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Measuring Mental Pain
8/22/2014 5:02:03 PM,  1 COMMENTS

When I have had surgery, I have been asked routinely to give a measure of my pain on a scale of 1 to 10. On my personal scale, childbirth after the e...  Read more


Countdown day 90 --aiming at eventual 100% compliance with suggested eating plan
8/22/2014 12:42:40 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I have been advised to more slowly follow the ALCAT eating plan based on my food sensitivities. So I don't have to be "perfect" yet. 41 In 3 months...  Read more


My Favorite Links
8/22/2014 11:21:58 AM,  4 COMMENTS I follow the blood-type diet. I'm a Type O. This food list really helps me out. Click on the link, then cl...  Read more


8/22/2014 7:51:59 AM,  10 COMMENTS

Finally! Progress on the scale! The Plan diet by Lyn-Genet Recitas is the most successful diet I've ever tried. The scale is finally going down for...  Read more


Sign for my computer to improve
8/22/2014 6:51:50 AM,  13 COMMENTS

At doctor visits I always regret not having done the things to make my "numbers" better. To remind myself , I made a sign to tape on my computer:...  Read more


Burn more fat by 1 min. high intensity exercise alternated with 20 min. of moderate exercising.
8/22/2014 6:35:29 AM,  3 COMMENTS

A Cardio Obsession Ramp up cardio, burn calories and fat. Sounds simple enough, but the latest science on exercising for weight loss says otherwi...  Read more


Low-Carb Dinner
8/21/2014 7:46:42 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Organic spinach, red bell peppers, green onions stewed with 1 chicken drumstick. 6 net carbs For more info, see my food tracker on my page....  Read more


One chapter closes, another one opens.
8/21/2014 6:28:43 PM,  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 thre...  Read more


Prepared for Weight Loss Battle!
8/21/2014 5:51:07 PM,  8 COMMENTS

18 days of low-carb/low-reactive/low-inflammatory breakfast, lunch, & dinner protein & veggie based meals prepared for freezer. This is the only...  Read more


Ditch the scale?
8/21/2014 12:31:55 PM,  4 COMMENTS

That is what my husband suggests. I get on every morning, and it fluctuates, depending on what I have eaten the night before: ex: 1 ear of corn= 3-4#....  Read more


Foodie resolution
8/21/2014 10:34:12 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I am one of those unlucky individuals who is sensitive to wheat. Whenever I eat it I get brain fog ... and sometimes I even get so exhausted after...  Read more


Thinking It Over Thursday, August 21
8/21/2014 10:20:21 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Been checking into the issue of artichoke supplements. I understand it was mentioned on Dr. Oz, though I didn't see it. Thought I would share a few...  Read more


Reality Check
8/21/2014 8:47:41 AM,  9 COMMENTS

What I've learned in 10 months of being off track and 15 lbs gained... The Causes of my Weight Gain: 1. Cant' cheat at all! 2. Every bite...  Read more


A New Start
8/21/2014 8:38:25 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Nothing like seeing the harsh truth every morning, the scale reminds me I've gained 14 lbs in 1 year. 10 days on the Atkins induction phase....  Read more


Low-Carb Breakfast
8/20/2014 9:21:56 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Okra, red bell peppers, green onions stewed with 1 lamb shoulder rib. 8 net carbs Check out my food tracker on my page for ingredient/nutri...  Read more


WooHoo Wednesday! Willing to try.
8/20/2014 8:32:11 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Today I begin an adventure with my DD and DGD. I challenged my 'sweet tooth' and that of my DGD to a 7-10 day challenge. Here's how we are going to...  Read more


Tea tree oil is helping bruises
8/20/2014 7:46:29 AM,  20 COMMENTS

I have been surprised how well tea tree oil (and icing) works for bruising . After the chiropractor does the Graston technique on tissue bumps ar...  Read more


Low-Carb Meal Prep
8/19/2014 7:40:46 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I take about 3-4 hours out of 1 day a week to plan and prep my low-carb menu. This really helps keep me on track. I portion out all my meals, re...  Read more


Low-Carb Lunch
8/19/2014 1:39:08 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Collard greens, red bell peppers, green onions, stewed with beef marrow soup bones. 5 net carbs...  Read more


Insurance is fixing my car!!
8/19/2014 1:19:13 PM,  11 COMMENTS

As you know, I've been 'praising God in the hallway' while I wait on the insurance company to come and look at my car. Being A child o...  Read more


