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(4 comments) (6 comments) (2 comments) (8 comments) (11 comments) Bored Orangutang (2 comments) The Lion Thinker (1 comments) Talkative Bird (3 comments) Me, August 2010. About 35 pounds lost. (7 comments) 2/3/11-Made it to One-derland. (12 comments) (1 comments) (1 comments) (3 comments) Before Pic (I'm the blob sitting down_ (9 comments) After Pic (April 2011) (7 comments) (1 comments) August 2011. A year later, and almost 90 pounds lost. (16 comments) First dresss I've bought in 20 years! (18 comments) (1 comments) (2 comments) August 2012, with new puppy (14 comments) (5 comments) (4 comments) (5 comments) Christmas Balls (2 comments) 3 Years...168 pounds (20 comments) (5 comments) (9 comments) (1 comments) (1 comments) week 25 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 12/20/2014 (1 comments) day 300 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 1/4/2015 (1 comments) week 30 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 1/24/2015 (1 comments) Today's lunch...tilapia on sautéed cabbage Dinner: sweet potato topped with turkey chili and asparagus (2 comments) Lunch today: Quinoa Fried Rice...only time I've eaten quinoa and liked it! (1 comments) Dinner,,, baked chicken, French green beans, and kale salad Breakfast is one of these babies. Sunflower seed butter, blueberries, banana, and oats (5 comments) Would have loved to go further but it was just too hot. (1 comments) Dinner...baked chicken and lots of green. No more carbs on my dinner plate (1 comments) Took my little bug to the pool after dinner for a swim Nice power-walk through the park this morning. (3 comments) More like brunch today... Roasted veggies with scrambled eggs and berries (1 comments) Made a chicken pizza with fresh salsa verde on a cauliflower pizza crust (1 comments) Lunch today...homemade tomato soup and half a chicken sammie (3 comments) Made zoodles, but they shrunk down to nothing, so I added a little pasta into it. (3 comments) This is me. (5 comments) Made some zucchini corn fritters and grilled chicken for dinner. Too bad I have to wait until after my run to eat it! (3 comments) This is so stupid, but so funny. (4 comments) My late morning pick-me-up... An oatmeal cookie smoothie, (4 comments) Came across a whole family of masked critters. This one wanted to be friends. I didn't. I need this mug. (2 comments) Dinner today...balsamic pork tenderloin with green beans and salad (2 comments) Mixed greens, roasted red peppers and chicken...yummy Homemade chicken lo mein for dinner tonight. (3 comments) Smoked sausage and cabbage. Just saying (4 comments) "Feels Like" temperature was 88 before I left the house. So glad I didn't let that stop me (4 comments) (2 comments) Weather was just awesome this morning...I didn't want to go home! (2 comments) Greek yogurt with fresh strawberries and almonds is my post workout breakfast (1 comments) Baked eggplant parm topped with creamed spinach... Getting in my veggies Fresh greens topped with black bean and corn salsa, tilapia, and a Greek yogurt chipotle dressing This was today's breakfast...a homemade banana breakfast bar and melon Turkey meatloaf and loaded cauliflower casserole Stuffed chicken parm and steamed broccoli Seriously (3 comments) Some homemade lentil soup for lunch today (2 comments) Cold cereal with low fat milk. Not at all fascinating but healthy Turkey stuffed pepper and a yummy salad Guys, if you're a carb lover like I am, you HAVE to try these pancakes. No gluten and the entire recipe is 315 calories, and 42 grams of protein! (3 comments) The Mother's Day dinner I made for myself...pumpkin sage lasagna cups My exercise room selfie. You could never tell by my face that I'm down 5 pounds in 2 weeks! (2 comments) Well, that stuff was amazeballs.. Found on Pinterest today (1 comments) Broccoslaw and tilapia for lunch (1 comments) Roasted chicken and veggies for dinner (1 comments) The sauce isn't very healthy but at least the chicken is skinless and baked (2 comments) Made my protein pancakes with blueberries today (1 comments) Lunch... Lots of antioxidants today (1 comments) My turkey taco salad...yum! Pork tenderloin medallions and a kale and bread salad for dinner Made these Chocolate Chip Expresso Banana Bread Muffins courtesy of PaleOMG (2 comments) The fruit salad I made my daughter for an after school snack. It's love to share your raspberries Yummy...I made turkey teriyaki burgers with fresh, grilled pineapple for dinner (3 comments) Thought I'd post some Pinterest posts for a good laugh (4 comments) (3 comments) (1 comments) Chicken breast with pineapple salsa and broccoli... But first, My run! (1 comments) Awesome sunset on the way home from my run Jerk shrimp and grilled onions on a sweet potato mash The veggies I bought today to throw on the grill (1 comments) So sad... I don't think this guy is going to make it. (1 comments) Been wanting a nose stud forever. Today I finally did it! (2 comments) My daughter's excuse was, "no one told me to shut the jets off" (4 comments) Lost him when I moved, July 30th. Found Sunday, September 20th. Skinnier, but still so lovable! (4 comments) Lunch today, salmon on a bed of greens (2 comments) (1 comments) My project of the day, caramel made with dates (2 comments) Breakfast cheesecake...yes, cheesecake can be healthy! Made with cottage cheese and Greek yogurt... Full of protein, low in fat! http://www.thepancakeprincess.com/201
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Trying to make a comeback. First run in 10 weeks. Homemade apple butter in the works (2 comments) Oatmeal cookie smoothie...made with oats, banana, walnuts, almond milk, and sweetened with dates (4 comments) My protein pancakes with homemade apple butter for breakfast (1 comments) Not much faster, but I feel better... Only week 2 Less than glamorous after running... At least there was a cool breeze tonight Cheesy spaghetti squash... Yum! (1 comments) Beautiful sunrise this morning Today's breakfast (1 comments) Pork stir fry for dinner (1 comments) Dark chocolate paleo almond joy. bars for dessert (3 comments) Dinner when I come back from running... Pumpkin pasta with spinach and sausage (2 comments) I shaved 4 minutes off of my time from 2 weeks ago... Not great but it's progress Breakfast today before I go grocery shopping... I hate going on an empty stomach (1 comments) Happy Friday! (1 comments) So happy...it's my fastest time in months. I hope Tuesday night's RunClub goes as well. My protein cheesecake for breakfast (1 comments) First, a halfway decent workout. and then a yummy breakfast Made a container of these delicious pumpkin spice latte energy bites. They're G/F, Paleo, and Vegan. Check out www.thebigmansworld.com for great healthy treats. (2 comments) I feel like I need to push myself harder. Dinner tonight... Lemon pasta with shrimp and asparagus (1 comments) Classic Cuban dish, vaca frita, with a salad, for dinner tonight. Made sandwiches for dinner. Turkey, apples, and cheddar. I will eat a better dinner tomorrow. (1 comments) Healthier dinner tonight... Tortellini soup packed with fresh veggies (1 comments) Did 2 extra laps today...wish it would cool down already. It would make running more enjoyable. It's supposed to be cookie dough yogurt. Greek yogurt, nut butter, vanilla, agave. Not bad, but I'll have to use my imagination for it to taste like cookie dough Homemade baked taquitos, made with ground turkey and black beans. So much better tasting than the boxed ones, and healthier too. (2 comments) Behind my house this evening (1 comments) Roast jerk pork with coconut rice and beans for dinner. Spaghetti squash from Trader Joes... These babies weigh 4 lbs each! And they were only $2.50 a piece (3 comments) Buffalo chicken spaghetti squash. I'm hoping it cures my craving for wings. Saw a few of these little guys while grocery shopping today Pumpkin coffee cake... I know, I know, but it was soooo good. I won't cheat at run club tonight Longest run in months. Felt good Feels like temperature is 88 today. Completely knocked me out. (2 comments) Strawberry cheesecake smoothie...frozen berries, cottage cheese, low fat milk and vanilla extract. Nice on a hot day (1 comments) Made some skinny bang bang shrimp with sautéed cabbage for dinner tonight. Find the recipe on Skinnytaste.com! (3 comments) Hubby bought me flowers today, "just because". (1 comments) Kids didn't have school today so we took them north to South Beach Happy Early Halloween (1 comments) Found this abandoned playground this morning on my way to the track...gave me the creeps. Happy Halloween (1 comments) Not my best, but much better than Thursday's time Breakfast My daughter got a tattoo today, symbolizing "Jesus Moves Mountains". I think it's beautiful (1 comments) Daily exercise. Current feels like temperature is 93 degrees. Hello November. (1 comments) Breakfast Treated myself to one of these today after my workout...600 mg of potassium Portion controlled lasagna roll-ups. I made them with ground turkey, and part-skim cheese (2 comments) Tuesday night run Tonight's post-run dinner...grilled tilapia, coleslaw and a biscuit We are a work in progress, people. So excited...found a new running path for Saturday. Hubby can fish while I get my cardio in. (1 comments) Turkey stuffed peppers for dinner (1 comments) Admission to the Perez Art Museum Miami is free today. I was amazed by the hanging gardens. I made a Paleo cake batter mug cake (ok, maybe the sprinkles aren't paleo, but don't judge). (2 comments) Local market had tomatillos for just .99 per pound...just can't resist a good salsa salsa verde! (1 comments) Where I ran this morning. I thought it was awesome that my gps had me running on water (2 comments) Yummy snack! Mm mm, pasta with a slow cooked beef ragu. It was worth the wait (1 comments) Made the kiddos (and myself) some cashew date granola bars (3 comments) I heart lentils (4 comments) Tuesday night Run Club ☺️ (1 comments) Working on pacing myself. Overall time is the same, but my second mile is my fastest in almost a year "I have told you these things so that you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! For I have overcome the world." -John 16:33 Made some low fat whole wheat apple muffins for breakfast (4 comments) I'm finally making a comeback! I ran a mile in 12 1/2 minutes... Next goal: A 12 minute mile Love this stuff...banana pumpkin baked oatmeal http://www.skinnytaste.com/2012/11/baked-
