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Area 51 - Just Keep Breathing

When I look at this image, I am taken back to when that was me. It wasn’t that long ago really. About 5 years I think. I had been pretty much on the same path I am now. Losing weight, getting my FBS in line, and being healthier. But there is one difference.
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Area 51 - No More Super Processed, Over Flavored Food For Me

So my feet are hurting so bad, I opted out of the gym today. This reinforces today’s affirmative quote though. Because in the past I would have ‘toughed it out’. Which usually only made it worse. I’m going to take my wife’s advice and stay off of my feet today. Except for one meeting, I have nowhere I have to go. I’ll have to fight the urge to do little things, but so be it. It will only help me emerge healthier tomorrow. And speaking of that.. Just last night something happened that gave me pause. And it relates to this. My wife and I went to dinner at a well known, expensive steak house. I ordered everything without butter, dairy, or sugar. They understood, and complied. The only exception I made was some raspberry vinaigrette dressing. As it turns out, it was exactly as the book “It Starts With Food” described. It was some sort of super processed, over flavored, could be addictive, salad dressing thing. I haven’t had anything like it in over a month. So the minute I put it in my mo…

Area 51 - My Feet Are Killin' Me

Area 51 My Feet Are Killin Me!  My feet are killing me. To be more specific, it’s my ankles. And it’s not because of over exercise, twisting, or a break. It’s my new shoes.

Area 51 - I think I'll Keep On Keepin' On

Date: 11/14/2017 - 
Tuesday This morning started earlier than usual. My dog woke me up. Rather than trying to go back to sleep, I went to the gym. While I was there I read some of the comments on my posts. Not just here, but in other locations. There sure seems to be a lot of negativity these days.
First of all, I’m not on meds. Neither am I on a multi-level marketing vitamin, drink, or powder. I’m just following the guidelines in the book “It Starts With Food”. I was introduced to that concept via a coach. I talk to him with regularity, but not every day. Only when I need him. In other words, everything is pretty much ‘natural’.
And yet, I have those that are telling me this is unsustainable. They are telling me it’s happening too fast. Or that it’s unhealthy at my age. Really? What’s unsustainable about eating healthier and regular exercise. As far as happening ‘too fast’... I was into week 8 of my coaching plan before I even BEGAN the food program. Plus, I’ve been trying to lose s…