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Huge Breakfast and only 216 calories
Friday, October 14, 2016      0 comments

I am loving my tofu veggie scrambles right now. Loads of veggies and lots of flavour. I always feel ready to tackle the world after one of these plate... Read more
Is it weekend yet?
Saturday, October 08, 2016      4 comments

Have a great weekend everyone!... Read more
Soft pumpkin spice cookies
Thursday, October 06, 2016      11 comments

I have been making these as a healthier seasonal treat. They are gluten free and dairy free and 68 calories per cookie. The recipe makes 9 medium size c... Read more
Now I am ready for Matthew.
Thursday, October 06, 2016      10 comments

My husband has been out of town while I prepared for Hurricane Matthew here in South Florida. The shutters are up now and our lake has been drained in ... Read more
Start today and if you fail, start again tomorrow.
Saturday, September 24, 2016      4 comments

"Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. The journey of a thousand miles must begin with one step." Lao Tzu We all know the last part of this quote, but the first line is just as profound. Beg... Read more
It's friday!
Friday, September 23, 2016      5 comments

I am so happy that it's friday! I had a great week, but can't wait to spend the weekend with my family, and our dog of course! It looks like she had a ro... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I did it! Now to maintain this weight.
Thursday, September 22, 2016      46 comments

I weighed myself this morning and I have reached my goal weight. I had about 40 pounds to lose and it took me more than 7 years, but I made it! I have built muscle and look better than I did 15 years ago and am much healthier. My next goal is t... Read more
Weekends are hard
Friday, September 16, 2016      7 comments

Weekends are the hardest for me. I do not normally have snack foods in the house, but on weekends I buy treats for the kids and it is hard to stay on track. This weekend I have made a plan though. If I can stay under calorie count, plus eat onl... Read more
Health not vanity
Thursday, September 15, 2016      4 comments

"Clay is shaped into a bowl, but it is the empty space that makes it useful." Lao Tzu This is one of my favorite quotes. We are not the extra weight we carry. Don't let the weight determine your self worth. Strive for health not vanity. Have a... Read more
Walking the weight off
Wednesday, September 14, 2016      5 comments

I walked for 1 hour at 4mph today. My secret weapon is downloadable audio books. I only get to listen to my books when I workout or walk and so that motivates me. I can't wait for the cooler weather here in South Florida. It is so much easier ... Read more
New here, but on the last stretch of weight loss
Tuesday, September 13, 2016      6 comments

Hi, I'm Mel. Just passed the 40 mark and am finally finding time to look after myself. It is amazing how we forget to take care of ourselves when we have young families. It has taken me 7 years to lose the weight I needed to and I am on my fin... Read more