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Piperine, what gives pepper its potency, stops the development of new fat cells from forming. I love black pepper on my popcorn (1 comments) Dinner...grilled chicken and pineapple, rice, and green beans (1 comments) I knew I had no time today so I woke up extra early to get in a run. I would have met my goal of it hadn't started pouring Big pot of broccoli cheese soup for dinner tonight (1 comments) I was craving turkey chili today. It really hit the spot. (2 comments) The weirdest thing I've ever eaten at 10:30 in the morning (1 comments) These are Pumpkin Sage Lasagna Cups, made in muffin tins. Pure deliciousness! Honestly, there's really no way to photograph oatmeal to make it look appetizing (3 comments) I have not ran in a week. That hindered my progress a bit. But I'm still in a better place than a few weeks ago. And the cooking begins... First, homemade cranberry sauce. I added orange zest and fresh grated ginger. (3 comments) (2 comments) Fresh out of my oven, the biggest calorie bomb on Thanksgiving Day, and the one true love I wait 364 days for! (1 comments) Thank you cattiecannslugg! This stuff is amaze balls!! And yes, I ate the corner of it...shhhhh (2 comments) Who needs processed canned soup? Just green beans and shrooms... Simplicity. (2 comments) A lighter dinner after yesterday's feast. Tilapia with oven roasted potatoes, peppers and onions (1 comments) Hubby bought a crate of 50 ears of fresh corn from a farmer this morning. Now I'm blanching it to freeze... This stuff tastes like summer! Made these carrot cake energy bites today before I run. Recipe courtesy of Running with Spoons Clearly, the energy bites didn't help as much as I would have liked. My colorful dinner plate. An organic chicken sausage, asparagus, salad, roasted peppers, onions, and red potatoes Simple dinner of sliced London broil with mushrooms, mashed potatoes, and half an ear of corn (1 comments) No, I do not have a lake behind my house. But the more than 4 inches of rain is making one. (4 comments) Today's dinner... Chicken Caesar salad (3 comments) 8 inches of rain in 2 days. I now have a waterfront property. The "lake" has doubled in size. (5 comments) Dinner is a bit monochromatic, but still delicious. Roast loin of pork, sauerkraut, and organic baby potatoes. Oh, and I did have a green salad too My version of Kung Pao chicken. No rice. (1 comments) Sliced round steak and fresh corn for lunch. (1 comments) (2 comments) Breakfast on the go. (1 comments) Well, that was yummy 😊 One Florida avocado made one HUGE bowl of guacamole! 4 down, 3 to go! (1 comments) (1 comments) My Christmas present to myself... Can't wait to try them in a smoothie! My Christmas present to myself... Can't wait to try them in a smoothie! My Christmas present to my hubby. (4 comments) Chicken breast with yellow rice and peas, and the best sautéed kale ever! Notice the "feels like" temperature... too hot, even for Miami standards. Have a Happy Holiday, everyone! Turned those power foods into these chocolate bars for my friend (1 comments) Organic hemp hearts, chia seeds, and cocao nibs Merry Christmas My son was stricken with a stomach virus yesterday, so Christmas dinner is a day late here. God, bless you for the gift of your son, and this prime rib of beef. (4 comments) Hubby bought me some beautiful fresh raspberries, so I turned them into lemon raspberry muffins (3 comments) Turkey meatballs and rice. First breakfast of 2016. Star fruit, almonds and 1/4th of a Belgian waffle (1 comments) I got 2 lbs of walnuts today for under $10. Now time to use up some browning bananas. Late lunch... Turkey breast with lettuce on marbled rye Steak with Parmesan Brussel sprouts Breakfast today, a whole wheat banana nut muffin and an orange My snack...freshly made guacamole and Rice Works crackers (1 comments) Grilled eggplant rollatini, salad, and ciabatta bread (2 comments) Today's snack. At church, I grabbed what I thought was a raisin bagel. Turned out to be chocolate chip. The intent was there 😕 (3 comments) My star fruit and banana muffin breakfast (1 comments) Got a gym membership today. Time to get my groove back. (1 comments) Lunch... Open faced turkey sandwich and salad (4 comments) Yes, this is a bad, bad dinner, which is why I halved everything. Recently, if I ate a bad meal, I just wouldn't post it. But from now on, I'm owning everything. (7 comments) Tonight's dessert, a cup of tea and 3 dark chocolate covered dried cherries Breakfast cheesecake smothered in a mixed berry compote I made last night (5 comments) My second workout today. The treadmill, elliptical, weights and running. I'm going to feel it tomorrow (1 comments) Fish tacos with cilantro coleslaw and lime crema 30 minutes on the elliptical today, followed by some calf extensions and leg presses. Apple breakfast quinoa, I added some walnuts for healthy fats. Not bad, needs something...maybe I'll add some agave next time. (3 comments) A coconut chai smoothie... Now that was delicious! I made this great crockpot soup... Creamy chicken and wild rice. Did you know wild rice is actually a grass, not really rice. http://pinchofyum.com/crockpot-chicken-wil
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Dessert tonight (2 comments) Quick breakfast this morning Cabbage and shrimp stir-fry for lunch. (1 comments) Dinner... Crockpot creole turkey sausage, chicken and shrimp (1 comments) Breakfast today with a little crunch http://www.thepancakeprincess.com/2
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My puppy had a hard day...got her head stuck in a vase..had to break it to get her head out. Now she's sleepy (5 comments) Breakfast today is a mixed berry and coconut milk smoothie (1 comments) 25 minutes on the elliptical...my legs feel like rubber bands I forgot to post lunch. It was turkey and Swiss on white bread. Dinner is the most awesome shrimp Caesar salad (2 comments) This is crazy...a hot chocolate smoothie. So filling, and tastes so delicious. Recipe courtesy of Runningwithspoons.com (2 comments) Oh mercy...slow braised beef ragu with spaghetti. My one night I will violate my "no carbs for dinner" rule Every day is a new day. (1 comments) Dannon Light & Fit Greek yogurt in strawberry cheesecake flavor with sliced berries (2 comments) My lunch today was roasted sweet potatoes, onions, apples, and smoked turkey sausage (5 comments) Copycat recipe of the Olive Garden's Zuppa Tuscana but better because it didn't cost me $8.99 (2 comments) I've never been an egg person. Saw this on Pinterest. Kale with bacon for breakfast. Yum! (1 comments) My treadmill workout today. (1 comments) Today's dinner is a crockpot honey garlic chicken. I served it on top of quinoa (I hate quinoa) and some steamed broccoli (1 comments) Grits and turkey sausage for breakfast. (1 comments) Breakfast (4 comments) Lunch... Chicken with snap peas and peppers Turkey chili topped sweet potato wedges. I'm so proud I haven't eaten cheese all week. Simple breakfast Tonight I made a turkey stuffed eggplant for dinner. Can't wait to dig in because it smells fantastic! (2 comments) Quick blend and run vanilla coconut matcha smoothie Got this in the mail from Amazon today. Thought I'd try it on popcorn, eggs and veggies (2 comments) Rice-stuffed flank steak and steamed veggies Treadmill workout Elliptical workout Quinoa, grilled chicken breast, roasted peppers, onions, and corn with a spicy queso sauce Can't make it to the gym for the next 3 days, so eating has to be spot on. Decided to save the protein bar for a snack later. This is really cold for us, but my New York blood absolutely loves it! (2 comments) Basically, my lunch is leftovers from last night, sans grilled chicken. Quinoa with queso, and grilled veggies with corn Dinner is a turkey burger salad with salt and pepper croutons I passed on this tonight. All of it. Please give me a round of applause! (13 comments) Made this spinach and feta pie for lunch today. (3 comments) Finally finished my first adult coloring book page. I never have the time, but I'm looking forward to beginning another. (4 comments) TGIF...homemade tomato soup and Italian panini's My puppy is looking like she needs the aid of Pep, and Spark People! (1 comments) Hot leftover tomato soup for lunch Carnitas for dinner Miami doggies need to sleep inside when the temperature dips below 50. (2 comments) (1 comments) I don't have the heart to tell her she's not a lap-dog (2 comments) Simple salad with grilled chicken for dinner (1 comments) "Cloud Bread"...saw it on Pinterest. Don't be fooled peeps. Doesn't taste like bread, tastes like cooked egg whites. (5 comments) Today on the treadmill. Did walk/run intervals. Exactly a year ago, I ran a half marathon, and now I've sunk to this. #longroadahead (1 comments) I made a monte cristo on cloud bread. It's actually mighty tasty! (4 comments) Turkey meatloaf with a loaded cauliflower mash, green salad on the side. (3 comments) Breakfast...a single serve blueberry muffin in a mug (2 comments) Homemade chicken and brown rice soup. Hits the spot on a rainy day. (4 comments) Made Asian chicken lettuce wraps for dinner. I ate 4. (3 comments) Visiting a dear friend at the hospital, so this is what I grabbed for lunch. Apple, almond butter, and coconut water coffee. Eating my fajitas deconstructed into a salad. (2 comments) (2 comments) Reduced-fat blueberry coffee cake (4 comments) Recumbent bike Elliptical Treadmill, for a total of 410 calories burned (1 comments) Greek yogurt pumpkin pancakes...8 pancakes for 300 calories and almost 20 grams of protein (1 comments) Cheesy taco skillet, served on top of organic brown rice (2 comments) Hubby surprised me and took to get my hair done today (4 comments) My healthy version of a Shamrock Shake...frozen banana, Greek yogurt, kale, peppermint extract, stevia, milk, and some dark chocolate chips (6 comments) My daughter today at her Junior Ring Ceremony (3 comments) Brown fried rice with lean ham, eggs and broccoli (1 comments) My birthday dinner...chicken cutlets and caprese quinoa (5 comments) I found a healthy chocolate muffin recipe. Trader Joe's oat bran, whole wheat flour and organic coconut palm sugar are just a few of the ingredients (4 comments) Say whaaaat? Toasted coconut almond milk? Hello! Wasn't needed at work, so I squeezed in a workout (1 comments) Dinner...spaghetti squash with kale, bacon and onions. It was supposed to have goat cheese, but I was out (1 comments) Beef and barley soup was cooking in the crockpot all day...yum! (2 comments) Grilled pork chop, baked potato, and green beans for dinner Breakfast (1 comments) Went to Olive Garden last night. Let's not talk about it. Need to reset this morning. (5 comments) Breadsticks=fuel...LOL. Actually got back on after strength training and ran another .5 mile Face still red from my workout 2 hours ago. And I'm having a good hair day. TGIF, everyone! Enjoy the long weekend (1 comments) Chopped apple with Greek yogurt, cinnamon and almonds Sliced steak with salsa and red beans and rice (3 comments) My cat loves shower curtains. Seriously...what kind of dog sleeps like this? And she's snoring too. (7 comments) It's a Big Mac salad...yum! (5 comments) Shredded balsamic beef, roasted cauliflower