Spring is finally here! - scratch that - Spring was here, but today is nasty cold in Nova Scotia. I am looking forward to longer evenings of daylight and getting outside!!
I've been doing well focusing on healthy eating. I bought a Nutribul... Read more
Welcome to 2013
I started today with no intentions of making New Years Resolutions or another 'diet plan'. I figured I would eat well, start moving etc - but not make resolutions.
Here I am 10:55 P.M. and I decided to make some commitments to myself.
Thi... Read more
Back to the basics - Cycle 1 day 1
I'm back to the 17 Day Diet. I decided to go back to day 1.
I feel really good and focused. It's nice to not have the pressures of travel, looking good in a dress, meeting new people, bathing suits etc while trying to lose weight.
With the... Read more
17 Day Diet Cycle 2 done.
I'm back from vacationing in Alberta. What a wonderful time we all had. My son traveled with me to my brother's wedding. We stayed with cousins, visited the mountains, went to Edmonton etc. Fantastic time!
I was in cycle 2 during my time awa... Read more
17 Day Diet Cycle 2 Day 8, 9 & 10.
I'm doing okay. I have strayed a bit - had a few beer (like 2 a day over the weekend). I had a little cheese, but over all I did well. This weekend I didn't have my green tea as much as I should have, but that's okay.
Today is Day 10. I fly... Read more
17 Day Diet Cycle 2 Day 7
Boy I blew it on day 7!
I started the day with lemon water, green tea & eggs.
I did drink all my water & then some!
Then I went to the city... I had a tea, a biscuit with butter, 2 cookies and a piece of cheese at my grandmother's... Read more
17 Day Diet Cycle 2 Day 6
So far so good!
I honestly find it hard to eat as much as I should, but I'm staying focused! 23 days already!... Read more
17 Day Diet Cycle 2 day 5
Day 5 already! Going fast!
I found it hard to eat as much as I should today.
Today I had 2 eggs, cottage cheese with blueberries, a garden salad with chicken, chicken leg with carrots, roasted brussel spouts and zucchini. my lemon water... Read more
17 day Diet Cycle 2 Day 3 & 4
I'm still doing okay. The last few days have been a little tough. Some days I just want to eat whatever I want - like potatoes or rice. I did have equivalent of a 1/2 a med potato last night because Hubbie had made supper for me and the roasted ... Read more
17 Day Diet Cycle 2 Day 2
Today I had cream of wheat with peaches for breakfast - after about 20 days of having eggs daily, I was starving by 10:30. I think on the cycle 2 days I will have 1 egg with my cream of wheat, or stick to the carb servings at lunch time.
I ha... Read more
17 Day Diet Cycle 2 Day 1
Here we go! Cycle 2.
I admit I'm a little stressed about it. I want to make sure I follow it properly. I have 9 days until I fly to Alberta for holidays/brothers wedding. I'm sure I'll be fine by then since I should have it all figured out. ... Read more
17 Day Diet Cycle 1 Day 16 & 17
17 days done! 9 pounds gone! 12 pounds gone since July 20th.
This 1st cycle was easier than I expected. I feel great. I don't miss bread or processed carbs.
Of course, I am looking forward to starting cycle 2 today. Now I can add in 2 c... Read more
17 Day Diet Cycle 1 Day 15
Day 15 done already!!! 202.8!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OH yeah!
It's been so nice to lose this weight. I've lost 11 pounds in 1 month. 8 of those pounds in the last 2 weeks. I feel great and I can feel the difference in my body.
I am looki... Read more
17 Day Diet Cycle 1 Day 14
2 whole weeks! No bread! Feels good. I have had a little cheese here and there, a couple chips (not too many) but over all a successful 14 days. This morning I weighed in at 203.0!!
I had to laugh a little that I was actually excited to co... Read more
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17 Day Diet Cycle 1 Day 13
I stayed up too late. I'm tired today.
I also have had an upset tummy for a few days. Nothing serious, but uncomfortable. My boss was sick with a bug all weekend. Maybe the healthy eating helped me ward it off for the most part.
I ha... Read more