Category Archives: diet

Certified Humane: Smart Chicken, Niman Ranch Meats

Smart Chicken is the first chicken available nationally (to my awareness, and please inform) that is Certified Humane®, and 100% of Niman Ranch’s meats – Pork, Beef, Lamb, and Processed Products like bacon – are Certified Humane®! I’m sorry we … Continue reading

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Recipe: Black Bean and Corn Side Dish

One of the yummiest dishes to have around during this dieting time is this basic recipe, which can change from winter to summer, and can combine in so many different ways to make a satisfying meal. WINTER VERSION Organic ingredients … Continue reading

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Diet Week 3: a Week to Test My Resolve

A tough week to record dieting. I also was unable to paint much in general.  Deadlines, and then I came down with a 24-hour bug. I stayed on my diet well considering. We had client dinners out. Chinese food each … Continue reading

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Diet Week 2b: To Hell in a Handbasket

Wednesday + Thursday were good days. I am so surprised at how much food is available!  I realize my diet in my twenties was incredibly poor by comparison. I ate a lot of hard cheese, lots of lunch meats (salami, … Continue reading

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Diet Week 2a: Getting Comfortable

Saturday: Oddly, I don’t feel deprived. I don’t feel stressed or obsessing over what I can and can’t eat. Possibly it is because I have worked with eating what I wanted, when I was hungry, and even now, I look … Continue reading

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Diet Week 1: New Year, Tackling My Own Health

I have not been on a diet to lose weight since I was 29.  I was two years sober, and finally decided to tackle the obsessive yo-yo dieting I had engaged in for 20 years: The watermelon diet, the pineapple … Continue reading

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Dealing With Arthritis

NOTE:  I AM NOT A DOCTOR!  These are my experiences only, and I am offering them in case you, too, want to avoid having to go on long-term medications with the accompanying side effects.  IF these had not worked for … Continue reading

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