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Upcoming week should be a real test of consistency
Saturday, June 04, 2011      0 comments

I won't be at work but will be doing a spring cleaning of a house I rent. Loads of physical labor that probably won't contribute anything to my Cardio counts, but should require strength -- maybe I can pump iron using the carpet shampooer! ... Read more
I did it!
Friday, June 03, 2011      3 comments

I forced myself to stop an all day marathon of incredibly detailed spreadsheets, tracking and password changing to do my 15 minutes on the Elliptical.... Read more
I'm living to be 100
Thursday, June 02, 2011      0 comments

In 1990 I was diagnosed with stage 4 NHL cancer. Obviously I beat the bad odds. At the time, I was too afraid to admit loudly and strongly that I wanted to live. I was afraid to hope in case the worst happened. All I could do was make a comm... Read more
WooHoo I got special treatment today
Wednesday, June 01, 2011      1 comments

This morning as I dragged my butt to the 6:15 am Pilates group reformer class, I was told I was the only student. At 6:15, I'm not fond of being the instructor's sole focus. There's usually 5 in the class and sometimes, I admit, I slack off. ... Read more
The weekends too few calories; the weekdays are too many
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      3 comments

I've been tracking food for close to a month now. I'm surprised that I struggle to get to 1200 calories on Saturday and Sunday, but struggle to stay under 1600 on the weekdays. The weekdays are usually spent in front of my computer at wo... Read more
The treat that wasn't
Monday, May 30, 2011      0 comments

I've been low carbing for years to keep diabetes away. It has the effect of giving one the strangest ideas of what makes a treat. Last night I was craving toast and peanut butter. I checked and I had enough calories left to handle a peanut bu... Read more
low carb keeps T2 away; is high fat lining my veins?
Sunday, May 29, 2011      3 comments

In 1990 I was finally diagnosed with T2 diabetes. After a childhood of fainting hypoglycemic spells, 2 gestational diabetes pregnancies, here it was. Low carbing eliminated it within 6 months. Dropped a lot of weight that had seemingly ... Read more

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