I am beginning to figure out that writing everyday is too much... I am just to busy... but if I make it a commitment to write at least once a week, I can do that! I made it through the first week of Dtox... and it's true! After the initial withdrawal symptoms wore off... I … Continue reading Dtox – First Week Down
Did you know, according to science, sugar can be just as addictive as drugs and alcohol? Studies show that the average, daily intake of sugar for some people is 95g or more. The recommended daily intake should be 36g for males, 20g for females and 12g for kids. That's not a whole lot of sugar. … Continue reading Dtox Journey – Day 3 – Addicted to Sugar and Withdrawals…
I hate meal planning. I detest it. I abhor it....but, it is necessary, if I am going to be successful. I think what makes meal planning so hard nowadays is that I am not cooking for a family of 5, or even two or three. Nope, it's down to pretty much, just cooking for myself. … Continue reading Dtox Journey – Day 2 – Meal Planning and Grocery Shopping
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..
On Wednesday, March 13, 2013, a blizzard hit Colorado. Quite - unlike any blizzard that I have gone through - because the winds were so strong with this one. They likened it to a Category 2 hurricane - except it bought snow with it. Call it a "bomb cyclone", a "bombogenesis", or a "snowicane", it … Continue reading 5 Things I Need During a Blizzard
Only 20 more days til spring... or to be more precise, March 20th. Ahhhhh spring... I love spring! Here are a few things I love about spring. The weather starts warming up. The frosty days are behind. There may be a few more but nothing like January and February. People start getting outdoors more to … Continue reading 20 Days til Spring – 10 Things I Like About Spring
One of my worst pet peeves is hearing somebody say, "I have no time." No time? No time to do what? No time to get your own responsibilities done? This past week, I heard someone say they had no time to get their laundry out of the dryer, do the dishes they had dirtied, or … Continue reading No Time?
Dear Blog (and readers of the blog), I have missed you! It seems like I haven't posted in forever. You are like my best friend and I feel bad when I neglect you. Not like you answer me back or anything. But, you do help me brain dump and share my feelings. So...please forgive me … Continue reading Letter To My Blog (and readers)
Sorry, I have been incognito lately. The days after Christmas, until the present, has found me extremely busy - with an upper respiratory virus to boot. It's been a good, busy and very productive month though. But you know how when you get busy - sometimes, your brain doesn't say what the mind is thinking? … Continue reading Lamingos and Flallamas
Two days until Christmas - the hustle and bustle of all the shopping, baking, wrapping presents, decorating, crafting and party going is winding down. It's been a fun month - hectic in the retail world but very profitable, for me and my little booth. I feel extremely blessed. Now, as I begin to unwind - … Continue reading 2 Days Until Christmas – Christmas Eve, Eve