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I am Woman!
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      8 comments

I used to enjoy the song, however, I have never been much of a feminist as Helen Ready was, but I related to this song. Never been very good at submitting to authority. I guess I think it is overrated. Been one of my greatest strengths. Another ... Read more
“Three Things About Me!”
Monday, March 14, 2011      2 comments

Here are “Three Things About Me!” I thought a lighthearted blog would be a nice change today. Here goes: Places I have considered my "home town": 1. Arlington Heights, IL 2. Keizer, OR 3. Wilsonville, OR Other Places I ... Read more
The corrective benefits of a LC lifestyle
Thursday, March 10, 2011      2 comments

I watched the Dr. Oz show in which Gary Taubes was his guest. As a result of this show, I then read a blog from Gary. He closed the blog with a quote from a friend of his and of everything he said, this portion really struck me as great informat... Read more
At peace with my world, for the moment :)
Monday, February 14, 2011      1 comments

Today (actually tonight), I'm feeling pretty at peace with my life. Our business (a major stress factor) is moving again, we are seeing some progress. I am pleased overall with my eating. I am currently wondering if about 40 carbs is my toleranc... Read more
STUFF: business, weight loss, plan of attack for festivals, surgery (long blog)
Thursday, February 10, 2011      2 comments

Well, it has been a really long time since I sat down to blog. Since I had more time today I thought I would take a break from work and write. Regarding our business: January is always very slow, this year was no different, however, it was... Read more
Okay, It's official, I'm hormonal today.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      1 comments

First, I get up and have gained 1.5 lbs since Thursday. Not really the response I expected after being pretty on plan most of the weekend. Planned to spend some time this afternoon for me. Frustrated with the rain, and cold wind. not so happy wi... Read more
Life, stress, plan and festival season.....
Friday, January 21, 2011      2 comments

Been thinking about blogging for a couple of days. Life has been really stressful and it was hard to sit down and do it. So, this morning I decided it was time. January is always a stressful time for our business. This year, there were a couple ... Read more
What do you do for a girl who has accomplished a 25lb goal?
Saturday, January 08, 2011      3 comments

Been thinking today about rewards. I have had some really nice rewards, I have pants that are too big now. We went shopping at Christmas and I have purchased jeans that are 2 sizes smaller than I was wearing in August. I have shirts that are now... Read more
2011 Mission Statement for a Healthier Lifestyle
Sunday, January 02, 2011      2 comments

I have been challenged to create my 2011 mission statement for my healthy lifestyle: The purpose of my focus on a more healthy lifestyle includes feeling more energy, less aches and pains in my body and especially my joints, a focus on red... Read more
The best husband in the world.
Wednesday, December 29, 2010      3 comments

I just wanted to tell you what an amazing husband I have. I jumped into this new low carb. lifestyle pretty quickly last August. He just has been so amazingly supportive. He has searched for lc snack recipes to make for me, jumped into conversat... Read more
Shopping extravaganzia for a Smaller ME!! (Happy Dance)
Saturday, December 25, 2010      5 comments

For Christmas each year, my DH and I go shopping together, for each other on or near Christmas Eve. The past several years, we have purchased clothing or shoes. This year. I was thinking, I need some new jeans. I have 5 pair of jeans curre... Read more
Successes, struggles and short term goals
Monday, December 13, 2010      1 comments

My new LC plan includes many fewer carbs than previously. This will take alittle work to be able to learn what is the appropriate amount of foods that contain some carbs. I was doing 50-75, now am working on 20. I continue to struggle when I ... Read more
Great lessons and a new path
Thursday, December 09, 2010      1 comments

For the past 3.5 months, I have been working on lowering my carb limits. I have been pretty good at keeping them around 50-75 gms. MUCH lower than prior to changing my lifestyle. I have lost about 10 inches total and about 5.5 lbs prior to this ... Read more
Lessons from a Chinese dinner
Sunday, December 05, 2010      3 comments

Made a HUGE discovery this weekend. I had chinese food this weekend. I went to bed feeling terrible, headache, sort of like a cold. I got up the next morning, and throughout the day, I had bowel troubles with acidic burning and urgency. Hmmm do ... Read more
My True Size vs. My Perceived Size
Saturday, November 27, 2010      2 comments

I was given some shirts last evening that were L, XL, 18, 16. I took them knowing that I would be able to grow into them. When I got home, I tried them on just to see how far I had to go. Surprisingly, the XL fit really well, the L was just a l... Read more

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