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Atkins website
Monday, July 13, 2015      3 comments

So, I'm trying to plan what to cook for the week. The Atkins website has this really cool option where you can add recipes to a weekly meal planner and it will tell you exactly what ingredients you need to buy and how many carbs are in each... Read more
low carb
Sunday, July 12, 2015      5 comments

About 8 weeks ago I started the Atkins diet. I followed what I knew of the diet and made adjustments as I went. I noticed the other day that the way I grocery shop has changed. This is a great thing. Then I went on vacation. I had d... Read more
the journey
Saturday, July 11, 2015      5 comments

I decided before I went on vacation that I was going to re-evaluate my diet and determine the next steps when I got home. I have been eating low carb and I will continue to do this. It's the most effective way I've found to lose the weig... Read more
Thursday, July 09, 2015      3 comments

ate my way through the week...back to work tomorrow! Here are a few pix San Antonio River Walk San Antonio Museum of Art ... Read more
Why is it
Sunday, June 28, 2015      4 comments

that it's so easy to put weight on and so hard to lose it? I had three days off of work. Day 1 1) heavy moving of electronics, books, etc. 2) waiting for hours for carpet installers 3) waiting in the heat for 2 hours while carpet ... Read more
Trip updated
Tuesday, June 23, 2015      2 comments

I was in a hurry this morning so did not give any details about the trip to Israel. The cost of $3900 includes round trip air fare from Austin, TX. Breakfast and dinner daily. Hotels. Tour bus, driver, and the BEST tour guide ever! ... Read more
Tuesday, June 23, 2015      2 comments

I checked out the website for my home church in Austin and here it is-- Sept 24- October 3 2016 10 - days in the Holy Land $3,950 The trip I took with them 4 years ago was the most amazing experience of my life. It changed every... Read more
starting week 6 on Atkins
Monday, June 15, 2015      3 comments

I think I've found what works for me in the overall Atkins plan. What throws me off is when the unexpected happens, but I believe I'm learning how to flow with that without going overboard. For instance, my boss had a housewarming party. ... Read more
Thank you!
Monday, June 08, 2015      7 comments

for the great picnic suggestions! I brought deviled eggs, chicken salad, fruit salad, and home made, low carb biscuits. Some pix of the day: ... Read more
Suggestions needed
Sunday, June 07, 2015      7 comments

My roommate,sister-in-law, and I are planning a girl's day out tomorrow. We plan to go to the Dallas Arboretum and enjoy the flowers. We want to pack a picnic lunch. Any suggestions on what to pack when you're on the Atkins diet would be help... Read more
Three weeks on Atkins
Monday, June 01, 2015      3 comments

I have dropped 9.5lbs, 2 inches in the chest, 3 inches in the waist, and 2.6 inches in the hips. No one can tell me that Atkins doesn't work! That doesn't mean it's easy. When you are as addicted to chocolate as I am, and work in a stor... Read more
The Rains Came
Sunday, May 31, 2015      4 comments

My heart goes out to all those who are suffering due to the excessive rain in TX. Many lives have been lost. For my part, a portion of my floor is soaked and the sub floor in my apartment will need to be fixed. I have been careful to driv... Read more
just wondering
Saturday, May 23, 2015      4 comments

why it is that no one wants to work? True, I work in retail and it's not glamorous. It doesn't pay well. It's hard work. But, it's steady work with full benefits. We've hired so many people in the last year or so who last a few da... Read more
Sunday, May 17, 2015      3 comments

has been a very long day... I got up at 5:15am to clean my apartment. I didn't finish until after 11am. Of course, I kept taking breaks because I would get overheated. They are going to start remodeling our apartment this week. I wish I h... Read more
wrapping up week one
Sunday, May 17, 2015      2 comments

In the first 4 days of phase one in Atkins I dropped 7lbs. In the last 3 days of the week I did not lose anything. However, I woke up yesterday feeling like my body had changed. I've been weighing every day and planning to measure once a week... Read more

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