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Yoga is my pain pill, and happy bday to me. :D

So, other than the fact that I'm on plan and exercising and not losing a single ounce, my week has been pretty good. You know why? Because I'm on plan and exercising. I know the weight loss will come once I reduce the abilify, but I missed my last appt, so that hasn't happened yet. I'm trying to just be positive, and relax, knowing that even without the results I so desperately want, I'm still doing what's right for my body.

I've been doing yoga almost every day. I find it helps my fibro so much that I don't want to stop doing it. It's amazing the difference adding yoga along with my physical therapy has made.

Anyhow, yesterday was my birthday, I meant to take some food porn pics, but even though my camera was with me most of the day I entirely forgot until my last meal. We had rice with chopped portabella mushrooms and tiny potatoes, gold, red and purple. It was drizzled with truffle oil and blueberry balsamic and it was fabulous!:

I also made a gluten free, vegan pudding cake. I used gluten free cake mix and silken tofu with chocolate powder and sweetener and a bit of melted peanut butter to make the 'pudding'. It's something that has been a tradition for me since I was a kid so I was happy I was able to gf/veganize it.

Everyone had to work yesterday, so I ended up just going to dinner with a friend and picking up a few groceries. But this coming Saturday is my actual bday celebration. We're going to loving hut, a vegan restaurant in Robinson, and then seeing a movie with some friends. I'm excited. :)


  1. YES! Yoga helps so much with my spine injury too. I adored it years before the injury, but even more so now.

    Belated happy birthday wishes! I have been so preoccupied with getting our new home set up, I haven't been online nearly as much as usual. Your food and cake sound lovely!

    I sympathize with you about the medication related weight stubbornness! I've been there too, more times than I care to think about.



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