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11/7/13 11:33 P

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I love red pepper flakes and sneak them in when I can. I used them inside a hamburger I made the other night. I drink my 8 glasses of water as many days as possible. I avoid salt, then again, I have most of my life. I don't like it very much unless I notice a very bland food needs some. And I mean it really has to be very very bland for that to happen. I don't like the feel of it on my hands when I eat a blue corn tortilla or when I eat pop corn and there is some sprinkled on it so that one is easy. I avoid as much trans fats as possible.. That should be easier for all of us in the future with the ban on them about to become a reality. Those are a few and they are the most important ones to me. emoticon

Inches Inches Inches lost are more important to me than pounds... :) well POUNDS ARE STILL IMPORTANT NOT AS MUCH AS INCHES THOSE SHOW THE REAL PROGRESS AND THAT IS A HEALTHIER WAY TO MAINTAIN YOUR WEIGHT!!


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5/14/12 10:31 A

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i LOVE CAYENNE. I put it on just about everything now. My goal is to get off my bp pills and cholesterol etc.
I am eating garlic and cayenne at just about evERy meal. And I eat low-carb since I am convinced we are in trouble becuase of all the processed food in our diets.
I eat loads of good protein and green veggies and for treats, I eat fruit and beets.
I made a pact with myself to stay at 50g (or less) of carbs daily until I was at 140 or size 10 which ever comes first. Then I will add a few different beans and occasional whole wheat bread. UP TO THE LEVEL THAT I GET HUNGRY.
Carbs make me hungry! What is wrong with that picture? Wrong food/too much.
I eat to the level that carbs make me hungry and then I back down for a few days. No more binges for me! No more junk in my trunk! Living and thriving clean and lean!
I love my new energy and vitality.

Edited by: FEISTYBUG at: 5/14/2012 (10:51)
You can reflect what is another's; you can radiate only what is your own.
(Chinese proverb.)
First goal: 5% down - 5/7/12 Reward: Virtue and loose pants.
Second goal: 10% down -artificial nails.
Third goal: Kachunk! under 150. - reward: Ball-room dancing classes with husband.
Fourth goal: lowest weight since 1999! -
Fifth goal: at permanent goal - size 10! clothes off the Junior rack! - Reward- new wardrobe.
One year anniversary - reward-Trip


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4/5/12 9:46 A

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good info. thanks

For a healthier life!

enny


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4/4/12 2:01 A

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Something for me to consider checking out. Thanks!

~Nancy~

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1/29/12 10:24 P

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I've never heard of using cayenne pepper for that. Interesting.

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1/23/12 4:08 P

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Since I started my workouts, maintaining the diet program my wife got me started on, I have been able to stay off my diabetic meds now for over 1 month now. My sugar levels been below 120 before eating. My next goal is to try to get off my blood pressure pills. To help with this I have introduce cayenne pepper to my diet. Its has many good benefits, including lowering blood pressure and to regulating cardiovascular system are just a few benefits. You can go to the following site for more info, www.CayennePepper.info. I will keep up my research, to see how my blood pressure fairs to my program.

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