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Ketosis and Thirst

I am on day seven of my new journey.  I chose to follow a ketogenic diet.  I will explain why as I go along.  I actually picked this diet for a scientific reason.  Through my research, this was the best choice for my nutritional type. I feel GREAT on the diet so far.  I am […]

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No Longer All By Myself

So, about 30 minutes after my last post, my husband comes down the stairs and says, “I changed my mind.  I’ll work out with you.  Sign me up.  I figure that if I can go cross country skiing and biking with my friends, I can work out with you.  I just like spending time with […]

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All By Myself

I’m sitting here feeling sorry for myself.  I know that I need to do something to lose weight.  I am tired of finding excuses to not do things that I know that I am in no shape to do.  I really could use some support, but I asked my husband if he would join Orange […]

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I feel like I’m not doing anything well

“I feel like I’m not doing anything well.” I was sitting in my advisor’s office at the University of Colorado.  It was late April, I was supposed to be close to finishing an annotated bibliography for my thesis. My son was struggling in school with hyperactivity, which involved lots of communication with school.  On top of […]

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Blogging does matter

Blogging does matter. I haven’t mentioned this before, but I am writing a thesis for my masters degree. My thesis involves researching how people talk about obesity. That is actually what inspired me to blog about my weight. I was skeptical, but curious about why people blog. In the process, I discovered something: blogging really […]

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I’m going to start on Monday

I was at a coupon clipping party last night.  (I know– you are totally jealous at the exciting life I lead.)  During the party one of the ladies said, “We’re going to start our diet on Monday.” Monday is the day that I have been going to start a new eating plan for years.   […]

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