The New Year is fast approaching and with it a lot of resolutions are being contemplated and possibly even drafted. As I look back over the past year I see some successes and some failures. One success is the writing of this blog (as well as a second blog Our Modus Vivendi). Another success was… Continue reading New Year, New Me
READER BEWARE: WARNING – DO NOT READ ANY FURTHER IF YOU ARE TRYING TO HAVE THE WILLPOWER OVER THE HOLIDAY SEASON TO DIET, RESTRICT YOUR INTAKE OF FOOD, AVOIDING SUGAR OR WATCHING YOU CARB INTAKE. THE ROAD I AM ABOUT TO TRAVEL IS NOT PRETTY. THE STORY I AM ABOUT TO TELL IS UGLY. Still… Continue reading Tis the Season……of FOOD.
Lately I find myself continually replaying the dieting failures I’ve had in the past and the present inside my head. My journey here has become a real struggle, not only with food and eating, but with myself rehashing my failures in my own head. Yes – I have gained back about 25 lbs now since… Continue reading Diet Failures
My Husband and I are just back from an amazing vacation that included Southern Utah, a little bit of Northern Arizona and Las Vegas (used as our start and finish point). We hiked, we ate, we tested our limits (Angels Landing in Zion was a challenge) – we thoroughly enjoyed the places we visited. Now… Continue reading Random Thoughts
I’m taking a moment here to push pause and rethink my plans on health and healthy eating. As the title of this post suggests – for every positive step I take in trying to conquer my diet demons, I’ve been taking more steps back towards unhealthy eating. Binging, sugar overload, carb loading, little exercise and… Continue reading One Step Forward – Two Steps Back
Before I get to that lovely stalk of Brussels Sprouts, I weighed myself today for the first time in a little over a month. Yes the scale actually called out to me today. It was neither a good experience or a bad experience. The numbers were just numbers and confirmed how I have felt recently… Continue reading Sheet Pan Supper
I consider eating at a family dinner table not only to be eating with close family and friends but also with my co-workers. Sure I could eat at my desk, sitting in front of my computer with my office door closed – and I have done this numerous times in the past. Or I can… Continue reading The Family Dinner Table Part II or Lunch with Co-Workers