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"Fooducate" update
7/27/2014 11:10:58 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Shhhh....took my hubby's tablet to Trader Joe's and quickly found out that the app is better on a cell phone, as the tablet couldn't find a wi-fi conn...  Read more


"Fooducate" app helps me with label reading hell.
7/26/2014 11:29:47 AM,  5 COMMENTS

No smartphones here yet, but we do have tablets. Well the free app wasn't available for my tablet, but it was for my hubby's. I convinced him to downl...  Read more


Mayo clinic newsletter says Eliminate Meat!! YAY!
7/25/2014 3:49:34 PM,  4 COMMENTS

This is so great to read. If you know me, you know that I am always learning about health. You also know that my way of eating is 100% plant b...  Read more


New job new life
7/24/2014 5:38:14 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Camping at Allaghany park this weekend. Riding bike with kids and sucking wind like an out of shape old lady. Couldn't climb in Thunder Rocks with the...  Read more


Rockefeller Center on Thursday morning
7/23/2014 8:07:24 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Heads up! Dina, the boys and I are planning to stand in Rockefeller Square tomorrow morning (Thursday). Look for us on the Today Show. Be sure t...  Read more


Weigh-in Disappointment / Smart Decisions
7/19/2014 12:54:28 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Mapped out my day! Whole Foods Weigh-in Reward Anniversary Sale Trader Joe's At Whole Foods just got what was on my list, It was on th...  Read more


Day 19 McDougall MWL
7/17/2014 1:43:29 PM,  1 COMMENTS

The scale showed a slight downturn this morning (and I'd already had 2 cups of coffee). I'm finding that I'm less likely to eat past satiety with whol...  Read more


ToF Week 4 Day 3 - Making Myself a Priority.
7/16/2014 8:55:50 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Little did I realize what a treasure this 12-week program would be. There are challenging workouts, encouragement... what a wonderful opportunity. I w...  Read more


ToF Week 4 Taking Away the Fear.
7/14/2014 9:10:55 AM,  3 COMMENTS

So the first three weeks have been pretty good. I have been making myself log my food, because it is only a short term goal. It is a challenge, so I c...  Read more


Down, down, down...
7/13/2014 8:53:18 PM,  2 COMMENTS

At least I'm hoping that's what the scale keeps doing. I'm down another 2 pounds this week. I've lost a total of 12 pounds in 5 weeks and I'm a little...  Read more


ToF Week 3 Ends I am a River?
7/13/2014 11:27:31 AM,  5 COMMENTS

1CRAZYDOG shared this quote from Helen Reed: “Life is a constant series of adjustments- it flows like a river, swelling with rain and receding with dr...  Read more


Day 12 McDougall MWL
7/11/2014 8:28:31 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Finally back down a lb. Breakfast = oatmeal, flaxmeal, raspberries Lunch = leftover brocolii, potato, kale soup (2 bowls) Dinner = Home...  Read more


Day 12 McDougall MWL
7/10/2014 8:53:32 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Still putting along. Will weigh tomorrow. Having chip cravings. Today oatmeal with flax & banana Lunch - potato, kale, squash & an ear of...  Read more


ToF Week 3 Day 4 begins
7/10/2014 9:02:18 AM,  5 COMMENTS

So far a great week. Tuesday was Aqua Aerobics, dinner break, then WOW (workout of the week). I truly expected to be in some discomfort after, but was...  Read more


Not Succumbing to Excuses
7/9/2014 9:28:30 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Hiding out in the A/C is my usual behavior when the mercury rises. It been in the 90's (33°C). Yesterday was a major workout day for me. First out i...  Read more


Day 10 McDougall MWL
7/8/2014 2:29:25 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Still holding in the same spot. This morning I had 1/2 serving of oatmeal and a handful of cherries. Lunch was a big salad dressed with le...  Read more


Today, I Will ....
7/8/2014 8:46:38 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I posted that on the ToF Facebook page. What I did was log my food for the day. Thankfully someone posted late in the day and inquired how it was goin...  Read more


Day 9 - McDougall MWL
7/7/2014 11:18:55 AM,  0 COMMENTS

24 Did not weigh the last couple of days. Wondering if I'm eating too much variety. Also haven't been eating much in the way of raw veggies. Ye...  Read more


I Am Worth It
7/7/2014 8:43:51 AM,  5 COMMENTS

WATERMELLEN posted this wonderful blog. "What Do We Value? And Why It Matters To Value Ourselves!
...  Read more


Here I Go Again!
7/6/2014 9:51:54 AM,  5 COMMENTS

The holiday and birthday celebrations have subsided. Logging my food would have helped me. I wasn't that bad about my choices, for the most part...  Read more


