I can barely contain myself. I weighed myself this morning with the thought that I stayed the same weight over the past week – not because I hadn’t eaten well or exercised enough, but because I didn’t feel much different, and I don’t like to get my hopes up. I stepped on the scale and couldn’t believe the number. I had lost 4.2 lbs! Oh my gosh, I was so happy.
I’ve now lost 74 lbs since April 20th, 2012 and I’ve gone from a size 3X/24 to a L/14. Even some of my larges and 14s are too…Continue
Added by Christine Rice on April 29, 2013 at 11:53am — No Comments
Hi everyone. Happy Friday! What are your weekend plans? If the hiking boots I ordered arrive, I’ll be going hiking, probably on Sunday. I’ll probably be power-walking on Saturday, because the weather has just been so nice and I’ve been really enjoying my power-walks. I reached my goal of a 15-minute mile! My usual walk is 1.9 miles. I’m thinking of taking the long route back home, instead of taking a side street, to make it two miles. At least I think it will be two miles; I’ll have to…Continue
Added by Christine Rice on April 27, 2013 at 9:17am — No Comments
a tale of the Fishers, Foragers, Butchers, Farmers, Poultry Minders, Sugar Refiners, Cane Cutters, Bee Keepers, Wine Makers, and Brewers Who Built New York
Crown Publishers (Random House), 335 pgs
"Go on bite the big apple..." Richards and Jagger warned us. I always took…Continue
Added by Michelle Lancaster on April 8, 2013 at 12:15pm — No Comments
I have exciting news to report about my weigh-in this morning. First, let me back up a bit… In March, I joined a Facebook’s Biggest Loser challenge, which started on April 1st. I submitted my starting weight on March 28th. Today was our first weigh-in (weigh-ins will be every Monday). Since submitting my starting weight (11 days ago), I have lost 3.6 lbs! I’m ecstatic. The four weeks prior, I had only lost 3 lbs. So losing 3.6 lbs in a week and a half is a huge…Continue
Added by Christine Rice on April 8, 2013 at 8:28am — No Comments
Good morning, everyone.
I weighed in and measured myself today. For the last four weeks, I lost 3 pounds and 4 inches. Considering all the work I did during that time, I am not happy with the weight I lost. I decreased my calorie intake from 2,200+ calories a day to 1,900 (daily average). I burned 2,600 calories a day (on average), so my deficit was 700 calories a day. That would mean that I should have lost 1 1/2 pounds a week – a total of 6 pounds. I am very accurate and honest with…Continue
Added by Christine Rice on March 27, 2013 at 12:41pm — No Comments
The other Francis could talk to animals, but this one seems to have eaten a few. Until recently the Pope prepared his own meals, and everyone who does this knows it results in cooking too much food.
A rotund pope: that puts me at ease. He’s a modest man; when he was a cardinal he didn’t have a car and lived in a small apartment. Yet he ate a lot, something familiar to people who live alone: food can provide comfort, like alcohol, smoking or a whole packet of biscuits. And this…
Added by Bernadette Jansen op de Haar on March 27, 2013 at 9:40am — No Comments
I just wanted to check in, because it’s been a while since my last post. I’ve been going to physical therapy one day a week, every week. My last appointment (yesterday) showed great progress. I’ve been practicing lunges and squats, using the bosu ball, trampoline, and balance boards, and my physical therapist said I looked really good, that my form was good and it looked like I did the exercises with ease. That was great to hear! I’ve noticed that I’m better at…Continue
Added by Christine Rice on March 22, 2013 at 2:49pm — No Comments
I’ve made great progress with physical therapy and I’ve only been doing it for a couple of weeks. I have less knee pain in general, I’m able to crouch down to the floor, I can sit cross-legged without much discomfort, I can kneel on the floor and sit back on my feet without much tightness in my knees, and I can tell my legs are getting stronger from observing my ability level with the PT exercises. It feels great to be more flexible and stronger!
I’ve been taught new exercises and…Continue
Added by Christine Rice on February 28, 2013 at 8:26pm — No Comments
Find out what happened to me - http://empyricaltales.blogspot.com/2013/01/running-late.html
Added by Mark Miller on January 24, 2013 at 12:59pm — No Comments
It’s time for an update. I’m excited to write this post, mostly because I’m in the mood to write, but also because I’m happy to share my accomplishments in my health.
I mentioned in my last post that I wasn’t losing any weight. And that was true. Since October 11th (almost 3 months), I hadn’t lost any weight and actually gained one pound from all the strength training I’ve been doing. BUT, I have GREAT news! I weighed in yesterday for a weight loss challenge group I’m in and the scale…Continue
Added by Christine Rice on January 1, 2013 at 11:19pm — No Comments
Master Your Metabolism by Jillian Michaels is an insightful and thorough book about how hormones work in the body and how to help the hormones in order to achieve your health and fitness goals. It is a nonfiction book that covers a lot of information, but it goes into just enough detail so that…Continue
Added by Christine Rice on December 3, 2012 at 2:56pm — No Comments
“Does this make me look fat?”
How many times have you been cornered into answering this question? Or how many times have you asked this question? We are living in a weight-obsessed, body conscious society even though ironically two-thirds of U.S. adults are overweight or obese.
There are many factors that contribute to the increased rate in obesity and consequently disease but a main factor is food. What we put into our bodies matters. Yes, exercise in conjunction with…
Added by Sherry Parnell on September 5, 2012 at 5:08pm — No Comments
A new issue of Kings River Life is up! As we continue to celebrate Edgar Allan Poe & the release of "The Raven" we have a review of Christopher Allan Poe's (who is related to Edgar) book "The Portal", a video interview with him from Left Coast Crime & a chance to win a copy of the book…Continue
Added by Lorie Ham on May 19, 2012 at 12:46pm — No Comments
I feel certain sex is the number one interest in most writing, but close behind must be food. I know it plays a big part in my writing. The very first sentence in my first novel reads: Sonora Livingston-Bundt examined in minute detail the delicate moist jewels of caviar, nestled in folds of creamy goat cheese, cradled by leaves of crispy endive. I just can't help myself, I am always writing about food in one form or another. Sprinkled all through the rest of the novel are…Continue
Added by Jon McDonald on March 1, 2012 at 11:32am — No Comments
How many times have you gone to a Burger King or McDonalds and never knew what to order since you had no idea what was gluten-free or not? I can tell you from past experiences that I have found myself in this situation countless times. Let's face it, eating gluten-free at fast food restaurants is very tough and troublesome. There's no doubt, it's probably the most daunting task for any gluten-free dieter to go through. Frankly, making a safe and accurate meal decision is the slowest…Continue
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We are a group of friends who write about giving vegan a try and post our best recipes for others to try.
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When you think of Lady and the Tramp, you go right to that romantic scene behind Tony’s with the big, beautiful bowl of spaghetti that ends in their sweet doggy kiss, right? Can you even describe any other scene?
Thousands of fans flock to Port Angeles’s Bella Italia where Bella had mushroom ravioli with Edward.The first thing visitors to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter do is grab a butter beer.
Added by Shelley Workinger on June 15, 2011 at 8:06pm — No Comments