Category Archives: Food

Changed/unchanged

I think the harder I try, the worse off I am.  I have been taking on this effort literally minute by minute, making choices to eat, or not eat, one item at a time.  And when I look at the … Continue reading

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Day 9 is fine.

I am not sure if I am technically losing weight, but my clothes do not feel any looser.  In fact, I feel bigger than I did a week ago. But, there are victories in making better choices even if it … Continue reading

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Holding. (Day 7)

I would consider not gaining weight in the last two days a victory and because of that, I will consider losing 1 lb. a miracle.  I know that slow and steady wins the race, so I will go slow.  I will … Continue reading

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Getting fit…again

Why not try to start to lose weight during Thanksgiving week? Continue reading

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My 2016 January Whole30 Recap

I finished my 4th Whole30 on Wednesday.  (I also did a Whole30 in June ’13, July ’14, and January’ 15.) This particular span of 30 days included New Year’s Eve, the wedding of a friend, three trips for work and … Continue reading

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Whole29.6

Well, I did it.  Almost. Thirty days ago, I started the Whole30 eating plan. I cut out dairy, sugar, grains, gluten, legumes, and all processed foods from my diet.  I learned to eat whole foods – grass-fed meats, free range … Continue reading

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Paleo: Good for you or too good to be true?

So first, how do you say it? Pal-eo? Pa-leo? Pa-le-o? From ThePaleoDiet.com: The Paleo Dietis based upon eating wholesome, contemporary foods from the food groups our hunter-gatherer ancestors would have thrived on during the Paleolithic era, the time period from … Continue reading

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The end of the school year is here. Already?

It is May and the end of the school year is fast approaching.  Vader will finish 2nd grade this year and we are trying to determine whether he should move on to 3rd grade or stick around for 2nd grade … Continue reading

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If I call them fingers, they will eat them.

For the most part, my kids are fundamentally opposed to any food that is not one of the following: hot dogs apples pizza cucumbers peanut butter chicken (only chicken fingers or plain.  In fact, even grill marks will “ruin” a chicken … Continue reading

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Pinterest projects and Before and After “Blog Love”

In my fantasy life, I am able to do all of the stuff I pin on Pinterest (along with a few other things…like being able to go to the bathroom without someone standing outside the door screaming “MOMMY, I’M HUNGRY!!!!!!”) … Continue reading

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