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Spicy Spinach Omelet with Hash Browns

Saturday, June 22, 2013      1 comments

Since changing our diet to eliminate as many preservatives, food colorings, and chemicals as possible, I have been cooking from scratch a lot more...A LOT!! But I realize that many people have never learned to cook from scratch. And I refuse ... Read more

Another challenge...or challenges

Saturday, February 02, 2013      3 comments

Many changes have occured since I was here last. My son has ADHD and we have changes his diet to eliminate all preservatives, food dyes, and artifical flavorings and sweeteners. At this point we have also eliminated natural foods that contain ... Read more

Day 344...It's the climb

Monday, August 13, 2012      1 comments

Heard this song on the radio this morning on my way to work. Got to thinking about the words.. Always gonna be an uphill battle And sometimes I'm gonna have to lose. It ain't about how fast I get there, Ain't about whats waiting on ... Read more

Day 351....To toss or not to toss

Monday, August 06, 2012      6 comments

So here is my problem. Hubby lost his job in Nov of 2011 and still hasn't found anything permanent. Finances are..shall we say...tight? More than of our teeth tight. He's done some odd jobs and I do mystery shops when th... Read more

Day 357...Dinner's ready! :)

Tuesday, July 31, 2012      5 comments

The fam wanted burgers tonight and I have to admit, that beef smelled good! So I decided to make a little stirfry just for me. First I browned fresh ginger and a large clove of garlic with 3 oz. of ground beef. ( I tracked 2 oz. since a lo... Read more

Day 359...Taming the monster within

Sunday, July 29, 2012      1 comments

I think most of us with eating issues can identify with times when we felt that we were out of control. As if something inside of us takes over. I call that the monster inside. For example, when I was going to start another "diet" so I went ... Read more

Day 361...Happy Birthday to me!

Friday, July 27, 2012      9 comments

Today was my 50th Birthday! (7/26 actually...It's now after midnight). Had a wonderful day. Went with family to an international food market. Got some great veggies..asparagus, spring lettuce mix, bok choy, portabello mushrooms, bean sprouts,... Read more

Day 362..Steps in the right direction

Wednesday, July 25, 2012      2 comments

Good day today...forgot breakfast again but went to Subway...was even cheaper than my usual breakfast and so much healthier. Stayed within my limits for the day, but the big event of the day was I got hubby to do yoga with me! Read more

Day 363...Old habits die hard

Wednesday, July 25, 2012      1 comments

For the last year or so my breakfast on work days has consisted of running thru McD's or Burger King. Never without sausage, never without hash browns and a Diet Coke. Even if I ate healthy the rest of the day, I had my usual breakfast. ... Read more

Day 364...So far, so good

Monday, July 23, 2012      1 comments

Today has been a good day so far... I have gone thru the caffeine withdrawal and the headaches are going away. My next goal is my sleep schedule. Averaging 5 hours a night right now. I know that is not good for my eating. Followed my mea... Read more

Day 365 counting down

Sunday, July 22, 2012      2 comments

In 2009 I lost 40 lbs. It was the best I felt in my life. So why am I back up those 40lbs and maybe even a few more? I'm still trying to figure that out. Stress, family circumstances, job in general. But that was then... Read more

Recipe review--MVIGIRL's Mexican egg bake

Tuesday, June 21, 2011      2 comments

*review is just my opinion, which carries no more weight than anyone else's. I like to read reviews and try new recipes and I thought others might as well. Mexican Egg Bake by MVIGIRL I decided since I have 3 days off to try some new s... Read more

It's all perception...

Monday, June 13, 2011      2 comments

This was my lunch at work Saturday...I don't think it looks half bad! Tasted good too....cabbage roll with tomato sauce, mashed potatoes, and sugar snap peas...yum. Act... Read more

Food for thought...

Friday, June 10, 2011      2 comments

I'm back from taking a break to finish school...amd today is graduation day. A day for new beginnings and to celebrate accomplishments. The realization that I don't have to accomplish everything at once gave me permission to drop some goals an... Read more


Wednesday, March 09, 2011      5 comments

"Stop selling yourself short....Every second your destiny is just waiting for you...waiting for you to show up...waiting for you to be ready to embrace it." ---Jillian Michaels... Read more

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