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Monthly archive February, 2012

Obstacles (Weekly Update #7)

I had a great week this last week, so clearly no obstacles got in my way. I’m finally happy with seeing some progress. “Kissed” the projected trendline, and only 1 pound off by end of week. More importantly, I’m bouncing around in a weight range that I haven’t seen for 20 years. So I have...

My Three Substitutions That Do a Body Good (Week 6 Update)

This week’s GetHawt topic is about making substitutions work for you. A good part of my live-it plan is a result of substitutions that I have made in my diet over the last year. The result: a 30-pound weight loss and normal cholesterol levels and other normal indicators in my blood for the first time...
3 Reasons to Ignore the Scale (Week 5 Update)

3 Reasons to Ignore the Scale (Week 5 Update)

Another week gone by and the chart of my weight just doesn’t go where I’d like to see it go. But that’s okay. Although the line is just under of my starting weight, I definitely see a trend of bouncing up and down, and I expect as time continues that the long-term trend will be...
Get Your Potassium Fix with The Spicy Date

Get Your Potassium Fix with The Spicy Date

Potassium is one of those nutrients your body needs to maintain water balance and electrolytes. Recently, I’ve struggled with water retention and did some research to determine what I could do about it. An increase in potassium was one of the recommendations that I found could help combat this problem. Do you know how much...
Live-It Not Working? 3 Ways to Get Over It (Week 4 Update)

Live-It Not Working? 3 Ways to Get Over It (Week 4 Update)

It’s already week 4 of my Live-It program and what do I have to show for myself? Some ups, some downs. Net: very slight increase, but we’re talking ounces here. So basically, my program isn’t working. At least not working well enough for me to see some weight loss. It’s definitely working to keep me...