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gotta break that stress habit...
Sunday, July 29, 2012      1 comments

I woke up with the do list active in my thoughts...I used to need coffee for that! But enough! I would like to sleep in on a Sunday! Once! I added some qualitative measurements to my weekly weigh in including stress, self image and sleep q... Read more
Para gone
Saturday, July 28, 2012      1 comments

I dont know if other people read old blogs, but this summer I went back to 2008, and found something interesting...the food logs and journal showed me I had a bout of stomach problems that I forgot I had.... Well, I had to wade through a LOT of ... Read more
the subtle changes after a month
Friday, July 27, 2012      4 comments

j was rubbing my hip the other day after a fall on a hike and noticed the consistency of my body is different...less knots and tightness. Probably has to do with hydration levels. So as I was posting on the message boards I noticed a few othe... Read more
butternut squash treat
Thursday, July 26, 2012      2 comments

I roasted a butternut squash on the grill outside on foil and had a lovely butternut risotto with pan-seared salmon and capers. The real treat was a small dish of squash to which I added a pat of butter and brown sugar. I have noticed m... Read more
dancing destructo queen
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      0 comments

I love reading blogs about dancing. I read one about a mom making time for her girls to dance with her every day for 15 minutes. If its safe for kids, I can aspire! Tho a bit... Read more
the day after
Tuesday, July 24, 2012      3 comments

Yesterday I swam a mile plus and went shopping with the devil directly after. He was right on my shoulder encouraging me to put all kinds of disaster into my cart. Who am I kidding! It was no devil, it was texture deprivation talking. A... Read more
how did I get so BIG? (and not do something about it)
Monday, July 23, 2012      1 comments

Every week or two as I look at myself in the mirror, I wonder..how did I get so big that after losing thirty pounds these clothes are still tooo tight? It's not that I am being negative....I really want to know, My overall goal is to lear... Read more
bone broth
Sunday, July 22, 2012      5 comments

Cooks have a lot to say about broth. Its the staple of the kitchen from which other recipes are created. I have been drinking broth, because my tummy needs healing. It's easy to digest and contains fats that soothe the tract. I foun... Read more
everything takes longer when you are disorganized
Saturday, July 21, 2012      1 comments

It's hard for me to be organized. I can stand a fair amount of chaos and don't have that inner drive for neatness. My last contract job was a barn-burner for overtime and I seem to landed in a strange land that is my home. I joine... Read more
chewing on problems while jogging
Friday, July 20, 2012      3 comments

I give myself tasks while jogging to keep my brain from overthinking the exercise. The psych part of running has almost been the hardest for me, as I am not a natural. Part of my brain resists, comes up with excuses, delays just to get o... Read more
dressing up is good for the diet
Thursday, July 19, 2012      1 comments

I actually put on some low heels yesterday, a pair of sparkly summer slides. I met a friend and her daughter for Pho (healthy vietnamese soup) and put on a skort and a cotton tunic. I must have felt the sparkle of the shoes, everywhere... Read more
sitting down at the table
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      3 comments

I didn't quite sit down when I ate yesterday. That is one of those rules that helps you chew your food and eat slowly and I should be doing more of. Note to self. Well I was cooking dinner and really looking forward to tasting the meal I ha... Read more
from under-range to in-range
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      0 comments

It's dangerous to eat too little and not expect something in your body to snap. I am under a doctors care, so we are adding back foods slowly and yesterday was the first day back in range for a long time. Everything except fiber, but that ... Read more
soups on for breakfast
Monday, July 16, 2012      2 comments

Since I have been having intestinal problems, I have returned to a low residue diet and that means no wheat, clear liquids and I add in some easily digestible veggies and fruits. In the morning I have bouillon for breakfast, one of my favor... Read more
telling tales
Sunday, July 15, 2012      2 comments

Ms V jogged my memory about a binge before sparking. I was in grad school and was trying a vegatarian lifestyle because I saw it as a superior way to feed my body. I was tired all the time and after 1.5 years, I gave up by ceremoniously fryin... Read more

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