Buffets make me sick
This morning DH wanted to go to Golden Corral, and I decided, why not. I was a little short on calories yesterday, and knew i'd eat light the rest of the day, so as long as I didn't go crazy, I'd be fine. Man, I forgot how insanely GREASY that... Read more
Why do these dang sparkpoints mean so much to me?
I'm just 994 points away from level 14. I've been pushing every day to maximize the number of points that I earn to make sure I level up soon (hopefully by the end of february). Why do these points mean so much to me? They are, pardon the pun... Read more
Exercise balls for fat people (plus bonus scale talk)
I was adding air to my exercise ball and realized that I know something that other people may not. Did you know that most exercise balls have a weight load of 300 lbs or less? A lot of the cheap ones have a limit of 250! Well, I know that the... Read more
It looks like a farmer's market threw up in my fridge..
and I couldn't be prouder :) watermelon, kiwi, raspberries, strawberries, lettuce, spinach, lemons limes... along with wheat bread, seitan, cottage cheese, hummus.. so many delicious things!... Read more
Dieting when sick
I always struggle with dieting when sick. Especially things that affect taste buds like colds and migraines. With a cold I generally have enough energy to count calories but always end of feeling ilke I'm starving, likely because of the extra ... Read more
Celebrating weight loss
My husband is a man of few words. Even when I'm excited about something, or even HE's excited about something, his response is usually just "that's good" or "mmhmm". Love this man :). But I feel like I need a more enthusiastic response. So i... Read more
Being in a relationship while on a diet
Man, this is so hard! Dieting while single was a snap compared to this.
I enjoy eating dinner with my husband, but we have trouble finding things that we both like. I used to eat a lot of rice and pasta, but he doesn't eat either of th... Read more
Don't throw in the towel!
Today was a hectic day at work. I was proud of myself for packing healthy snacks, but I came home and said "to heck with it" and cooked up a frozen pizza. While it was cooking I was feeling guilty for not making the steamed chicken and rice th... Read more
Met my nutrition goals today! It's a great feeling to be able to say that on a day that I ate pizza for dinner ... Read more
In my moments of frustration with weight loss, I like to think about how drug addicts have it easy. See, all they have to do is avoid drugs, and it's easy to know when you've succeeded. With food addiction, you can't just avoid food altogether... Read more
my love affair with pickles
I've always had diet jealousy of the seemingly "easy" parts of other kinds of diets. when I hear that you can eat all the veggies you want on weight watchers, or worship meat with atkins, etc, I wanna go eat an entire cake.
I've created my... Read more
Dear Doctor... plus... THE dress!!
I went to the allergist this week (hated the scale.. ive been in a holding pattern the last two weeks). He looked at my medications, and his first comment was "you are on a lot of medications". I then said "no, i'm not really... most of those ... Read more
Operation "Fit into this ****ing wedding dress" begins
Need I say more?
Yeah. I will need to lose at least 40 lbs, ideally 60, for it to fit.
Lets go!!... Read more
MY SCALE KNOWS HOW MUCH I WEIGH NOW! 5 LBS DOWN!... Read more