and mashed potatoes (3 comments) I made some lentil soup with lite smoked sausage, and homemade whole wheat bread (2 comments) This morning I made a batch of quinoa coconut cranberry cookies. (2 comments) Chicken super grains skillet, with brown rice, red quinoa, and farro, plus peas and bacon (3 comments) My little girl wanted a funfetti cake for her birthday, so I made one this morning after she left for school (7 comments) A little better than last time. I need to get to the gym more often in order to make progress Late breakfast...mixed berries and Greek yogurt (2 comments) Taking puppy selfies First time on a stairclimber in 4 years...not bad (1 comments) Only 1 mile on the treadmill. Needed to save some energy for strength training! Breakfast..1 sausage with a whole egg, and 1 egg white Chili spiced mahi-mahi on a bed of cilantro lime coleslaw (4 comments) Snack time...I'm so hungry today (2 comments) Baked skinless chicken thigh lots of broccoli, a little stuffing The goal is make each day a little better than the day before Oven roasted chicken wings...they're small, and an apple for lunch Dinner...I 💜 shrimp (4 comments) Egg omelette with feta, toasted blueberry bread, and berries Part 1...my one mile interval Part 2...incline Fried egg on English muffin (3 comments) Steak chili and corn bread for lunch today Exactly the pick-me-up snack I need! (1 comments) Asian chicken salad from Applebee's for dinner (1 comments) Beat the last stair climb of 104 flights Egg with bacon bits on one of those multi-grain flatbread things (2 comments) Shrimp stir fry with broccoli, Bol choy, mushrooms, and brown rice, and some crispy baked wontons Got jealous looking at people's low carb waffles and pancakes, so I made one too... Yummy http://www.bakingoutsidethebox.com/l
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Sunday snoozes with the World's Most Awesome Puppy (3 comments) (1 comments) This is my sweat all over the stairclimber machine. Personal best...99 flights in 30 minutes. And yes, I did wipe it down. (1 comments) Had a strawberry cheesecake protein smoothie after a great workout at the gym Lunch. (1 comments) That had to be the best homemade mac and cheese I've ever made. It was really hard to just eat 1/2 cup. (4 comments) Proud of myself today...ran 3 miles in 39.25! This is the last mile...killed it! 😋 My vanilla bean protein cheesecake for breakfast (1 comments) One of the perks living in Miami... Getting strawberries like this...weighed them...10 pounds for $15! (6 comments) Garlic breadcrumb crusted tilapia and tomato quinoa for lunch (2 comments) (4 comments) Using real milk for the extra protein. My husband abandoned me at the gym today...literally. So I did ST and 1:15 of cardio. This was the treadmill (2 comments) This was the stairclimber. Not my personal best. Could have beat it, if I had eaten a little something before Pesto quinoa and peas with turkey meatballs and asparagus I basically survived on strawberries today... So happy to eat some grilled chicken and green beans with baby Plato salad (2 comments) Treadmill workout Stairclimber machine...killed it! (1 comments) Not really into the elliptical... Kinda bores me, but another 100 calories gone. They all add up Huge workout, huge breakfast...I am starving! (1 comments) Made my own "ice cream" tonight with frozen strawberries, milk, and liquid stevia. Then made a carb free magic shell ( coconut oil, cocoa powder and liquid stevia) (2 comments) Missed beating my last workout by just 2 floors. Still a good workout though (1 comments) My treadmill time Brunch Deconstructed cabbage roll soup for dinner tonight (2 comments) Sweat session (1 comments) My sweetener came in today to help me bake some carb-free goodies Dinner tonight...A Spark People recipe for low-carb chicken Alfredo bake, with zucchini, and cauliflower. Tried it...it's absolutely delicious. I'll definitely make it again (3 comments) I had no energy this morning. Really struggled through cardio. Did much better with my ST (1 comments) I made a mustard-based barbecue sauce that is completely carb free. Went nice with a few baby back ribs. 1/2 C yellow mustard, 1/4 C cider vinegar, 1/4 Swerve sweetener, 1 tsp worscheshire sauce, 2 tsp hot sauce, 1 Tb melted butter (3 comments) Hot creamy chicken and wild rice soup. I hope this helps my dry, hacking cough that kept me up all night last night 🙁 Ha! (7 comments) Hubby is diabetic, so I made him a chocolate buckeye bundt cake. Only 6 net carbs per slice. It's all his💕http://alldayidreamaboutfood.com/20
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Made some pesto hummus for snacking (2 comments) For dinner I made stuffed portobello mushrooms and asparagus (1 comments) Dinner tonight...Cheesy Quinoa and Broccoli Casserole (2 comments) Still haven't beaten this chest cold yet, so I need to take it easy Not holding back on ST though. Up to 210 pounds on the leg press...working those quads! (1 comments) Low carb taco casserole (1 comments) Easter Dinner (1 comments) Not trying to beat my personal best. Just trying to not cough up a lung. When will the chest cold be gone? (1 comments) Some treadmill time Lunch on the run (1 comments) Dinner was good... Grilled chicken, broccoli, and a quinoa and brown rice salad (2 comments) Getting stronger... (1 comments) Leftover quinoa salad with diced grilled chicken Breaded eggplant, carb free turkey meatballs, salad, and focaccia which I elected to not finish. Hit the elliptical today...just wasn't feeling the stairclimber. (2 comments) Breakfast (1 comments) Just like a Kind bar, but cheaper (3 comments) Crockpot beef short ribs and low carb mashed potatoes ( whipped cauliflower). (1 comments) Had to get to work, so it was quickie cardio today Spark recipe slow cooker creamy Italian chicken on top of spaghetti squash (4 comments) Why? (3 comments) Loved this! Oh, and it's been 10 minutes.., cat's still there (3 comments) Went to grill my flank steak and found a tree frog in my bbq! Funny thing...when I went to move him he jumped on my face 😝 (6 comments) The flank steak turned out great...sans frog (2 comments) Thai peanut chicken thigh, homemade rice pilaf and salad (2 comments) The view from the top of the stairclimber...LOL (2 comments) I had to climb 3 more flights to beat my personal best...so close. Maybe by the end of the week? 😏 Pork roast with quinoa salad and peas Treadmill (1 comments) Who needs till the end of the week? Nailed it! (1 comments) Breakfast (1 comments) 2 cheese ravioli and a portobello mushroom stuffed with cheese and spinach. Last day of eating carbs. Atkins starts tomorrow. I'll be posting all my meals and progress Bad news...I'm posting the reality of a 44.5 pound regain. Good news...I've lost 4 pounds in 2 weeks. (8 comments) Elliptical today. (1 comments) Atkins Day Uno: Cheese omelette with green dragon hot sauce. Had a string cheese before I hit the gym. So far, I've used up 3 net carbs. (1 comments) First Atkins dinner...ginger soy grilled pork rib and cauliflower fried "rice". Ate 4 fried chicken wings for lunch, forgetting the flour coating. Fortunately they are only 1 carb each. So far today, 10 net carbs. (2 comments) Made these coconut chocolate chip bars for dessert. Couldn't believe I found sugar free chocolate chips at Walmart! Under 3 net carbs per bar. http://www.uplateanyway.com/keto/coconut-c
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A mushroom and bacon frittata big enough to share with the hubby (1 comments) Dinner tonight...beef taquitios made with low carb tortillas. Still a little on the high net car side with 11 net carbs for both, but that puts me at a total of 19 today (2 comments) It's 5 am... On a tour bus as a chaperone...my daughter's first trip to Universal Studios! (3 comments) My low carb breakfast... 10% milk fat Greek yogurt, strawberries, almonds and unsweetened coconut (2 comments) I love fresh basil, but this plant has grown into a bush, overtaking my front yard. Time to make some serious pesto (7 comments) Day 4 of Atkins... Grass fed beef, coleslaw, and grilled zucchini. Yesterday I managed to stick to my diet at Universal...but my dinner was a bag of pork rinds from the vending machine at a rest stop (1 comments) Low carb burger salad (1 comments) Dinner..Atkins Day 5... Shrimp scampi on spaghetti squash (1 comments) (2 comments) Low carb cheesecake with a pecan crust, and yes, real whipped cream (3 comments) Cardio time on the treadmill (1 comments) Tuna boats for lunch (1 comments) Day 6 Atkins...Chicken Divan and green beans (1 comments) Getting a bit tired of eggs. Atkins Almond Muffin in a Minute. It's actually pretty tasty, (2 comments) Atkins Day 7...Salad with flaked Cajun tilapia (2 comments) Posted this 10 months ago. Thought it was hilarious then... After an entire week on Atkins, now I just think there may be some truth to it. (3 comments) Forgot to post this morning...down 1.5 pounds with my first week in Atkins (1 comments) Treadmill after stairclimber AND strength training This seemed easier when I was eating carbs. I think my body is still adjusting (1 comments) Chicken, bacon, lettuce, tomato on a Trader Joe's low carb tortilla (1 comments) Atkins day 9: Dinner is roasted chicken and organic Tuscan kale (2 comments) My hubby's blood sugar was out of control, almost always over 300. One month on LCHF diet, it's a third of what it was! (4 comments) I made this low carb pumpkin pie instead (3 comments) Yes....I avoided these! (4 comments) Yum...I made the crust with pumpkin seeds and walnuts (1 comments) Very sore from yesterday but I came anyway. (1 comments) Lunch Stroganoff meatballs with cauliflower mock potatoes The low carb breakfast I made the hubs... I only eat avocado in guacamole form...lol They taste just like the cheddar bay biscuits at Red Lobster but these only have 3 net carbs each (2 comments) Low carb sausage biscuit breakfast sandwich (1 comments) Atkins Day 11: Buffalo chicken drumsticks, low carb biscuit, salad (2 comments) Bulletproof coffee...coconut oil, grass fed butter, some cinnamon, blend. Yes. A bit tired? (5 comments) Atkins Day 12: A huge platter of slow roasted pork shoulder that fell off the bone. Having it with sauerkraut Monday. Bleh. (4 comments) This is a big deal for me. I was craving a granola bar so much, and then I found a recipe for these grain free, sugar free bars (4 comments) LCHF Day 13: Spaghetti squash lasagna boats Sacrificing fruit has been difficult so I'm treating myself to some berries with whole milk ricotta. Delicious. (1 comments) For dessert tonight I made low carb double chocolate chip cookies...no butter..its avocado (5 comments) Ready to kill my workout, and feeling kinda awesome about my cheekbones 😁 Down another 2 pounds this week (4 comments) Scrambled eggs, bacon and Swiss on half a high fiber lavash (2 comments) My fastest mile in quite a long