well, I went on vacation. We were gone almost 2 weeks; and as I "anticipated", DH picked a fight before we even arrived. Another stupid fight. First, he wanted to hassle me because I hadn't packed the rugged outdoors kind of jacket he had pac... Read more
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Sit down to eat every time, and with a plate. Don’t do anything else while you eat. This will focus you on the fact that you ARE eating, that you ARE NOT deprived.... Read more
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NEVER eat from the container! ALWAYS remove your portion first to an individual container. Otherwise, you will likely eat more than you realize.... Read more
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Variety can stimulate appetite. Don’t give yourself TOO many choices in one day!... Read more
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VARIETY revs the metabolism. Vary your daily calorie intake substantially (500 cal), and vary your food sources. Try to maximize a variety of “color”!... Read more
Apple–Butternut Squash Soup
Apple–Butternut Squash Soup
High in vitamins and antioxidants, this delicious, mildly sweet soup will also help stave off cravings for sweets. Eating sweet vegetables regularly will satisfy your underlying desire for sweets and make it ... Read more
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Don’t forget Fat Fast menu items for a quick and easy meal for one. (see earlier blog)... Read more
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Periodically, make freezer-friendly diet food, and stock it in individual portions. I like casseroles, muffins, waffles, ice cream, and Revolution Rolls.... Read more
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Figure out the diet-friendly snacks you wish to have on hand, and keep them convenient! Make a kitchen centerpiece of them on display! Figure out easy ways to transport them. I like cheese cubes, eggs, and almonds, celery sticks and peanut bu... Read more
Did I say I was too tired?
You get what you ask for! God answers prayer! The universe has a way of balancing out! It just is rarely what you think it will be... Well, honestly, I didn't REALLY think I would get an extra day or two to catch up while the whole world wai... Read more
I can't keep up!
What a week! So much to do and so little time! The harder I try the behinder I get. This weekend is going to be even harder. Problem is, I'm afraid the busier I get, the more stressed I get, the behinder I get, it really WILL go to my behin... Read more
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Try different tips and tricks you find, keeping the ones that work and leaving the ones that don't. Aim for better every day rather than perfect right away.... Read more
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Keep a daily diet journal of amount, kind, and quality (carb, calorie…) of food and drink. Log important details (home, restaurant, feelings…). Assess regularly. You will discover patterns and info on how YOUR body works; about your stren... Read more
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Always take your earned rewards. You earned it; you deserve it; and it helps keep you motivated! Figure out how to remind yourself that they are dependent on achieving your goals or your weight loss.
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Hooray! Some fire relief!
The FourMile Canyon Fire is 100% contained!
The Arvada fire was put out the same day. Can you believe someone tossed a cigarette butt?
The Loveland fire still rages -- but it is still far enough away that I am finally feeling relaxed.... Read more
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