Monday, April 10, 2017

What happens when you decide to experiment with a diet?

Well, at my age..... Pushing 60' I'm finding it harder and harder to loose weight. So I decided to experiment and see if I'm even able to loose weight at all.... So I decided I'd eat clean for one entire month. Meaning, no sugar ,no processed foods, no dairy and lots of water. Oh, no carbs either!  Basically for one month I have been eating salads and fruits and our home farm raised meats and our chicken eggs. I have lost 12 lbs, have gotten my energy back k and feel so much better!  Today, I decided to treat myself to a chocolate bar as a reward for a month of sacrifice.  Well guess what. I immediately got a huge headache, the shakes, and even though it tasted good to me... I realized that  I did not like the way it made me feel.  I actually did not like the feeling of the sugar going thru my body.... Looks like the good habits I've created as a experiment will now be my lifestyle!   I hope to loose more weight before my cruise to the Caribbean next summer and by this November's Hawaiian vacation.   Eating clean is for me after all!

Winter is fast approaching... so I have been sooooo busy here.

Harvesing the garden and not to mention all the herbs. Tinctures to make, soaps to set to cure...  I do love my life here on this little plo...