Healthwise, 2019, has been a bad year for me and many others. I suffered from the flu in January, which, according to the doctors at the ER, hit earlier than usual this year. I have had a plethora of viruses and extreme allergies... I still was eating fairly healthy - but when I do not … Continue reading Monday Musings – Crushed
First of all... to any of my friends who are or were vegan... I apologize for ever making fun of you. I am now at the point where I am realizing that for a season... or a lifetime... I must fast from meat. (Boom...Mic Drop)... Me... who once thought that I would never go without … Continue reading Mostly, Vegan (Meat Fasting) – The 2nd Chapter
Believing in myself... for some reason, has never been an easy thing to do. I think sometimes, I judge myself by many so called failures in life. (What I think are failures at least). Wendy's Employee - I worked here when I was 18 and didn't last long - I dropped the whole jar of … Continue reading More Than You Think
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?