A few months ago, I decided to go to a Registered Dietician for some diet help. Part of the reason I went was because they offered metabolism testing and I wanted to know my resting metabolic rate (RMR). I've been operating on the assumption it'... Read more
This definitely falls into the TMI category, but since I presume:
1. 97% of the people on this site are women, and
2. 50+% of the women also have fat rolls, and
3. 100% of us are on the weight loss struggle bus ...
I am sharing my... Read more
Went to the farmer's market and the grocery store this weekend and am ready to tackle the week.
Leftovers (see dinner)
Sala... Read more
Some days my heart just isn't in class in the morning. I've been really sore since Monday -- everywhere, really, but particularly in my butt. I almost slept in this morning, but eventually got my sore butt out of bed and headed in.
Trainer:... Read more
Last night I made a delicious dinner that was enormous and also really low in calories.
I just sautéed:
Onion (1 small)
Garlic (2 cloves)
Mushrooms (8oz package, chopped)
Broccoli (2 cups, microsteamed for 1.5 minutes before add... Read more
I went to Orlando for a couple of days to celebrate my niece's college graduation. GO HER! I tried to stay on track as much as possible. Things I learned:
1. Adding eggs back into the diet has made breakfast SO. MUCH. EASIER. Most places w... Read more
OK, my last post was kind of a downer. I get it. But I am better. I've decided to ditch my RD in favor of someone who will work with me. I did some research and found the GW Weight Management and Human Performance Lab just 10 minutes away from m... Read more
I recently passed a 90 day login streak. I've been pretty frustrated because the scale is not moving. So this morning when I checked in and saw that it's day 93, I figured I'd go look back three months and see all my fantastic progress and feel ... Read more
I haven't been running much. I trained for the 10-miler and then my foot hurt and then the weather's been bad and blah blah blah.
This morning I found myself thinking of running this weekend and came to the realization that I miss running.... Read more
I went out at lunch time to run a couple of errands. I had my lunch already planned and even logged, but I found myself contemplating all the restaurants around said errands and what I could get.
It's raining. And the ones that ... Read more
My protein quest (ha!) continues. I'm still obsessed with my Quest chocolate milkshake protein, and my friend let me try this Syntrax fruit protein powder that I liked so I ordered the sampler of all their flavors. They seriously taste like Kool... Read more
Yesterday I talked about some small changes I've been making. Today I'm looking at more high protein vegetarian recipes to mix up the rotation a bit. I just found these Greek Yogurt Oatmeal pancakes that look good so I will try them this weekend... Read more
Not much new to report, but I'm making some small changes to my diet to, I hope, continue the extremely slow but forward progress.
1. Smart Water.
I've always been pretty good about drinking my water (about 100 oz per day), but I've ... Read more
If you've been around me for awhile, you know I kinda love flipping tires. See:
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I feel like an utter badass (the one above was a fitness challen... Read more