Still going...
7/4/2014 8:35:49 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It's been a month and I'm down 10 pounds. Soo rewarding. I wasn't losing weight and feeling satisfied on other programs. I think I found the one for m...  Read more


Day 6 - McDougall MWL
7/4/2014 1:10:53 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Still fighting with this stall. It's OK. I'm not going to stress. Just keep working the program. Doing my best. Breakfast was "Freedom from fr...  Read more


"You can't handle the truth!"
7/4/2014 10:40:56 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Perhaps that is why I have problems with logging. I can't handle the truth, ignorance is bliss? Week 2 has been abysmal as far as logging food goes....  Read more


Day 5 - McDougall MWL
7/3/2014 2:58:55 PM,  0 COMMENTS

2 This morning's scale was not my friend. My thoughts on why... 38 the extra serving of plain rice? 38 the hummus and pita chips after d...  Read more


Day 4 - McDougall MWL
7/2/2014 9:51:15 AM,  1 COMMENTS

224 Another lb. bites the dust uh! Still in shock! Was so hungry last night after a big dinner of soup...  Read more


The Slippery Slope Stops Here
7/2/2014 8:59:49 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I have been exercising. I have been meditating. What I have not been doing is using my fitbook and logging my food. What are my excuses? I forgot,...  Read more


Day 3 - McDougall MWL Plan
7/1/2014 1:00:34 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Whoo Hoo! Down another lb. and I'm eating a plain potato every time I feel hungry. Breakfast Mashed the potato, had 2 servings of kale ...  Read more


Day 2 - McDougall Maximum Weight Loss Plan
6/30/2014 10:55:06 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Breakfast: 1/2 serving of oatmeal and fruit-2 c. black coffee. Seriously! I cannot eat a whole serving of oatmeal. Yes, I used about 1/4 c. almo...  Read more


ToF Week 2 Begins
6/30/2014 9:13:32 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I'm not ready!!!! Yesterday I ended up with issues... lots of issues! First my am BG reading was up almost 50 points. (today it has dropped back d...  Read more


Day 1 - McDougall Max Weight Loss
6/29/2014 12:15:05 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Potato, tomato, onion, jalapeño, lemon jc., yellow squash, garlic Breakfast is served! Weighed in: 154 Will TRY to stick to no...  Read more


ToF End of Week 1 - Reality Smacks me in the Face
6/29/2014 9:42:21 AM,  4 COMMENTS

ToF End of Week 1 There was good and there was bad. The good: - Logging. - Lost weight - More active The bad: My blood glucos...  Read more


Dr. McDougall's Maximum Weight Loss Plan
6/29/2014 3:13:16 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Will give it a try! Saw Dr. McDougall talk about this in Costa Rica. I can have potatoes or the starch of my choice 3+ times a day! "Search" on...  Read more


ToF Week 1 Day 5 summary
6/28/2014 10:41:57 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Alrighty, got weighed and she say I dropped 6 pounds, Now my vision isn't great for that distance, but it looked like only 5 pounds to me. Still it bu...  Read more


Weekend Plans - 1st of 51 Capitals
6/28/2014 10:17:16 AM,  8 COMMENTS

We arrived in Salem, Oregon yesterday so that we are here this morning to go to our first state capitol in our quest to visit all 51 capitals this sum...  Read more


ToF Week 1 Day 3 summary
6/26/2014 8:01:45 AM,  3 COMMENTS

"Losers are people who are so afraid of not winning, they don't even try." - Little Miss Sunshine quote So at the endocrinologist yesterday,...  Read more


ToF Week 1 Day 2 summary
6/25/2014 8:48:55 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Those simple exercises seems simple enough, yet challenged my muscles. (didn't realize it at the time, but this morning... OUCH) Applied a hot pack an...  Read more


Starting Over - Again
6/24/2014 10:14:04 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I was just checking my Sparkpage and realized that I average about one or two blog posts a year. Not good. I am going to try and keep myself on tra...  Read more


Day One went well enough
6/24/2014 8:00:02 AM,  4 COMMENTS

So far so good. I do need to stick to my food plan better in the evening. Perhaps duct tape for my mouth. Closing the kitchen. I got my exercise and...  Read more


The Adventure Begins
6/23/2014 8:53:44 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Today is the begins my 12 week journey with the Ton of Fun Challenge 2014. Tomorrow night there is a class that will focus on our form for a workou...  Read more


The Click
6/21/2014 2:02:36 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Something clicked. That's the only way I can explain it. It's an entire shift in being, a feeling that I can do it and will do it no matter what. It's...  Read more


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