Ammunition for the Food Battle

How can food have such a hold on us, even when we feel determined to achieve our goals? There are so many times when I feel terrific and don’t plan to eat any unhealthy food. Then suddenly…WHAM! Image from I’m down for the count. I’ve lost the food battle, again! We might not be [...]

The Power of Friendship

I wanted to share a lesson I learned this week. A lesson about friendship and the power it holds. I have a close friend who is actually quite different from me in many ways. But she we also share many things in common and have come to know each other well over the years. We [...]

Day 28 of 28 Day Raw Food Cleanse

Day 28 (Jan. 28) Morning Weight: up .4 lb; with a total loss of 14.4 lbs since Day 1. Today is the last day of my cleanse. I miss cooked food, like rice, chickpeas and potatoes. I will probably focus on eating mostly raw for the next few weeks; I haven’t decided what my next [...]

Day 27 of 28 Day Raw Food Cleanse

Day 27 (Jan. 27) Morning Weight: up .2 lb; with a total loss of 14.8 lbs since Day 1. This morning I was back to work. Still tired and coughing but my energy is better. I had 3 jars of green smoothies throughout the day, as well as a sliced up apple. I just wasn’t [...]

Day 26 of 28 Day Raw Food Cleanse

Day 26 (Jan. 26) Morning Weight: down .2 lb; with a total loss of 15.0 lbs since Day 1. Made a green smoothie to start the day, followed by another one later on. Lunch was a bowl of raspberries and blueberries. Dinner was a salad with tomatoes, cabbage and raw corn from the cob. Dressing [...]

Detox or a Wicked Flu?

I missed three days of work last week, due to what I thought was a flu/cold. If you've been reading my reports on my 28 Day Raw Food Cleanse, you'll know about my complaints: -no energy -headaches (most of the time with some brief relief now and again) -achy body, all over -congested chest: this [...]