So, I hit a plateau a while back. I looked over my spreadsheet where I've recorded my weekly weigh-ins since last June 28 and pondered my "snag".
I hit 206 around November 16, then kept going slowly lower through December. Just after New Ye... Read more
"Whether it's salmon genetically engineered to grow at twice its natural rate or herbicide-resistant corn that encourages the use of more chemicals in our food supply, we have a right to know what's in our food.
"Already, more than 40 count... Read more
A friend from church passed along 4 huge bags of lovely clothes to me with the admonition to take what I can use and pass on the rest to someone else. I told her upfront that I wouldn't fit a size 14 for months yet, but, as long as she didn't m... Read more
~ My book report on Good Calories, Bad Calories ~
WARNING! LONG-WINDEDNESS UP AHEAD!
Much of what I've read about metabolism and wellness in the last six months has been, frankly, life-changing. Maybe once or twice in a lifetime you ru... Read more
People will bemoan the fact that a low-carb diet is "so much more expensive" than what they're currently doing.
I keep my financial information in a set of spreadsheet worksheets, which makes it very easy to analyze where your m... Read more
One of yesterday's FlyMail reminders dealt with forgiving our parents (moms in particular) for making us crazy/poor housekeepers/overweight/having bad self-esteem/etc. I would love to cut and paste the whole exchange but it's prohibited both by ... Read more
I finally broke down and bought the book on Saturday. Fascinating reading!
I'm glad I read Why We Get Fat.. first, because it gets to the heart of the weight loss and obesity subject matter so much more quickly, but for an overall understan... Read more
OK. FInally here are some images of my piece de resistance - I'm sure you're all sick of even hearing about it. Believe me, I'm sick of working on it! But I really, really love how it's turning out. Perfect colors, though these shots don't do th... Read more
This is a "testimonial" from one of FlyLady's flybabies, and it really exemplifies the real meaning of FLY - Finally Loving Yourself:
Yesterday would have been my 33rd wedd... Read more
I'm painting my hallway and listening to my local classical music radio station (yes, I pledged!) and thinking about SparkFriends and SparkAcquaintances, and how many of them, male and female alike, have terrible self-esteem.
And by that I ... Read more
I have not had much trouble with this new lifestyle since I started back in July. I did have a couple of time periods when I stopped losing for a few weeks at a time, but after doing some research and asking around the low carb team I decided it... Read more
I think that, unnoticed, sometime in the last 3 weeks I crossed some mysterious border line.
I weighed myself on Monday morning and, not surprisingly, didn't show any loss. I knew from the mirror and from my clothing that I hadn't changed m... Read more