SP Premium
30,000-39,999 SparkPoints 37,638


Protein and Fat
Friday, May 08, 2020      2 comments

Protein and Fat have been missing from my diet for a long time. For the last few years I've been maintaining a diet with a macro ration that's closer to 80-10-10 with a huge amount of carbs. I feel like I have done myself a disservice eating t... Read more
Tried Noom and then.....
Monday, April 27, 2020      7 comments

Returned to Sparkpeople to take advantage of all that this site has to offer with its new premium membership. :) I'm currently 51, 189 lbs, and not very strong. I want to change all that with weight training. Covid19 has the gyms closed, ... Read more
Eating whatever I want for four months has led to ...
Sunday, September 29, 2019      4 comments

Weight gain! Up to 188 lbs... hard to believe that five years ago I was down to 167 lbs. Alas, I stopped exercising, abandoned my vegan diet (hard to believe!), and generally stopped all self-care. Starting tomorrow, it's back to VFB (veg... Read more
Back again!
Monday, March 06, 2017      3 comments

It's amazing how I never give up! I am back again a year later and still struggling to lose weight. I am not upset though, because I finally I have found a way of eating that I enjoy, is cheap, is easy, and makes me feel amazing. I'm stil... Read more
Protective Diet
Wednesday, January 27, 2016      4 comments

For two years I've been a member of a Facebook group called the Protective Diet. The premise of this lifestyle is vegan, no additives, no preservatives, zero fat, no sugar, lots of starch. This past week I learned that I'm 50 lbs overweight an... Read more
Day 2 80-10-10
Wednesday, July 01, 2015      3 comments

This meal plan means a lot of time in the kitchen but the food is so good. My belly is flat on only day two and I feel light on my feet. I hope this way of eating will speed up the healing of my heel spur and help me lose some weight. I'm bac... Read more
Back to try again.
Monday, December 15, 2014      3 comments

My weight has been holding steady at 167, down from 187 in July. The weight I'd lost in the wake of my relationship breakup has stayed off, but I would still like to lose more. After 18 months on a plant-based omnivore diet I've decided to ret... Read more
One chapter closes, another one opens.
Thursday, August 21, 2014      5 comments

My relationship of four years has ended and I am managing the stages of grief very slowly. In the first four days I lost ten pounds, in the next three weeks I lost four more. I am exercising again, 90 minutes or more per day, and will soon sta... Read more
Low functioning thyroid means unwanted weight gain
Friday, May 30, 2014      5 comments

Hi everyone! I'm sorry I've been gone so long. I recently had a diagnosis of low functioning thyroid so I've started taking liquid iodine daily. I need to make some dietary changes too. For now I'm coming to terms with the 17 pounds I've... Read more
Day 8 to 17 of the 30 day juice fast
Sunday, July 21, 2013      2 comments

Wow! Where has the time gone? Today is day 18 and I am down 9 lbs and my partner is down 19 lbs. She tried on all her clothes this morning and most are too big. She looks so great, but now we have to go shopping! Oh darn! LOL! Actually... Read more
Days 6, 7 and 8 of 30 day juice fast
Friday, July 12, 2013      6 comments

Wow! I am still here! We have been making a variety of juices like: Colon Cleanser Mean Green Morning Glorious Orange Fennel Mint Julep Orange Carrot Super Green Detox Pink Juice Santa Fe Salsa Pear-fect Pear and man... Read more
Day 5 of 30 day juice fast
Monday, July 08, 2013      2 comments

OMG!! Today was so hard!!! I was cooking ten meals for a client and I kept having to taste dressings, dips, etc. for salt, lemon, etc. It was horrible! I felt sick, tired and sweaty all day, spontaneously breaking out in a full sweat several... Read more
Day 4 of 30 day juice fast
Sunday, July 07, 2013      3 comments

Hey everyone! Life is good here, lots of energy! The juices were all really good, so we'll make them again. Tomorrow we are enjoying the following juices: Dad's OJ Feel Good Sweet Dreams Mint Medley Tomato Broccoli... Read more
Day 3 of 30 day juice fast
Sunday, July 07, 2013      3 comments

I'm a little late posting today, but I'll give you the rundown anyway. I went to bed at midnight and woke up at 7am, an hour before my alarm went off. I got up and made a juice for tomorrow. Here are the juices we enjoyed today: Mean... Read more
Day 2 of 30 day juice fast
Friday, July 05, 2013      2 comments

Good morning! My day got started after only four hours' sleep when I woke up for the third time during the night to pee (I went to sleep at 1230am). I couldn't return to sleep, so I got up and washed dishes and then surfed the web. At 730am I... Read more

1 2 3 4 5 6 Last Page »