Category Archives: Life In General

Quad Cities Marathon Insights

The Quad Cities Marathon has been on my bucket list for a while now. It was my first choice in pursuit of 50 States (i.e. running 1 marathon in each of the 50 states +DC) for Illinois, but the reasons are much … Continue reading

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Vote for ASA-ETC, Win Crap

VOTE FOR ASA-ETC through the 150 DAYS OF GIVING from First Tennessee Foundation. They are giving away $5,000 each day to the organization that receives the most votes. To help bolster the votes for the Autism Society of America East Tennessee Chapter, … Continue reading

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Post 14 Day Sugar Detox Week 1

I was happy to add sugar back to my diet, it at least gave me a little more variety. Since I was making this detox strategy up pretty much on my own, I decided that I would add “more natural” forms … Continue reading

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14 Day Sugar Detox – Days 13 and 14

It’s come to a close and I only cheated once. We went to friend’s house on Saturday (Day 13) because their cherry tree was bearing fruit and while climbing in the tree picking cherries I ate a few. Okay… I … Continue reading

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14 Day Sugar Detox – Day 11and 12

I’m ready for these 14 days to come to a close. While I have been able abstaining from sugar, my food choices have been pretty limited, especially with what I am used to eating. I plan on having a big … Continue reading

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14 Day Sugar Detox – Day 10

Zhan commented on my Tuesday’s post (Day 9) “why not let fruit back in after the 14 day mark, and no processed sugar for two more weeks.” Which intrigued me greatly. After all, you’ll see below how things are progressing with … Continue reading

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14 Day Sugar Detox – Day 9

I will shed a little light on why I needed to do this Sugar “reset”. I am very much a chocoholic and this intervention, while I won’t abstain from chocolate in the future, will give me some proof that I don’t … Continue reading

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