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(4 comments) (5 comments) (2 comments) (7 comments) (10 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) (2 comments) Before Pic (I'm the blob sitting down_ (8 comments) After Pic (April 2011) (7 comments) (1 comments) August 2011. A year later, and almost 90 pounds lost. (15 comments) First dresss I've bought in 20 years! (18 comments) (1 comments) (1 comments) August 2012, with new puppy (13 comments) (5 comments) (3 comments) (5 comments) Christmas Balls (2 comments) 3 Years...168 pounds (19 comments) (4 comments) (8 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 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 (4 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 (2 comments) Made zoodles, but they shrunk down to nothing, so I added a little pasta into it. (3 comments) This is me. (4 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. (1 comments) Dinner today...balsamic pork tenderloin with green beans and salad (1 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 (3 comments) (2 comments) Weather was just awesome this morning...I didn't want to go home! (1 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! (1 comments) Well, that stuff was amazeballs.. Found on Pinterest today 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!
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'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 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! (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
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.
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
My puppy had a hard 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 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 (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 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
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'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💕
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 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.
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 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 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 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 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 about portion control!! The healthiest thing I've eaten all weekend...roasted eggplant, peppers, quinoa and feta cheese Amen (2 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 (1 comments)

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