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Practical Means of Eating Well in a Crowd
Sunday, December 14, 2014      3 comments

Last night went well.. Before I left I had a personal pizza on a whole wheat pita with black olives on it. Then I had a bowl of homemade vegetable soup I'd made the day before yesterday. This really helped me. After I ate the salad I was not... Read more
Making BETTER Choices--when the Best ones are not Possible
Saturday, December 13, 2014      3 comments

I've been struggling this week. I"ve "caved in" a couple of times while eating out. It was my birthday and a friend took me out for dinner to the Olive Garden. MMMmmm breadsticks!! and I was having fantasies of pasta Alfredo...However when the... Read more
Wednesday, December 10, 2014      1 comments

All you are today, is the consequence of your choices. It is true that things happen about which we lack control...sickness, financial issues, etc. But it is true that we have choices in how we will respond to such difficulties. You know the e... Read more
Ho Ho Hum
Saturday, December 06, 2014      2 comments

My house does not have the tiniest bit of Christmas about it. I should at least change the table cloth and get the one with the autumn leaves off of it. I honestly cannot go out to the garage and bring in boxes. I cannot take all the current... Read more
Back in the Saddle
Saturday, November 22, 2014      5 comments

Well I had a week of poor choices. Fortunately for some reason I did not have much appetite so that helped to keep it from being a catastrophe. Then on FRiday I bought some veggies and fruit because we were out of everything. Last night I coo... Read more
Re-Start the Motivation
Thursday, November 20, 2014      3 comments

yesterday was hard. I went to NY to see a neurologist following some visual disturbances I've been having. And she didn't have good news. I left the office with a fist full of prescriptions for MRI, EMG and bloodwork....all to be done by next... Read more
Satisfaction and JOY--the long run destinations
Wednesday, November 19, 2014      1 comments

How cool....and how affirming, to be voted as a featured blog post. HOnestly, there are a lot of other blogs I've written that I thought were better than yesterday's...but hey, I'll take it as I can get it! I was reading an article on Spar... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Never too Late to Get Back up Again!
Tuesday, November 18, 2014      139 comments

I don't know if my weight has yet reflected it, but I've made some really horrible choices in the past maybe four days. I need to do something NOW or I will regain the 14 pounds that I'd lost. What can I do? 1) exercise 2) try not to e... Read more
random thoughts
Tuesday, November 11, 2014      3 comments

well, today was a mixed bag ....I didn't eat anything BAD except for some sweet potato fries.....and no, they weren't baked. And then I made a vegetable/bean/rice soup that had too many starchy veggies in it so it wasn't idea. But I didn't go... Read more
Better than NOthing
Thursday, October 30, 2014      4 comments

today is day 4 of my return to the Eat to Live program. I made the mistake of weighing myself...gained two pounds since i began....I have some reason to think that that weight is not fat....we'll see how it resolves if you know what I mean. ... Read more
Day three
Tuesday, October 28, 2014      6 comments

Today I go to see a new pain MD. I am hoping that he will agree to take me as a patient and that he will be willing to help me meet my pain management needs and goals. That makes two MD visits in two days. I am really feeling wiped out...not ... Read more
Back to Dr Fuhrman
Sunday, October 26, 2014      4 comments

When I took a good look at the photo on the previous page, I realized how much weight I've gained and how it has badly affected my appearance. I am also not feeling well...chest pain which may or may not be gastric in origin. Hopefully that's ... Read more
My Memoir
Saturday, October 25, 2014      5 comments

Well, my goal for four years has been to complete my memoir. And a couple of weeks ago my dream was realized. Treasures from Darkness is available at Amazon and Barnes and Nobel. (search for Cynthia Lott Vogel, books and you will find it). I ... Read more
Let's give a hand for....
Friday, October 17, 2014      6 comments

after two of the worst days in recent history, I looked at my hand that was throbbing....I'd rubbed some pain cream on it and then LOOK AT THIS!! ... Read more
Self Pity?
Tuesday, October 14, 2014      2 comments

The following is a paragraph from John MacArthur's study Bible. I found it to be captivating and pertinent to the questions I'm asking today. “The basic theme of Psalms is living real life in the real world where two dimensions operate sim... Read more

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