time. Did 3 all together this morning, struggling through muscle fatigue. (1 comments) Taco stuffed peppers and asparagus (1 comments) Shredded beef (vaca frita) on top of cilantro cauliflower rice Beat yesterday's time Breakfast (1 comments) Fat Bombs. Yes, I went there. I have a feeling I'm not eating enough fat, so I made lemon coconut (4 comments) And chocolate raspberry swirl fat bombs. (4 comments) Her focus was on bacon ranch popcorn (4 comments) Low carb chicken parm on zucchini noodles (1 comments) My low carb Sunday dinner...balsamic beef roast, mashed cauliflower, and roasted radishes (4 comments) #lovingMondayworkouts (2 comments) Treadmill time 20 raspberries, only 2 net carbs...whaaaaat?! Cardio...done. If things go right I should get to run club tonight. Zucchini, peppers, onions with 1 egg, and 1 egg white on lavash My lunch today... Bacon, avocado and tomato on double fiber whole wheat, and vegetable chips (1 comments) I haven't run outside in months, so I am super proud of my time, and it was my second workout today! Post workout dinner. Dinner (2 comments) Spent 2 hours at the gym today.., most of the time was spent on ST. I am so sore. (1 comments) Someone's excited to go for a ride (1 comments) Yeah, this looks bad. My own creation...Philly cheesesteak fries. In my defense, the fries are organic 😛 (2 comments) Last workout of the week. Lunch Popcorn chicken bbq ranch salad My dinner salad looked so pretty, I couldn't resist (1 comments) I added vanilla bean paste to my plain organic yogurt. What a treat! Not my PB, but not too shabby either🙃 Some homemade vegetable soup for lunch today Last week my run time was 45:16 for 3.3 miles. I went to the gym today determined to beat that time...success! (1 comments) Grilled chicken thigh, brown rice quinoa blend, salad, and biscuit. And a little bit of that A little bit of this... Zucchini, pepper and onion frittata for breakfast. The half a bagel never made it to the plate Happy Cinco de Mayo! There was actually a mariachi band in Walmart. I guess they could only find 3, which explains why 1 guy is cardboard (2 comments) Chicken taquitios, hard shell taco, soft shell taco and guacamole I got the inside scoop...some awesome mom may be getting a FitBit for Mother's Day!Woopwoop (1 comments) Spanish seasoned quinoa and brown rice with a fried egg and fresh salsa...freakin' amazing breakfast! Chicken stir fry for din-din Chicken Milanese for dinner (3 comments) My first day with my new Fitbit. I'm a little disappointed that I didn't make it to 10,000 steps, but happy with calories burned. (3 comments) Much happier with today's stats. (3 comments) Southwest style quinoa and a fried egg. (1 comments) Mini meatloaf, potatoes, radishes, and southwest corn The fastest I've run a mile in quite a long time (4 comments) My puppy is getting big, and she snores like crazy (1 comments) Silly but fun...walked 26 miles since I got my Fitbit last Sunday (2 comments) Grilled balsamic chicken, quinoa, and steamed cauliflower (2 comments) (1 comments) Flank steak, broccoli, snow peas, red peppers and corn (2 comments) Turkey and brown rice stuffed pepper, courtesy of skinnytaste.com and a salad Trying to add more fish to my diet. Publix had tuna steaks on sale. Balsamic glazed tuna on Rosemary quinoa and brown rice (1 comments) Chicken in tomato chipotle sauce topped with avocado crema (2 comments) Garlic shrimp, rice, and creamed spinach and cauliflower Today's breakfast (1 comments) Roast beef, Swiss cheese, lettuce on whole grain bread (1 comments) I hate cooking on Friday nights. Burgers with homemade baked sweet potato fries is about as complicated as it gets Breakfast (1 comments) Parmesan crusted pork loin, braised kale and pan roasted fingerling potatoes (1 comments) Chicken breast with goat cheese and roasted red pepper sauce Jerk pork chop, roasted sweet potatoes and salad Haven't been to the gym in over a week...found it really difficult to find my mojo. Hoping for a better tomorrow. (2 comments) Leftover sweet potato hash from dinner last night with an egg and hot sauce...fantastic! And I'm not done... Still need to run to Walmart! (2 comments) A very, very good day! I made an eggplant parm with roasted red peppers Bbq chicken breast, scalloped potatoes, broccoli Not bad 3 days of peace...yes! Enjoy your holiday weekends, Pep Peeps! (1 comments) Only 11:30, and bumper to bumper traffic to the Florida Keys. (4 comments) My daughter said I looked crazy. I was literally running around my dining room to get to 10,000 steps. If I don't get to the gym, it's almost impossible to reach that goal. Almost. (2 comments) My chimichurri for my steaks later. Full of vitamin K, C, folate, iron Yes. (1 comments) Mom and daughter fun, using her Easy Bake Girl Scout Cookie oven...Thin Mints...talk about portion control!! The healthiest thing I've eaten all weekend...roasted eggplant, peppers, quinoa and feta cheese Amen (3 comments) I made a fresh strawberry pie and used half the sugar. Still tastes amazing (2 comments) I'm not quite sure how I did this, since I never left the house today, but I'll take it (1 comments) Teriyaki chicken and brown rice (3 comments) Tuesday. Planning on a better day tomorrow (2 comments) Grilled pork, roasted fingerling potatoes with feta, and salad Wednesday, a better day Had a great workout this morning (1 comments) Dinner tonight was a beef brisket sandwich on a toasted brioche bun and horseradish sauce...really good in a gross kind of way (4 comments) Thursday...even better than yesterday (1 comments) First time I've worked out on a Saturday in ages (2 comments) My Saturday This says it all. (1 comments) It didn't pick up the workout I did on the Arc machine. (3 comments) It's a baby croissant egg sammie Yes Monday's stats (1 comments) Made some fresh blueberry muffins for tomorrow's breakfast (2 comments) Chicken chow mein for lunch, no rice Chicken enchiladas...I made the sauce from scratch 😉 Proud of myself. I was active 14 out of 14 hours. (2 comments) Don't know how many of you are as passionate about these as I am, but I love, love lychees. A guy was selling them today on the side of the road! (3 comments) This is my healthy creation... A Philly Cheesesteak Quinoa Bowl (2 comments) Thursday (1 comments) Friday's stats. (2 comments) Sliced round steak, sweet potatoes, peppers, onions and guacamole (1 comments) Sliced steak and creamed spinach Monday This was my son's birthday dinner...Cajun chicken pasta. I need to hit that gym early and burn off those carbs (1 comments) My fastest mile this year (4 comments) And Mangoes Papayas Bananas All the fruits my friend grows. I love exploring her backyard. She has so many pineapples... (2 comments) All green hump day Yes! And I have a cold 😉 (1 comments) Snack (1 comments) Had this tilapia dinner with a salad...thanks to my cold, I cannot taste it at all. I imagine it's delicious. (1 comments) Not a fan of orange This time is going to be hard to beat! (1 comments) All green today 😊 Not a fan of overnight oats, but this coconut almond version was delicious. 1/2 cup oats, 1/2 cup coconut milk, 1 tbs chia seeds, 1 tbs maple syrup or agave, 1/8 tsp almond extract, 2tbs shredded coconut and chopped almonds Made the Hubby his favorite Cuban meal for Father's Day...vaca frita, black beans and brown rice, tostones, and homemade mojo Saw this little guy on a flower bud today (2 comments) My Monday workout (5 comments) Grilled chicken and pineapple quesadillas for dinner (1 comments) Monday "BFFs" (1 comments) "Post Workout Selfie" (2 comments) It's National Selfie Day, peeps! "I've Been Photobombed Selfie" My treadmill time this morning. Almost 3 minutes faster than my last 5K time White pizza on ciabatta bread Hump Day My fajita salad (1 comments) Finally made it to 10,000 steps 15 minutes before midnight. It was a struggle today (1 comments) I made a mixed berry French toast casserole for breakfast today (4 comments) Hate cooking on Fridays... Grilled cheese and tomato basil soup My Saturday stats (2 comments) Goulash on egg noodles I made some savory spinach and feta muffins for lunch (2 comments) Dinner Beef empanadas and salad (1 comments) Took me 2 months to break my personal best, but I finally broke my 109 flight record this morning (1 comments) Breakfast Lunch...Half a roast beef sandwich and grapes Lots of basil from my yard. Love fresh pesto! (1 comments) Yes! Spaghetti squash with pesto, peas, and shrimp (2 comments) Breakfast BLT salad with bbq sunflower seeds and light mayo (3 comments) Black bean soup with smoked turkey and crispy bbq red peppers Thursday's stats Friday night Asian chicken salad #rotisseriechicken (1 comments) Zucchini, peppers, onions topped with fried eggs (1 comments) Did not have lunch today, but I caved when Hubby bought me a DD Tropical Mango smoothie. Way too much sugar. But having a healthy dinner My snack...I found sriracha Triscuits so I made a Thai peanut hummus for them (3 comments) Spaghetti squash with turkey meat sauce Who knew Walmart could be so creative with 12 packs? Happy Independence Day, Peeps! (2 comments) I made my own turkey sausage for breakfast today (1 comments) Lunch today...Roasted Broccoli Quinoa Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing (1 comments) Grilled chicken Caesar salad for dinner Yesterday's stats. I actually got on 2 workouts (2 comments) Found a box of limited batch flavored of Greek yogurt at BJs yesterday. My girls love watermelon, and I adore guava! I have the strangest cat...she will wake up from a dead sleep if she hears me making salad. Loves romaine (2 comments) Dinner...yellow rice and shrimp (1 comments) This was Wednesday's stats First time I have ever gotten 500 fitness minutes in the first week of the month (1 comments) Ha! (2 comments) Yesterday. If all goes well, I'll beat those numbers today (1 comments) Heat index of 106? Should be in for a torturous run later (1 comments) Chicken gyros for dinner tonight Had no choice but to take it slow. The heat was killing me. 3 miles, 44 minutes Tuesday... Great day Lunch. Tuna seashell pasta salad. I used half light mayo and half Greek yogurt Green chili grits with fried eggs Had a great day Pokemon hunting with the kids, despite the fact it's a thousand degrees out. Got in extra steps (1 comments) Found this boat in the mangroves.... I want it, but had no way to get it home Pokemon hunting led us to a marina. The kids got a Magmar, and I got some nice pics (3 comments) Another discovery on our Pokemon hunt (1 comments) Dinner...love bbq chicken Another good day (Thursday) BLT for breakfast...hit the spot! (3 comments) My second mile was 100% peak heart rate (1 comments) Took it easy today since my girls and I are planning on 2 hours at the gym tomorrow NY strip steak for dinner tonight. Saturday...I'm exhausted. Tomorrow is a much needed rest day (1 comments) Chicken potstickers for lunch today (1 comments) My Sunday project... Healthy Almond Joy granola http://thelemonbowl.com/2014/01/al
