Are You Hungry Enough to Eat Raw Broccoli?
I keep hearing the phrase: "You're not really hungry if you aren't hungry enough to eat an apple." I'm not sure where it originated though I did come across it in the Hunger Fix by Dr. Pamela Peeke. "What a great adage!", I thought at the time... Read more
Well, this weekend was just full of good stuff. Our friends were married in a gorgeous ceremony full of love on Saturday. We laughed we cried, we partied really hard. It was a celebration brimming with heart. The wedding was catered by a tac... Read more
I believe in my ability to lose another 30 pounds. Well, 29 and some change but who's counting?
I believe that at my goal I will wear a single digit size (6 or 8, I cannot say).
I believe in my ability to maintain my goal weight when... Read more
I am really looking forward to this weekend! The weather is supposed to be gorgeous. A friend's wedding is on Saturday. And my husband has some kind of surprise he's working on for Sunday (what could it be?). I'm going to have to work hard t... Read more
May is here! I'm looking forward to making this month MARVELOUS! How am I going to do that?
1) Putting myself and my health goals first
2) Staying flexible and being able to adapt and adjust when need be
3) Soaking up the sun by playi... Read more
Consistency, Accountability and Taming the Beast (Again)
I just finished putting the final touches on my consistency calendar for April!
Here's the photo for accountability:
I gave myself stars for maintaining my nutrit... Read more
Feeding the PMS Beast (Without Bingeing)
It's that time again, folks. GRRRRR! PMS SMASH!
But I actually had a great snack tonight that fed my crazy cravings without added sugar. This yummy snack was definitely high in fat but it was also highly satisfying and, most importantly,... Read more
WooHoo! 60 Pounds, New Goal, April Results and May Goals!
Just over 60 pounds lost as of today! I met my first goal of the year a few weeks early! So, so, S... Read more
All Good Things!
Several good things this morning:
1) Only 1 pound left to meet my current goal! Only 1 stone left in my "pounds to lose" jar! Love it!! I'm on track to lose 9-10 pounds this month, HUGE (almost unbelievable to me!).
2) THANK YOU to ... Read more
There is No Wagon
Does everyone remember the movie, "The Matrix"?
When Neo goes to visit the Oracle to learn what his future holds, he encounters a small boy seemingly doing the impossible: bending a metal spoon with the power of his mind. Astonished, Neo ... Read more
A Tale of Two Birthday Parties (Pics)
My amazing nephew turns 8 years old today! We had a lunch party for him yesterday at a sushi restaurant. I decided to go back and compare my nutrition at his birthday party this year to my nutrition at his birthday party LAST YEAR.
LAST Y... Read more
59 Days til Summer!
The sun is out, the sky is blue and spring is in full force here! We are hurtling towards summer!
I absolutely love summer. Gorgeous weather, fun activities (camping, hiking, etc.). Last summer, I got a bit off track as it seemed like th... Read more
Running While Not So Chunky
After a year plus hiatus from running, I have decided to begin the Couch to 5k program again. Unlike my other attempts at running which were motivated, alternately, by peer pressure and a sincere belief that it was the easiest way to lose weigh... Read more
Week in Review
This week was different from the average week in so many ways.
On Monday, I had an important business lunch. On Tuesday, I had some dental work and then a big concert (Green Day!). My step-brother's first son was born.
I wasn't able ... Read more
Bad Girl, Don't Give Up + Goals for Today
I've been a bad, bad girl. I've been deviating from my routine in a lot of little ways. Yesterday, I didn't bring my lunch so I bought a salad. I'll be doing the same today. Last night, I made black bean brownies (sounds gross but they came ... Read more
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