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Sunday, January 27, 2013      6 comments

The Farmer's Luck Long ago, there lived a farmer at the edge of a small village. One day, his best horse broke through the fence and ran away. The farmer's neighbors came to visit and give him their condolences for his loss. "Such bad ... Read more
I Survived... :)
Friday, January 25, 2013      5 comments

The prep isn't as bad as everyone makes it out to be... challenging yes. The procedure has improved over the years. I did get some preliminary results that do explain my symptoms over the past year. It is an ulcer that caused all the distress, ... Read more
Clear Liquid Day
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      4 comments

It's a mind over matter day. If I don't mind, it won't matter. Doing without is something all Catholics should be able to deal with... after all Lent is 40 days of fasting. So a day plus on clear liquids is no biggie. the thing with fasting id ... Read more
What the ....
Tuesday, January 22, 2013      8 comments

My middle son lost 3 pounds. My hubby 4.4 and for me.... drum roll please... I gained .2 pounds. What!!! Yes gained. Now I could blame a miscalculation of the weight of my clothing, salt intake, what was in my pockets, or the carbs I consum... Read more
Last Day of the 21 Day Vegan Kickstart for January.
Monday, January 21, 2013      4 comments

This time though I learned a lot about myself and my journey to a healthier lifestyle. I'll weigh myself later today. I have had GI issues since last summer so that was a new twist and I found myself turning to carbs supposedly to ease the disco... Read more
Biggest Loser -Carbatarian
Sunday, January 20, 2013      5 comments

Hey, I'll take inspiration any way I can get it. While the idea of going toward a plant based diet for my health is the goal. Hearing the word carbatarian sparked some thoughts and is getting me to be more aware and mindful of my choices. And y... Read more
Food Rules
Saturday, January 19, 2013      5 comments

Reading gives me much food for thought. New ways of looking at things. (Especially since my way of doing things obviously wasn't working) :) Read Michael Pollan's Food Rules a while back and some of it stuck with me. Like: "Choose Food O... Read more
DAY 17- Time Flys By
Thursday, January 17, 2013      6 comments

WOW! I have gained insight as to how much I was consuming in animal products. Yes it was the way I learned to cook so when I was told to cut back on things I was oblivious and had no clue as to what to do. By going vegan/plantstrong I have beco... Read more
No answers yet...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      7 comments

Just more meds. Gotta love our medical system. While I do admit that the pills do help, I cannot wait to know the cause for my distress. Even if it is bad news. Knowing what it is, will help me either direct me toward resolving the issue or lear... Read more
Taking credit?
Sunday, January 13, 2013      7 comments

You never know what your actions will do. I've inspired some to start walking while our kids are bowling. I've just been doing what I feel I need to do for me. As of January 1st I've been doing PCRM's 21-Day Vegan Kickstart taking my hubby an... Read more
Being Plantstrong - Quick and Easy
Thursday, January 10, 2013      3 comments

Making changes is difficult, slipping back into old comfortable habits is usually the norm. So this time I resolved to find new comforts to fall back on. I am NOT a chef. My style of cooking is quick and easy. The Mac and Not Cheese is a st... Read more
Oopsy, An Apology!
Monday, January 07, 2013      5 comments

Yikes, I need an editor! On the keyboard the "D" should not be next to the "S" key. Boy did I mess up the word "added". I am truly sorry if I offended anyone and this faux pas made me feel like yesterday's typo. For you others I hope that you sa... Read more
Standard / Vegan
Sunday, January 06, 2013      10 comments

Green, grain and a bean vs. meat, potato and a vegetable. Hmmm, a new way for me to think about dinner. I never really stopped to think about all the animal products that were in just one meal. Meat- uh duh! Potato- added butter, milk,... Read more
Solutions, Not Resolutions!
Thursday, January 03, 2013      10 comments

Or Excuses! Before you get all judgmental on me, hear me out. My resolutions in the past have lofty goals, some would say impossible. Oh yes I'm a dreamer and I did give it a go. In 2012, I worked on finding what was doable, sustainable. ... Read more
OMG... I'm Using You
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      6 comments

Coming to SparkPeople offers me the support of all of you and many tools to use. Some of my favorite tools are the SP Planner (found on the My Trackers drop down list). I can schedule items and have email reminders sent to me. I use it to remin... Read more

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