GRANDMA0627's Blogs

Welcome back food tracker: I've missed you 16 lbs. worth.
Sunday, January 20, 2013      3 comments

I slipped quietly off to enjoy traditional holiday fare...and promised myself that my Jan. 19 birthday was the cut-off on that reckless behavior. I did try to maintain some sense of portion control. I didn't count carbs...I ate them mornin... Read more
Going to make it...I've decided.
Sunday, November 25, 2012      7 comments

In January of this year I began a quilt that I call War and Peace...little did I know what this year would bring to my life: February: my Daddy died unexpectedly. a son announced marriage plans anoth... Read more
One diet - Many health benefits
Monday, October 29, 2012      4 comments

Following is an excerpt from an emailed comment posted by George Mateljan of World's Healthiest Foods (see link below). He makes an interesting point. We don't need a cancer-prevention diet and a heart disease prevention diet and a MS preventi... Read more
Dancing on the scales this morning!!
Monday, October 29, 2012      8 comments

I'm scared to record the weight loss, for fear it will somehow turn out to be "water" and jump right back on. I've been at such a slow rate of loss for several weeks, averaging a pound a week. But this morning I was down 2.5 pounds!! What... Read more
That moment arrives before midwife.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      12 comments

That moment just after you've brewed up two pots of coffee (decaf and reg) and laid out half a dozen cups on a polite little cloth, on the neat kitchen table...all in preparation for the soon to arrive small army of midwives...and you hear your ... Read more
Amazing video- Healthy food reverses MS
Saturday, October 13, 2012      2 comments

I recently viewed this youtube video of a talk given by a doctor who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. She was confined to a reclining wheelchair before doing her own research and drastically changing her diet. Her story is amazing. I th... Read more
In Donnatopia
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      7 comments

In Donnatopia... It is a day filled with cool breezes and warm sunshine as azure seas cast delightful waves edged with sparkling white diamonds upon a powdery shore. Everyone has the pleasure of making personal choices which sui... Read more
All of my trigger foods have one thing in common:
Thursday, September 27, 2012      7 comments

All of my trigger foods have one thing in common: They are all, without exception, high in simple carbohydrates. They may be sweet, they may be salty, they may be warm, they may be cold. They are solid, and they are liquid. They are nutritious,... Read more
I Measured - down 6 1/2 inches in hips!
Tuesday, September 25, 2012      9 comments

I’ve lost 14 pounds: 6 ½ inches in my hips 5 ½ inches in each thigh 3 ½ inches in my waist 1 inch in my neck ½ inch in my upper arms I've gone from being comfortable in a 20 to wearing my 16's. And I FEEL SO MUCH BETTER!! ... Read more
Finding my groove:
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      3 comments

Shrugs... everybody's different. But for me, low-carb is like magic! And under the heading of OMG I HAD NO IDEA, file the little fact that a tiny packet of Truvia has 3 carbs! And that plate of pasta, 280 carbs! thanks. ... Read more
25 days and down 13lbs!
Saturday, September 15, 2012      6 comments

I can eat healthy food all the way to the grave, and have the muscles to get me there, but if I'm 100 pounds overweight, it will be an EARLY GRAVE. Finally, I've found what works for me. I came to terms with the fact that my body just does... Read more
Choosing Me...Enticing bit of carby sweet
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      2 comments

Choosing Me by donna falco Enticing bit of carby sweet On grocery shelf we often meet. I know you better than before; I’d gobble you and want for mor... Read more
And then finally (and pasta has HOW many carbs?!?)
Thursday, August 30, 2012      7 comments

And then finally: I finally realized that all the healthy, nutritious, delicious food I was eating was not only keeping me at an unhealthy weight, but it was making me fatter! Eat enough you will gain weight, no matter how healthful th... Read more
The second thing I did:
Tuesday, August 28, 2012      3 comments

Second thing: Went to the doctor for a complete physical. I wanted to know exactly what I'm starting with on this new journey to a healthier me. The unexpected death of my father (heart attack, February 2012) jarred me out of my absent-mi... Read more
So, the first thing I did:
Monday, August 27, 2012      3 comments

Back in February, 2012, following the death of my father, I realized that I had to make drastic changes in my eating habits and general health, or, I figured, follow in his footsteps, and those of my grandmothers. The eating heritage of our fam... Read more

1 2 Last Page »