15THC_ODETTE's Blogs

Shaking it up
Monday, July 15, 2013      4 comments

OK. After waffling about for a while, I am going to do a combination Carb Cycling and Simple Before Six. I will start by Carb Cycling while I plot out my low carb vegan options. Doing this with limited soy will be interesting. As I am... Read more
Diet choices
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      1 comments

When I say diet, I mean the food I eat not a restrictive food regime. I am looking for something I can live with. I am torn between carb cycling and "simple before six" It it really hard to both (low carb vegan is tricky). I am trying to ... Read more
5k for Cancer Education
Saturday, September 29, 2012      3 comments

Finished the Hoosiers Outrun Cancer 5k. Got passed by two girls in walking casts and a fireman in his full kit (helmet, oxygen tank, etc), but I finished in less than an hour. Apparently I should have done some training. Well maybe I will be bet... Read more
Sunday, September 23, 2012      2 comments

I have lost 10.6 lbs in 5 weeks, now it looks like I am stuck. The scale hasn't budged all week. ARGH! I guess I need to really push the salad. That seems to keep the scale on its downward plunge.... Read more
HFCS is not equivalent to sucrose calories being equal
Friday, July 13, 2012      1 comments

Princeton researchers find that high-fructose corn syrup prompts considerably more weight gain. Who is not surprised that the commercials financed by the corn refiners might not contain unbiased research? The article is attached below. ... Read more
Watching 20/20 "Losing It! The Big Fat Money Pit"
Sunday, May 13, 2012      2 comments

I know I know this stuff, but it helps to see it. But seriously, who gets surgery from a billboard? Things I need to keep in the forefront: There is no silver bullet It is a mindset change It isn't a diet it is a lifestyle change tha... Read more
OK, Dr Oz, I'll give it a go...
Monday, April 02, 2012      2 comments

I watched his show last week -- "5 Fat Busters for 5 Body Types" I am mostly fat all over but Big on Top and Big Belly are my worst problems. I am doing the five day menu for both: The Big Belly breakfast and the Big on Top lunch. We will se... Read more
5k at the end of the month
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      0 comments

I've decided to jolt myself into training. I know I can easily walk a 5k, but I want to see if I can run one. Or run for a little while. Wish me luck!... Read more
Holy Cow! I might make it
Monday, March 05, 2012      0 comments

Holy Moley! I just might make it. Last week I signed up on the very last day for Dr Oz's Transformation Nation. I had to 25 lbs in 6 weeks to make the goal. Well, I lost 4 lbs this week. I am my way. I might just pull this off. Imag... Read more
Last Minute Sally for Dr. Oz's Transformation Nation
Sunday, February 26, 2012      0 comments

Facebook reminded me this morning that today was the last day to weigh in for Dr. Oz's Transformation Nation and have a chance at one million dollars. It is better odds than the lottery, after all. Since I waited to the last conceivable second... Read more
Ugg, just ugg.
Friday, February 24, 2012      2 comments

I really really let myself go. I can feel my body bloating. Time to find a tactic that will work with my crazy work schedule. I haven't exercised in months. I have been completely lackadaisical about my diet. I had THREE donuts today. In c... Read more
Attack of The Pomegranate
Friday, January 06, 2012      1 comments

I love love love pomegranates and pomegranate season makes me very excited. The downside to eating pomegranates is they are difficult to dispatch. I have seen some handy dandy ways to cut them open and taps the seeds back, but you was seeds wh... Read more
I need to make time for exercise
Thursday, January 05, 2012      5 comments

I work long hours and have a long commute. And it is bitterly cold out. I need to find a way to squeeze in exercise. The kiddos have gymnastics tomorrow night, so I should be to get a workout in while they are all out of the house (Daddy take... Read more
2012 Healthy Resolutions
Monday, January 02, 2012      1 comments

Resolution 1: Break my addiction to Diet Doctor Pepper Resolution 2: Eat dinner at the table as a family at least twice a week Resolution 3: Plan the meals for the week every weekend Resolution 4: Get at least 10 minutes of cardio every... Read more
Time to plan the garden
Saturday, December 10, 2011      0 comments

One way to encourage weight-loss will be to grow my own veggies. One, I will be forced to eat veggies because they are there, and waste not. Two, if the kiddos grow the veggies, then they will want to eat them too. The twins aren't difficult ... Read more

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