Yesterday morning I hit my original goal weight I set 4 years ago - 125.0lbs!
I didn't log it yesterday because I wanted to wait until today in case it was a fluke. This morning also 125.0! YAY
Goal weight accomplished! ... Read more
I didn't use to like grapefruits. I thought they were too sour. If I ate them, I would usually coat them with brown sugar or honey.
Over the years, I've adjusted my palate to less sugar. I eat refined sugars once in a blue moon. I use s... Read more
I just read this testimonial on Mark's Daily Apple and I had to write.
www.marksdailyapple.com/ when-eating-healthy-is-mak ing-you-fat/
This story sounds so much like mine, my pulse quickened. I read it thinkin... Read more
Despite the new USDA Food Plate and aggressive campaigning, obesity rates have not fallen in a single US State. In fact, obesity rates are still climbing.
Yesterday I t... Read more
I'm still battling my sinus infection. I'm not sure if I'm getting better or not. I have been able to stave off an ear infection, which is my main worry. I have a malformed sinus duct that keeps my eustachian tube from opening and closing pro... Read more
I've done it!
Four years ago, I joined Spark on July 3, 2007. I weighed 135.
12 weeks ago on April 20, 2011, I weighed 135.
Today, I weigh 125! 10lbs! That's like losing the equivalent of my bowling ball! I'm no longer carryin... Read more
Since my fiance and I moved to Georgia, I've been a bit isolated. I work from home, which means I haven't had much opportunity to meet new people and make new friends. As an introvert, meeting new people and being a social isn't exactly my str... Read more
The Good: Cellulite is shrinking! In particular, there's a dimple on my thigh that is smoothing out. While I doubt that I will have the super smooth skin of my teenage years, at least it is improving with weight loss.
The Bad: Stretch mar... Read more
The fiance and I have been at odds the past few months. I've done tons of research, and I've determined that low carb diets are not the dietary villians I've been lead to believe they are. A long time ago, I scoffed at Atkins because I didn't ... Read more
I'm coco for coconuts!
I used half a can of coconut milk for the almond milk coconut shake from yesterday. I used the rest of the coconut milk to make a Thai coconut chicken.
In a marinading dish, mix together the following:
1 cu... Read more
Americans get so few vacation days. My European friends are always trotting off to fabulous places for weeks at a time. I would love to go some place like Australian one day, but with only 10 days of vacation, it's so hard to think about. My ... Read more
Ok, judging from the comments, people don't seem to enjoy the coconut as much as I do. ;) So just a couple of points of clarification.
I should have mentioned the reason why I chose coconut milk. It is not so much for the aesthetics or t... Read more
Anyone remember when the Coca-Cola company tried to sell the idea that a can of Coke would be great for breakfast? All that sugar! Just think of the pure, high energy, rush you'll get in the morning!
You'll promptly bulldoze through 4 of ... Read more