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This page, my body, and my mind are all works in progress.

December 9, 2013
Going back to a mostly low fat vegetarian/vegan diet. I say mostly because I am not going to freak out over the occasional fish, meat, or fat. I wonít make a habit of it. The low carb diet just didnít work for me. I didnít lose weight, didnít have more energy, and didnít have less joint stiffness. And I am working on the exercise.

August 1, 2013
After losing over 22 pounds ...
This page, my body, and my mind are all works in progress.

December 9, 2013
Going back to a mostly low fat vegetarian/vegan diet. I say mostly because I am not going to freak out over the occasional fish, meat, or fat. I wonít make a habit of it. The low carb diet just didnít work for me. I didnít lose weight, didnít have more energy, and didnít have less joint stiffness. And I am working on the exercise.

August 1, 2013
After losing over 22 pounds from the middle of March 2011 to August 2011 by eating a low fat vegan diet (Eat To Live). While not being 100% perfect, it was fairly easily and didnít find the lack of meat and dairy as hard as I had thought it would be. However, my cholesterol numbers jumped up dramatically and my doctor was unhappy. After a year and a half, I didnít really want to go without meat and dairy for the rest of my life and it is extremely difficult to maintain socially in this part of the country. So, I started having meat, dairy, and oil more often. Over the next year I gained 6 pounds back.

Next I switched to eating a low-carb (Paleo type) diet and within two weeks my cholesterol number had dropped significantly. My doctor was happy, but the weight started back up.


December 28, 2011 - I am proud of myself for the progress I have made in the last half of 2011. I have lost 22+ pounds by mostly following the Eat To Live plan and find it fairly easy to do. Now, I need to add muscle while losing 5 more pounds.

I need to find an exercise plan that I will stick to the same way I found Eat To Live. Something I enjoy enough to do continuously. I need muscle strength to both look better and to relieve the back pain.
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To tone and strengthen core muscles. Losing a few pounds would be a plus. I need to work on having a consistent exercise program that will provide stamina and energy.

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Eat a healthy diet and increase exercises.

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I live in South Central Tennessee on top of the Cumberland Plateau.



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I love photography, cooking, reading, the computer, and laughing with friends. I would like to learn more about gardening (deer resistant gardening).

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AUNTB63
3/16/2014 5:00:47 PM

Thank you for your support on my blog. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I know what you mean about the "business" side of this. Have a few more items on my agenda to do, but the main things are done. It's going to be 2 months on Tuesday since Chet passed......some days seems like just yesterday....other days not as bad. I still have a lot of questions (in my mind)....going to sort them out as time goes by. Hope your Sunday was a good one. Chet and I used to have a designated PJ day....to relax and do as little as possible.....today is one of those days for me. (first one since this started)...feels odd in away, but good in another way. Hugs/Prayers Barb



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A Healthy and Happy New Year to you! Wishing you GREAT success in your 2014 goals.
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1/1/2014 12:18:34 PM

We haven't started going GF yet, Ernie. I am getting the kitchen ready and reviewing resources for products and recipes.



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12/29/2013 7:55:34 PM

Thank you so much for stopping by my page and welcoming me to sp and shutterbugs team. :)

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