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Day 63: Learning Curve
Thursday, December 24, 2020      6 comments

I've been learning a lot being on this inflammatory diet, especially about how different foods affect my body. I ate some fried chicken with mac & cheese the night before last which was a huge mistake and it really affected my knees and ankles e... Read more
Weigh-In #9
Wednesday, December 23, 2020      3 comments

My weight is up this week, but even though the scale is showing a gain, it doesn't reflect my hard work, and my other stats look really good this week. My body fat is down a lot and that is what really makes a difference. My muscle mass is also ... Read more
Day 61: Reduced Pain
Tuesday, December 22, 2020      5 comments

I've been feeling really good lately. I've had so much less pain and just feeling good mood-wise and have a lot of energy and cooking a lot of good food. ... Read more
Day 60: Solving the Sugar Crisis
Monday, December 21, 2020      4 comments

So since I was having some sugar cravings the past few days as there were holiday treats all around and I thought I ought to be able to have treats just like everyone else, I started making my own treats with ingredients that I CAN have. I've be... Read more
Day 59: Feeling Pretty Good
Sunday, December 20, 2020      4 comments

I'm actually feeling pretty good today. I slept most of yesterday. My mood yesterday wasn't very good or positive and for whatever reason I had zero ambition. I couldn't stop eating either. But this morning I woke up feeling a lot better and rea... Read more
Day 58: Recovery Slowed Down, But On Track
Saturday, December 19, 2020      5 comments

Recovery seems to have slowed down a bit, but it is still on track. I am doing what I can to accelerate it a bit. I'm resting a lot more and staying a lot more hydrated. I'm taking some supplements in addition to my NSAIDs, too, and eating as he... Read more
Weigh-In #8
Friday, December 18, 2020      3 comments

Still not making the progress I'd like to make. Really slow progress forward and seem to be inching along even though my eating is super healthy. All I can do is work more on cutting back calories and trying to increase exercise although have to... Read more
Day 57: Optimism on the Rise
Friday, December 18, 2020      3 comments

I'm feeling good these days. A lot less pain and mood-wise I'm feeling positive and energized. I'm doing a lot more, too. Practicing a lot more self-care and starting to participate more in doing chores and taking care of a lot more business stu... Read more
Day 56: Continuing To Move Forward
Thursday, December 17, 2020      5 comments

Still moving forward. Feeling pretty good. Been pretty tired lately so sleeping quite a bit. Spent a lot of money from Oct-December but it was the holidays so that's to be expected. Time to start cutting back and saving more money now. I am feel... Read more
Day 55: Mood Improving
Wednesday, December 16, 2020      4 comments

My mood is improving since getting back on my psych meds. Working on developing more focus. I've been searching for foods and supplements that will be beneficial for both me and my family. I found some protein cookies that my grandma will like t... Read more
Day 54: Impatience
Tuesday, December 15, 2020      3 comments

I'm seeing steady progress, but right now it's hard not to be impatient. I'm feeling tired of being in pain and anxious to be able to do the things I used to do. I know I should be appreciating the process, but it's hard not to want to rush it a... Read more
Day 52: Forward Motion
Sunday, December 13, 2020      5 comments

I'm moving forward pretty well and pretty smoothly right now. The rest of the family is, too. They are all adopting healthier habits now because they are seeing me do so well and so they are imitating what they are seeing me doing. We also found... Read more
Day 51: Getting Mobility Back
Saturday, December 12, 2020      4 comments

So it's been a pretty activity-heavy past couple of days. Sorry I haven't been Sparking much. I've just been so busy. So much has been going on and it's been a lot to keep up with. I've been moving around a TON. I'm recovering extremely quickly ... Read more
Day 49: Got Clear
Thursday, December 10, 2020      7 comments

Fog seems to have cleared and sugar poisoning seems to be passing now. I'm able to think rationally now and the pain is diminishing pretty fast. So I'm sorting out all the nonsense now that the smoke has cleared, so to speak. Eating High Qu... Read more
Day 48: I Gave In And Poisoned Myself
Wednesday, December 09, 2020      2 comments

I've had a challenging few days. So luckily today is my healing ceremony with Jim. I couldn't have needed it more. I was struggling for a while. I wasn't really sure which way was up primarily because quitting smoking wasn't really what I wanted... Read more

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