Still working on getting the funk out...
So, my job situation is unchanged which just serves to make me more anxious and depressed. But, I'm taking new supplements for depression that my naturopath recommended and I feel that's helping. Apparently I have some gene mutation called 'MTHF... Read more
Need to get back on track....
I never posted the rest of the pics of my 10 Day Sister Challenge (which already seems like YEARS ago even though it technically ended last Thursday). Part of the reason why is that last Monday, I got some news about my role at work and on Wedne... Read more
I GOT MY JUICER!!!!!!!
I have about a dozen pictures to upload of my last 3-4 days on the Sister Detox Challenge (some good, some not so good), but I have no time and I'm super stressed out at work. However, I ran home at lunch to get some walking shoes so that I coul... Read more
Sister Detox Challenge: End of Day 4, the struggles have begun...
Today has been VERY hard for me. I don’t know if it’s just hunger setting in or if it’s some stress at work (my role is very up-in-the-air at the moment and I’m not sure if I’ll still have my job in July or get canned or be going back fulltime o... Read more
Sister Detox Challenge: Day 3 Cont'd and Early Day 4
Last night after getting out of work, I took the Toddler over to a friend's house to play, where he proceeded to throw fit after fit about not getting what he wanted. Then, when I put him in the car, he FREAKED OUT and screamed for 15 minutes st... Read more
Sister Detox Challenge: Days 1,2 and half of 3 (Food Photo Blog included)
I'm at work, so have to keep this quick, but wanted to post my meals just so that I have a record of what I've been doing. Again, here's my commitment:
1) NO ALCOHOL WHATSOEVER. 1.5) NO CAFFEINE EITHER (just detox tea)
2) Breakfast = GREEN... Read more
Ten-Day Detox Sister Challenge - It's ON!
So, I am not really sure how, but I've inspired my sister to start drinking green smoothies and make some changes in her life. Now, SHE'S inspiring ME by really taking it to heart and doing a much better job than I've been doing about eating cle... Read more
Picking up where I left off...
I've been all over the place, eating-wise for the past two weeks. I tend to do really great in the mornings (except for Saturday mornings, which is traditional waffle-day in our house), and I usually even do ok at lunch, but fall down mid-aftern... Read more
Have an Xbox? Then you can Spark with Coach Nicole on the big screen!
So, it's been a few days since I last blogged. Sheesh. Maybe a week? Here's my recap: 1) Really awful 10-years-since-1st-date-annive
rsary-dinner, 2) really crappy Mother's Day, 3) TONS of crazy work offsites that make it impossible to stick ... Read more
Sugar Detox: Day 4 (and hanging with President Obama)
Today was a crazy day. Out of the house by 7:45, took the Toddler to daycare, raced into downtown Seattle to a different office where I could plop and do work til 10:15 and then my husband and I headed to the Paramount Theater to see Barack Obam... Read more
Sugar Detox Day 2 & 3(ish)
I meant to get on SP last night to write down my thoughts about detoxing Day 2, but the evening got away from me after spinning and I just laid down on the couch after putting the kid down, watched New Girl (my current favorite show) and fell as... Read more
Monday - Sugar Detox Day 1
I was originally planning on picking up the sugar detox immediately, but realized that I needed to do a little more planning and shopping. And then, the toddler was an absolute monster this weekend. Woke up before 6am both days, tantrummed the E... Read more
Working it out (physically and mentally)...
I've had a tough last few weeks of work and been struggling a lot with my eating issues and feelings of guilt for cheating, etc...
Yesterday, I met up with my nutritionist for the 2nd time and she could see that I was "all over the place" ... Read more
Not May 1st....Today!
I've been SO off the rails, eating-wise, this week. I have the best intention and then crazy work lunches, fights with my husband, tantrums from the toddler, etc... have just all crept in and told my brain, "It's ok, you deserve this XYZ treat. ... Read more
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When you're the largest girl in your gym class...
Today I went to a class at my gym that was 1/2 spinning and 1/2 circuit training. I've been avoiding circuit training classes like the plague since I went to one two months ago that kicked my butt so much that I couldn't walk for three days. I j... Read more