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Saturday, September 21, 2013

just another quick update

I missed my update yesterday.  I had a clean/ friendly day on Weds and was very pleased to see my wt. down 1.2 Thursday morning, but a strange thing happened. Even with a clean day I ended up working on harvesting my garden, well, I know I have to limit my time out there and I overdid it.  It was hot. I was sweating and I drink lots of water without any electrolyte drinks. I was so tired and achey that evening. I did still lose wt so it wasn't the same inflammation gain, but I felt bad, so I will have to assess what that was but I am thinking it is the time of month. I have learned that around a few days before the big event, our bodies become in a inflammation state, so all bets are off.
Planning to experiment with pumpkin pie and almond flour for my damsel this weekend. I will let you know how it goes.

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Why MAGNANIMOUS?

Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary of the American Language defines Magnanimity as such:
MAGNANIM'ITY, n. [L. magnanimitas; magnus, great, and animus, mind.] Greatness of mind; that elevation or dignity of soul, which encounters danger and trouble with tranquillity and firmness, which raises the possessor above revenge, and makes him delight in acts of benevolence, which makes him disdain injustice and meanness, and prompts him to sacrifice personal ease, interest and safety for the accomplishment of useful and noble objects.