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
TGIF! It’s been a long week and I’m definitely ready for the weekend. This meme pretty much sums up the week for me: First of all, I wanted to say thank you to all of the love and support we have received after my post about Kayla’s health situation. I had a long talk with… Continue reading What a difference a year makes.
Merry Christmas Eve! I don’t know about you, but over the last several days, I’ve been walking around in a food and wine coma! Lots of celebrating with friends and loved ones and it’s been a lot of fun, but I’ll be glad to get back on track after the holidays! We celebrated our Christmas… Continue reading Christmas Eve Gratitude
Hello! Long time, no write, right? December has been crazy, but I think it is for most people. Despite the busy schedule, I’ve managed to read quite a bit. One of the books that I recently finished is called Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary Program That Works by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch. Intuitive eating is… Continue reading Intuitive Eating
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
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