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whole30, day 5
Thursday, October 19, 2017      1 comments

I felt like I ate so much FAT yesterday, but I *was* full! Eggs, chicken sausage and potato for breakfast Larabar at 2pm 2 deviled hard boiled eggs (that's with "compliant" mayo) pork roast with broccoli and cauliflower ... Read more
whole30, days 3 and 4
Wednesday, October 18, 2017      2 comments

This has so far been a difficult challenge for me. This is only my fourth day and it feels like I've been doing it for 2 weeks!! I work with young children and am spent by the end of the day and typically turn to sugar and carbs to ease t... Read more
whole30, day 2
Monday, October 16, 2017      0 comments

SO. MUCH. PREP. WORK. My second day on whole30 has been just tiring. I'm feeling fatigued from sugar and carb withdrawal. I work with preschoolers and am beat when I come home from work. I came home today to a sink full of dirty dishes... Read more
whole30, day 1
Sunday, October 15, 2017      5 comments

I woke up hungry today and realized I had not made anything in advance for my breakfast. I made a dozen boiled eggs so I could have them for the week but in the meantime had a piece of chicken left over from last night. I had a couple ... Read more
I'm starting whole30 tomorrow and I'm excited!
Saturday, October 14, 2017      5 comments

I haven't been on sparkpeople in a really long while. Ever since I broke my ankle, lost my job and my mom all in 6 months in 2013, i just lost the plot regarding my health. No, it was even before that. I've been gaining and gaining weight. ... Read more
I fell
Tuesday, October 25, 2016      0 comments

After my last blog entry, I had a bad moment. I had bought empanadas at my local Colombian bakery and when I came home and opened the bag, realized they were not meat empanadas but guava and cream cheese. I fell hard. I ate them like Sca... Read more
Almost into my 2nd week
Sunday, October 16, 2016      1 comments

Giving up the sugar hasn't been easy but it hasn't been horrible, either. I remind myself why I'm doing it as well as of the physical distress the person I'm doing it for is going through and my small sacrifice is suddenly not so difficult.... Read more
I'm fasting from sugar---day 1
Monday, October 10, 2016      2 comments

Today I found out that a person I look up to a great deal, Nabeel Qureshi, was diagnosed this summer with stage 4 stomach cancer. I couldn't breathe. Both my parents died from cancer. It was horrible to see them waste away. And Nab... Read more
Meals that heal inflammation book
Monday, September 02, 2013      0 comments

I'm reading this book by Julie Daniluk. Really I've been pouring over it. I want to go through the 5 steps the author outlines in the book toward healing from inflammation, which are: Step 1, lasts 2 weeks: Purge your home of all unh... Read more
Delayed start to my new Spark Streak
Friday, November 02, 2012      0 comments

Ugh, sorry guys, but I decided to delay the start to this new Spark Streak. I live in an area affected by Hurricane Sandy and have had unexpected house guests, kids home from school, and been telecommuting from home, so at least for right ... Read more
New Spark streak starting tomorrow
Wednesday, October 31, 2012      5 comments

Tomorrow, November 1, I'll be starting a new streak that will last straight through December 21. I'm doing it because I need something to keep me focused as the holiday season approaches. I'm calling it the 37-Day PwP Streak because it foc... Read more
I'M DONE!! / 100-Day streak / 5 things I learned
Wednesday, October 24, 2012      0 comments

Today is Day 100 of my 100-Day Exercise and no junk streak. It's so nice to have arrived here. I wasn't sure many days that I'd make it. Before anything else, I want to sincerely thank those of you who cheered me on, with or without le... Read more
Day 99 / 100-Day Exercise and no junk food streak
Tuesday, October 23, 2012      0 comments

ONE DAY TO GO! Wow, I am actually going to miss this streak. I mean, I plan on continuing to eat well, but I'll miss writing about it.... ....SOOO, I'm starting another streak next week to take me up to Christmas...more on that tomorro... Read more
Days 96-98 of 100 Day - Exercise and no junk food streak
Monday, October 22, 2012      0 comments

TWO days to go! I'm so excited! I've been keeping my menu the same 1) because I like these foods, thankfully and 2) it just makes things easier for me in terms of food prep, etc. Menu today is the same as it's been. Did Just Dance ... Read more
Day 95 / 100-Day Exercise and no junk food streak
Friday, October 19, 2012      2 comments

5 days to go!! yeeee-ah! Spot-on day yesterday. Ended up having whole grain english muffin for dinner. Not very hungry. Today is an exact duplicate of yesterday, dinner will probably be chicken and broccoli. Walking at lunch.... Read more

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