Feeling the effects of what I ate...
I have had 4 days of eating really (see Jan 3-6 nutrition tracker) and then today although I stayed within my caloric range, I ate badly! It started off with a clementine (good) and then progressed to eating at Moe's with a friend. I ate the Jun... Read more
Who says we are all the same? WE'RE NOT!
I've been on SP for over 2 years now, and it is so interesting to read through all of the advice people give out as well as the advice of others that they tear down. There are so many controversial topics that are discussed, and so many people w... Read more
WAKE UP CALL: What's REALLY in YOUR pantry?
Since I have to stay up tonight so that I can sleep tomorrow during the daytime (working tomorrow night), I decided to do something useful with my time. Hence...
"THE GREAT PANTRY RAID"
One of my goals this year is to weed out the process... Read more
ZUMBA for Wii! (what's your opinion?)
During late summer 2010 I attended ZUMBA classes for a few weeks and loved it, but because of my crazy work schedule I was not able to consistently go to the classes. Last night at work a coworker was telling me about ZUMBA Fitness for the Wii (... Read more
A few new goals
Looking back, last year was all about losing those pesky 10 lbs and learning that just because there is food available or in front of my face does NOT mean that I have to eat it. Now that I have suceeded with those goals, it's time to add a few ... Read more
2011 year has begun!
Well, it's been a while. Here's my update:
On 12/18/10 I was in my BIL's wedding, weighing in @ 122 lbs and looking fabulous! I can't wait to show off some photos when they get them back. The wedding was beautiful & I felt lovely.
Thro... Read more
I learned my lesson!!
My mom bought me this mug and plate... can we just note how wrong it is?
Last Saturday was my husband's extended family Christmas party about 3 hours from where we live. ... Read more
Need recipe ideas! Please help me! :)
I need some new recipe ideas! Anything under 300 calories per serving would be great! What are your favorite recipes (sparkrecipes.com or otherwise)? Reply with the link! :)... Read more
Ingredient Spotlight: The key to my weight loss...
has been 0% GREEK YOGURT!
Why, you ask?
HIGH amount of versatility (many flavors, mixes well with other foods, plain kind c... Read more
Well, now what?
My BIL's wedding is 2 weeks from today, so I tried on my bridesmaid dress. Weeeeeell, we have a little problem. The dress is too big. Eep.
This is the dress:
The color... Read more
Today I put on my running shoes...
...and I went running for the first time in many, many months. It's 38 Fahrenheit outside. The first five minutes were ok, and then it started to get difficult to breathe, so I slowed down to a jog for a minute. About 10 minutes in, my nose was ... Read more
Birthday Celebration! ...and did you know?
Tomorrow is my birthday (22), so my husband took me out to dinner tonight to one of my favorite restaurants, Olive Garden. I did my nutrition facts research & planned ahead so that I could enjoy it all without being concerned about paying for it... Read more
Good news! Good news! Good news!
I survived the Thanksgiving weekend and all 3 HUGE Thanksgiving meals of doom! Not only that, but these were my numbers:
11/18/10: 124.6 lbs
11/27/10: 123.8 lbs
I'll take that... but that's not all! I went to town to look for jeans b... Read more
Just ONE plate!
That;s right! I did not go back for seconds. I took small portions of everything (except sweet potatos which I took about 1 1/2 servings), ate slowly, drank lots, and thoroughly enjoyed my meals!
Breakfast: homemade w... Read more
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Dear Mr. Turkey...
This year I will enjoy you in small, controlled portions. You and your sidekicks Ms. Sweet Potato Casserole, Mr. Mashed Potatoes, Mr. Green Beans, and Baby Pumpkin Pie will not get the best of me... oh, and let's not forget Mr. Roll-to-add-to-my... Read more