January has been a cold, snowy month. Over the next couple of days, we will be experiencing dangerous temperatures, with wind chills getting as low as -55 degrees tomorrow. I get the winter blues every winter, so you can imagine my mental state right now. I’m craving warm air and sunshine so much. Every… Continue reading Deep Freeze
Hey there! How was your Thanksgiving holiday? I had a great one! I took some time off of work and we visited my dad and stepmom down in Branson, Missouri. We drank some good wine and ate a TON of good food. I also managed to get in a few walks (there are a LOT… Continue reading The next 30-day challenge
Hello, friends! How is your week going so far? It’s cold and blustery here and the S-word is in the forecast for tomorrow night and Friday morning. I just want to eat all of the food and hibernate for the next few months, but instead I’ve been dragging my ass out of bed in the… Continue reading It’s simple, right?
I made it 16 days. Sixteen days of hungry mornings. Sixteen days of feeling constantly ravenous. Sixteen days of totally ignoring my body and trying to power through what I thought could work for me if I just gave it more time. Sixteen days of feeling shaky and hangry. I followed the guidelines. My fasting… Continue reading Dear IF – FU.
Hello, everyone! I hope you had a great weekend and that your Monday has been painless so far. I had a great weekend filled with Netflix binge-watching. The hubby and I finished The Haunting of Hill House and Godless. I would highly recommend both shows! Also, I learned this weekend that a $13 glass of… Continue reading Lean & Strong Mid Phase 2 Update
Good morning! I woke up really early this morning and because it was still dark out, I thought it was still the middle of the night, but when I looked at my phone I saw that it was 6:30. Sadly, the days are getting shorter. I just wanted to check in and give an update… Continue reading Lean & Strong Phase 2, Day 5
Phase 1 of my Lean & Strong challenge went really well, so I’m ready to move on to Phase 2 of my experiment to figure out what sustainable lifestyle changes I can make to stay at a healthy weight and to be lean and strong. I know I could completely overhaul my diet and eat… Continue reading Lean & Strong Phase 2