This week, I've been making pajama bottoms and hats to send to a friend. I'll be posting those at the end of the week. Today, after a killer spin class, I really (emphasis on REALLY) wanted a bagel. However, bagels are at least 9 points on Weight Watchers...I'm not willing to spend 9 points. So, … Continue reading Bagels
My Weight Watchers group has been doing a 15 week challenge called Make It Happen. This is not related to losing or gaining weight. It is about taking steps to a healthier life style. Each day you commit to doing the following: 20 minutes of activity Mindful eating 10 minutes of self care/time for yourself … Continue reading Weekly Weigh In
Yesterday I went on a trip to NYC! My sewing studio (The Creative Sewing Studio) hosted a bus trip to the Garment District. Myself and two friends went and had a great time. Before leaving, our instructor let us know that within a few years the Garment District will basically be no more. Rents are … Continue reading Changing Landscape
This week I am down 1.2 pounds (a big amount in my slow climb). I successfully avoided all the treats and bad food at work (it was nurses week) and I tracked everything. It showed on the scale. Unfortunately, life got in the way of working out and I pretty much fell into bed at … Continue reading Weekly Weigh In
Well, I stayed the same this week. Not surprised. Non scale victory-I tracked everything! Looking over my WW food log, I could have made better choices. I should have had more veggies, I realized I didn't have my shakeology this week (helps with my sweets craving) and my workouts were not up to par. This … Continue reading Weigh-in Day
Starting January 1st, I decided to get serious about losing the 17 pounds I sadly let creep back on after losing 50+ pounds of pregnancy weight. I'm trying not to beat myself up about it, but I'm disappointed in myself. Since January 1st, I have done a good job (I think a pretty darn good … Continue reading Food Reboot
In our neck of the woods, one way you know spring is on its way is Sullivan's opens for the season! Located in South Boston, it's yearly opening is reported on the news and is a big deal to my husband. Since we met, we have always gone to Sullivan's opening weekend for hot dogs … Continue reading Spring is on its way!
So far, my exercise plan for 2016 has been right on track. I have been doing at least two runs per week. I joined our local YMCA and have become a Monday Night Spin regular. I have been doing 21 Day Fix workouts and 90% of the time have been exceeding my daily step goal. … Continue reading Nutrition Reboot
Continuing on my quest to make many of the recipes in the Fixate CookBook, I tackled Chocolate Chip Cookies. I did not have almond flour, so I used white whole wheat flour. Changes I needed to make: ~ I had to add a small amount of almond milk as my dough was too crumbly (attributing … Continue reading Fixate Chocolate Chip Cookies
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