JODIE2105

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November!

Monday, November 01, 2010

Wow, where did October go? It was such a busy month for us. We harvested the soybeans and just finished the corn. We had two birthdays, had a few days off of school, did lots and lots of cooking and went out for Halloween. But, the most important thing about October is I got back on the wagon.

I started the Mayo Clinic diet. It is a really straight forward plan and all pretty common sense but layed out in a way that works for me. I haven't counted a calorie or measured any portions and I've lost 13 pounds in a week and a half. The biggest challenge has been giving up sugar, real and the fake stuff. After the first two weeks are up I move into a different stage where I learn how much of each food group I need each day and how to figure it out without a food scale. Yippee! This isn't a harsh diet that I will have to figure out how to live normally when I'm done, to me it feels like a plan that I can live with. And I'm excited about it emoticon
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  • SWMNSTAMPER
    Way to go Jodie! Keep up the good work:)
    3436 days ago
  • AJINMN
    Great job, Jodie! We finished combining yesterday before noon. Whew! I'll have to email you questions on this Mayo Clinic diet. 13 lbs in 2 wks! Wow! I lost over 2 lb this week, but hadn't changed my ticker up, so SP said I lost 1 :) That's ok, it's still a loss!

    Have a great day and a great November!
    3438 days ago
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