Food Watch: Sunflower Seeds (in the shell)

Food Watch: Sunflower Seeds (in the shell)

Eating sunflower seeds in the shell, or “spitz” as most of us seed-munchers call them, is probably most common in the summer. I used to eat these incessantly at my husband’s baseball games. I'd eat them like a chipmunk and gnaw away for hours! Today I rarely eat them. Recently, I went on a road [...]

Week 16 Lifestyle Log…3/12

Week 16 Lifestyle Log…3/12

This week, I met ONLY 3 out of my 12 Lifestyle Log goals! Yikes! I actually gained weight. Oh nooo….. Some people would be really discouraged by this, but not me. Why? First, I considered some of the possible reasons for my lack of success this last week: --eating food I thought was healthy but [...]

Week 14 Lifestyle Log…9/12

Week 14 Lifestyle Log…9/12

I just love keeping my Lifestyle Log. Why? Because it works! For week # 14, I met most of my goals, AND I had improved weight loss due to the changes I made. Something to note: I revised the log habits a bit this week. --A NEW habit I added to the Lifestyle Log: Up by [...]

Week 13 Lifestyle Log…6/11

Starting this week, I’m changing two things: Changing the name of my health log, to Lifestyle Log. Recording my Lifestyle Log at a glance. I’ll continue to record a detailed log for my own analysis, but for my A Journey to Chew On report, I’m going to stick to the at-a-glance format. I think there’s [...]

Food Watch: Cereals – Part 2

Food Watch: Cereals – Part 2

Part 2 of Food Watch: Cereals examines the nutrition and health advantages or disadvantages of packaged cereals. We need to know what we're eating, and by looking closely at the ingredients list and the nutrition label on cereal boxes, we can see what's in each spoonful. This is a long post, but I promise you, it's [...]

Week 12 Health Log 7.5/10…maintained weight loss

I've been logging what I eat and drink for 12 weeks already...wow! I've also been tracking how many "eating hours" I have each day (the number of hours in which I consume my food for the day). At some point, I also started to track how much I walk in a week and how much [...]