I've only lost aout .3 of a pound so it seems -- I think that when the body loses a lot of weight it hits plateaus and adjustments. I've also added in some other foods that are acceptable for my diet that might slow the weight ... Read more

16.9 pounds gone in 33 days!! -- I think anyone can do this

Friday, May 11, 2012      3 comments

This is the most amazingly easy weight loss, it is such a blessing and so amazing! If you are feeling like you just can't win by losing the pounds, I have finally found what works for me and it has worked for others who I know!! Don't give... Read more

Improved breathing through cardio!

Friday, May 04, 2012      2 comments

I shouldn't be so amazed -- but when it happens -- it's so awesome that it's amazing!! Through swimming over a LONG period of time - my cardio and breathing are SO MUCH improved!! I've gone from not being a swimmer anymore (used to be) to bein... Read more

An old pair of courderoys....

Thursday, May 03, 2012      0 comments

That's what I've got on right now, they're a little tight, but they're presentable... I haven't warn these pants in at least 2-3 years. During this time I ate healthily, I exercised, but nevertheless the pounds just mainly moved upward, ... Read more

Arm Wrestling my Weight -- Vegan and Herbivores Wanted

Wednesday, May 02, 2012      4 comments

So I'm on day 24 of eating mainly vegan/plants!! I've only made a few very small oopses. OK so what has happened? I've got about a 3 pound weight gain which I believe is intestinal, but it seems to creep up more each day - and I'm still b... Read more

Day 18 - 11.6 pounds lost -- Anyone can do this it's so easy

Thursday, April 26, 2012      2 comments

I realized something. Awhile back I lost weight and gained strength, stamina and fitness through "fitness boot camp" with a local gym. I went to this on and off for about two years, the trainer helped me so much -- it was life changing for me ... Read more

Oatmeal for Fitness for Breakfast -- plant based foods & I'm not a vegan

Wednesday, April 25, 2012      6 comments

This morning I've added strawberries & almonds & chia seeds to my oatmeal! I've posted the recipe here: http://recipes.sparkpeople.com
/recipe-detail.asp?recipe=
2089041 -- There's a nice crunch! My weight continues to drop -- even ... Read more

Hey Vegans - I need your help about protein & fitness.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012      5 comments

I'm working on a personal fitness goal which requires some intense swimming and someone suggested that I need to intake grams of protein to the tune of 50% of my body weight - per day - so currently we'd be looking at needing to intake about 79 ... Read more

Larabars to the rescue!!

Tuesday, April 24, 2012      3 comments

So I was out and about running errands and I hadn't yet had breakfast... What can I find out there that is yummy, vegan, breakfast-ish and at the grocery store? A LEMON LARA BAR!!! YUMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMY!!! Woot woot! (Yes, this is exc... Read more

Day 16 - 10.5 pounds lost -- this is the easiest weight loss I've ever had.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012      5 comments

I'm so thankful that I've finally found what works for me!! I have been eating healthy and exercising for years... Now finally I have found what works for me, I can now lose weight without a trainer!! I lose weight, feel great and eat the... Read more


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