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Do those PLU stickers identify GMO items?
Tuesday, June 12, 2018      5 comments

Have you ever noticed those little stickers on fresh produce? What do they mean? They are placed there to identify bulk produce and will help make checkout and inventory control easier. The PLU codes are usually 4- or 5- digits, with the or... Read more
Rainy day, treadmill run
Monday, June 11, 2018      3 comments

Whew! I heard thunder in the distance, so decided it was a treadmill run kind of day. And another episode of the Zombies, Run! app. My warmup was level 1 of the 30 Day Shred routine. (Jillian Michaels) I decided to do a 2 miler, but forgo... Read more
Onset Delay Bloat?
Monday, June 11, 2018      4 comments

Ugh! I was doing so well and this morning I am bloated. When I exercise I get the muscle soreness about 48 hours after the workout. It seems like I have 48 hour delay onset bloat. The other day I air fried some spring rolls, way too many of them... Read more
Race results and about goals
Sunday, June 10, 2018      2 comments

I have to brag about my race time 6. 55 miles on a challenging course (different terrain and hills, lots of hills). When I left the house, I announced to hubby my goal times: good - 1:22:00 better - 1:20:00 best - 1:18:00 I cam... Read more
Dealing with stress eating
Thursday, June 07, 2018      5 comments

I did well with my eating yesterday, for the most part. Then came the stress. My reaction: I found my hubby's stash of cookies and stuffed my face. Seriously? Eating cookies is going to relieve stress? No way! I just ended up feeling YUCK! ... Read more
Holding a 5 pound weight loss despite a bad love affair
Tuesday, June 05, 2018      5 comments

Well, I went to our cabin for the first time this year. I hopped on the scale and saw my last saved numbers. I was surprised to see that I am holding a 5 pound weight loss since last fall. And now, when I come back home, I am still holding despi... Read more
Your Burger tastes weird
Tuesday, May 29, 2018      9 comments
watch?v=xQmKwFKT8RI I made some chickpea burgers yesterday. I gave one to our 7 year old grandson and I think all he heard was "burger" because he takes a big bite and says, "Your burger tastes w... Read more
5% spring challenge
Sunday, May 27, 2018      6 comments

I joined the 5% challenge this past winter and then again in the spring. The challenges have been helpful to me by keeping me accountable, not just to myself but to my team mates. My biggest challenge is being consistent with the daily postings... Read more
Ideal Weight Calculator
Friday, May 25, 2018      6 comments
-weight-calculator.html I discovered this back in October and was curious to see If I could get down to my "ideal weight" I have already reached 2 of the four and averaged out the numbers and I g... Read more
Sunday, May 20, 2018      4 comments

Everyone gets tempted to cheat on their “diet”. What are the consequences to cheating on your diet? It is not like cheating on a test at school where you get a failing grade. If you “cheat” and eat what is not on your eating plan, you just have... Read more
Almost there...
Saturday, May 19, 2018      7 comments

I think I hit my lowest weight in years this morning. Last October, I saw an online calculator for one's "ideal" weight. I picked the in-between weight of the two lowest and that is a goal of mine to reach while eating a whole food plant based d... Read more
Eat Food
Thursday, May 17, 2018      4 comments

The number one food rule in Michael Pollen's book Food Rule. It seems like a no brainer, but is it? I do not think so. Ever since I took a culinary course about 10 years ago and one of the assignments sent me to the grocery store I became aware ... Read more
It's Not Fair (Beck Diet Solution)
Saturday, May 12, 2018      4 comments

It has been years since I first purchased the Beck Diet Solution and so far, I have never made it through the whole book. My name is Nancy, and I am a Beck Diet Solution Dropout. However, that first part of the book is becoming a part of my... Read more
Cheat Day/Meal?
Thursday, May 10, 2018      9 comments

Do you include a cheat day or meal in your 'diet' plan? I recently saw an article that said to get your weight loss moving if it has stalled is to go off your diet plan and resume your "normal" eating. The article implied that this was to trick ... Read more
2 pounds gone
Monday, May 07, 2018      9 comments

I weighed myself this morning, I lost 2 pounds. I am not sure that it was a true weight loss though. I did an evening run and I notice when I do that I weigh less the next morning. But when I go back to running earlier in the day, the lost pound... Read more

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