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Dirty rice made with ground turkey for dinner Most days I am an "active couch potato" which makes this accomplishment on my Fitbit pretty awesome! (2 comments) Monday (1 comments) Only a minute faster than last week, but I suppose progress is progress. (2 comments) Last week's Fitbit report. My best week to date (1 comments) Yesterday's stats (Tuesday), 2 workouts, 3 Motrin...LOL My husband's favorite thing in the world...avocado salad (3 comments) Love mango season...these are organic from my friend's tree (1 comments) Pretty successful day This was yesterday. A bit sad considering I went to the gym. My Fitbit does not pick up steps I take on the stairclimber 🙁 (2 comments) Each mile I pushed a little harder Love this! Much better than yesterday (1 comments) Sweet and sour chicken with brown rice and French beans (2 comments) If I did raw foods (3 comments) Thai peanut noodle bowls with ground turkey Crushed it today! (1 comments) From Spark... (4 comments) Half dog...half pretzel (2 comments) Winner winner, chicken dinner! (2 comments) A great Tuesday. (2 comments) Squeaked by today, but I'll take it. (1 comments) Asian chicken salad with sriracha My gift to myself today...a whole darn variety pack (1 comments) Grilled pork loin chop, potatoes. 3 bean salad (1 comments) I used the arc trainer today. My legs are killing me...great workout! Woke up early this morning, looked out my back window, and spotted a hot air balloon. (1 comments) The Healthy Maven's oatmeal chocolate chip waffle (1 comments) Frozen yogurt bites I made last night for breakfast today. Only problem...they are not easy to "bite" LOL (4 comments) These things are so yummy. 16 chips for 110 calories, and kills the chip craving. (3 comments) My new chicken. Name suggestions? (8 comments) I was on track to smash my step goal, but had to skip my run club due to a severe thunderstorm. Will have to spend extra time at the gym tomorrow (1 comments) Daughter and I hit the gym late, so we're doing brunch at this point. Spinach and feta omelette, berries and toast I have this obsession with wanting to burn 4,000 calories in a day . If I stayed on the treadmill for 1 more minute...😠 Thursday... Not bad. Friday I'm giving myself a much needed rest day (2 comments) I made a chicken berry salad for dinner (1 comments) My Saturday. And wild turkeys A fragile nursery owner (1 comments) On our way to church today, we took some different turns and found....a Buddhist temple Hubby took me to buy new running shoes today 😊 (1 comments) Chicken and quinoa Dinner...Greek salad, flatbread, and a chicken sausage Squeaked by today. But it's Monday. Tomorrow will be better Turkey meatloaf, mashed potatoes and French beans Second Tuesday in a rom run club was washed out due to severe weather. I hate Miami summers (2 comments) Wednesday....a much better day (1 comments) Went to see my rock star son perform tonight with his band. They're going to be famous one day 😉 Listen to them on soundcloud...cannibal kids (9 comments) A very good Thursday Simple pre-workout breakfast, cereal with peaches 💗 (4 comments) Oven baked coconut chicken tenders...yum! Friday's stats. One day left to hit the gym before my rest day Arc trainer and treadmill. 6 days straight of working out, 1 day more than usual Spicy shrimp creole and brown rice Saturday. (1 comments) Every time I make croutons from scratch, I ask myself why do I buy those stale cubes in a bag? So easy, so cheap...Caesar salad, here I come! Shrimp Caesar salad (1 comments) Turkey sausage and eggplant casserole (1 comments) Monday's stats Wild flowers by the ocean (1 comments) Enjoying the last few days of summer vacation. Key Biscayne...45' sandcastle (1 comments) Second workout today. Awesome Fitbit stats to follow later (2 comments) Most successful day yet...Terrific Tuesday! (1 comments) (2 comments) Don't need to tell me twice (1 comments) Photo of the Day... Took my daughter to Everglades National Park...braved the gators and the Zika virus (1 comments) Peanut noodles (1 comments) Kitty is fascinated with the fish tank (1 comments) Late breakfast today First time I made pork carnitas. It was a welcome home dinner for my daughter who has been out of town (1 comments) Just made the step goal Dinner tonight...bbq ranch chicken salad (1 comments) Friday Zucchini corn fritters as a side for dinner My Saturday. Today is a rest day😴 Pork roast, potatoes, and a cabbage casserole I think this is my best week to date. Back to School today, which means I had to think of creative lunch ideas for my sandwich-hater daughter...spinach and feta empenadas (3 comments) I'll never outgrow Shake-n-Bake chicken 😔 (3 comments) Monday My view on my run tonight (1 comments) Tuesday Quinoa, sliced steak, peppers, onions, and salad Wednesday Chicken gyros...I worked my butt off today so I could eat a whole naan bread (2 comments) Thursday 😬 TGI Friday! Shish kabob on basmati rice and peas (1 comments) Tilapia, baked potato and salad Turkey taco salad Forgot to post Monday's stats Today I added a higher incline on the treadmill...my glutes are killing me 😉 (1 comments) Tuesday PB Cookie Dough overnight oats (3 comments) My Wednesday. I went gourmet for breakfast (2 comments) Did anyone else discover these new Fitbit challenges? It looks like fun! (7 comments) This was Thursday. So glad it's Friday. I've been in the green all week, and I'm getting tired. Some ppl make it look so easy Incline on the treadmill today. New goals...next time I'll aim for 1,000 (2 comments) 2 against 1... Not fair! (1 comments) Chipotle chicken and rice bowl...organic mixed greens, cilantro rice, corn salsa, grilled chicken, chopped tomato and a yogurt based chipotle sauce I only got 4 treasures 😟 Made some peanut butter energy balls for the kids' lunchbox. Should have waited till Monday...they are inhaling them (5 comments) Haven't posted a Ryan in ages...love this!!! (3 comments) Really struggled to get to the gym today. Spent a good hour convincing myself to never miss a Monday I swear, it was like he was speaking to me this morning...Ha! Chicken, a creamed spinach stuffed portobello, and salad (1 comments) Monday Mini protein cheesecake for breakfast. Made with cottage cheese and Greek yogurt *Sigh* (4 comments) Made a chorizo and potato quiche for dinner. Turned out better than I thought it would, Tuesday I know, right? Wish my husband felt that way about the cute wedges I found for 30 bucks Yay me! (1 comments) Not a bad Wednesday Cannot use the incline on the treadmill...must have pulled some muscle in my left thigh so had to settle with running flat. Still a good workout though The Ryan of the Day (2 comments) "Glad I went to the gym" dinner... Roasted pork, homemade baked beans and corn My Thursday. Friday will need to be a rest day. Working long hours. Will make it up on Saturday. He's so sweet (3 comments) Made a homemade bean & bacon soup for lunch. Packed it with carrots, celery, and onions. It was delicious Baked avocado fries. Would have been delicious, but I put too much lime juice😣 Today's breakfast (2 comments) Healthy no-bake cookie dough bars (1 comments) Monday's stats. A good day but it seemed to never end Have not posted a Ryan so far this week (2 comments) Today's lunch...cream of broccoli soup Squeezed in running tonight. 4 miles, and now Im spent! Wow, you're so awesome! (1 comments) Pork chop, green beans, and a bit of potatoes Saw this on Facebook today, made me laugh Oh, okaaaay. Since you put it that way 😊 Thursday. Much better than yesterday. Didn't come close to 10k steps Great workout this morning My Friday. This weekend is for rest OMG...these are so much better than I expected Grilled jerk pork tenderloin and black beans with basmati rice Seriously. (2 comments) Stuffed pepper soup for dinner Good workout this morning What a day...sat waiting at the doctor's office for almost 4 hours, and spent over 3 in the car (2 comments) Grilled chicken Greek salad 900 calories torched! (1 comments) This is what happens when you are abandoned at the gym for 3 hours...2 personal bests, and feeling like you were in a train wreck the next day Lunch...chicken with organic brown and quinoa with feta I made him cry today. Sorry, Ryan ☹️ Today was a good day...TGIF! Today's breakfast... Eggs with zucchini, peppers, onions, and feta Spicy spaghetti squash jambalaya My Wednesday Used red peppers and yellow cherry tomatoes in my frittata this morning Dinner was grilled chicken, yellow rice, and asparagus Got my morning workout out of the way TGIF After eating eggs all week, I needed a break. Made some pumpkin waffles this morning (2 comments) Why? (4 comments) Now that's a workout! Cool My Tuesday Having a South West rice bowl for dinner (1 comments) Had a serious cheese craving. Made a grilled Swiss and ham on Dave's Killer 21 Whole Grain Organic Bread My Friday. And thanks to Hurricane Matthew, I missed 2 days at the gym, so I'm going in today. Sick of eggs. Breakfast today was sweet potato black bean chili. High protein, low fat Honestly, it's unbearable out there today. Fall, where are you? (1 comments) My morning workout Saturday Roasted red pepper soup with feta and half a nan bread Yesterday was a good day. I fell asleep too 😴 Eggs, peppers, potatoes, and whole grain toast Tabboulah salad and pita chips (1 comments) My Tuesday Finished yesterday Absolutely no energy, no motivation. Just feeling tired, and not myself (2 comments) Took the best nap of my life, and was able to surpass my step goal. Ham and bean soup for lunch (1 comments) Friday Saturday. Went to the gym, but my leg was really bothering me. Just too tired to make the distance goal Grits and an egg Went to an orchid festival today, so I thought I'd share some pics (2 comments) Yesterday's orchid festival (1 comments) A bromeliad Monday First 2 miles were great...27 minutes. The rest I walked. Weather is getting cooler (1 comments) Today. So close to all green, but didn't nail it (3 comments) Well, that's cool A really big batch of pumpkin muffins (2 comments) These are banana oatmeal breakfast cookies. I added pecans and some 60% dark chocolate (4 comments) Caribbean night...jerk chicken, yellow rice and plantains Hubby bought me these awesome running gloves that light up for my evening run club... safety first! (2 comments) Today Tex is a total recluse. Special treat that he came out of my daughter's room today to say hello Saturday Monday Nice run tonight Fell asleep before posting yesterday's stats (1 comments) Thursday's stats. Took a 4 day job as a live-in care taker, so my steps will be very limited until Tuesday 🙁 (1 comments) Oh, the colors! (2 comments) So pretty Took some pics in the backyard of my friend's home while