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Eleven Days
Saturday, June 15, 2013      3 comments

After the quick losses of the early days of my Eat to Live Program....I'm finding it hard to stay motivated as it seems to take my body a week or longer to "adapt" to each step downward on the scale.For example, I entered "ONederland" eleven day... Read more
Friday, June 14, 2013      3 comments

On Wednesday I ate over at my friend's house. I had brought a bok choy salad which I ate and then I ate about 3/8 of a quesadilla and then for dessert had two scoops of coffee ice cream in a waffle bowl...So supposedly that was my cheat (my all... Read more
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      5 comments

This morning I wanted a change from my usual smoothie so I used the protein smoothie recipe from the Eating Clean Cookbook. It was delicious, just took a little longer to make because it has lots of ingredients. It's one of those things that T... Read more
A Long Walk and A New Shoulder
Sunday, June 09, 2013      7 comments

Today I didn't go to church.....and I should have. I was bored to tears by 11;00. Fortunately my daughter came home from her overnight and agreed to go for a walk with me. The day was truly beautiful. 80 degrees....sunny with a gentle breeze... Read more
The Inner Woman Revealed
Saturday, June 08, 2013      4 comments

Something I'm getting used to is seeing the scale move down maybe three pounds....sometimes four. And then seeing it climb back up two or three pounds. Now I've done absolutely nothing to gain weight NOthing. I've been good as gold. But it ... Read more
Fuhrman Fare
Friday, June 07, 2013      5 comments

Fudgy Black Bean Brownies www.drfuhrman.com Serves: 12 Preparation Time: 15 minutes (active prep time) Ingredients: 2 cups cooked or canned no-salt-added or low-sodium black beans, drained 10 pitted medjool dates or 1 1/4 cup... Read more
Trip to Rheumatologist
Thursday, June 06, 2013      4 comments

I went yesterday back to see the rheumatologist who had diagnosed me with Psoriatic Arthritis back in 2008. This is my fifth official year of having the disease and it has all but completely crippled me in that time. The doctor who is a lovel... Read more
Tuesday, June 04, 2013      11 comments

ACtually, I have to rewrite this morning's blog. Due to circumstances which I won't relate, I re-weighed myself and I weigh 198!!! I was losing weight all along, but constipation kept me from knowing it. Sorry for the gross details. BUt n... Read more
So Close I can Taste it
Tuesday, June 04, 2013      4 comments

Yesterday I had SUCH a busy day! I won't waste time by relaying to you all that I did, but I had four appointments and accomplished a lot (such as scrubbing my refrigerator) in between. Today, I only have one appointment but do plan to tackl... Read more
Better is Good
Sunday, June 02, 2013      4 comments

Today I went to church without taking my morphine (again!!) I didn't get home until almost 2:00 so was hurting although not quite as badly as I was on Friday. This morning at my weekly weigh in I weighed 201.0 pounds. That was after breakfast... Read more
New Goals for a New Me
Friday, May 31, 2013      5 comments

Yesterday I spent the day in PJs. Today I was dressed and out of the house by 7:30 AM. I had an MD appt in NY and didn't get home til 2:00 pm. Almost all of that time was spent waiting. During my wait I finished a book called "The Pleasure T... Read more
The Trade Off
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      5 comments

I've been struggling. My schizophrenia has been symptomatic...Yesterday was my daughter's 21st birthday. My plan of a single small slice of ice cream cake and a salad for dinner turned into two pieces of cake and some ziti. I thought I would ... Read more
Maybe this Week!!!
Monday, May 27, 2013      5 comments

Today I weighed myself: 201!! I'm breathing down the neck of 199!! I really want to get myself this bedspread that I've picked out as a reward.....but the bedspread and a pillow sham come to about $75....and next month's budget is very tight a... Read more
A New Beginning
Sunday, May 26, 2013      7 comments

Well this morning the scale bounced between 201 and 202 landing squarely on 202.0 ...And that looks like it's been unchanged but the fact is that I'd gone back up to 205 and lost those three pounds yet again. So now is a critical time It is ... Read more
Six Weeks Done!
Saturday, May 25, 2013      3 comments

I know I posted a blog nearly an hour ago. But something noteworthy has happened. Dr Fuhrman prescribes for the first six weeks of his program to be completely strict and by the book. He then says to evaluate yourself at the end of the six wee... Read more

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