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13 March 2013

Hello all,
I just turned in my tax stuff so I'm feeling a bit giddy at the moment. It was particularly harrowing this year and was weighing on my mind for quite a while. ( yes I am the Queen of procrastination) I wanted to fill you all in on what's going on around here so that when I disappear for 2 and a half weeks you won't wonder what happened to me. I know that some of you actually will wonder and I thank you for that. :)
I am leaving on a trip to a place with very little access to internet and no phone. In other words A Real Vacation! Prepping to go and catching up after I return is almost enough work to keep me at home, but no, it's not going to stop me! As far as food goes, well the good news is there is very rarely dessert there and the bad news is there is lots of made-fresh-daily bread and buttery white rice. I am going to attempt to eat "intuitively". For pity's sake, I should know how many calories are in most foods and what I should stay away from. I've been playing this diet game most of my life. As a curiosity, and because I'm a closet masochist, I will weigh before I leave and when I get back. Will I ever be free of that darn scale?
So next week I will be going. I will miss you Buddies, and look forward to catching up with you after I get back in April. Take care all. Teri
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09 March 2013

Weigh-in: 161.0 lb lost so far: 11.4 lb still to go: 6.0 lb Diet followed 100%
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04 March 2013

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02 March 2013

Weigh-in: 164.0 lb lost so far: 8.4 lb still to go: 9.0 lb Diet followed reasonably well
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26 February 2013

Hi everyone,
My friend Bella, dear kind-hearted soul that she is, sent me a message this morning to check on me and remind me I hadn't journaled in a while. While I have tried to check in and fill out my food diary every day and give support to my Buddies when I can, I haven't really felt like going into my "stuff" lately. To be honest, this episode of acute diverticulitis has thrown me off my axis, so to speak. Talking to my doctor and googling many websites has led me to the undeniable conclusion that I could not have prevented the attack, nor can I prevent future attacks, and if I am one of the really unfortunate ones, at some point in time, I may lose parts of my intestines to disease.
Before you say anything, yes I realize there is a very small chance of that happening, it's probably more likely I will get run over by a bus or die in a plane crash. I just have trouble accepting the idea that there are aspects of my health that I have no control over. If I choose to be unhealthy then I must accept the consequences, but if I "follow the rules" I should be rewarded with good health, right? I know, ha, ha!, that is very funny. I was eating between 20-35 grams of fiber most days (thank you food journal for that information. How many times have I griped about having to keep you up to date). A lack of fiber is really the only thing that is listed as a possible cause of diverticulosis. That and age of course. My doctor says eat seeds, nuts, corn etc. because there has never been any real proof that they get stuck in the pockets in the colon. Ugh! Sorry this is getting a bit graphic. As to other factors, my exercise habits can always improve. I tend to do it in fits and starts. Most of all I need to get this fat off my abdomen because when all else fails, BLAME THE FAT.
Besides all this angst, the outcome of being ill is I lost 8 pounds pretty quickly. Being afraid to eat wil do that to you. My colored line went from red to yellow without bothering to stop at orange. Of course I don't expect that weight to actually stay off, which is fine. It's probably water and shrunken muscles anyway. What I need to do is get out of my own head about why this happened, accept that it did and move on. Concentrate on making healthy choices with food and getting regular exercise and forget about the rest of it. Time will help. It always does. Thanks for reading. Hope this wasn't too much of a downer. I am doing okay. (hey Bella, thanks for checking on me :))
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