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Resurfacing and finally losing
Saturday, February 27, 2021      4 comments

I fought it. I loved my starches but all of what I've done in the past wasn't working anymore. Between retirement & lockdown pounds I kept gaining. Feels like my thyroid just doesn't have much go power anymore. Randomly I came across t... Read more
Good Day
Tuesday, July 12, 2016      1 comments

Started the day with meditation (Deepak & Oprah) Big Subway salad around 11:30 Went to Anytime Fitness for almost an hour. I did a trial week and work out 4 days. Signed up yesterday. Was all set to get a massage and the dog ha... Read more
Monday, July 11, 2016      3 comments

Still struggling to make progress on the scale. Good news, I've started going to a gym. Had a 4 day streak - a couple days off - going back today. My cruise is just a couple weeks away so I'm just doing the best I can and keep on keeping on.... Read more
Fell off the wagon and it ran over me!
Monday, June 20, 2016      2 comments

Long time no see! This has been a long rough school year (excuses, excuses). I was put back in third grade and we had too many kids & not enough teachers. Same huge class I had while in 1st grade. 27 kids per teacher. Anyway, long story short, I... Read more
Chef AJ's Ultimate Weight Loss update
Sunday, March 29, 2015      0 comments

Gotta be quick since I need to get to church. Down to138 (depends which scale reading I believe- I wanted to confirm I was really in the next lower decade and the scale told me 137-139-138) If you are interested in learning how eating... Read more
AJ's 21 day Ultimate Weight Loss
Friday, March 06, 2015      3 comments

Coming down the home stretch! Getting the hang of eating greens (or another non-starchy veg) for my first meal. I am not eating nuts, seeds, avocados or oil - no processed or refined products (ala McDougall's advice too on MWL). Finding what f... Read more
Chef AJ's Ultimate Weight Loss Plan
Sunday, February 22, 2015      9 comments

Just a quick update. I am in Chef AJ's Ultimate Weight Loss group and finally busting through a plateau. 1. Eat Unprocessed WFPB (whole foods plant based) 2. ... Read more
Almost At My Goal!
Sunday, October 05, 2014      4 comments

I am in utter amazement that the Starchivore way has gotten me effortlessly to 149. The top range of my BMI for someone 5'4" is 145. I don't exercise (unless you count b... Read more
McDougall - WFPB journey
Sunday, August 17, 2014      6 comments

It's been a while. Still doing McDougall or WFPB - no oil, sugar and only an occasional shake of salt. I've lost almost 15# since April! I need to get some new pan... Read more
Day 19 McDougall MWL
Thursday, July 17, 2014      1 comments

The scale showed a slight downturn this morning (and I'd already had 2 cups of coffee). I'm finding that I'm less likely to eat past satiety with whole grain rice (brown/pink) and sweet potato less that with white potato. I did have popcorn po... Read more
Day 12 McDougall MWL
Friday, July 11, 2014      0 comments

Finally back down a lb. Breakfast = oatmeal, flaxmeal, raspberries Lunch = leftover brocolii, potato, kale soup (2 bowls) Dinner = Homemade pizza 1/2 (thin crust) w/bean spread, and tomato sauce, peppers, onion, mushroom, olives, ... Read more
Day 12 McDougall MWL
Thursday, July 10, 2014      5 comments

Still putting along. Will weigh tomorrow. Having chip cravings. Today oatmeal with flax & banana Lunch - potato, kale, squash & an ear of corn ... Read more
Day 10 McDougall MWL
Tuesday, July 08, 2014      3 comments

Still holding in the same spot. This morning I had 1/2 serving of oatmeal and a handful of cherries. Lunch was a big salad dressed with lemon and Balsamic vinegar and a small serving of Mexican lasagna leftovers. ... Read more
Day 9 - McDougall MWL
Monday, July 07, 2014      0 comments

emoticon Did not weigh the last couple of days. Wondering if I'm eating too much variety. Also haven't been eati... Read more
Day 6 - McDougall MWL
Friday, July 04, 2014      2 comments

Still fighting with this stall. It's OK. I'm not going to stress. Just keep working the program. Doing my best. Breakfast was "Freedom from frying Hash Browns" Layer a nonstick pan with frozen hash brown potatoes (nothing added) ... Read more

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