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Festival Food Blows.
Monday, March 27, 2017      1 comments

Ugh, I had a craving for carnival food. I was craving BBQ and fries, specifically. And there were a lot of festivals this weekend. I couldn't find any BBQ but I did find Fish n' Chips. But I tell you what, greasy salt, served pressed i... Read more
Life Challenge: Number 2
Friday, March 24, 2017      0 comments

My Life Challenge Number Two; is to finish and publish a book. Don't get me wrong, I will put my heart and soul into it, but it doesn't have to be a great book. I'm not planning on being the next Shakespeare or Rowling. This will probably... Read more
Two tiny dots, could be big trouble.
Thursday, March 23, 2017      4 comments

About a year or so ago I noticed a tiny, whitish/yellowish dot forming under my right eye. It was hardly noticeable. Over time it grew a little larger and a second one started form under my left eye. Neither are large enough to be notice... Read more
10 Easy Steps to Crush a Child's Body Image.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017      3 comments

How to help your child build a not so healthy body image. 1) Routinely grab their belly fat and proclaim, "If you can pinch an inch!" 2) Point out to them, that the cake they are eating, the one you'd baked the night before, is, "Nothi... Read more
Striking the balance.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017      2 comments

I really watch my Calories, Protein, and Saturated Fat. I'm trying to find a way of balancing those three things...and it ain't easy. Cutting out Saturated Fat absolutely decimates my Proteins. To increase my Proteins I have to jack... Read more
Where there's a way, there's a will ;)
Tuesday, March 21, 2017      0 comments

My main form of transportation is by bicycle. I learned long ago that I like biking more than I like driving. I bike to work. I bike to the grocery store. Nearly every place I have to go, I bike. This leads a lot of people to ask ... Read more
My First Vegan Meal
Monday, March 20, 2017      0 comments

I attempted my first "Vegan" Meal. Quinoa seeds mixed with Black Beans, Corn, Asparagus, Onions, Minced Garlic, a little Lime Juice, and some seasonings. It was decently tasty...right up until my co-worker sat down next to me with ... Read more
Back to the gym after two months.
Monday, March 20, 2017      1 comments

I am trying to write a novel. The problem is finding the time and energy to be creative and focused. This is a problem everyone has. But since everyone has the same problem, there's been a lot of people looking for the solution. I hav... Read more
Quinoa- if nothing else it's a fun word to say.
Sunday, March 19, 2017      5 comments

One week without diet sodas! Next step is cutting back on saturated fats. Since I'm predisposed to be affected by saturated fats, I'm going to start testing out Vegan and Vegetarian diets. This is huge for me. My fami... Read more
New 23 & Me Results
Saturday, March 18, 2017      3 comments

A few months back I took the 23 & Me DNA test. My interest was more on the ancestral side. But I also got the health results as well. I learned that I'm one of the rare people who is predisposed to weigh more when eating Saturated Fat. ... Read more
Need to do better with taking care of myself
Saturday, March 18, 2017      3 comments

I messed up and didn't drink anything this morning. I cleaned house and then rode my bike to the store, twice (I was given a wrong item); and it was 90 degrees today. It was around 1pm that I finally had a bottle of water. It was a who... Read more
Day who cares, just give me the soda and step away!
Friday, March 17, 2017      4 comments

Just give me the soda and no one gets hurt! Ok, it's something like day 4 or maybe 5, I'm already losing count. I haven't had a soda, but I really, really, really, REALLY want one. I'm drinking black tea to try and balance out the wit... Read more
Thursday, March 16, 2017      1 comments

I was downtown, surrounded by restaurants, convenience stores, gas stations, and grocery stores, and I wanted a soda so badly! I was actively planning on stopping at this store, at that restaurant, at this convenience store, etc. B... Read more
Too Sedentary to Live?
Thursday, March 16, 2017      1 comments

I'm trying to think of ways to make my life more physically demanding. My grandmother's generation had no idea what a "Gym" was. They didn't go "work out". They didn't, count calories or watch what they ate. They ate what they ate, the... Read more
Day 3 still no plan.
Thursday, March 16, 2017      4 comments

I have not had a diet soda in three days. I didn't plan this. I had been telling myself that I was going to try quitting soda again; but that was an, 'in the near future, at some point, maybe next week' kind of deal. I just happened to ru... Read more

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