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Day 19
Sunday, March 18, 2018      3 comments

This is day 19 of the elimination diet. Just wanted a add a bit in reply to one of the comments I got on my last blog. About how it will go after the first 4 weeks of elimination have passed. As I understood it, we (dietician and I) ... Read more
Day 17
Friday, March 16, 2018      6 comments

Today is day 17 of the elimination diet. I saw the dietician today, she is content about how I am doing. So am I. I am not sure yet what the outcomes will be. The books I read speak of doing this diet for 2 or 3 weeks, but my dietician says t... Read more
Effort to get more organized
Sunday, March 11, 2018      9 comments

Last monday I got inspired to try once again to get more organized about keeping our house clean and tidy. My goal is to do certain tasks each week so hopefully over time, there will be more order. In fact I need to do something EACH DAY b... Read more
Day 9 of elimination diet
Thursday, March 08, 2018      5 comments

On February 28 I started an elimination diet of 4 weeks, eliminating gluten, lactose, sugar & sweeteners and peanuts. (As a vegetarian I am not eating meat nor fish anyway). Dietician says I can have (some) soy but so far I've avoided it. She... Read more
Monday, February 19, 2018      4 comments

Not sure if I'm going to be able to post daily about my goals, but here's how it went yesterday, sunday: * In bed on time, actually 1 hour early as I was very tired. * Avoid refined sugar and other less-than-healthy foods: yes. * Stuck... Read more
Back to my goals
Sunday, February 18, 2018      9 comments

Last week was my birthday and that was a confusing time for me. I wanted to go back to cutting out sugar but also felt that this was not really doable given that I did want to celebrate with food a little. Reading about elimination diets in the ... Read more
Strange days in this country
Wednesday, February 14, 2018      8 comments

The past week showed quite a bit of turmoil in my country. The minister of foreign affairs stepped down yesterday because he had insisted that he'd been present in Putin's datsja and had heard Putin make comments about creating a big Russi... Read more
Beck Diet Solution, day 8
Thursday, February 08, 2018      7 comments

I just realized that I am maybe fooling myself with day 8. It's about fitting in the tasks needed to be able to stick to a diet: grocery shopping, cooking, meal planning and so on,and exercise. I figured I have the necessary tasks 'in my s... Read more
Reading JJ Virgin, 1
Tuesday, February 06, 2018      4 comments

Because a friend of mine had very good results with the JJ Virgin diet, I decided to get the book. I have wondered for some time now if maybe I have food intolerances, given the physical complaints that I have. I just started reading. I am... Read more
Snippets from Gillian Riley
Sunday, February 04, 2018      5 comments

Thanks to Sparkmember Oolala53 who mentioned Gillian Riley, I've order the book 'Eating less' by this author. I was also reading through some of her blog posts and I thought some of the insights she presents are very refreshing. As a reminder to... Read more
Beck day 7
Saturday, February 03, 2018      4 comments

I just read day 7, it is about re-arranging the environment. I just did. I threw out most of the peanut butter that was still in the jar... (and ate the rest, groan... But, it's gone now.). I am also glad the dried mango slices we got ... Read more
Friday again
Saturday, February 03, 2018      3 comments

One week since I wrote my blog. I have not eaten refined sugars since. Today is day 8. This is especially nice since in the meantime we celebrated our wedding anniversary. I did have strong cravings and urges to (over)eat and sadly I did... Read more
Beck Diet Solution Day 6: diet coach, and decisions.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018      5 comments

Day 6 of the Beck Diet Solution suggests getting a diet coach. I have one good pen-friend with whom I discuss weight and diet issues frequently and that's very much appreciated support. Beside that I don't have support for my efforts t... Read more
Monday, January 29, 2018      8 comments

On Friday I tried to 'taper off' the sweets after two days of bingeing. I thought it might be better than to go cold turkey. Not so. A lesson to remember. Having sugary foods in the house means I will keep overeating them. I felt very relieved o... Read more
Friday, January 26, 2018      7 comments

I've had some emotional storms in the past days and got all tangled up in emotional overeating. I am afraid I will need to wean myself off of sugar / trigger foods all over again. ... Read more

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