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Wednesday, September 26, 2012      3 comments

this blog is a note to self you know you are tired today and recuperating from being sick. you know that you aren't going to use that as an excuse to eat comfort food because we are going down a different road now. Its a road to a br... Read more
Stress will get you....
Tuesday, September 25, 2012      5 comments

Been wiped out with a cold and low-grade fever for the past couple of days. On top of that, I seem to have hurt my back, although I don't remember doing anything specific to hurt it - probably one of the violent sneezes I have been having - LOL... Read more
Full Out
Friday, September 21, 2012      5 comments

So it's time to up the ante, raise the bar, step up to the plate, go big or go home - however you want to say it. I have learned that I can live without sugar. I can live with much less processed carbs. This is how I want to live the re... Read more
Living and Learning
Thursday, September 20, 2012      4 comments

Its been a week of learning new things. I am still 99% sugar-free and that is going well. I have no desire to eat the crappy grocery store chocolate chip muffins that I was addicted to over the summer. My daughter picked up a chocolate chip c... Read more
HFCS is labelled as glucose-fructose in Canada
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      1 comments

In my diligence to seek out all forms of sugar and learn more about its devastating affects on health, I had another urgent question. And that was - What is High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) labelled as in Canada. I know I search a lot of ingred... Read more
Week #2 No Sugar - No Problem
Tuesday, September 18, 2012      5 comments

Made it through a busy weekend. Even made cupcakes and cookies and didn't need to eat any. This whole week is busy, I am starting to get a glimpse of how much better it feels to be off the sugar and so I have no doubt that what I am doing will... Read more
Know that any sacrifice will be 100% worth it
Friday, September 14, 2012      4 comments

Planning for Week #2 of No Sugar The DailySpark blog from Bruce Corwin today was EXCELLENT!! I saw this quote from Sparkpeople PERIWINKLE88 'If my 196 pound self could have lived for just one day in my energetic, positive, dynamic 13... Read more
Just a Quick Update for today - No Sugar Day #4
Thursday, September 13, 2012      3 comments

Yesterday I was thinking that today's blog would be something along the lines of - wow, this sugar detox is too easy! I haven't even had a headache yet. But as it turns out, today's blog doesn't look like that. I crashed last night, arg... Read more
Confidence to Achieve Goals
Wednesday, September 12, 2012      6 comments

I finally bought a copy of the The Spark. I have been on Sparkpeople for a long time, so I wasn’t sure if there would be anything new in there, but definitely glad I am reading it. Last night I was reading about goal setting. I have a business... Read more
Week 1 of No Sugar underway
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      7 comments

I did a test run on Sunday, not really planning for it to be my first day of no sugar, just to see how I would fare in the presence of treats etc. (treats were served at a church event). I found it was no problem to say No. Even when my dau... Read more
Why I need to go Off Sugar
Monday, September 10, 2012      5 comments

This is blog that I am writing to myself really, just so I can put down and remember all the reasons why I need to go off sugar (other than weight). • Reactive hypogl... Read more
Plan for Cutting Out Sugar Next Week
Friday, September 07, 2012      1 comments

It has been a busy but good week with the kids going back to school. My oldest daughter started high school. She went from a small private Christian school out the incountry with 120 students to a high school with over 2000 students. Despi... Read more
But I wanted to lose weight FAR MORE than I wanted to eat a sandwich
Tuesday, August 28, 2012      5 comments

I came across this great blog today
excuses/ favourite quote from this blog But I wanted to lose weight far more than I wanted ... Read more
Setting Big Goals and Little Goals
Monday, August 27, 2012      1 comments

I think its important to take the journey one pound at a time, 10lbs at a time and then maybe a 6 month goal. But I think that the last year or so, I have forgotten to look ahead to the big picture, to the final goal. I had in mind that ... Read more
The 150 Calorie Snack
Wednesday, August 22, 2012      9 comments

Saw this on Joy Bauer site today and thought it was a good thing to keep in mind: Snack smarter - When it comes to choosing snacks, 150 is the magic number that you'll want to keep total calories below. To maximize staying power, choose opt... Read more

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