I’ve Fallen Off the Wagon: 17 Day Diet Here I Come…Again

Earlier this year, I reviewed Dr. Mike Moreno’s book, The 17 Day Diet  (2011 edition)  that I used to help me lose weight back in 2012. I was very satisfied with the weight-loss program advocated in the book, and I lost a total of 51 lbs picI  was so proud of myself! I felt great both mentally and physically. I’m also vain enough to admit, I went out and bought lots of new smaller-sized clothes. photo firework_zpseyapxs0d.gif

Now as  2014 draws to an end, I’m a bit embarrassed to admit that I have fallen off the proverbial wagon, the  one that calls out to us,

“Come aboard and have some baked chicken and steamed broccoli. Or even better, eat that broccoli raw, yum yum.  Your body will thank you.”

And from my own experience I know my body will appreciate all the healthy nutrients I’m giving it, even though I’d rather be eating fried chicken, creamy mashed potatoes, and cheesy mac-and-cheese.  Living here in Texas, I ‘m constantly tempted by “Texas Cookin'” – Guy Clark’s song says it all:

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Blog Tour for The Necromancer’s Betrayal~ Author Guest Post & Giveaway

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The Necromancer’s Betrayal (Necromancer # 2) by Mimi Sebastian

Necromancers Betrayal Book CoverPublication Date: June 2014 / 226 pgs.

Genre: Urban Fantasy, Paranaormal Romance

Number of pages: 226

Publisher: ImaJinn/Belle Books

ISBN: 978-1611945119

Cover Artist: Patricia Lazarus

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Her powers have been hobbled. Her enemies are growing stronger.

Old loves challenge her. And her worst betrayer may be herself.

Necromancer Ruby Montagne is battling for her life in the realm of demons. Unfairly branded for the death of a fellow necromancer, she’s got to prove her innocence without the full use of her magic. And the real culprit is still on the loose.

 While someone is stalking her friends among the witches, Ruby searches for answers inside the dark intrigues of both the demon and necromancer worlds. Ruby must confront this new, sinister threat while reconciling her feelings for her former lover, a demon warrior. Only it’s difficult . . . because a sexy vampire is making it clear that he’d like to be a lot more than just friends.

 The competition for Ruby’s trust heats up as the enemy pushes her toward a dark side that could threaten the entire realm. Yet what can Ruby do when she’s not even sure what she is? With the fabric separating the realms at stake, she must decide whom to trust. But will the ultimate betrayal be her own?

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