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fire-breathing Dragon
Tuesday, October 01, 2013      8 comments

Over the past few weeks, my shoulders (in particular, my right shoulder especially) has been making it very difficult for me to type. I've had to cut short conversations on line and have had to ease up on my Team involvement...all because of pa... Read more
internet problems
Friday, September 20, 2013      4 comments

this is the first time I've been online since yesterday evening. I was told by the cable company that it's our wireless router that is the problem....But now suddenly it is working. Praying it continues to work....at least until we have enough... Read more
Thursday, September 19, 2013      3 comments

I just watched a documentary type of show on the topic of Veganism....I"ve been a vegan for quite a long time but never felt any sympathy for the animals...until I watched this show ...animals BRUTALLY killed. Skinned alive...thown into boil... Read more
Happy Feet
Saturday, September 14, 2013      7 comments

I'm not going to talk about my cancelled surgery or about my hopes to get onto a biologic to treat my PsA....Nor about the MRSA that is back in my body...I'm tired of talking about all of that. Today I want to show off my new sneakers. I h... Read more
Dinner Report
Wednesday, September 11, 2013      3 comments

Today the Mister doesn't want dinner (had his fill of Cheerios) so I had the fun task of choosing what to make myself and my daughter. I chose Millet, cooked in a little butter and cooked in Homemade Vegetable stock...and once cooked I added a ... Read more
Hurting and Discouraged
Wednesday, September 11, 2013      12 comments

Yesterday morning I spoke to my surgeon. He heard the misgivings in my voice and suggested that we post pone this shoulder replacement surgery and try to go onto Actemra--a biologic drug for RAD....one that destroys your immune system to try to... Read more
Pre-Surgical prep
Thursday, September 05, 2013      7 comments

Well, two days ago I ate a BLT wrap.....Other than that Ive done okay in terms of general dieting....but I've been doing terrible at ETL. I've had a lot of smoothies...which although they aren't bad, I really need to sneak some better stuff in ... Read more
Delicious Smoothie
Thursday, August 29, 2013      5 comments

I just have to share this.....This is my new favorite breakfast. I bought a pack of baked and mashed sweet potatoes (they also have mashed butternut squash). I use about a half cup of that, two frozen bananas, 1.5 tsp of real vanilla, cinnamon,... Read more
Where do I go From Here?
Wednesday, August 28, 2013      12 comments

I've been on a giant slide...from 194-2001 And I know why. Every day there is an "exception" .....I EVEN had a McDonald's cheeseburger yesterday...I was hungry (unprepared) and was the ' restaurant' chosen by my friend who was driving me ho... Read more
Regretting Meatballs
Saturday, August 24, 2013      4 comments

The other day I found a package of frozen ground turkey ...It somehow escaped the purge of my freezer of everything not on the Eat to Live food program. So I promised my daughter I would make her favorite meal..My homemade turkey meat balls and... Read more
Tuesday, August 20, 2013      8 comments

good morning I just had a revelation this morning. I accidentally forgot the stevia i normally put in my smoothie. And you know what? The smoothie tasted terrible. I was shocked by this because in the past my banana in the smoothie had been... Read more
Navigating the Waters of Tempation
Sunday, August 18, 2013      4 comments

Yesterday I went with 7 other ladies to a smorgasbord in Lancaster County in PA. Amish territory. I knew that it would be so easy to eat myself sick there I so made a plan of attack. The very first thing I did was to make a HUGE plate full of ... Read more
A Successful Handling of More food than Imaginable
Friday, August 16, 2013      5 comments

This week I have definitely been scrabbling around trying to get back on board. Truth is ever since I did that Juice Fast, I've been off my game. When out to eat several times and out for coffee several times....and I have not made the best ch... Read more
Getting a Toe Hold
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      4 comments

Well, as of yesterday I'd regained all I'd lost in the fast. But way more disconcerting than that is the fact that I'm having real trouble getting back to speed on the ETL eating plan. Today I started out well, with sqeezed juice for breakfast.... Read more
CATCH ME!! I'm faaaallllling
Sunday, August 04, 2013      3 comments

two days off of the juice fast and I'm back up to 197 from a low of 194 which is only three pounds....but it was three pounds in two days. This is NOT supposed to be a trend. Let's look at the good side. It got me over that hump ...a mini plat... Read more

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