Q Rachael, on my Facebook page, isn’t sure how many calories to eat and adds, “I’m 5 foot 2 inches and 210lbs. I can’t help what I eat to be honest, and it’s hard when I’m trying to calorie count without changes my partners meals and over eating. Really don’t know what to do 😦… Continue reading Q&A Dealing with Weight Loss/Healthy Eating Obstacles
One year ago today, I started this blog. (Happy Birthday, Blog!) One of my first posts summed up my prior weight struggles: I lost 100+ pounds and gained it all back Here I am, exactly one year later and I have undone the damage that I previously did and undid and did again. So today… Continue reading I lost 100+ pounds, gained it all back, lost it again, and I will never gain it back.
One challenge many of us have is finding the time in our busy lives for home cooking. It isn’t necessarily that we don’t have the time, it’s just that we aren’t used to devoting a portion of it to cooking. When I first started making an effort to cook more often, I would tell myself … Continue reading Finding Time for Cooking
Early in 2010, a few events changed my dietary habits drastically. In 2009, I lost 66 pounds by limiting my caloric intake and exercising. But I had not paid much attention to what I was eating, only how much. I had some vague notions about keeping down the fat and I leaned toward low… Continue reading 2010 – The Year in Food Photos
As 2010 comes to an end, I find myself thinking about changes I’ve made in my life in the last two years. Lost 114 pounds, went from size 22/24 to size 10. Quit smoking cigarettes Cut way back on drinking Made exercise a priority and a habit Went back to being vegetarian Stopped eating out… Continue reading Proof Positive, People Can Change
Average calorie deficit per day for November: 632 Number of “treats” (cookies, candy, etc) eaten in break room at work: 0 Number of planned days at the gym skipped: 0 Days over RDI: 1 (Thanksgiving, +162 calories) Weight lost in November: 4 pounds Total weight lost: 114 pounds Take that Holiday Season.
Sometimes, you take your car to the dealership for an oil change, and you leave with barely a penny to your name. Times like those, this lentil soup comes in handy for a very inexpensive, protein rich meal option that works for lunch or dinner. A pot of this soup costs about three dollars. Spicy… Continue reading Easy Bargain Lentil Soup (Vegan)