IRETA49's Blogs

Slow and steady
Wednesday, January 20, 2016      2 comments

So my 6 week plan started on Monday. This is the 6 week plan referenced in Dr. Fuhrman's book, Eat to Live. I was on the Eat to Live plan for 2 1/2 months in late summer and followed it about 90%. That was ok according to book but he also recomm... Read more
Bad bad weekend
Monday, January 18, 2016      1 comments

Starting on Friday I spiraled out of control. Not only did I have very few fruits and veggies but I had a lot of high calorie foods. It's been a while since I did that when my DH was away for the weekend. But, I'm back on track today. I made a... Read more
Weather effects
Tuesday, January 12, 2016      3 comments

Why is it that the weather has such an impact on how we feel about staying to our plans to eat right and get moving. We're having really nasty winter weather right now and it was all I cold do to get dressed and leave the house today. But I did ... Read more
The 6 week Challenge
Monday, January 11, 2016      1 comments

A few days ago I committed to restarting the Eat to Live program. I did well on it in August and September but once I traveled and then got busy with the holidays I slid completely off the plan. The problem I'm having is with salt and coffee. I... Read more
Still working
Thursday, January 07, 2016      0 comments

So, today went well. I achieved more than 90% Eat to Live today. I was able to modify the cooking of my usual stir fry and was able to make the usual recipe for Rod. Mushrooms beefed up the volume and flavor. It was a little bit back and forth w... Read more
Focusing On Health
Wednesday, January 06, 2016      0 comments

Not because it's a new year but, because it just plain needs to be done, I'm starting once again with a focus on my health. last Summer I started to follow an eating plan by a Dr. Fuhrman called Eat to Live. The plan is basically Vegan but limit... Read more
Survey about me - Thanks Kathy - new members can get to know us
Saturday, January 29, 2011      5 comments

Survey about me. 1. What time did you get up this morning? 8 AM (it's Saturday) 2. How do you like your steak? Medium 3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema? Tron 4. What is your favorite TV show? Cast... Read more
Next 7 days
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      1 comments

I just completed the first 7 days of my personal challenge. I did pretty well all in all. I did some sort of exercise each day, some more than others. But the big thing is that I stayed on my eating plan all week. I need to relearn a few... Read more
Still here, still trying
Monday, August 02, 2010      1 comments

I know I haven't blogged in a long while. I went through some "stuff" that made it difficult to do my workout and it all went downhill from there. However, I'm back working out again and I'm following the WW Core Plan. I've done well and ... Read more
I can walk over 2 miles!!!!!
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      6 comments

It's been such a long time since I could say that. Tonight I walked over 10500 steps on the Walk it Out program for a total of over 2.5 miles on the game. I've been adding some upper body movements to get my heart rate up and make it more aero... Read more
Interesting week
Sunday, February 21, 2010      1 comments

Well, I've had an interesting week. I had monday off from work and took care of my grandkids for the day. We had a great time but by the beginning of the afternoon I felt a head cold coming on. It's been a doozy. I missed two days of work be... Read more
I'm behind
Monday, February 15, 2010      2 comments

Boy, I haven't blogged for 12 days. A lot has happened. I've battled fatigue and did ok. I was able to move my ticker again. I've continued to track consistently and I allowed myself a great day with my DH on Valentine day. NO CHOCOLATE inv... Read more
The fatigue is setting in.
Wednesday, February 03, 2010      7 comments

With the fibromyalgia I sometimes suffer from unusal fatigue when I have to do a lot of work. The exercise program I've been doing is really pushing me to my limit. I haven't had any problems with my muscles but the fatigue is starting to set ... Read more
Progress comes in many forms
Sunday, January 31, 2010      4 comments

I was down on Friday and really appreciate all the encouragement. I does help to keep me going. I hit the ground running on Saturday with a good workout in the morning and long walk in the evening. I'm finding that I'm able to do more wit... Read more
It had to happen
Friday, January 29, 2010      3 comments

I got up this morning and almost had myself convinced it would be ok to wait until after work to do my whole workout. But I toughed it out and did my yoga/strength training routine which only takes 16 minutes. It was worth it. I figur... Read more

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