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BESTSUSIEYET
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9/26/10 9:05 P

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Way to go! Sounds like you're choosing healthy foods!! Keep up the good work and enjoy your journey to health!!

"Be diligent in these matters; give yourself wholly to them, so that everyone may see your progress." I Timothy 4:15

1 Cor. 10:23 "Everything is permissable, but not everything is beneficial."
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MOONCHILD17
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9/26/10 2:43 P

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A small watermelon, a cantaloupe, strawberries, blueberries, milk, grapefruit juice, cottage cheese, and humus.


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Today I had 3 baskets of peaches, 2 packages of whole wheat cinnamon raisin English muffins, and 2 bottles of Diet Pepsi (great sale). I will have to freeze most of the peaches in a couple of days when they ripen all the way.

Persevere. Even if you fall on your face, you have moved forward.

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I had peaches, milk, butter, bread, chicken breasts, pork chops, tomato, spaghetti, doritos(for husband), apple turnover(for me), yogurt, cheese and a couple of cans of soup.

the veggies garden is in full swing so I didn't need much for produce


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VEGAN46
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I AM VEGAN


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NELLJONES
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8/2/10 4:51 P

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I had to wander into the interior of the store today. I needed masa harina and pasta.

Do any of you have Wegman's in your areas? It is the most amazing store! Every trip is like a little vacation. All their literature lists how to make things from scratch, as well as semi-prepared or fully prepared.

Nell

No one ever got up in the morning wishing she'd eaten more the night before.

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BESTSUSIEYET
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8/2/10 4:15 P

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What wise shoppers you are!! Good reminder to shop the outside edges of the stores -- the processed stuff is mostly in the middle!!

"Be diligent in these matters; give yourself wholly to them, so that everyone may see your progress." I Timothy 4:15

1 Cor. 10:23 "Everything is permissable, but not everything is beneficial."
(NIV)



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I shop only from the paremiter of the store. Lots of salad fixins. No processed foods. Todays grocery trip included, peaches, steak (for my dh) sweet potato and white potato.

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8/2/10 11:54 A

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My cart had a bag of salad greens, a bag of baby spinach, a bag of broccoli slaw, Greek yogurt, packages of tuna and salmon, and one bar of dark chocolate with orange. Gotta have my treat!

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What a fun idea! Some people check out what other people wear or drive, I like to decipher other people's grocery carts.

I don't buy many processed foods (which is why I only seem to be able to find or use coupons which are always for processed food). I get the tortillas, too, because I am not always in the mood to make them. I grind my own meat and make my own ice cream, both of which are easy with modern appliances. I buy fresh veggies mostly in the summer; out of season produce is actually more nutritious frozen than transported to a different hemisphere. It's summer now so my cart is loaded! I buy plain yogurt and add my own Splenda. I do buy bread from the bakery. When I bake my own it's hard not to eat the entire loaf.

I shop to a list, but sometimes I see something intriguing and want to buy it, especially in the ethnic grocery stores. The glory of a smartphone is that now I can find a recipe while standing in the store, and make sure I have all the ingredients I need before I leave.

You can tell a lot about a person from his book collection and his grocery cart.

Nell

No one ever got up in the morning wishing she'd eaten more the night before.

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BESTSUSIEYET
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8/2/10 3:41 A

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Let's keep one another accountable by sharing our shopping carts ... was yours loaded with "REAL" foods? How many fruits and veggies? How many processed foods?

I was excited to realize as I put items onto the conveyor belt today to see that I had only a few processed items - whole wheat/high fiber tortillas, catsup (but I got the all natural, no-high fructose corn syrup brand), light yogurt, sugar free popsicles, and Skinny Cow Chocolate Truffle bars (those 2 things are my low cal, low fat indulgences on hot summer days). I had ground turkey (italian seasoned), cantaloupe, spinach & salad greens,light string cheese, broccoli, almonds, pine nuts, tomatoes, onion, mushrooms, and broccoli slaw. Almost everything went into the fridge -- very few things into the pantry. Making wise choices this week will be easier with all the fresh choices!!


"Be diligent in these matters; give yourself wholly to them, so that everyone may see your progress." I Timothy 4:15

1 Cor. 10:23 "Everything is permissable, but not everything is beneficial."
(NIV)



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