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Protective Diet

Wednesday, January 27, 2016      3 comments

For two years I've been a member of a Facebook group called the Protective Diet. The premise of this lifestyle is vegan, no additives, no preservatives, zero fat, no sugar, lots of starch. This past week I learned that I'm 50 lbs overweight an... Read more

Day 2 80-10-10

Wednesday, July 01, 2015      3 comments

This meal plan means a lot of time in the kitchen but the food is so good. My belly is flat on only day two and I feel light on my feet. I hope this way of eating will speed up the healing of my heel spur and help me lose some weight. I'm bac... Read more

Back to try again.

Monday, December 15, 2014      3 comments

My weight has been holding steady at 167, down from 187 in July. The weight I'd lost in the wake of my relationship breakup has stayed off, but I would still like to lose more. After 18 months on a plant-based omnivore diet I've decided to ret... Read more

One chapter closes, another one opens.

Thursday, August 21, 2014      5 comments

My relationship of four years has ended and I am managing the stages of grief very slowly. In the first four days I lost ten pounds, in the next three weeks I lost four more. I am exercising again, 90 minutes or more per day, and will soon sta... Read more

Low functioning thyroid means unwanted weight gain

Friday, May 30, 2014      5 comments

Hi everyone! I'm sorry I've been gone so long. I recently had a diagnosis of low functioning thyroid so I've started taking liquid iodine daily. I need to make some dietary changes too. For now I'm coming to terms with the 17 pounds I've... Read more

Day 8 to 17 of the 30 day juice fast

Sunday, July 21, 2013      2 comments

Wow! Where has the time gone? Today is day 18 and I am down 9 lbs and my partner is down 19 lbs. She tried on all her clothes this morning and most are too big. She looks so great, but now we have to go shopping! Oh darn! LOL! Actually... Read more

Days 6, 7 and 8 of 30 day juice fast

Friday, July 12, 2013      6 comments

Wow! I am still here! We have been making a variety of juices like: Colon Cleanser Mean Green Morning Glorious Orange Fennel Mint Julep Orange Carrot Super Green Detox Pink Juice Santa Fe Salsa Pear-fect Pear and man... Read more

Day 5 of 30 day juice fast

Monday, July 08, 2013      2 comments

OMG!! Today was so hard!!! I was cooking ten meals for a client and I kept having to taste dressings, dips, etc. for salt, lemon, etc. It was horrible! I felt sick, tired and sweaty all day, spontaneously breaking out in a full sweat several... Read more

Day 4 of 30 day juice fast

Sunday, July 07, 2013      3 comments

Hey everyone! Life is good here, lots of energy! The juices were all really good, so we'll make them again. Tomorrow we are enjoying the following juices: Dad's OJ Feel Good Sweet Dreams Mint Medley Tomato Broccoli... Read more

Day 3 of 30 day juice fast

Sunday, July 07, 2013      3 comments

I'm a little late posting today, but I'll give you the rundown anyway. I went to bed at midnight and woke up at 7am, an hour before my alarm went off. I got up and made a juice for tomorrow. Here are the juices we enjoyed today: Mean... Read more

Day 2 of 30 day juice fast

Friday, July 05, 2013      2 comments

Good morning! My day got started after only four hours' sleep when I woke up for the third time during the night to pee (I went to sleep at 1230am). I couldn't return to sleep, so I got up and washed dishes and then surfed the web. At 730am I... Read more

Day 1 of 30 day juice fast

Thursday, July 04, 2013      5 comments

Good morning! Today is day one of my 30-day juice fast. My partner Karen and I are embarking on this journey together and I am so excited to do this with her. Her starting weight is 225 (down from 230 three days ago) and my starting weig... Read more

Day 2 Logging Food

Friday, February 15, 2013      1 comments

Food for Valentine's Day... Okay, so I'm not being careful, I'm just logging how I've been eating every day for a week to see where my calories come from. I did have three chocolate cupcakes yesterday, so all my numbers are high, but that... Read more

Logging food now

Thursday, February 14, 2013      4 comments

Hi everyone!!! I've decided to start logging my food to see where my calories are coming from. I have been working out nearly every day for a month and I have not lost any weight at all. I think I might be eating to maintain instead of ea... Read more

Day 6 of 7 day juice fast.

Monday, January 14, 2013      3 comments

Hello everyone! We had to finish the juice fast today because my partner was experiencing medical side effects of the juicing. Nothing to do with her type 1 diabetes, but with her epilepsy. So we stopped juicing and ate some celery and cu... Read more

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