Still exercising, just tracking that right now!
So, just trying to keep up with tracking my exercise at this point, still trying to be as active as possible.
I think I am getting arthritis in my foot, so no running for the time being. Just walking when I can, elliptial, swimming and bi... Read more
Yikes I am so incredibly bad at keeping up here
Goodness does life ever have a way of stepping in and taking over! Damn you adult life, damn you!
I do have a positive to report, I am exercising more, yay me! I am trying so hard to be more proactive about my and my family's fitness, s... Read more
Last week's successes and freckles
So, I didn't go off plan all week. THAT alone is a huge success around here these days. 7 straight days baby. No gluten, no sugar, no processed foods. NADA.
I did ... Read more
Day 3: Feeling the pain (literally) of detox
Here we go.
At least I know this is a sign of better things to come.
Man, do our bodies fight to hold on to sugar and grains and crap.
If that isn't a sign that our bodies do indeed become addicted to th... Read more
Exploring reasons for change
We are all here because we have come to the conclusion that a change is in order for us. Whether its weight loss, healthier lifestyle, disease control, or just a desire for healthy eating habits, we made a decision that now is the time for that ... Read more
Day 1 of 365 transformative days
I have decided to give myself 1 year's time and reinvent myself. Again.
I have 40-50 lbs I'd like to lose and while that doesn't sound like loads, I am now over 40 and my metabolism, well, its in there somewhere, I am bloody sure of it.
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Experiment in progress (Paleo/low carb conversation)
I may be off my rocker here, ok, I think it's pretty clear that I am off my rocker, however, I am very attracted to the paleo eating style AND I know low carb works, so I am going to try and incorporate both.
I know the f... Read more
Still here, still breathing, still living :)
Life is crazy busy. But, look at my little track stars! Last night they competed at the Subway Washington Games (all comer, all ages track meet) and my youngest took hom... Read more
Exciting neuro journal publication!! (in regards to my son)
My youngest, who is 8 1/2, is what they call a 'sensory kid'. He was diagnosed with sensory processing disorder around the age of 5, but it was evident from birth he was, as they describe in this article, "out of sync" with the world.
Ge... Read more
This is the guy I've been babbling on about :) He's a CPA, father of 3 teen girls, 6'4" (nice!)...anyway, though y'all would like to see a face to go with the blog. Back to low carbing now!
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Hey, its going to be ok afterall :)
Well, I know I may get judged for this, but our break only lasted 24 hours. We really, really like each other and feel that we're supposed to be together right now, continuing slowly as we've been. I can't explain it at all, it just feels so rig... Read more
Serious emotional triggers happening right now
The man I have been seeing revealed some information to me last night that has brought me to the decision that I cannot see a relationship happening. He's bipolar, has PTSD and HSV. He also shared with me the story of his wife's very gory, tra... Read more
A win for women's reproductive rights and equal rights.
Between Senator Wendy Davis and her filibuster and ultimate killing of a god awful bill and the Supreme Court striking down DOMA, well, good morning America!
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oh em gee put the sugar free pudding down and...
...back away slowly. Or, run.
Why did I think it would be a good idea to make pudding for the boys and I for dessert? WHY!
We finished the whole bowl. Granted, it was a small package I made but, still.
*hangs head in shame*
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paleo v. low carb
Obviously, Paleo seems to be trending high right now and I've been reading up on it and it sounds extremely similar in nature to Atkins, which I've been successful with.
I'm wanting to hear from anyone who might have experience with it to p... Read more