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Jori .. Patient Expert

Married, mother of two sons aged 15 & 13. Hubby and I met with a nutritionist in March 2008 to learn a better way to live our lives. Since that time, I have lost 44 pounds and Hubby is closer to 65. We want to teach our children the importance of clean-eating.
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Updates by Jori .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Okay - I'm back on track again.  Weight this morning was 180.4.  Not bad considering I went out for dinner last night, and yesterday afternoon I ate a small bag of chips. A ... Read on »
Big ole weekend weight by Jori .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Weight is sitting at 182 today.  This is what happens when you eat CRAP all day and night, and drink WAY too much wine. I didn't feel bad when I woke up yesterday, but OM ... Read on »
Still going by Jori .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Scale was at 180.6 this morning.  I'm not surprised.  I ended up eating perogies (with sour cream!) for dinner last night.  Oh yeah - and they had bacon on them, too.  Not qui ... Read on »
Progressing by Jori .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This morning the scale showed 180.6.  I'm going to start a graph to show my progress, I think.  (Such a geek) Last night's supper was a stew with lean beef and kamut.  Ne ... Read on »
Move'n down by Jori .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss The scale went the right way this morning.   181.8   Last night for dinner I had a chicken breast, mixed veggies and a small baked potato.    I found m ... Read on »
Getting back in to the groove by Jori .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I have been very, very remiss lately in keeping up with my healthy eating habits.  I have gained back WAY more weight than I ever should have allowed myself, and I am going ... Read on »
Gonna get this book by Jori .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I think I am going to have to go out and purchase the "Eat this not that" book. I've read so much about this book; it must have some valuable information. Here is a link ... Read on »
Truth about foods by Jori .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Okay, here is an article that makes me very glad that I can grow my own vegetables and raise my own source of meat. I was particularly grossed out by number three on the ... Read on »
Gardening adventures by Jori .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss We had a very busy, but very productive weekend! (parts of this post are similar to my other blog, but not all of it, so if you follow both, you may want to skim...) My po ... Read on »
New Exercise by Jori .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’m going to try a new fitness class tonight – it’s actually something that I’ve wanted to do since I realized that I didn’t mind exercising. Zumba! Described as “a ... Read on »
Back on track by Jori .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This weekend, I am going to sit down and read some of my beginning posts on this blog. I am going to get inspired again. I've been going to the Y, and doing my work outs ... Read on »
Fast Food by Jori .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Another interesting article about various fast foods, and how bad they REALLY are for you. Now, most of these are in the US - as a Canadian we don't have many of these re ... Read on »
Portion Distortion by Jori .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Wow. I came across this article today and was amazed to see that I have always been a victim of what they called "Portion Distortion." Well, maybe not on one of the 8, but t ... Read on »
The accidental class by Jori .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I went to the Y this afternoon after work to go to a Stability Ball class. When I got there, I realized I was an hour early for that class, and ending up taking a cardio kick ... Read on »
Almost-anniversary by Jori .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss One week from today will be a full year from the date Hubby and I started this journey together. He started out great - lost 65 pounds. But, I'm sad to say, he has fallen ... Read on »
Speed bumps by Jori .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Hubby and I had our appointment with the personal trainer at the Family Y on Sunday. Basically, they get your goals and experience, then put together a weight training progra ... Read on »
Going well by Jori .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I think just getting more water in to this ole body is helping. My hands are feeling so puffy, and I have seen a pretty dramatic drop from the scale. I went back to doing ... Read on »
Fat Tuesday by Jori .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Gosh - truer words have never been spoken. For those of the Christian faith, today is Shrove Tuesday - also known as Pancake Tuesday or as they say in the south, Fat Tues ... Read on »
Busy, busy time by Jori .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Found another interesting article about traps and myths about certain foods. Geesh - it's not wonder we battle and struggle every freaking day of our lives - we can't bel ... Read on »
Interesting by Jori .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss New year, new diet. Apparently starting a new diet can sometimes cause more harm than good. Well, maybe that isn't exactly what this article is saying, but I did fin ... Read on »