care taking today (1 comments) 30 seconds faster than last week. Not bad since I was sedentary for 4 days (3 comments) Tuesday's stats How I spent my day...making a paper doll for my daughter's Spanish class (1 comments) Baked chicken pesto with garlic quinoa (2 comments) So irritated I make my step goal but yet still fall flat on distance. Just not right. I'm so changing the requirements to make myself feel better 😬 (1 comments) Ground turkey stir fry tonight for dinner. Lots of veggies Friday 😌 Proud of this new PB...it was 957 ft in 60 minutes on the treadmill. Today I made my 1K in 55! Love my potsticker lunch My dinner (2 comments) Today. I'm pooped Tilapia, Parmesan orzo, and salad for dinner It was an oatmeal smoothie kind of morning 😊 Not bad for Monday So excited... I was a whole 1:35 faster than last week! I'm beginning to feel like a runner again😊 (1 comments) Hubby bought me these babies for when I need a little protein lift (1 comments) This was yesterday Felt like I needed this today (1 comments) (1 comments) Not a bad Wednesday Breakfast...Greek yogurt and raspberries Thursday's stats Saturday The dreaded head cold did not stop me! (3 comments) I did it, but I feel worse than I did yesterday. May skip the gym tomorrow and get some rest. (1 comments) Global warming and a super moon combined. The result are tides so high, sea life ends up in parking garages (8 comments) Simplicity...scrambled eggs and toast Beef and barley soup for dinner, packed with veggies (1 comments) Busy day (1 comments) My Friday Spent my morning at our church making Thanksgiving boxes for people in need in the community. Had a great time glorifying Jesus through serving (4 comments) Prosciutto wrapped chicken breast, rice pilaf and roasted radishes (3 comments) Okay... (2 comments) This is my son and his g/f's cat. I never met a cat I didn't like, until she came along. As you can see, we're growing on each other 😌 (1 comments) Got this today 😬 (1 comments) So understanding *sigh* (3 comments) Squeaked by today So happy you get me... (1 comments) (2 comments) New angel fish for my tank. I love the way they school together Dinner tonight... sliced sirloin, creamed spinach and fries A good day (1 comments) Post Thanksgiving dinner...quinoa with turkey and dried cranberries, and leftover dressing. (1 comments) Could have done better. Just not feeling my best. A bit better today Grilled chicken tenderloins, mashed potatoes and roasted cauliflower Great cardio today...actually did 4 miles on the treadmill, plus some upper body ST Simple dinner of yellow rice with chicken breast and sausage Better than my usual. (1 comments) I have been wanting to try this recipe for a week...Sweet Korean Lentils. A healthier alternative to Korean beef. And yes, it's as good as it looks. http://itdoesnttastelikechicken.com
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Getting faster! Eh Yeah My crab keeps trying to escape the fish tank. Such a weirdo (3 comments) Dinner tonight...I couldn't resist... steak and cheese burritos My Wednesday. Today's breakfast Inspired by MARTYONTHEGO, whose lunch made me drool yesterday, a teriyaki chicken salad for dinner (1 comments) Not bad Cheeseburger salad tonight. (7 comments) This was Saturday. Today won't come close Sunday dinner...pork roast with cider gravy, roasted taters and red cabbage (2 comments) This cat will only lie down propped up against something, in this case, a wrought iron stool (4 comments) Monday. Good start to the week This stinks...a minute and a half slower than last week...why on earth is it so DANG HOT! Someone needs to tell Mother Nature it's December Tuscan lentil soup...total deliciousness and packed with veggies Today Wednesday. My muscles are sore 😉 Moi (4 comments) Breakfast...Greek yogurt with apples and pecans Deconstructed stuffed cabbage casserole, made with ground turkey, and brown rice. (4 comments) Did a lot of strength training including kettle bells, 2 days in a row. Feel like I was hit by a truck Ham, scalloped potatoes, and kale Spent the day Christmas shopping. Didn't make my goal, so why am I so tired? (3 comments) Monday...fell asleep before posting Tuesday (2 comments) Looks so unappetizing... but it's apples, grapes and walnuts with Greek yogurt and cinnamon (1 comments) Butternut squash soup with cheese tortellini. Yummy Finally got our treee Wednesday Teriyaki chicken dinner Copycat recipe of Bahama Breeze's Calypso Shrimp. So good and so much cheaper to make it at home Facing the fact I have plantar fasciitis. Running is off limits, which made getting past 10K steps really difficult. Late breakfast... scrambled eggs, zucchini and toast Made the 10,000 walking to bed last night! Honey siracha chicken tenders, rice pilaf from scratch and salad Not a bad week! Monday Spent a good deal of time at the gym today Long day today. One more day to get through Feeling frazzled...running around, a million errands, no make-up, bad hair day. Where's my Christmas Joy?!!! (4 comments) Beyond late in starting holiday baking. These are Oreo truffles (2 comments) These are my favorite. Italian sesame cookies Chocolate and salted caramel chip (1 comments) Eggs and yellow squash with onions for breakfast Great workout today. I need to go back to the stairclimber...165 calories in just 11 minutes (1 comments) Apples, grapes, Greek yogurt with walnuts for lunch (1 comments) Dinner was a Greek salad with grilled chicken and feta (2 comments) Great calorie burn on Monday. Really needed it after the holiday dinner and treats Breakfast...eggs, squash, feta and an apple Snack...brown rice sesame crackers and homemade guacamole Made "sun-dried" tomatoes in the oven. Delicious, and cheap. They're going into tonight's pasta (3 comments) Meatless meal...pasta with eggplant, peppers, dried tomato, and feta (2 comments) Exhausted. Good night, Pep friends! Taco salad with ground turkey, yogurt cilantro dressing (1 comments) Phew... just made it! Southwest eggs and cheese. Late breakfast. More like brunch (1 comments) Oven "fried" pork chop, roasted tomatoes, and mashed cauliflower. I had all intentions to hit the gym, but I just couldn't get there. Just makes me more determined today. Turkey bacon. Not piggy bacon. Last day of 2016. Killed it at the gym. Say goodbye to 3,900 calories along with 2016. Happy New Year, Pep friends!! day 375 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 1/1/2017 The most beautiful thing I've ever seen...the gym was completely empty. No muscle heads..got to use equipment I've never touched before! (3 comments) Brunch...eggs and feta, stuffed tomatoes Chicken and cabbage stir fry with some hoisin...off to a healthy New Year! My pup Dinner (6 comments) Been running on an incline. My calves are killing me. May take a rest day tomorrow A trick I learned if you love sausage...I cut each sausage in thirds before I cook them. Makes me feel like I'm getting more. Spaghetti squash...yum (3 comments) Steak fajita bowl....sans the fattening stuff (1 comments) This was yesterday. I'm focusing on strength rather than cardio, so it's getting harder to reach that 10K Today's breakfast Dinner Great on minutes and calories, but short on steps. Can't wait till Monday, when the kids go back to school, and my routine goes back to normal Outside, grilling tonight's chicken breast. 80 degrees here today...looking forward to this weekend's cold front (3 comments) Weekend salad...hoping I made it big enough to eat it for dinner tonight, and for lunch the next 2 days I read on SparkPeople, that women over 40 can benefit from intermittent fasting. Tried once, just picked the wrong one. Today I started 16/8. First meal today was at 12:30 Go me! Turkey meatloaf...YUM! (1 comments) Long day. I am 😴. Good night! Zucchini bread muffin tops. It was a great day for baking! (1 comments) Homemade chicken noodle soup Kids are back to school, and I'm back on track! (1 comments) You know it's tomato season down here when you can buy 8lbs for 4 bucks on the side of the road (2 comments) Made a skinny 7 layer Greek dip for my Bible study tonight...hummus, Greek yogurt, red peppers, tomatoes, olives, cucumbers, and feta (3 comments) Yesterday was a kick-ass kind of day! First outside run of 2017. Not great, but not too shabby either. Another good day! And now, sleep 😴 (4 comments) Half a potato, pork chop and kale Not a kick-ass day. But on the bright side, I made more than half my goal 😐 Day 6 of Intermittent Fasting. Now, feast mode. (2 comments) Teriyaki chicken for dinner Active day yesterday. Let's make Friday another...no slowing down! A very sweaty, red-faced gym selfie. Rare. Another active day today...TGIF! Pumpkin sage lasagna rolls and asparagus for dinner This has been a looong week. Looking forward to a rest day tomorrow. Chicken, broccoli and rice skillet. Not the healthiest, but it was delicious! I got my Fitbit for Mother's Day last May. This was my best week to date! Not a bad day Honestly, I am getting a bit frustrated that my time is getting slower rather than faster. (4 comments) Brunch I made a creamy shrimp and scallop pasta with spinach and tomatoes for dinner Feeling sleepy Greek yogurt with diced apple and a homemade oatmeal crumble (3 comments) Beautiful sunrise My friend's tree is so full of star fruit (2 comments) Made a lentil stew for lunch This is actually good, considering I missed the gym and spent my day caring for a 100 year old lady, My Saturday. Fell asleep before I could post it F*** you, Monday Nice night for running And the day is over! Wednesday. Hoping to make it a better day today Commitment! (3 comments) Workin' it! Pumpkin and spinach pasta with sausage and salad Mission complete...much better than yesterday. Now...sleep! Friday night dinner Grilled chicken breast with brown rice and quinoa. Ate it with a salad I know. This looks bad. But it's been raining all day. And it's cold out. And my birthday is in 1 week. So I made a birthday cake today. I will not make another next week. (6 comments) Breakfast Never miss a Monday workout! Breakfast. Homemade egg mcmuffin So happy with my run tonight. 2 minutes faster than last week. Found my mojo! Turkey taco salad for dinner. Dressing is avocado and Greek yogurt (1 comments) And that's a wrap...goodnight! Berries and Greek yogurt for lunch (1 comments) Yay Philly cheesesteak spaghetti squash Squeaked by today. That's a good day. But my body is sore, and tired (1 comments) Breakfast...low carb Keeps things "moving" Monday Tonight's dinner...a deconstructed egg roll made with ground turkey, lots of cabbage This is actually really good considering I never left the house yesterday What happens when I miss a workout? I make up for it the following day! Dinner...turkey and beef meatballs with marinara, ricotta and grilled ciabatta bread Thought this was hilarious! Friday Make-at-home take-out...General Tsao's chicken (1 comments) This was my Saturday White chicken chili and cornbread (1 comments) Sundays, I'm in couch potato mode. First time I've gotten this many steps (1 comments) What a way to start a Monday! (1 comments) My best week to date! That is a good day! What a difference 2 hours makes (1 comments) Crazy fog this morning... (7 comments) Saw this on FB...if moms made candy hearts. 