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[12 May 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

I realized when I started this post that I never posted the results of my bout with South Beach Phase One in January. I was able to lose almost four inches around my waist. That was then. I’m doing SBP1 again (notice my level of familiarity with the program, that I can confidently sling about the acronym as if I invented the thing), and I’m a week into it. And I have lost almost two inches at this point. An important note here is that …

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[24 Apr 2008 | Comments Off on let’s do lunch | ]

Here is an open challenge – find me a better meal for you than this one.
The Chick-fil-a Chargrilled Chicken Sandwich – Here’s the skinny (pun intended).  Boneless chicken breast, marinated in some sort of yummy-sauce, on a wheat bun with lettuce, tomato, and pickle.  It comes with Honey Roasted BBQ sauce, and in the combo, is accompanied by waffle-cut fries and a drink.
How to make it good for you:  substitute the fruit cup for the fries; it’s more expensive, but you’re buying better health and an insulin-crash-free afternoon (with help …

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[20 Feb 2008 | 4 Comments | ]

Two years ago I committed to making a change in my health and appearance, half because I just wanted to and half because a cardiologist told me I needed to (though i was not sick or damaged in any way, other than perhaps my cholesterol level). Over the course of a couple of months, I dropped about thirty-five pounds and, more importantly, about six inches off my waist. Various mental states later have led me to reversing much of the progress I had made. Basically, I just …