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Been awhile

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Wow! It has been quite some time since I logged onto Spark People. We no longer have internet service where we live, so my access is very limited.

How have things been for me? Well, I have lost a couple of pounds and hopefully, they will stay lost.

I have been training with my 14 year old granddaughter for a 10k race, which is on Saturday. This is her first 10k and I may be more nervous than her. I am so paranoid that she will lose her way and we'll have to skirt the town looking for her. That is my fear, not hers. I know she will do great and the course is well marked. I have ran it for the last 5 years now.

But hey! How many teenagers can say, "I am running a race with my grandma?" I love creating memories with my grandchildren.

I am struggling with being 100% plant-based with my diet, but for the most part, I am eating lots of plants. My sweet tooth is a real bear though, and it is giving me lots of grief. I need to really tame that thing and lock it in its cage and throw away the key.

I managed to do it about 4 years ago and cannot figure out why I am having such a struggle this time around. The only thing I can think of is I am eating more carbs this time around. Unfortunately, a lot of those carbs are in the form of sugar, sugar and more sugar.
Seems like a simple enough solution: STOP EATING ALL THAT SUGAR!

I want to say starting May 1, let's do a no sugar challenge! But I do not know when and if I will be able to log on to SP enough to be effective in a challenge. But it will be good to do on own, perhaps see how long of a streak I can do.

Well, thanks for reading and hopefully, we'll have internet at home sometime this fall. Anyway, that is what we are being told. Keeping my fingers crossed
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    Great racing with Grandma. Try Their smoothy challenges are great. Smoothies help with my sweet tooth and now I am doing 7 day reset - plant based and awesome!
    1495 days ago
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    1496 days ago
    You are creating great memories with your granddaughter!

    I have slipped and started eating more carbs. It gives me a bear of an appetite. I am on board with a lower carb and no sweets challenge.

    You can do it!
    1496 days ago
    Wow Congrats on the 10k races! Hope ur granddaughter doesn't get lost either! Having a sweet tooth is my hardest thing to accomplish too! Keep up the good work and good luck!!
    1496 days ago
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