😂 (1 comments) This makes me mad...how do these different sized thighs end up in the same package? They'll never have the same cooking time🙄 (3 comments) BBQ chicken and green beans. Go me! Long day...goodnight! Haha Not half bad 😊 And this workout ends the work week!! TGIF My Friday What?!! My friend gave me a treadmill! Like my Christmas really early. Or late ☺️ (3 comments) I won! ( I don't know who Lois is, but she was really tough competition...) (2 comments) Today, Saturday My best week to date! Today! (1 comments) Breakfast Chicken ranch pasta (3 comments) Lunch...chicken breast with peppers, zucchini and feta Thursday (1 comments) I don't know what he wants. He just sits there and stares at me. So weird (3 comments) This was Friday Spiral ham, mac and cheese, and low carb potato salad (actually cauliflower) (3 comments) Go me! Dinner...chicken and yellow rice from scratch (1 comments) Not as good as last week, but pretty darned good! This was my second workout. I ran 4.25 miles on the treadmill this morning. Very happy with my time (2 comments) Best to date! (1 comments) How cool is this? He flies over the corn field every day (1 comments) Mini chicken meatballs and roasted potatoes with romesco sauce 😬 Scrambled eggs and zucchini with leftover romesco sauce from last night (1 comments) I made these bacon wrapped chicken tenderloins for dinner (2 comments) Me and my girls at our first 5K at the zoo (2 comments) (2 comments) Fun run! (2 comments) My Saturday (2 comments) I LOVE Amazon Prime. New running shoes came in on a Sunday morning! (5 comments) This was Monday. Put my new treadmill to use Time, blah. But I did 60 lunges yesterday, and my quads are killing me. So there! Someone posted this on Facebook today. I laughed so hard... (4 comments) This was Tuesday Shrimp and bok choy stir fry Wednesday Craving a salty snack, so I reached for smoked almonds rather than chips (1 comments) I baked these chicken wings. Not the healthiest option, but did reduce the fat from frying My Thursday (1 comments) Two of the strongest women I know. My friend, Leah, won first place in her age category, 5K in 38 minutes, and Jean (in pink) came in second, 38:20. They are both 70! (3 comments) Oikos mixed berry Greek yogurt, berries, homemade granola So excited...my head is swimming with what to do with this stuff. (3 comments) Saturday 😊 Sleepy Great weather for running tonight, plus the first run in daylight, so we got to change our route This was my Tuesday Blueberry coconut oatmeal (1 comments) Thursday's stats That's a long streak! Salad and spinach pizza Saturday Very satisfied with my treadmill time today (2 comments) Scrambled eggs with cheese, sautéed zucchini What?!!! I ran 12:30 minute miles tonight! That's almost a minute off each mile from last week (3 comments) Two months ago, I was running 14 minute miles, but tonight, I was on fire That is it for me...good night! My son found a baby turtle today. He has a smile on his belly (4 comments) The camera doesn't pick up that the sun was vibrant red this morning. Crazy sunrise This is what happens when I skip the gym. Had to sit at the doctor's office with hubby so he can get an MRI. (1 comments) I will get back to running 12 minute miles. As each pound comes off, I can go a tad faster This was Thursday. Let's see if I can match it today Tonight's dinner is shrimp stir fry on top of quinoa instead of rice Mission accomplished...now, sleep! (1 comments) Yassss! Muesli for breakfast (1 comments) After a week of strength training and running, I'm having some ribs, light coleslaw and sweet potato fries (4 comments) Saturday stats...good night, friends! (1 comments) That's a good report! (2 comments) An entire hour at peak heart rate! (2 comments) This is my new time to beat! Protein pancakes today made with oats, cottage cheese, and eggs. Recipe made 6, I ate 3... so guess what I'm having tomorrow?😬 (2 comments) Made some protein pancakes with oats, eggs and cottage cheese. And who can resist strawberries? Put a fork in me cuz I'm DONE! Beat my time! (1 comments) Chicken gyros with tzatziki (2 comments) Yesterday was a good day! Yay...I made it! With one day to spare! Found this ancient grain salad at Aldi, with brown rice, quinoa, and wheat berries. Served it with kale and grilled chicken. (2 comments) Today...success! (1 comments) So happy the scale is moving downwards...lost 4.5 pounds this month, 11 pounds since January 1st. (3 comments) This is for 38timesacharm, who I have tried to comment on her page a thousand times, forgetting she doesn't accept comments. Loved the compression socks. I need those. Have a great day, Peppers! (1 comments) Sunday brunch time! (2 comments) Not bad for a 215 pound woman. Never let your weight or size hold you back. Fat chicks can run too! (3 comments) Did any of you see this? Pink at the gym. She's 5'3 and 160 pounds. She says to stay off the scale! #strongismygoal (2 comments) I kicked Monday's a**! 😬 (3 comments) Dinner..a Thai sweet potato stew, salad, and a mini naan with cilantro hummus (3 comments) In my defense, I skipped the gym, but did gardening 🙂 Great workout today! Made up for my gym absence yesterday (1 comments) My parents are coming today from NY...haven't seen them in more than 3 years! So much to do, I will settle for a vegan protein cookie breakfast (4 comments) This was Wednesday's stats. A good day indeed Jade orchid petals. The most beautiful color I've seen in a flower (3 comments) Vanilla orchids. Bloom 1 day a year, for about 6 hours (3 comments) Took my mom to an orchid nursery today. She was in awe. Nothing like that back in NYC (2 comments) Spent a couple of hours walking around an orchid nursery today... beautiful day! A pic from yesterday's outing. (1 comments) My Monday (1 comments) Now that's a streak! This is what happens when you don't run for 3 weeks...took me an extra minute on every mile 2 days in a row, over 19,000 steps (2 comments) Grilled steak and peppers on top of home made Spanish rice Another good day. Wanted to walk more but my feet hurt Chicken Caesar salad for dinner tonight 4 days in a row over my step goal. One day left till the Fitbit Work Week Hustle is over and I can rest! (1 comments) Cool... look what I got today! (1 comments) My Friday...5 day streak, and I am DONE! Not only did I beat Steve M. ( he wins every single time) but I achieved a new personal best this week! (1 comments) Happy Easter! (Appreciate I can still share my post on PEP...Spark took it down) (2 comments) Happy Easter! Orange chicken and pot stickers (1 comments) Had a great week last week...best to date!Some day, I will break 100K. But not this week. I'm focusing on strength training. (1 comments) Went running tonight. As it gets warmer, I get slower. My body really doesn't respond well to humidity 🙁 (2 comments) Breakfast stuffed peppers. They were really delicious. I may make them again tomorrow (1 comments) Yesterday, my best day so far this week. I've been in a bit of a "funk" lately Breakfast stuffed peppers, filled with eggs and feta cheese...both only 310 calories, 22 grams of protein My son's band finally released their first single. He's so excited because it's on iTunes, Spotify, and Souncloud! (7 comments) Jamaican coconut shrimp stew for dinner tonight. I really enjoyed this meal (3 comments) So close. Focusing on strength training rather than cardio means less steps. But I'm hoping that lean muscle will boost my metabolism Breakfast casserole. #Brunchday Dinner was a garden salad topped with sliced steak (4 comments) Got my heart rate up to 180 today 😉 (2 comments) A clean eating baked apple for breakfast. It looks sad ☹️ (2 comments) Grilled chicken, wild rice and broccoli Monday was a good day! Skipped the gym for a color and cut this morning. Plan on running later 😉 (2 comments) Buffalo chicken zucchini boats (2 comments) Dinner... Buffalo Chicken Zucchini Boats Home made sweet & sour pork Not exceptional, but at least I reached all my goals Chicken and rice on a bed of kale (2 comments) Like a repeat of yesterday 🙂 Did you know that aside from saving 3 lives, donating blood burns about 650 calories? The no-workout workout! (2 comments) Burn 650 calories, and save 3 lives...sounds like a really good day! Hey, one of those lives could be your own! Kitty is keeping me company during nap time ☺️ If you give blood, you have to skip the workout, so these steps came from grocery shopping yesterday (3 comments) Good morning, Peppers! (2 comments) Looking forward to a new month...only lost 1/2 pound in April. It's been a stressful month, and I reset myself tomorrow! Homemade ranch dressing for my dinner salad tonight. Sooo good! Fusilli pasta with sausage and roasted red peppers. Monday...May is off to a solid start! This was me at the gym today! No, not really, but I did walk on a 10 incline for an entire mile, and didn't hold on to anything! Ha! (3 comments) Almost a year! (2 comments) Balsamic beef roast with roasted cauliflower Tuesday... a good workout day...mad calories burned 😜 (1 comments) Exactly how I felt today. (2 comments) Honey garlic chicken thigh with veggies Day 3 in a row over 14K steps I wasn't even trying to be fabulous 😬 (2 comments) After 4 days of killing it, I took a break. Still met my calorie goal Snack time! (4 comments) Dinner was Cinco de Mayo leftovers...added ground turkey to Spanish rice, corn, black beans, and some homemade taco seasoning My best Sunday to date! (1 comments) I've been seeing these cute succulent plants everywhere, so I decided to use them in a terrarium. My little project for tomorrow. Stay tuned to see how it turns out (1 comments) So so close. Just too tired to walk around the 400 steps to meet my goal (2 comments) Sweet potato hash and scrambled eggs for breakfast today Ok, so the succulents I bought were much bigger than I thought. Couldn't fit many in my jar. But I did squeeze in a little waterfall made with stones and hot glue (2 comments) Don't care about my time anymore. At least I did it. (2 comments) Yesterday's steps. My heels are killing me. I'm going to have to lay off running for a week or so. (5 comments) Today, Dr. Jennifer Ashton explained on GMA this morning that obese people that lose weight begin to regain all or more of their weight at the two year mark. And it has nothing to do with will power, but it is a harmonal and metabolic issue, your body fighting to get back to its starting weight. This made my day. After 110 pound weight loss, I've regained 45. But it's been 5 