Try It Tuesday! Aug. 19
8/19/2014 12:25:39 PM,  5 COMMENTS

This is the first time I tried powdered peanut butter. 2T only has 1.5g of fat and 6g of protein. I put it in my pea protein shake along with non al...  Read more


Who is my Inspiration?
8/19/2014 9:57:48 AM,  4 COMMENTS

My inspiration is my younger sister. She has been losing weight for over a year. She told me about how she was doing it. She doesn't have internet so...  Read more


Great Link for Low-Carbers!
8/19/2014 9:44:19 AM,  3 COMMENTS
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Low-Carb Breakfast
8/19/2014 9:03:16 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Low-carb breakfast. Nitrate-free beef summer sausage & summer squash. 8 net carbs. You can check out my food tracker for more info if you have q...  Read more


Low-Carb Lunch
8/18/2014 12:55:48 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Spinach and ox tail stew, 6 net carbs For more nutritional info, you can check out my food tracker on my main page. No recipe, just simple...  Read more


My WooHoo Weekend turned into Weekend Woes!
8/18/2014 9:41:30 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Before we even left for the campground, DH had the car jacked up for another adjustment on the brakes. Of course, he didn't have the right tool again...  Read more


My Low-Carb Diet Plan
8/18/2014 9:06:16 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I've revamped by low-carb diet plan. I added brussel sprouts to the list of my low-carb veggies. Low-Carb Diet 83 grams Asparagus- 20 cal...  Read more


Day 7 Atkins Induction Phase
8/18/2014 7:56:35 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Day 2 of ketosis! Even though the scale has not moved, still 125 lbs. But I definitely have all the symptoms of ketosis; sweating, fatigue, meta...  Read more


stuck in a rut
8/17/2014 11:10:23 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I seem to be not very motivated and stuck in a rut. I know I just need to move on and get back in to all the good habits I had been in. Pleas...  Read more


Sunday August 17, 2014
8/17/2014 10:30:20 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Today I had an outstanding day! GF diet is getting easier to do and getting those exercises in are becoming habit! I feel badly when i don't get up an...  Read more


Fire Dept. Lobsterfest!
8/17/2014 2:44:23 PM,  21 COMMENTS

YUM! Fire Dept. Lobsterfest! In our "old" town and with the FD we both volunteered for. If I quit eating for the day--except for fruit an...  Read more


cont. Solution Centered Weight Loss by SP Coach Dean Anderson
8/17/2014 11:19:24 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Our problems each day often repeat. We can figure out solutions so they don't knock us off track. But we need to "head them off at the pas...  Read more


SP Coach Dean Anderson: Solution Centered Approach to Weight Loss
8/17/2014 11:08:20 AM,  2 COMMENTS

4. Predict your way to success. SP Coach Dean Anderson Bad habits are often the product of self-fulfilling prophecies. You expect yourself to ex...  Read more


Day 6 Atkins Induction Phase
8/17/2014 7:49:35 AM,  9 COMMENTS

FINALLY! A small amount of ketones! Still no weight loss... 224 521 386...  Read more


Sick kitty
8/16/2014 3:03:08 PM,  5 COMMENTS

My kitty has been sick all week. Eating less and less, not doing much, and then throwing up twice Thursday. I took her to the vet that evening and the...  Read more


My Low-Carb Diet Plan
8/16/2014 11:40:01 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Low-Carb Diet List of low-carb veggies to choose from, 3x per day. Goal: 20 net carbs total per day. 83 grams Asparagus- 20 cal, 3 carbs ...  Read more


Day 5 Atkins Induction Phase
8/16/2014 10:26:15 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Ketone strips still negative, despite following the strict 20 net carbs per day. I spread my carbs out over the entire day. My carb sources come from...  Read more


Biking first time this year
8/16/2014 10:14:49 AM,  2 COMMENTS

My husband got my bike down from its hanger in the garage. I have been excited to start riding. Our road is somewhat hilly, so when there were time...  Read more


Saturday, August 16--Camping! WooHoo!
8/16/2014 8:32:05 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Still having some upper back pain. Do believe it is a pulled muscle. Used a massage machine yesterday and it seemed some better. Off camping wi...  Read more


8/16/2014 7:00:29 AM,  12 COMMENTS

"There are really only two ways, it seems to me, in which we can think about our existence here on Earth. We either agree with Macbeth that life is no...  Read more


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