Day #5: Eat To Live Six Week Plan
Friday, October 22, 2010      5 comments

Today was my fifth day on the Eat to Live program and it seems to be getting easier. 5:30 am- For the third day in a row I woke up with heart burn. I don’t know what that is about, but it doesn’t make me happy. 6am Breakfast- I ate tw... Read more
Day #4: Eat To Live 6 Week Plan
Thursday, October 21, 2010      7 comments

Today was my fourth day on the Eat to Live program and it was filled with challenges, but I had my best day so far on the program. 5:30 am- For the second day in a row I woke up with horrible “heart burn.” It was really disheartening. ... Read more
Day #3: Eat To Live 6 Week Plan
Wednesday, October 20, 2010      6 comments

Today was my third day on the Eat to Live program and it was really difficult. There were at least 10 times today that I almost threw in the towel, but then I thought of Spark People and all of my friends on here. I thought of the commitment I ... Read more
Day #2: Eat to Live 6 Week Plan
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      4 comments

Today was my second day on the Eat To Live program and it was still pretty challenging. 6am Breakfast- Had an apple and a banana. My stomach actually felt sick after eating so I held off on my grapes. My stomach started growling at 9:15am ... Read more
Day #1: Eat To Live 6 week Plan
Monday, October 18, 2010      5 comments

Today was my first day on the Eat To Live program and it was challenging. 6am Breakfast- Had an apple, raspberries, and an orange. I was starving by 10am, but managed to hold off eating lunch until noon. 12pm Lunch- This was challeng... Read more
New Goals - Sept and October 2010
Saturday, September 18, 2010      1 comments

The first full week of school began last week and with it I had a major schedule change. I went from working a full, straight eight hour day at summer camp, to working my school year “split shift” again. For me that means now working 6:30am to ... Read more
Recipe: The Bomb Butternut Squash (includes my photos)
Sunday, September 12, 2010      9 comments

My goal is to try at least one new recipe a week. With our garden being harvested and squash, tomatoes, onions, carrots, cabbage, peppers, and potatoes being plentiful I have to do a lot of cooking! I found this recipe on the internet and d... Read more
Food and Feelings
Friday, September 03, 2010      1 comments

When I was younger, my parents always described me as “sensitive.” I’m still a sensitive person. I’m sensitive to both my own feelings and to others feelings. That’s probably why I was driven to go to school for counseling. I wear my emotions on... Read more
My 15 year High School Reunion
Sunday, August 29, 2010      2 comments

My high school reunion was Friday night. My original goal was to be in the 130’s for my reunion, but my body hasn’t been cooperating and I’m still fighting the upper 140’s and low 150’s. I panicked! At this point I was “supposed” to have a smal... Read more
My Journey With Nutrition (so far)
Sunday, August 15, 2010      2 comments

Last year, I was consuming the equivalent of a six-pack of Diet Pepsi every day. Yes. EVERY DAY! It wasn’t uncommon for me to wake up and drink a 24 oz bottle on the way to work. My energy was low and I was craving the stuff all day. I’d actuall... Read more
The cost of being sick
Saturday, August 14, 2010      1 comments

It was a very difficult week. I woke up Monday with a tickle in the back of my throat. By the end of the day Tuesday I was feeling congested and run down. I refused to be stopped and I went to my cardio-kickboxing class on Tuesday evening. By We... Read more
Monday, August 09, 2010      3 comments

I recently finished Dan Brown’s book, The Lost Symbol. My attention peaked when the characters discussed how the number thirty-three appears significant in many cultures. For example, in the practice of numerology (based upon a statement by the ... Read more

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