My New Obsession: Telling People About Ideal Protein!
Saturday, October 20, 2012 6 comments
Yes, I'm obsessed!!! This summer, I went on the Ideal Protein Diet this summer for 2 1/2 months and lost about 24 pounds. I've been off and holding my own for the last 2 months. One of the most powerful things I gleaned from this experienc... Read more
Today I met my Summer Goal
Saturday, August 18, 2012 7 comments
I just wanted to get into the 130's. Today it happened! I'm so excited and so happy. On Monday I'm going to start phasing out of ketosis. For three weeks I will just eat carbs at breakfast. Monday I'm going to have organic plain yogurt with b... Read more
You're Never Too Old to Reinvent Yourself: Time to Get UNSTUCK!
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 14 comments
My 75 year old mother inspired me with those words this past year. It is a theme she lives by and I'm determined to live by it too. You're never too old to do something about your weight, or about the list of things in your life that are out o... Read more
Coconut Oil Seems to Kick in the Fat Burning Process
Thursday, June 14, 2012 1 comments
I'm sure you all know that the key to being successful in a low carb diet is to keep your body in ketosis (burning fat for energy.) Something I didn't realize is that your body actually needs some saturated fat to help this process along. I ca... Read more
Sweet Basil and Lemon Dressing
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 1 comments
1 cup fresh Basil (chopped) 1/3 cup EVO 4 T water 3 pkts Truvia 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 large clove garlic 2 T of Dijon mustard 1/2 tsp Sea salt and Pepper to taste Process in a blender or my favorite: The Magic B... Read more
Plateaud today, Coconut oil to the rescue, hopefully!
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 2 comments
As usual, I'm plateaud at that point...that point I've keep getting stuck at for two years. Not discouraged though, I just need to tweek the diet to turn on the fat burning process once again. Read last night on a blog: www.proteinpowe... Read more
Homemade Cilantro Lime Dressing
Monday, June 11, 2012 3 comments
Ok, I've discovered that one of the ways to stay on the program is to make my own sugar free dressings. This is a good one so I'm blogging it. 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/4 cup lime juice 2 tsp balsamic or red wine vinegar 2 heapi... Read more
DAY 11 AND STILL GOING STRONG!
Thursday, June 07, 2012 0 comments
I'm still going strong on the adapted Ideal Protein Diet, called the CentsAble Diet. The shakes are filling and I almost never have cravings. In fact, I don't have cravings, but sometimes when my eyes see something I like, my eyes want it, but... Read more
Day 2: Don't Be Pidgeon Holed!
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 1 comments
So glad to be eating healthy again!!! Yesterday went well...the potato salad and pasta salad went untouched by my lips. I enjoyed a small grilled lamb chop, marinated in olive oil, lemon juice and rosemary, and a piece of steak along with ... Read more
First Day of Summer: A New Plan
Monday, May 28, 2012 0 comments
I just finished weighing and measuring. The news wasn't good. Up 5 more pounds from my 2 week, end of school, graduation parties and Memorial Day weekend BASH! I wasn't really caring what I ate because I knew that I would be starting this today ... Read more
Sunday, November 13, 2011 4 comments
Feeling great. Loving the 17 day diet, it's becoming a way of life. I like not having to record calories...just needed a break from that. Weight is coming off slow but coming. Just 1 1/2 pounds til I FINALLY get to the 140'S Will it ever come? ... Read more
Back on Track with a Kick Start From the 17 Day Diet
Sunday, October 23, 2011 3 comments
This program is a series of four 17-day phases. The first phase is designed to flush out toxins, and jump start your fat-burning engines by getting off of all sugars and complex carbs. Each phase changes up things and helps keep plateau's at ba... Read more
Today I'm Back To My Spark!
Sunday, August 21, 2011 2 comments
Lot's of distractions and lot's a accomplishments to be proud of this past year. I always take an account right before school starts, since, for me, that is the beginning of a new year. I didn't reach my goal, which was to get into the 40's, ... Read more
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