A year in a life without refined sugar – Day 7

Keeping it simple, here is what I had on 3/7/12:

Breakfast

1 large grape fruits, 2 oranges + Green Tea (no sweetener)

Lunch

3 bananas + cliff bar

Snack 1
organic almonds

Snack 2
Raw veggies (broccoli, red peppers, cucumber, tomatos, carrots)

Dinner

Fish tacos + chips and salsa at AMC Fork & Screen (date nigh with my wife watching Act of Valor – Unfortunately, Rotten Tomatoes reviewed this movie well)
Diet Plan

Pescetarian dinner  + raw fruit durring day

Supplements

none

Exercise

day off (following 4-hour body weight gain routine)

Notes

Had a lot of energy all day up until after lunch.  Not sure what was in the fish tacos, chips or salsa, but it made me very sleepy.
Not to self: don’t order that again.

 

A year in a life without refined sugar – Day 6

A year in a life without refined sugar – Day 6


My friend and amazing human being, Mark Joyner, launched a new site called aYearWithoutSugar.com and I’ve joined him on a quest to go a full year without sugar.  Fortunately, I’ve been doing this for a few years already; however, I’m tracking what he’s doing b/c 1. I respect him and 2. I’ve been drawn to finding healthier ways to eat even on my current pescetarian diet.

He has also cut out alcohol in his diet, and though I haven’t been drawn to that yet, the 80/10/10 Diet (my amazon referral link *wink*) is quite interesting to me.

Check out what he’s up to and follow along. Oh… and Its never to late to join in.

Since he posts his daily meals, I figured I’d do the same starting today (in a very similar format).

Here’s what I ate today:

Breakfast

2 large grape fruits + Green Tea (no sweetener)

Lunch

3 bannanas

Snack 1

Cliff bar

Snack 2

Raw veggies (broccoli, red peppers, cucumber, tomatos, carrots)

Snack 3

large apple

Dinner

Fish w/ homemade sauce, salad w/ homemade dressing and two small sweet potatoes
John Stringer's Dinner - A life without refined sugar

Diet Plan

Pescetarian evening + plenty of raw fruit and veggies durring the day

Supplements

none

Exercise

day off (following 4-hour body weight gain routine)

Notes

Not sure if I got enough sleep last night as I was pretty tired this morning, but once I ate, I felt much better.

Looking for assisted living solutions for seniors in Atlanta? Check out Dogwood Forest

I recently found out about an assisted living facility in Atlanta called DogwoodForest.com.  Now, I’m not about to put my mom in an assisted living facility or anything – as she says, she’s still a “spring chicken,” so no need – but I found out about this company through my job and I gotta say I like their style.

They are one of the only facilities using something called Simple C, a non drug alternative to helping make seniors lives happier.  For example, if you have alzhimers, instead of treating you with a bunch of drugs, the staff at this unique community actually create scrap books, scan them and show them to you because science apparently shows it increases brain activity.

Dogwood forest also uses their residents favorite music and other unique behavioral tools to make seniors lives happier.   Gotta say, if I did plan to have parents in an assisted living facility, or if I ever decided to retire in an assisted living community, this would definitely be the type I’d go for… (and maybe my mom would even dig it)!

 

Note: the term Nursing Home seems to have a bad stigma, so I left that alone, but I guess you could consider Dogwood Forest a nursing home with happy residents and staff.

Two steps to help hack-proof your wordpress blog

I’m restarting my wordpress blog after a recent hacker attack and I realize I’ve learned two valuable steps worth sharing to help hack-proof any wordpress blog .  Though simple, any blogger can keep their content safe by following these steps (NOTE: backing up your blog is something I was already doing prior to the hack, but I mention it here in case you aren’t already doing so):

1. Update wordpress software when WordPress tells you to update.

WordPress is great about issuing update notices that are easily visible when you log in to your dashboard.   However, I ignored them and thus got hacked due to an old installation of WordPress.  I just updated to the latest version again when I reinstalled and once again today thanks to these easy notices.

2. Follow Google’s advice:

Check out Matt Cutt’s three tips on securing your WordPress software and FOLLOW it or get someone to help you do so:

http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/three-tips-to-protect-your-wordpress-installation/

If you are an experienced blogger and have other proven tips to share outside of these, please advise!

Latest: #1 Billboard Heatseekers Album hit, Daily Guidance

Latest: #1 Billboard Heatseekers Album hit, Daily Guidance

The logo for the Billboard magazine.
Image via Wikipedia

So, last I posted I mentioned the new direction I was heading thanks to Life Visioning. That is going well and much more has come about since.

My company IndieHitMaker.com recently helped our client, One Less Reason, chart #1 in the country on the Billboard Heetseekers Album chart.  They even charged on the Billboard 200, Independent Artist and Hard Rock charts! That is truly incredible and we’re grateful to provide the service we do for all of our artists.

I’m also enjoying posting the daily messages / guidance at my other blog, www.askrealitylove.com. You can always find out what I’m focusing on mentally / spiritually there. In fact, check out the latest message here and subscribe if you like:

“All is perfect at all times” http://wp.me/ps2i5-Nu

Enhanced by Zemanta
Page 20 of 34« First...10...1819202122...30...Last »