I am back on the Dtox... (A nutritional supplemental program that Lifetime Fitness sells). https://dtox.lifetime-weightloss Basically, during the Dtox (about 4 weeks) - I avoid gluten, cow dairy, eggs, caffeine, peanut butter, sugar, alcohol, and starchy foods. I do one smoothie a day with their Lifetime Dtox protein mix. There is a fiber blend - … Continue reading Dtox and Clean Eating – Day 1 – I Cleaned the Fridge..
I signed up with Run The Year - Run the Edge 2018 - runtheedge.com/run-the-year-2018/ Yep.... 2018 miles in the year 2018... will I get that many miles? ... I don't know.. my goal is to shoot for at least 1200 miles. That is 100 miles a month. Today, on New Years Day, I knocked out … Continue reading What Have I Done?
Welcome my friend Helen, as she guest blogs for me, for my emotional eating series. I think she covers the struggles of emotional eating really well in her blog post and I love her poem at the end. You can visit her blog at http://helenspointstoponder.blogspot.com/2017/11/the-struggle-is-real.html What an honor to be asked to share a guest … Continue reading Guest Blog: The Struggle Is Real
What a busy day today!!! I am going to keep this blog post, short and sweet. I have spent most of the day getting ready for a craft fair tomorrow. I had to go get somebody to cut the lock on my storage unit since I lost the key. I got the stuff I needed … Continue reading Count Your Blessings
I came across an article, in one of my fitness magazines, that gave this statistic: "Nearly one in five Americans has been diagnosed with anxiety...and the average American diet promotes anxiety. The processed foods that we say are our comfort creates "biochemical conditions that weaken emotional resilience and spur anxiety." Maybe that's why I feel … Continue reading Emotional Eating Day 2 – Comfort Food and Life
Emotional eating - probably my number one downfall to nutrition. I eat when I am sad. I eat when I am depressed. I eat when I am mad. I eat when I am happy. Pretty much, I can constantly be eating, cuz I am a very emotional person. So during the next 30 days, I … Continue reading Emotional Eating – Being Debbie
I love journals. In fact, I can say, I am slightly obsessed with buying journals. I write in one for a few weeks, then I see another pretty journal and buy it and start writing in it. Pretty soon, I have a dozen journals all partially written in and none are filled up. Then, I … Continue reading From the Journal Compilations of Positively Debbie
The first thing you need to do is acknowledge you need to be fit, strong and healthy....Congratulations! You've done it!
I had to write this paper as a final assignment for my nutrition class in NASM nutrition module. I liked how it turned out and wanted to share it here. The struggle with nutrition is real folks. I am sitting in Panera Bread as I write this paper and noticing that my nutrition habits have … Continue reading Nutrition and I
Monday Workouts I have started writing my own workouts! I finished my NASM class in program design, so I have been practicing writing my own workouts. I will share them here once a week. Give them a try and give me some feedback. How did you like the workout? Was it hard? Too easy? What … Continue reading A Workout, a Deal and an Invitation