I took the past year and a half off SparkPeople. I was working on mindful eating, learning to listen to my body, eat when I was hungry, stop before I was full, eat a wide variety of foods (mostly home cooked and hopefully nothing too processed),... Read more
New Year Plans
I'm not making Resolutions, I'm making plans.
The little plans:
1) I'm back off sugar and wheat as of today, and taking CandaClear 4 again. Gonna do that for at least 30 days. Then for the 30 days after that, no sugar but a little bit of... Read more
Back on Track, Starting Now
I will have NO sugar today and no wheat. I will get 10,000 steps in. I will take my vitamins, drink my water and take my CandaClear 4.
I will do this every day this month until Thanksgiving day (when I will have both wheat and sugar, planned n... Read more
Yeast Cleanse Month 3
Well, my measurements are better but my weight has been up and down and up and down this month with a net gain of 1 pound.
I've eaten just like my previous "normal" which isn't particularly healthy. Wheat far too frequently and so many sugar ... Read more
Yeast Cleanse Month 2
I haven't taken my measurements again, but I can at least report my weight change and how I feel.
I've stopped tracking my food, and am getting much better at listening to my body and not over-eating. I'm still working on the only eating wh... Read more
30-Day Yeast Cleanse done, starting another
I cut out wheat (mostly) and sugar (almost completely) for the past 30 days and took the Candaclear 4 herbal/probiotic supplements every day (missed one so this is actually 31 days).
I did have a flour tortilla twice, sushi with battered sh... Read more
Yeast Cleanse Day 3
I didn't start the yeast cleanse until this past Monday cuz we were down in Southern CA visiting friends this past weekend and I didn't want to be off sugar and wheat for that particular visit (friends' baby boy turned 1 and there was a great pa... Read more
June Recap, July Progress report
So I had 9 days of vacation in June (it was a WONDERFUL trip) and I didn't track my food during that time. I tried to be conscious of when I ate and how I felt (when I was hungry, when I was full, etc.) and I gave into sweets far too often. I ga... Read more
So I'd read a lot about the HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workouts and getting a full day's cardio in 4 minutes (here's SP's summary of it https://sparkpeo.hs.llnwd.net/
at... Read more
Decade Goal Reboot, Month 2 Day 3
I got my 5000 steps in on Wednesday, fell 350 short yesterday. Ate in my calorie range Wednesday, went about 75 over yesterday. No sugar either day. No actual exercise either day. Today I'm gonna be at the top of my calorie range, but not over. ... Read more
Decade Goal Reboot, Month 2 Day 2 - Measurements
So, I have a seamstress' tape that I use to measure. My last set of measurements look like this (all in inches):
wrists (L/R): 6/6
upper arms (L/R): 13.75/14
upper chest (above bust line): 38.75
at bus... Read more
Decade Goal Reboot, Month 2 Day 1
April Short Recap:
starting weight April 1st: 187.8
starting total inches measured** (April 8th): 331.5
days no sugar: 23
days in cal. range: 22
days active: 14
days actual cardio ~8
Reward: rainbow clay art pendants I like (ordere... Read more
Decade Goal Reboot, month 1 recap
On April 1st I reaffirmed my goals to get to 150 by my birthday in September and to overall get healthier. I gave up the scale on Friday the 5th and started adding exercise and overall increased activity on a weekly basis.
In the past 30 days... Read more
Decade Goal Reboot, Week 3 whatever day
Today is a down day. I feel like I should've noticed SOMETHING in the way of positive changes after 3 weeks of working at this. I have a ton of stickers on my calendar, but I don't really seem to have anything else to show. I at least haven't ga... Read more
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Decade Goal Reboot, Week 3 day 3
I ate over my calories yesterday but had no sugar and got in 6000 steps. Pretty soon I'm gonna have to distinguish between actual cardio exercise and simply being more active. For now, just being more active is a huge improvement for me so I'm ... Read more