Why is balance so stinking hard?! Over under, I am playing double dutch here...ugh!
So...I wasn't eating enough. I started eating more, but realized I had more cravings now. What had changed? Not enough protein. Duh...I am learning.
I found a place that does Gluten Free Pizza on Monday night. I had a rough day and since m... Read more
Really? I wasn't eating enough? That's a first!
So...I have realized that I was not eating enough, based on my daily needs and accounting for the gym time. I was staying within my calories (1200-1550), but I think my count needs to be higher. I lost a little more this week when I realized I w... Read more
I'm connected again! And...found my body has a little "quirk"
It has been a whirlwind of a week...well, month for that matter. I just moved and finally have my phone, internet and cable back! Woo hoo! I did finish my detox and found that I am Gluten intolerant. That is probably part of the reason that I ha... Read more
Still OP (on program)!
Now that I have some of my health issues worked out (gluten intolerence), I can honestly say I feel better than I have felt in years! I am eating a ton of veggies and fruit and it has been fabulous!
Because of all these diet changes that t... Read more
Scale Addiction...yes, time for a 4 day challenge!
So...I am addicted to weighing myself. I weigh myself every morning and it provides me with some sort of control. However, it can be very misguiding too. If I did well, but the scale shows something else, I get upset and usually end up eating no... Read more
Interesting realization...Food, time and TV
So, when I am eating healthy...I have more time on my hands because I am not spending my time constantly preparing food or eating in front of the TV. I have also noticed over the last few days, that TV has been a very different experience when y... Read more
I always thought reading labels meant looking at the nutritional values...
I am on day 3 of my Detox, no processed foods, no dairy and no gluten type foods. A diet of lean protein and veggies was recommended by my doctor and I tried for 2 weeks, but was only able to limit my carbs to 2 servings a day. I was still havin... Read more
Time to Detoxify!
So...for those of you who have been following my blog, you know that I have been having health issues and struggling with my weight quite a bit lately. I get re-motivated and start again, but have been frustrated because my body just does not wa... Read more
Do you spend your week trying to make up for the weekend?
Yes, I know I have been having health issues. So I don't want to beat myself up too much about this. But, I am doing one of the DG challenges and looked at my overall month. I am basically going down 2, up 1.8, down 2.2, up 1.2...It is a little ... Read more
Processed food really is the devil!
I have had stomach issues for years. Over the last year, it has gotten tremendously worse! To the point sometimes, I don't want to leave the house. Might be a little TMI, but there might be someone who is reading this that is going through the s... Read more
I think it finally sunk in! This is my EVERY DAY!
There is no more weighing in, then going crazy with food the rest of the weekend. This is a journey I need to start every morning I wake up, for the rest of my life. I will always have a complicated relationship with food, but it will be MY choi... Read more
Reboot Sabbatical in NYC?
I have been thinking a lot lately...there is a lot in my world that is not what I had intended for my life. I have realized that I have allowed a lot of other people to heavily "influence" decisions in my life. A lot of this has to do with why I... Read more
Slipping back is so easy!
So, was it just ONE week of good OP?
That's what it started to feel like this week...But, I tracked everything and am exercising the extra points off that I took in on Sunday and Monday. I under estimated pizza...a take and bake one from T... Read more
Boy, was my head in the sand!
This was a difficult week for me, I really tried extremely hard to be OP. And, I was! And, guess what? I am down 2#'s this week! I am so excited! This is a HUGE deal for me, since I have gained about 17 lbs since October 2010. I still continued ... Read more