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The Journey
Thursday, August 15, 2019      0 comments

My nephew was diagnosed at 7 with Diabetes 1. In those days there was one set of recommendations and my brother's household was operated by the diabetes rules of the day. He struggled for most of his life trying to maintain a healthy approach to... Read more
The crunch
Friday, July 26, 2019      3 comments

I see myself as a person lacking will, consistency and long term commitment as far as doing the right thing for my health. I am the excuse maker, the one who defers to another day. Here's the crunch. I have not eaten any junk food for a week. I ... Read more
emotional response
Wednesday, August 10, 2016      0 comments

I cannot believe it. I just went to the fridge to get out some food for dinner and my husband walks over to the dishwasher and says that he was going to empty the dishwasher! Beyond pissed off! I am in his way!! All I can thinks of as I fill m... Read more
day 10 of my juicing journey
Wednesday, March 23, 2016      2 comments

Today went a lot better than yesterday. I got up and had my lemon water and made my first juice so I could have breakfast. Then I made two more juices that will last me the rest of the day. Went out to shop for my next 5 days of juicing. By the ... Read more
Day 9 of the 60 day thyroid reboot
Tuesday, March 22, 2016      3 comments

This is the second full day of juicing on the program. I had all my juices ready yesterday so that I didn't have to fuss today. I had my lemon juice with water and then my first juice of the day before going out for tea with my daughter. We had ... Read more
finding an active team
Tuesday, March 08, 2016      1 comments

I am coming through a difficult time. I have been lost since my caregiving days have ended and have been eating my way through my days. I have gained back all the weight that I lost a year and a half ago. I am currently having difficult times wi... Read more
Stress and management
Sunday, February 28, 2016      1 comments

Have you ever noticed that stress is a profound factor when dealing with issues in your life? Just when I am dealing with or concluding one issue in my life another seems to pop up and take its place. Eg. I am finally wrapping up taking care of ... Read more
Day 4
Friday, February 06, 2015      4 comments

The program I am on is getting hard to stick to. When I am home or making short trips I can stick to the proper spaces between the meals. Today I went on my first 'big' trip since I got sick to Costco about an hour away. I took snacks with me bu... Read more
Day 2 of the program
Wednesday, February 04, 2015      3 comments

Meal 1: 2 boiled eggs, 3 strips of turkey bacon Meal 2: 3 T pumpkin seeds Meal 3: poached trout, i small avocado, 1 medium tomato Meal 4: 1 sliced cucumber Meal 5: jerk chicken, kale salad Meal 6: i dill pickle, tomato b... Read more
First day on new program
Tuesday, February 03, 2015      5 comments

I managed my first day on my new program. Meal 1: spinach shake Meal 2: 3T pumpkin seeds Meal 3: beef and vegetable soup Meal 4: 1 sliced cucumber Meal 5: poached trout with swiss chard and mushrooms Meal 6: 1 dill pickle and 1 tomato basil rice... Read more
Dam thyroid
Monday, February 02, 2015      3 comments

I have always said that it is equipment failure that causes us difficulty as we grow older. The brain is often still telling us that we are 30 or 40 or whatever age we fancy we feel like. And then one day you sneeze and put your back out or you ... Read more
Saturday, January 24, 2015      1 comments

Yesterday I went to see the nutritionist I have been working with. I cancelled my appointments last August when my Dad passed and I couldn't get in to see her until yesterday. Well she could tell what I had been doing (or not doing) within the f... Read more
A competition with my daughter
Monday, January 19, 2015      3 comments

As I have mentioned in some previous posts my daughter and I were working with a nutritionist last year. We both had very good results. We were sleeping better, had more energy and our blood levels for vitamin levels etc. were excellent. Optimum... Read more
Note to self:
Saturday, January 17, 2015      5 comments

When one receives a phone call asking for a hot chocolate to be delivered to where they are ice fishing, one must dress appropriately! Yes? It was quite breezy this afternoon and the temp was about -10. With wind chill it felt like -17. I was ... Read more
BLC 27
Wednesday, January 14, 2015      4 comments

I decided that I would join a 12 week program called The Biggest Loser Challenge. The attraction is that I am on a team with manageable numbers and that there is a lot of support. Great motivation and hopefully it keeps me on track. The down s... Read more

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