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  • 3 Day Fasting Observations

    4/28/2017 10:45:31 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    3 Day Fasting Observations: Day 1 was the worst. I was hungry nearly all day. Day 2 my hunger was stable and the waves were manageable ... Read more

  • Fasting Day 3 - Part 2

    4/27/2017 6:13:49 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    So an update. Its a little after 4:00 my time and I'm still going strong. I'll likely extend my fast overnight since my 3 days end at 10 pm and... Read more

  • Fasting Day 3

    4/27/2017 11:29:59 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Good morning everyone, When I went to bed last night I was totally over fasting and wondered why I did such a thing to myself, lol, (you k... Read more

  • Fasting - Day 2

    4/26/2017 11:54:31 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Wow Day 1 was HARD. I really noticed that once my body burned through its glucose I was HUNGRY. I knew it was the glucose talking and that I ne... Read more

  • Fasting - Day 1

    4/25/2017 12:01:57 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I am doing a fast today. More of a fat fast and liquids only....coffee bullet proof style, tea, water, and broth or bone broth. I fasted happil... Read more

  • What You Don't Know About Sugar

    3/23/2017 11:16:47 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I endeavor to educate myself on nutritional things and currently I am again struggling with sweets and have been researching online about how to ... Read more

  • Motivation

    3/14/2017 10:55:18 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Yesterday I asked one of my favorite teams to "motivate me". I'm struggling and one of the things that SP is known for is its support and that s... Read more

  • Down

    2/28/2017 10:54:06 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I am feeling down. I have worked hard, changed my whole diet and the diet of my family. I live in a world surrounded by ways to fail and eat ju... Read more

  • Sugar Cookies

    2/14/2017 2:54:42 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Are in the break room. 2 dozen of them. Homemade. Damn it. I'm not having any but I'm not saying its easy. I've nearly eaten all of the food... Read more

  • Queen of Denial (And Excuses)

    2/13/2017 6:19:49 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I've been practicing my excuses for the past couple months. I've gotten very good at them again and honestly I've been operating in a state of d... Read more

  • Low Carb High Fat Thought of the Day (Eating the Right Fat)

    1/17/2017 11:56:14 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I ordered a new book called Deep Nutrition and within the first 50 pages she calls out sugar and canola/vegetable oils and the worst foods we can... Read more

  • Low Carb High Fat Thought of the Day - Momentum

    1/12/2017 3:46:52 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I whined about my sugar intake / struggle to many of you so you know that it has been challenging for me to give it the boot after the holidays! ... Read more

  • Low Carb High Fat Thought of the Day (FAT)

    1/10/2017 2:59:38 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I'm stressing at work lately. There are some changes percolating when will directly affect me and I have no control over any of it. I like to e... Read more

  • Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) Thought of the Day

    1/9/2017 1:42:24 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Courtesy of DietDoctor.com "People feel guilt and shame, like if the excess weight, hunger and tiredness was their fault, a moral failing. ... Read more

  • No motivation at all today

    12/19/2016 9:01:08 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    I have a lot to share about the past month or so, but that's not what I'm blogging about today However, a fallout of the past few months is ... Read more

  • Doing it Because You Can

    12/15/2016 11:43:49 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I made a decision yesterday morning to try fasting. Not because I have to, but because I can. It has to be one of the best decisions I've made ... Read more

  • Finishing 2016 Strong

    12/12/2016 2:46:54 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    2016 has been a very good year to me and I would like to finish it up strong rather than just continuing to coast as I have been these past few m... Read more

  • Christmas Baking

    12/5/2016 2:07:31 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    December and Christmas seem to be approaching as the MOST difficult time of year to be eating a healthy low sugar low carb way of eating and livi... Read more

  • Back at it.

    12/2/2016 7:25:39 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    I'm working on getting back to it all. I went for my run this morning. I did start out running half of it - run 1 block, walk 1. Even though I... Read more

  • In my ideal world...

