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Upbeat Early Week: Days #20 to 22 of Leveraging Lent for Health
Wednesday, March 18, 2020      1 comments

Helloooooooooo -- I'm still here and still at it, past the halfway mark of Lent and under a mandatory shelter in place order! I did enjoy some apple pie the other day. I indulged in a few chocolate covered almonds last night. But other... Read more
Watchful Weekend: Days #17 to 19 of Leveraging Lent for Health
Sunday, March 15, 2020      0 comments

Hello, Sparklers! We've battened down the hatches here in Northern California and finally feel prepared to deal with both soaking rain and pandemic concerns. Obviously, we don't know how the latter will play out over the next days and weeks... Read more
Worrisome Week: Days #14 to 16 of Leveraging Lent for Health
Thursday, March 12, 2020      0 comments

Hello! I've been AWOL for the last couple of days due to a very intense work week. We're making Coronavirus contingency plans at the office, and it's not easy to take everyone's work-from-home needs into consideration while still moving our... Read more
Muffled Monday: Day #13 of Leveraging Lent for Health
Monday, March 09, 2020      1 comments

Hello, everybody -- I'm on track with my eating for the day, and I'm about to go on a constitutional to squeeze in 20 minutes of movement. But I've had a headache since I woke up, and I overslept because of Daylight Saving Time. So I feel m... Read more
Sunday Scaries: Day #12 of Leveraging Lent for Health
Sunday, March 08, 2020      0 comments

A dozen days in, and I am legitimately feeling fine with my lifestyle changes. I nearly caved and had a handful of potato chips with lunch this afternoon. But I told myself to try eating the tuna-romaine boats first, and viola -- there was ... Read more
Days #10 & 11 of Leveraging Lent for Health
Saturday, March 07, 2020      0 comments

Happy Weekend! I am pleased and proud to report that I'm still very much adhering to my Lent-long experiment in cutting sugar from and increasing whole, clean foods in my diet. It hasn't been easy the last couple of days, though -- wor... Read more
Days #8 & 9 of Leveraging Lent for Health
Thursday, March 05, 2020      0 comments

Hello, all! I had a L-O-N-G day at work yesterday, so I didn't get to blog Day #8...and I really missed it. I'm really enjoying the record and analysis of my journey it provides. So I'm getting right back at it to share some recent successe... Read more
Day #7 of Leveraging Lent for Health
Tuesday, March 03, 2020      4 comments

And just like that, I'm closing out my first week of eating a cleaner, mostly Mediterranean diet! Now I'm not going to lie -- it hasn't been a walk in the park, literally. For example: - I CRAVED Fritos yesterday at lunch. I even went... Read more
Day #6 of Leveraging Lent for Health
Monday, March 02, 2020      1 comments

Quick blog today to share that I am still on track! emoticon I went slightly above my intended calorie range... Read more
Day #5 of Leveraging Lent for Health
Sunday, March 01, 2020      0 comments

Well, I may have been overly optimistic in saying the worst of the sugar blues were behind me -- I had to take more ibuprofen yesterday to calm my aching muscles and joints, then slept for 10 hours last night! ... Read more
Day #4 of Leveraging Lent for Health
Saturday, February 29, 2020      2 comments

Hello, all -- It's the WEEKEND, and honestly, I don't know why I'm so excited...because traditionally, my careful eating all week tends to go off the rails on Saturdays and Sundays. It seems as if the more time I have to spend in my kitchen... Read more
Day #3 of Leveraging Lent for Health
Friday, February 28, 2020      1 comments

Happy Friday, Everybody! emoticon I am still distinctly in a honeymoon period with my shift toward a Mediterr... Read more
Day #2 of Leveraging Lent for Health
Thursday, February 27, 2020      1 comments

Good morning (or afternoon or evening, depending on where in the world you are)! Just a quick note, as I am heading to a doctor's appointment before work today. Nothing serious this time, just meeting a new therapist and getting my meds top... Read more
Day #1 of Leveraging Lent for Health
Wednesday, February 26, 2020      4 comments

Hello, Sparklers! I haven't blogged in quite a while due to work deadlines, the holidays, and two extended illnesses. But I am ready to leverage Lent to improve my health, and I want to share that journey with you. Posting every day definit... Read more
Whole30, Up Through Day 12: Loving This
Saturday, September 14, 2019      3 comments

A quick update on my current Whole30-"ish" eating plan: - Still rocking a 100% sugar-free lifestyle! - Piling on the veggies - Reducing fruit reliance - Choosing leaner meats and fish - Avoiding wheat, grains, soy, legumes, and... Read more

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