green smoothies, no cravings...
Ok- 2 weeks ago, if you would have told me that I would be eating 2-3 cups of spinach every morning and that I would no longer crave sweets- I would have LOL!!! But it's true- the green smoothie is changing the way that I eat... what is a green... Read more
Identity... my motivation song
Lyrics to Identity by John Waller:
You are love
So I am love
You are joy
And so I am, joy
You are peace
So I am peace
Lord everything you are
Now becomes me
The line between
Where you begin
And where I end
Is gone, no... Read more
The elusive first pound.
I am finally headed in the downward path! A pound isn't much, but mentally it means a lot to me. It means I CAN loose weight, and that my existing plan of eating healthy and exercise is working.... Read more
Back to sparks after miscarriage...
It's been a rough month... I have caved into eating for emotional reasons due to the loss, but I know that I need to get back on track... I am starting out slow- Jan. 1st I did 10 minutes, and this week I am up to 20... By the end of the month ... Read more
Swimsuit Bootcamp Day 1
I day down... yay- did the 10 minute workout- it's my off day so that was really good... then at church I did a lot of dancing . I ate horribly today and yesterday though... I WILL bee back on track tomorrow!... Read more
Beach Body Bootcamp and 23 pounds gone!!!
I can't believe that May 1st is here and I have already met my goal for the 4 month challenge. I set out to loose 20 pounds in 4 months, and ended up loosing 20 pounds in less than 3 months!!! Wow I am SO excited, and I couldn't have done it wi... Read more
I love it... I dream about it... haha! Tonight I was doing so well at the all you can eat buffet until dessert!!! I indulged in atleast 350 calories just in desserts- this is my biggest struggle for sure. How can you control the sugar cravings... Read more
2000 calorie day- and 5 pounds???
OK so I know last Sat. was horrible as far as my eating was concerned, but 5 pounds is crazy. I have lost back 3 pounds of it, but loosing weight I have already lost is getting a little frustrating considering it was only 1 bad day... I guess I... Read more
Oh the Brownies...
So I had a BIG craving for Brownies on Thursday, so I made a batch...and making that batch I ate a whole brownies worth of batter- then one brownie after they cooked... yuck- I felt disgusting! I was in range for calories, but my body was telli... Read more
Retreat next weekend...
I am looking forward to this retreat that we are going on with our church as sponsers for the children, but I am not exctied about the food choices!!! So I am planning to bring some fruits along so I can snack on those instead of candy and such.... Read more
Why did I eat that?
We went out to Subway this afternoon for lunch... I got a tukey 6 inch on Honey Oat, as many veggies as I could pile on... then got milk and apples to go with it. It was tasty- and filled me up pretty well. I was full, but not overly full and ... Read more
a little reminder to myself:
Well there are some important things that I have found out so far when it comes to sticking with it...
if I am craving chocolate: eat dark! If I eat milk chocolate I will eat and eat, but the dark I eat just a little and my craving is gone... Read more
A time of testing...
Well I guess March is not going to be as easy as February was. It started out with an overnight at the ER (for my daughter she is fine)- so that put me off a little. Now I seem to be struggling for energy, and my sleep habits are suffering. I... Read more
Yup, that's right... I AM teething! You would think that it would be one of my girls having teething pain, but nope it's me...lol... don't worry it's just my wisdom teeth coming in, but OUCH they hurt...... Read more
I was just wondering this the other day... we were ready to go for a walk and just before we headed out I wanted to eat something... then I realized that I ALWAYS feel like I have to eat before I exercise- I think it dates back to when I was in ... Read more