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12 Things I Love About Low Carb
Wednesday, October 20, 2010      13 comments

1. It's easy. I'm the type of person that likes things simple, and I'm not the greatest it's a no-brainer that I can always find food choices that don't take a lot of prep..or for that matter..even thought. 2. If I decide to have ... Read more
Thought of late...
Monday, July 12, 2010      6 comments

It's very weird. I have always..always been a person who believed in the "Everything happens for a reason" idea. I'm having a problem with that now. I'm an RN in a long term care facility and I care for residents with health issues, as well as m... Read more
A reason women gain...
Monday, March 01, 2010      12 comments

I came upon this article in my email today listing 5 reasons why, as women, we may be gaining weight even though we do all the right things. I'm not quite to menopause yet, but it's coming down the on... From WEBMD... Yo... Read more
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      9 comments

Today I bought a huge block of lard/fat from the meat section in the grocery store. It's huge, and I thought it had to weigh a lot when I saw it, but's only 2.80 lbs! It measures 9 inches by 4 inches, and it's not in a nice shaped r... Read more
Gotta love this...
Monday, February 22, 2010      8 comments

From Dr. Pam Peek: That's where I developed my 80%-20% rule. Progress, not perfection, means that if you pay attention and work hard and keep your focus 80 percent of the time, you're doing superbly well. The other 20 percent of the time, y... Read more
Lazy...or forgiving..?
Thursday, February 18, 2010      9 comments

Omg...back in the seems like the recent day, but actually it was before I got hung up with divorce, and full time nursing school while raising teenagers...I would work out like a crazy woman. I would push myself to the nth degree every... Read more
A little about cholesterol..and low carb
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      5 comments

I found this so interesting...and people worry so much about fat! It's been the carbs all along... Eating fatty foods raises cholesterol to dangerous levels, endangering cardiovascular health, right? Not necessarily. Let’s take this ste... Read more
Out with the old...
Wednesday, February 03, 2010      7 comments

Well, I did it. Many thanks to NEVERFORGET911 who encouraged me to get rid of clothes that get too big right then and there, rather than waiting until I reach my goal. I had a pair of jeans that were kind of like my 'go-to jeans' that I wore all... Read more
Change of plan
Monday, January 18, 2010      7 comments

It's so funny how I sometimes lose sight of how I need to do things. I don't know if it's because I've read things, or if I feel out of whack with my body..?? I want to lose pounds. Not a lot, but I do need to get back to what my daughter calls ... Read more
okay..never did goals before..
Sunday, January 10, 2010      3 comments

I have been noticing lately all the goals people are setting for themselves. Maybe it's the new year, I don't know, but there are many many lists floating around out there. For some reason I have always thought naaa...I don't need to set any oth... Read more
Lesson learned
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      3 comments

Okay...I'm a little pissed. I'm really trying to work my whole low carb lifestyle thing, getting back to induction this week. This means staying at 20 carbs or under. Wellllll...I thought it was a great idea to meet up at Outback for dinner...he... Read more
Excuse me...but what the???
Thursday, December 03, 2009      12 comments

So today was my weigh-in, and I was pretty psyched since I had stuck to my calorie count, and did 20 carbs per day. Plus I worked out almost every day. I felt leaner, my pants felt a little better...I was good to go!! So I hopped on that scale w... Read more
I almost don't want to! Amost....
Friday, November 20, 2009      2 comments

Friday is my date night with my guy...has been for all the time we've been going out since we live and hour apart and both have families. So of course it's wonderful and great and always fun and we eat, and we drink, and we eat, and we drink...... Read more
See that tropical picture?
Monday, November 16, 2009      4 comments's come down to do it now. It wasn't that long ago that I felt good about my weight...but then I got divorced after 24 years, and had to go back to school full time to get a career. It took 4 busy stressful years to get my nursing de... Read more