Towards a Healthier Lifestyle

Jan 31

Towards a Healthier Lifestyle

So, the new year has begun. How are all those resolutions you set? Are you succeeding with any of them? It’s difficult to succeed in making healthier choices in life. We all know we need to slow down, eat better, exercise more, spend more time with God and our families. Yes, it’s all there in black and white in our heads, but it’s just so hard...

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Weight Loss and Slow Carb III

Jan 05

Weight Loss and Slow Carb III

Get your own graph at skinnyr Wee glitch over Christmas. Tough to stick with any eating plan when no one else is only splurging on Saturdays! I had sisters in from the coast, so a couple of special family dinners, and a cousin who got married on the Tuesday after Christmas, and then because I was eating so much sugar, the cravings hit again, and last weekend we...

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Weight Loss and Slow Carb II

Dec 22

Weight Loss and Slow Carb II

So this graph is looking MUCH happier these days! Very encouraging! Get your own graph at skinnyr I’m settling into a rhythm with the eating plan. There are ways of tweaking it to be more effective, but I currently only have the book on my iPod Touch Kindle, and it’s really hard to use it as a resource there. The actual book should arrive any day...

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Weight Loss and Slow Carb

Dec 15

Weight Loss and Slow Carb

Get your own graph at skinnyr So, no big change in weight (and I weighed myself after a large glass of water!), but I’ve lost 3.5″ overall, which is a huge encouragement. I’m VERY excited that Tim Ferriss’ new book “The 4-Hour Body” is finally out. I’ve almost finished reading it, and wow, there’s some GREAT stuff in...

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Nasty Additives: High Fructose Corn Syrup

Dec 13

Nasty Additives: High Fructose Corn Syrup

So, we’ve heard all kinds of stuff about this lately, and I’ve even seen ads where moms reassure each other that there’s nothing wrong with this High Fructose Corn Syrup, but just to be safe, let’s take a closer look, OK? First of all, what is High Fructose Corn Syrup? Here’s a great article on HFCS from Wikipedia that gives a lot of...

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Results of our Carbohydrate Intolerance Testing

Dec 01

Results of our Carbohydrate Intolerance Testing

Get your own graph at skinnyr So, we completed the Two Week Test. It was hard to do. I can’t believe how addicted I am to carbs!! Obviously there was a problem, because Tom and I both lost about 8 pounds! We are now slowly adding in carbs. One particluar carb at a time, two meals a day on alternate meals. So far we’ve tested chocolate chip cookies...

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