ARTOFBEING
10,000-14,999 SparkPoints 11,310
SparkPoints
 

ARTOFBEING's Blogs

New Sparkpeople Name
Tuesday, September 01, 2020      5 comments

I was LowFatVegan but after many changes in my diet I felt it was time to update my name. I hope that everyone is safe and is gearing up to enjoy the cooler Fall weather. I want to squeeze out every moment of enjoying the great outdoors bef... Read more
Read this & thought of Sparkpeople
Saturday, August 08, 2020      7 comments

“This technique can be used in nearly any area: put together a group of people all interested in the same thing—or join an existing group—and use the group’s camaraderie and shared goals as extra motivation in reaching your own goals. This is th... Read more
NO CRAVINGS!
Tuesday, July 14, 2020      8 comments

emoticon I. HAVE. NO. CRAVINGS. ... Read more
Day 5 Whew, Sugar Addiction. Who knew?
Wednesday, July 01, 2020      5 comments

Day 5 of no dairy, sugar or flour. For me that includes sweeteners both natural and artificial. The reward center of the brain, especially the nucleus accumbens, releases dopamine when we eat these foods. Those of us who are particularly suscept... Read more
Beginning Saturday
Thursday, June 25, 2020      6 comments

I have been failing with eating lately. The cravings are so intense; I can't eat sugar, flour or dairy in moderation without them triggering cravings. I've gained 10 pounds trying to get off of flour and dairy due to the intense cravings that co... Read more
The 5% Challenge
Wednesday, June 03, 2020      5 comments

I've joined the 5% Challenge. Here's a blurb about it. It should really help to keep me on track on those days when I really don't want to do anything...but eat! LOL I'm a big team player so it will be motivating for me. Come and join in. I sign... Read more
BLERG
Saturday, May 30, 2020      5 comments

Days after posting my last blog, I fell off of some stairs onto a retaining wall type of tree planter in my backyard. I sustained some serious injuries and have only recovered about 50% range of movement for my shoulder and arm. I opted out of t... Read more
Hello again
Monday, August 26, 2019      9 comments

SparkPeople is my go-to place for changes to my eating habits. And I'm back to work on myself again. I became a vegan Nov 2017 after watching videos on factory farming and really love being a vegan. Whole Food Plant Based (WFPB) has always ... Read more
National DOG DAY Today!
Sunday, August 26, 2018      8 comments

I emoticon DOGS ... Read more
Peachy Days
Saturday, August 18, 2018      11 comments

After years of eating tree-ripened peaches I just haven't been able to eat the ones sold here in the New Mexico desert until this year. Whether they're... Read more
Call Sea World, I found their lost orca
Monday, May 28, 2018      11 comments

Accommodating health issues, for the BL summer challenge I decided on using the gym's pool. So this weekend I went shopping for a bathing suit; black of course because black makes everyone look slimmer, right? I didn't look in mirror putting it ... Read more
My Summer Challenge Schedule Reminder
Monday, May 21, 2018      7 comments

1. BE ACTIVE: Being a member of the Purple Passion is more than just joining and weighing in once a week. 2. CHALLENGES: One weekly ITC Challenge... Read more
Today is find your best friend day!
Sunday, May 20, 2018      11 comments

May 20th is National Rescue Dog Day aspca.org/adopt-pet/ ... Read more
Summer Challenge Gearing Up!
Tuesday, May 15, 2018      3 comments

Today was so much fun trying out short cardio and strength training videos here on SP. I have jelly legs now LOL I plan on doing the Biggest Loser Summer Challenge so I'm getting past the soreness before it starts in June. Here's a link to ... Read more
Been Away
Monday, May 14, 2018      8 comments

Life got so busy and crunchy that in my juggling I tapered off SP then stopped all together. I regret the choice and have decided that I NEED to keep in touch with my SP friends. My family has been going through a lot with one member with cancer... Read more

1 2 Last Page »