    11/23/2016 8:27:45 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    I would be in an awesome practicum placement, with opportunities to grow and learn as well as mentoring. I would be at my ideal weight I woul... Read more

  • Today

    11/22/2016 6:48:38 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    I stopped running for just over a week due to illness. I was struggling to get back to it. Who am I kidding. I still am. However, I made the ... Read more

  • Still plugging away at it

    11/13/2016 3:12:24 PM, by BLUEROSE73

    my focus hasn't been on weight loss for a few months now. I knew it wouldn't be possible to make it my top priority. I've been far too busy wit... Read more

  • Size 6

    11/10/2016 12:39:26 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    One year ago I was wearing a 14/16 depending on the pants/brand. I'd like to celebrate the fact that the pants I bought on Tuesday this week are... Read more

  • It's been a bit ...

    11/8/2016 6:49:19 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    ... but I'm still here. I haven't been running, but I have gone out for a run daily. I get about half of my run in and they I power walk. I rea... Read more

  • Master Plan for the Holidays

    11/7/2016 12:02:51 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Today's weight: 141.9 By the grace of god and not throwing in the entire towel on low carb eating I'm generally maintaining my weight betwe... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    10/28/2016 8:33:43 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    It's been a bit of a busy week, but mostly I've been resting. I've been exhausted all week long. I know I'm fighting a cold, so I've been letti... Read more

  • Today's kick in the butt

    10/24/2016 8:37:23 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    I realized this morning that I've really slacked off of my running for the past few days. I took Thursday off. I had cramps Friday. I didn't g... Read more

  • Sugar Time

    10/21/2016 4:40:34 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Between 2-3 in the afternoon is when the sugar demon hits me. My most recent dance with the demon has proven to be no exception. It I can get p... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    10/21/2016 8:12:14 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Today was a bit rough on my run. Cramps are bad today. I'm hoping that the rest of my day goes better. I'll be sure to take some Alieve with m... Read more

  • Small steps

    10/20/2016 8:53:00 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    That I made it through the day yesterday while only caving to 60% dark chocolate at 6pm is a sign of success. I fought my brain all day and had ... Read more

  • Will Power

    10/19/2016 1:56:18 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    To profess that one needs will power is to ignore the psychological and biological and environmental triggers that affect food and choices associ... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    10/19/2016 7:54:25 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Thank you for the comments yesterday. I really needed the gratitude one. I am struggling with being overly stressed. That post reminded me tha... Read more

  • Is THAT on your diet?

    10/18/2016 6:16:44 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    The unfortunate thing about making healthy changes to your eating habits is that even if you tell no one about it eventually they notice the weig... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    10/18/2016 7:48:30 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Back from today's run. It's raining lightly out there. Funny. I always find I run my best in the rain. Today wasn't a best run overall, but i... Read more

  • Today

    10/17/2016 8:56:01 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    It's been a while since I've blogged. Lots has happened, but that's common considering how busy I am. Hubby has had to go back to work. ... Read more

  • Today

    10/12/2016 8:24:05 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Today seems to be off to not such a good start. My run didn't go so well. I feel so emotionally drained when I'm out there. I just don't ... Read more

  • Pumpkin Muffin Recipe

    10/11/2016 10:59:50 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    1/10/low-carb-pumpkin-muf... Read more

  • Living Life

    10/11/2016 12:05:05 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I've been thinking a lot lately. About food, diets, choices, exercise, kids, spouse, house work, decorating, celebrating and just living life. ... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    10/9/2016 12:12:45 PM, by BLUEROSE73

    Tomorrow is my final weigh in for my diet bet. This morning I weighed myself. I've hit my goal. Now to keep it there until weigh in tomorrow. ... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    10/8/2016 10:29:41 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    ... and follow up on yesterday I returned to my practicum. There was plenty to do, but it was for the most part pushing papers. I get that... Read more

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