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More vegan cooking
Thursday, April 06, 2017      10 comments

I'm really enjoying the vegan dishes I've been making - and I've even lost a little weight! The current unit I'm working on is soups. I've made a delicious cabbage soup (which first meant making a vegetable broth), a tomato-pepper soup, and wi... Read more
Learning to cook
Friday, March 03, 2017      5 comments

I just started a 3 month vegan cooking course - today I'm working on knife skills. While I doubt that I'm ready to become 100% vegan, I'm hoping, by learning cooking and knife skills, I will learn how to make healthier food. I'm very excited t... Read more
Stress eating #2
Monday, November 14, 2016      10 comments

Still trying to deal with the stress. Ate too many soft pretzels today. Tried a puzzle last night and that helped with the night eating. Still doing lots of walking. May also try some herbal tea tonight.... Read more
Stress eating
Saturday, November 12, 2016      10 comments

I've got a new challenge. Lots of stress happening in my family and I tend to be a stress eater. I find myself doing well until at night when I start scavenging and eating whatever I find. Also not sleeping well. The challenge is to care for... Read more
Water today
Tuesday, November 01, 2016      3 comments

I definitely have more energy when I drink more. I just have to make sure there are bathrooms nearby. Today, in addition to stretching, doing some weights, walking and dancing, I am going to drink 6-8 cups of water... Read more
Staying strong on vacation
Wednesday, September 28, 2016      8 comments

On a 3 week vacation. Mostly having oatmeal for breakfast. Keeping lunches and dinners as healthy as possible and getting in lots of walking. Drinking when I'm near a bathroom and trying not to do too much snacking. Am down 2 pounds! ... Read more
How to improve
Wednesday, September 21, 2016      1 comments

I could drink more water - but on a long car trip is not practical unless I want to make lots of bathroom stops. I will definitely concentrate on exercising when we stop and making healthy food choices.... Read more
How to improve
Wednesday, September 21, 2016      0 comments

I could drink more water - but on a long car trip is not practical unless I want to make lots of bathroom stops. I will definitely concentrate on exercising when we stop and making healthy food choices.... Read more
5% Fall Challenge Commitments
Monday, September 12, 2016      0 comments

1. Walk 2.5 to 5 miles daily 2. Tap dance twice weekly 3. Bicycle when possible 4. Strength training and stretching 3 days weekly 5. Eat 1200-1500 calories daily - low carb with lots of fruits and vegetables and minimal processed foo... Read more
Seems to be working
Friday, September 09, 2016      7 comments

Down one pound and have more energy. I even increased the amount of weight I'm lifting (6 pounds - but it's a start). Trying to stay away from gluten and limiting dairy should help me with handling upcoming events this weekend. I'll carry som... Read more
Plateau
Saturday, September 03, 2016      6 comments

Weight seems stuck even though exercise is good and I'm usually in my calorie range. If I go down a little, the weight goes up as soon as I have even I day a little off track. I'm going to decrease my calories to 1200 daily and see what happen... Read more
Feeling more energetic
Saturday, August 20, 2016      2 comments

I've been doing strength training about 3 times weekly along with stretches at least 3 times weekly and walking at least 5000 steps daily - in fact, I did 5000 steps before breakfast today! (It's Saturday). I'm feeling motivated and more energe... Read more
Goals for 2009
Sunday, January 04, 2009      1 comments

I'm still working on losing weight to get more energy. I'm using some of the principles from the flat belly diet to try to feel more full and less "deprived". I also need to pay more attention to my friendships and work harder on training my p... Read more

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