Checking In

So I reactivated my online food diary at My Fitness Pal {I cannot believe I remember the password! Go brain!!} and logged my food today. Go me!! Today the cabinets were cleaned out, so there was nothing to eat but real food. I also made a turkey shepherds pie, which is more than I normally … Continue reading

Change #2: Food

So here is the struggle: I adopted full-paleo at the beginning of the year by doing a Whole 30. It worked really well, I lost weight and I was feeling like a shooting star—full of life and energy. Then after it I slowly saw myself going back to sugar {of course, you tricky vixen} and … Continue reading

Pumpkin Coconut & Maple Custard

I can’t get over this recipe!! (Thank you Nom Nom Paleo, I heart you!) I love love love pumpkin and this is like heaven. Be warned, this might take you out of your baking element as there are some tricky elements to it. BUT! If you nail it, these turn into a dessert that everyone … Continue reading

Healthy Relationship with Food?

I wanted to write this post a few days ago but going back to work zaps everything–time, energy, effort, sleep… Over Christmas I went through a challenge. I was mentally prepared to eat pie and eat more sweets. I knew it was coming and yet I struggled emotionally with the choices I was making and … Continue reading

First Short Term Goal Results

On December 2st, I set forth some short term goals that I wanted to use to help me through a difficult weekend of eating, while being away from my home and therefore eating out. Here is what I set before myself: To not eat anything that is off-program. I tried for the whole week and … Continue reading

Jillian Michael’s Test

I have big “Big Loser” crush on Jillian Michaels. I think she is an amazing trainer and I like the fact that she speaks from personal experience. She wasn’t always thin. She had to get to the point she is at. Hard work. Perseverance. Dedication. Plus, she is inspirational!! So after taking this mini test on … Continue reading

Mmmmmm Peanut Butter

I bought peanut butter on Saturday. I know it’s high in fat, but when I go to have a snack, or if I am stuck at work for HOURS, I will have it with fruit (apple). And I am in LOVE. I have to measure out the peanut butter, cause I want to eat it … Continue reading