years! I am fighting my body every day, and winning!! (2 comments) Saturday Mother's Day dinner...OMG, it was sooo good. Sadly, no portion control whatsoever (2 comments) Crazy day yesterday...daughter's award ceremony, lost dog, found dog, parents stopped by for visit, dinner out. Hopefully, today will be better (3 comments) Healthiest thing I've eaten in days (1 comments) What I'm proud of today.... that I can do 3 sets of 10 lat pull-downs at 115 pounds! Thursday...first day of the week I hit all green. I have to get back in the game! TGIF! Funny (2 comments) She has a wound on her neck that she won't stop scratching so I made her a cone out of cardboard. She is so mad at me right now (1 comments) Monday was a great day (1 comments) So hot yesterday. Heat index..90. I didn't die. Kinda felt like it. Fish sandwich for lunch (1 comments) My Fitbit is on its deathbed. Wasn't tracking steps, restarting itself...I am beyond sad. It's like losing a best friend. Obviously, I have issues (6 comments) For now, the Krazy glue is holding up. Working just fine (3 comments) Someone took a belt and a bungee, and tied this poor little guy to a construction dumpster and abandoned him there ☹️ (13 comments) This is a sad workout. Just wasn't feeling it. (5 comments) I actually saw my steps DECREASE! Right in front of my eyes! Good news though...Fitbit is sending me a brand new replacement free of charge. Now what do I do for 7-10 business days? (3 comments) Dinner. Chicken thighs and salad A bit better At church today... (2 comments) Traditional Cuban food for dinner tonight Making "slime" on our day off. I think my 12 year old is addicted to it (4 comments) My Fitbit was actually working yesterday. 6 days till my new one comes! (1 comments) Salad topped with fresh smoked chicken breast Grilled pork loin chop, quinoa and cheese, broccoli Yesterday No gym yesterday. Such a busy day! Planted some plants in a new raised garden bed, then had to go to Lowes to buy fencing after catching my dog sleeping in it! Award ceremony, grocery shopping, laundry, ugh Friday! So glad to see you, my friend 😬 (1 comments) New Fitbit came in yesterday!! (3 comments) Some sausage, kale, red pepper risotto, and broccoli Had a great day yesterday. I'm spending less time on the treadmill due to pain in my heels, and more time on the stationary bike. (1 comments) Honey sriracha chicken (1 comments) Child #3 is a high school graduate as of this morning. Just 6 more years till the last one! (4 comments) So funny. Seriously... The only workout yesterday was going to Walmart 🙁 (2 comments) Not too bad of a day yesterday Met Saturday's step goal at 11:59...HA! (1 comments) Sunday brunch Chicken with quinoa, spinach, roasted red peppers in cheese sauce (1 comments) Without running, it's so hard to make it to 10,000 steps. I'm scraping by I went gourmet today. Grilled chicken bruschetta with balsamic glaze and rosemary garlic roasted red potatoes (2 comments) Made this salad tonight for dinner...Apple Almond Quinoa Salad with a Raspberry Vinaigrette (4 comments) New badge today!! (2 comments) Certain things you eat nourish your body. This salad makes me happy, so I made it again for lunch today. (1 comments) Thursday... best day I've had in a while 2 great days in a row. My plantar fasciitis is feeling better, so I can be on my feet longer! Made these egg and sausage muffins for breakfast (2 comments) Beef and noodles with sautéed kale (1 comments) Father's Day maple bacon muffins. Hubby hates muffins, so he gets the extra bacon, and the kids get these (2 comments) 1egg with 1 egg white, peppers and berries. Trying to get some veggies in at breakfast time I killed Monday 😉 (1 comments) Lunch today (2 comments) Best salad ever! Mixed greens, corn, black beans, red onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, crispy red peppers and smoked chicken breast (1 comments) I did not "kill" Tuesday, but I did reach all my goals. I'm so excited! First time I've tried gardening, and my eggplant has a blossom! My tomatoes and cucumbers have buds too! (3 comments) First time at gardening, and I have a blossom on my eggplant! Wednesday...3 for 3. I'm going for one more day before I collapse (1 comments) Always wanted to try this...watermelon and feta salad with fresh basil and balsamic. So glad I finally did... amazing! (3 comments) Thursday..I did it! Today will be a rest day 🙂 Made a clean blueberry jam, sweetened with honey, thickened with chia seeds. (1 comments) Greek meatball gyros Mondays are my best days Tuesday Chicken breast and tortellini with peppers and kale Yesterday was a rest day. Today I went to the gym for a quick workout Baked pork chop, cauliflower, kale and mushroom barley A good Saturday...lots of ST...my muscles are so sore Lunch today...quesadilla on whole wheat tortilla and guacamole (1 comments) Grilled chicken and Mexican rice made with organic brown rice. Also had an amazing salad My July 4th dinner...a grilled turkey burger, broccoli salad and onion rings. I made it! (2 comments) Made a baked chicken spaghetti for dinner (1 comments) A few more steps than Tuesday Smoked pork loin, herbed potato salad (no mayo) and kale (1 comments) Daughter bought fake glasses today (weirdest trend). This is my "school teacher" look. (7 comments) Great day, met all my goals, but ate like a pig. Damn you, Olive Garden. Stuffed shells and salad (3 comments) This was brunch today...a bratwurst sausage, an egg and whole grain toast (1 comments) Agua Fresca made with honeydew melon and mint (4 comments) Honey garlic shrimp, brown rice and broccoli (1 comments) This is a sour cream berry pie. I used Greek yogurt instead to cut back some fat. (4 comments) Monday (1 comments) Strawberry chicken salad...has a bit of feta, almonds, and sunflower seeds (5 comments) I miss running. My heel hurt too much, so I had to use the arc trainer. I HATE it! Can't meet my step goals either. (8 comments) Half of a baked potato with broccoli and cheese sauce, and turkey meatloaf Uh-oh. Hubby brought my son dinner at Petco. It was adoption day. Looks like we have a new addition to the family. (3 comments) It's like they were meant to be together. They look a bit confused (3 comments) Ugh...just got summoned for jury duty. 😩 (6 comments) I made 2 frittatas for dinner. One with spinach and feta, the other with roasted red peppers, potatoes and goat cheese (3 comments) (1 comments) Lowered my step goal to 7500K. Takes the pressure off. I love my Fitbit but I realized that it can push you in an unhealthy way. I was so determined to reach 10,000 steps a day, I was ignoring my injury. (2 comments) Leftovers for brunch today. Also had honeydew melon and iced coffee. (1 comments) My daughter showed me this today, and I was mortified (and grossed out) until I realized it was from The Onion (fake news). Can you imagine? (4 comments) Very proud of myself today. Reality is I have a serious addiction to the treadmill. But today, I walked passed it, and dedicated my time to the no-impact elliptical. And exceeded my step goal! (3 comments) Pork loin chop, grilled sweet potatoes and kale (3 comments) Sweet and sour chicken with brown rice (2 comments) Went to the orchid farm again today. My favorite place to go. So beautiful, peaceful, and best of all...free!! (2 comments) A photo from today's outing Went to an orchid farm today. Got in some steps and pretty photos! Even got the hubby to go for two walks yesterday (3 comments) I did not stop moving yesterday. Great day! Shrimp with cilantro rice, black beans and avocado My Friday Thursday's stats Did it without running. Not once. The elliptical was my machine of the week. Blessing in disguise...totally stoked I broke my plateau and lost 2 pounds!! (3 comments) Elliptical workout this morning Mango with chili powder. Sweet heat! (1 comments) Pork and veggie stir-fry Just made my step goal Hubby treated me really well today... new running shoes (that I will be using for walking for some time yet)! (1 comments) Not a bad week. Definitely an improvement (3 comments) I'm a Christian woman who, at times, will listen to the most unGodly music to get my butt moving. (5 comments) Apply to everything Yep. Monday Tuesday. Two good days in a row Wednesday. (1 comments) Had lunch out today with friends. Probably the healthiest thing I've ever ordered. Grilled chicken with mixed veggies (3 comments) Decent end to the work week. TGIF!! She wore my butt down! But on a positive note, I may have come in second, but I walked 9,000 steps more than last week! (3 comments) Meatless Monday... made some Thai peanut noodles loaded with veggies Last week's stats. My Monday Anyone want to try this wall squat challenge with me? (2 comments) Tuesday Strawberry oatmeal smoothie My very first cucumbers! I've been a huge meat eater. Even tried the Keto diet. But these documentaries are life changing. Don't think I could ever turn vegan, but I'm definitely adding more meatless meals to our menu. Great elliptical workout this morning! (3 comments) First time making gnocchi from scratch (3 comments) Great day yesterday! Today, I used the stationary bike. I've never been on there for 30 minutes before. My thighs are killing me today Made some quick pickles with the cucumbers from my garden (2 comments) Jerk pulled pork, rice, sweet plantains, and pineapple salsa Breakfast today...Greek yogurt with a plump peach and raspberries Baked homemade bread today. Not sure why but it was very therapeutic Chicken jollof rice. A collage of my cat family. (3 comments) Monday's stats First vegan dinner...quinoa, cabbage, broccoli, peppers, cucumbers, scallions, with a spicy peanut dressing (1 comments) Tuesday. Raised my step goal back to 10K. I've been hitting the elliptical pretty hard. (1 comments) Quinoa and veggie teriyaki bowl for lunch Sloppy joes tonight (from scratch, not the stuff in a can) made with ground turkey (2 comments) This was yesterday. Taking a break from the gym today for my sanity. The harder I work out, the higher the numbers in the scale creep up. Need a rest day filled with Netflix Oh yeah! Avocado season!! Bacon ranch chicken breast over quinoa (yes, I'm on a quinoa roll) This is actually not too bad considering I lied in bed and watched 3 episodes of Game of Thrones 😬 (5 comments) 30 minutes on the bike today, made it a little further than last week. Not bad for level 14! So close. So close 😕 Thai pork, cilantro rice, kale, Asian cucumber salad I've never grown eggplant before (or anything, for that matter). Do these look like an eggplant? Anyone? (1 comments) I thought I was growing eggplant, but then they look like this. Anyone grow eggplant before? I got 9 of these things on one plant and they just don't look like eggplants 😐 Big salad with chicken for dinner Garlic spaghetti with kale and grilled chicken (1 comments)

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