MC Day Five
Well, it's the end of day five. I ended up having another coconut water tonight, because a. i stayed with the girl last night, and b. i was supposed to have a 7 hour work day, but it turned out to be 12 hours. So i had only brought 32 oz of lemo... Read more
MC day 3 update
ok sorry for so many entries. but when you're not spending your free time eating, there is not a lot else to do!
Last night, first of all, my friend was totally fine with me cleansing. In fact, by the end of the night, i think i had convinc... Read more
Master Cleanse: Day Three
Well, there is not much to report. I have a low-blood-sugar headache, but that's my own fault, as i have only had about 2 cups of lemonade so far. usually by now i've had about 4. I haven't quite hit that high-energy cleanse euphoria yet. Last... Read more
Master Cleanse: Day Two
Well last night was a bit rough. I went to see my friends' show that went on a bit too long, almost fell asleep at the end, had a headache and a bad attitude from low blood sugar, so i didn't even stick around to talk to them afterward. Trudged... Read more
Master Cleanse: Day One
So i decided last weekend that it was time to do another cleanse. It has been six months since the ... Read more
The magic of Probiotics
For the last 10 days or so, i've been pretty good at taking my prebiotic/probiotic combo. The few days that i hadn't taken it, i made sure to have foods with naturally occuring pre/probiotics (plain yogurt, kimchi, kefir, etc.) And i've really ... Read more
No title today, sorry folks.
This morning i did not want to get up to go to the gym. I even re-set my alarm when it woke me up. I got about 2 1/2 hrs the night before, then spent all day traveling and being with all the family. But i did have a nice nap on the train ride ba... Read more
How to grieve.
My uncle passed away this week. He was 52. He has two little kids and a wife. He was sick for the last few years, had been battling brain tumors. His oldest son, on that nig... Read more
How to ignore the numbers and love the muscles
I joined the gym 2 weeks ago, and already see and feel such a huge difference. I just notice today that my knees look really strong. I have defined quads! and my abs are not really flat necessarily, but they are tight! I did two long days in a... Read more
How to know where to draw the line...
This will be a short entry, because there is a cat laying on my arms.
I overate like crazy today, which got me thinking.
Am i supposed to be listening to my body, and taking this as a sign that i need to adjust my calorie intake, becau... Read more
How to learn from mistakes.
I have to pat myself on the back here and say that this was a pretty great week, as far as intake and expenditure. I really stayed within my calorie range, and did a lot of physical activity.
Tonight, though, i had a MAJOR foodfest. French fr... Read more
How to bribe yourself into shape.
Ok, so i've come up with a working draft of my piggy-bank plan. But i'd love to hear other suggestions from you guys. For each of the following, i will put one dollar into the 'piggy bank' (which is actually an old oatmeal container with a coin... Read more
How to recognize when it's time to stop procrastinating!
Well actually, any time is a good time to stop procrastinating. But i did not learn that lesson. Sunday morning, i did NOT go use my free pass at the gym. Instead, I slept. Why? Because i went out the night before, until 4am. That is not really... Read more
How to change your itinerary without stressing.
It's a very different inspiration to get in shape, for sure. Now i just want to look good in a swim suit. i don't have to be biking 50 miles a day! (although they could easily go hand in hand...)
So I have 3 months exactly to get ready for ... Read more
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How to shed the 'fat day' mentality.
...Actually, I don't know the answer. I'm still looking.
I was working this afternoon in a dance studio, with mirrors everywhere, of course. It's hard for me not to look at myself, judge the image i see, base my mood on that judgment.
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