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One month later and still 166 lbs.
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      3 comments

Wow! Like I always seem to do when I reach a goal weight, I slip off the wagon and return to my pre-wagon ways. You know what I mean... an extra helping, less exercise, more chocolate. Surprisingly this time it didn't mean regained pounds. I... Read more
Lowest weight in 18 years!!!
Monday, February 06, 2012      10 comments

I weighed in this morning on my old standby, the Wii Fit. Couldn't believe my eyes! 166 lbs!!! The last time I weighed this was 18 years ago after my first year of college. Wow! I'm blown away! My goals for February are to work out eit... Read more
Results at Dr. appt.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      5 comments

Adrenal function has improved from a score 5/20 to 14/20 so that is great news. Liver function has decreased (which I suspected) so today is day one of the liver cleanse. My menstrual cycle should return within five days of completing the ... Read more
Today is the day!
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      2 comments

This is the nearly half way mark of our 12 lbs in 12 weeks challenge on the Vegetarians and Vegans spark team. It's also my followup appointment with my naturopath. My health has gone downhill in the last month, probably because I'm not adheri... Read more
Getting back on the horse (so to speak)
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      4 comments

Hello everyone! Thank you to my spark friends for their great words of support on my blog post this morning. I have to look at this new "diet" as a whole new way of eating if I am going to succeed. Clearly I cannot manage my weight and my... Read more
ACK! Fell off the wagon!
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      10 comments

No food posts to blog about because I didn't record my food. I did well Saturday and Sunday until I ate some potato chips. Then the next day I nibbled on chocolate and then yesterday I drank a beer. UGH! Last night I had serious stomach pain... Read more
Day 12 - Moving right along!
Friday, January 13, 2012      3 comments

Totals for Day 12 CALORIES 1489 FAT 43g CARBS 257g PROTEIN 40g FIBER 44g SODIUM 2169 (yikes! - that's two days in a row) So the BM came twice on its own, so no enema required. I did buy a 4-qt enema bag from Raw Food World a... Read more
Day 11 Elimination Diet
Friday, January 13, 2012      2 comments

Totals for Day 11 CALORIES 1335 FAT 18g CARBS 252g PROTEIN 41g FIBER 51g SODIUM 1859mg (whoa!) So as soon as I stop eating sweet potatoes every day, I get constipated. I definitely see a pattern here. I might do another ene... Read more
Day 10 of the Elimination Diet
Thursday, January 12, 2012      2 comments

Totals for Day 10 CALORIES 1539 FAT 90g CARBS 186g PROTEIN 31g FIBER 48g SODIUM 258mg Fat is high today because I ate a raw avocado kale salad with lots of raw sunflower seeds. This is the highest calorie total I've had too.... Read more
I have some catching up to do!
Wednesday, January 11, 2012      3 comments

I have tried for the last few days to write and post a blog, but for some reason I couldn't access that part of Sparkpeople. Today I got right in when I clicked "Add A Blog Entry". :D ... Read more
Day 5
Sunday, January 08, 2012      2 comments

Totals for Day 5: CALORIES 1126 FAT 16g CARBS 204g PROTEIN 56g FIBER 42g SODIUM 1366mg I still have not had a BM since Tuesday; I'm getting a little concerned. Other than that, I feel just GREAT! :D So much energy and clari... Read more
Day 4
Friday, January 06, 2012      0 comments

Totals for Day 4 CALORIES 1194 FAT 45g CARBS 181g PROTEIN 63g FIBER 52g SODIUM 865 mg Hello everyone! Feeling even better today, lots of energy yesterday too. I got so much done around the house. Just when I thought I'd st... Read more
Day 3
Thursday, January 05, 2012      2 comments

Totals for Day 3 CALORIES 1178 FAT 43g CARBS 207g PROTEIN 35g FIBER 44g SODIUM 402mg So on day 3 my flu-like symptoms finally went away and I felt more like myself. I also slept really well for the first time in two days. I... Read more
Shamelss Self-Promotion
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      5 comments
m/pigs/top_pigs/vibeke_vale/ Check out that link!! I'm the featured Pig of the Month on Healthy Blender Recipes, a blog for vegans and plant lovers. :D... Read more
Day Two of the Elimination Diet
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      8 comments

CALORIES 1,343 CARBS 289 g FAT 26 g PROTEIN 23 g FIBER 53 g SODIUM 396 mg I got 3/4 of the way through day two drinking green smoothies when suddenly I couldn't take it anymore. I heated up some leftover brown rice a... Read more

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