work has been occupying most of my time. adjusting and learning and getting my new routine down. In the process I’ve managed to lose 11 pounds which I’m pretty happy about. I think the thing that has helped the most is staying away from cookies, potatoes and other like occasions of sin. The other thing that I’ve been doing is snacking on nuts/seeds and whole grain crackers. Oh and taking Omega 3-6-9 supplements everyday. I had really heard good things about the Omegas and the primary thing was that they assist in fat transportation as well as how good in general they are for your brain skin hair eyes and joints. This seems to be true in my experience. Despite my best intentions I haven’t gone back to a gym since last February although I walk on average (at least according to my pedometer) about 10 miles a day. I imagine living in L.A. that I wouldn’t walk nearly as much without the intention to. There is certainly enough inspiration to walk there with all of the trails, Runyan Canyon then again there is always street walking which when I was there was something I did all the time. Most of the time I lived in L.A. it was without a car. Looking back now I don’t know how I did that. I’m sure that it stunted my experience of L.A. in some ways not having easy access to all there is. The good thing about walking is that you really get to know the area your walking in and you discover things that when you drive you otherwise would miss. Anyway, I’m home today getting over some nasty flu bug. I’m in the coughing and draining and feverish phase, very unpleasant. I’m going to finish my tea and head back to bed.