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Will this help to change dietary recommendations?

Tuesday, September 02, 2014      1 comments

I doubt it... but it is just one more reason to lower intake of refined carbohydrates & to not be so afraid of saturated fat. Wonder what the SP folks think of this? www.nytimes.com/2014/09/
02/health/low-carb-vs-low-
fat-diet... Read more

Mark Sisson's Take on the Ethics of Eating Meat

Thursday, April 05, 2012      5 comments

Mr. Sisson makes some good points in this response to the essay contest by the NY Times... that contest has asked people to respond as to "why it is ethical to eat meat". The whole thing seems fishy to me, and sure sounds like they are asking me... Read more

Gaining weight (it's a good thing!)

Monday, February 20, 2012      6 comments

I'm not in weight loss mode anymore... I got to within a few pounds of my goal (woohoo!) then found out I'm pregnant. That was 2-3 months back, and now I'm 19 weeks and starting to show. Also starting to gain some weight, up about 4-5 lbs total.... Read more

Bread hates me

Thursday, September 29, 2011      0 comments

I was so excited to try Biaggi's gluten free pizza last night. I ordered their sausage pizza and a salad ... Delicious! When I picked it up, they said that since the salad came with bread, they put some gluten free bread in the bag too. Yay righ... Read more

When people notice

Friday, August 19, 2011      5 comments

Sometimes I don't know how to take things... like when someone makes a comment like "oh you're losing weight" or "you look so much thinner!" I know these are supposed to make me feel better, but sometimes I think "Geez I must have looked really... Read more

Why I will continue to eat red meat

Thursday, August 11, 2011      10 comments

You may have seen the recent headlines that say "EATING RED MEAT WILL CAUSE TYPE 2 DIABETES!". It screams at you on the screen. The burger-lovers are worried, and vegetarians are quickly bookmarking the webpages. But me? I'm just shrugging m... Read more

My Response to the Paleo Diet debate...

Friday, July 01, 2011      10 comments

I didn't want to prolong the thread too much in the Message Boards, so here is my response to the latest comments over there. ----------------------------
------- Sorry to prolong this topic, but I feel that some things could be clar... Read more

Diet / Dogma

Thursday, June 16, 2011      6 comments

Sometimes we come across people that believe that they have all the answers for you, me and everyone else. These people believe that because they lost weight eating X, Y, and Z that you surely will have the same results. That you cannot possib... Read more

Time Management

Friday, June 10, 2011      4 comments

I am a procrastinator. I get overwhelmed with large amounts of tasks. Working overtime is taking a toll on me. Clutter is taking over my home. These things are all bugging me today, as I work from home and look around the h... Read more

Snacking makes you fat. And weak too!

Monday, May 02, 2011      7 comments

I just read an online article from a month ago... it totally blew my mind. It is about snacking and how it can make you fat. And weak. (Edit: They are referring to eating high-carb snacks, specifically). What the heck???? That was my reaction... Read more

"How do you look, feel, and perform?"

Wednesday, April 27, 2011      3 comments

Line stolen from Robb Wolf. I find myself saying this a lot lately when discussing diet, exercise, and weight loss. Basically, the message is... your lifestyle, including food and activity, should improve your quality of life. If it is no... Read more

Celebrating Small Victories

Tuesday, April 26, 2011      1 comments

There are so many message board posts (on SP and elsewhere) from people who are frustrated and upset that they are not losing weight. I don't have all the answers, but today I just want to celebrate the small victories I've had in the past few ... Read more

50 Questions

Monday, April 25, 2011      0 comments

50 QUESTIONS Thanks, SPARKBIRDY for the 50 Questions and for the chance to pass it on. 1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? No, they thought I'd be a boy, so my parents had to think of a girl's name quick! 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIM... Read more

Too many changes at once

Thursday, April 07, 2011      3 comments

Bah, I hate when you make several changes all at once, then get really good results... I mean, it's great that I'm leaning out again, but what the heck caused it? I want to know! In general, I eat a paleo/primal-ish/lower carb diet, with... Read more

Boring Diet, my @$$

Monday, March 28, 2011      7 comments

I keep hearing how the Paleo Diet or Primal Blueprint is boring... how can someone possibly be happy without grains? It must take forever to cook all your own food instead driving through McDonalds! It's easier to throw a Lean Cuisine in the mi... Read more


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