I have really been reducing carbs from fruit and grain sources lately.
It has been interesting. Over the past few weeks, I had Gluten-free noodles, Gluten free Pizza, and dried fruit on 3 seperate occassions.
I am noticing that when... Read more
Don't let the Perfect be the Enemy of the Good
I had a really great weekend. I went to the farmer's market, I cooked a lot, went to see an author speak, spent some time working on the house, and started a baby sweater, because believe it or not at 35, I am a great aunt! Yikes, that sounds ... Read more
After finishing Bob's Jumpstart to Skinny, I was feeling really good. Then I got off track. I find that worked really well with this program was prepping things ahead of time.
Life got in the way, as it does. My grandmother (at 97) passe... Read more
Fruit, Carbs, PCOS and explaining choices to others
Okay, so I try to keep this blog pretty positive and factual, but I have a little rant to let loose.
Why is it that other people always assume to know more about your eating choices than you do? From family to friends to co-workers, etc. ... Read more
Week Three of Jumpstart to skinny
I am almost done with Jumpstart to Skinny. I wanted to recap what I did, what I didn't do, and my results.
First, although Bob Harper claims that you can loose 20 lbs in 21 days, that much of a dramatic weight loss was not my goal with goi... Read more
Jumpstart days 11 and 12
Well, I did awesome on Wednesday, but yesterday I decided to have Pizza with the guys for dinner. I don't feel bad about it though - Under the "skinny rules", you are allowed one cheat meal a week. I think I stay a little more sane if I let my... Read more
Jumpstart days 9 and 10
I am about half-way through the Jumpstart program. I thought I would give an update on how I have been doing with the program as well as the pros/cons.
Exercise: Due to problems with my feet, I have not kept up with the exercise program. ... Read more
Jumpstart to Skinny 6, 7, and 8
The weekend is over, here is my update:
Saturday I went "off" of the skinny rules - I had a cheat meal, permissible under the skinny rules, but not under the Jumpstart to Skinny program. I had 2 pieces of pizza. Throughout the weekend due... Read more
Jumpstart Day 5 - Friday
Yesterday I was super busy again with errands and chores. Jacque and I have both been working long hours and are really starting to feel it as the week comes to an end. Last night and this morning both, I had protein shakes for a meal replacem... Read more
Jumpstart Day 4
Last night I prepped a few meals ahead of time, since I will be out of the house almost all day tomorrow. After cooking three meals, and cleaning up the aftermath, I just couldn't sit down and eat a meal. There is such a high quantity of food ... Read more
Jumpstart Day 3
Last night we had Turkey patties on sauteed spinach with avocado. This morning we had a smoothie with watermelon, berries, spinach, and ground flax seeds with our 1 egg 3 egg whites. Pretty good. Getting better as the week goes on.
For... Read more
Jumpstart Day 2
We were able to get in strength training last night, and had a dinner of watermelon, mixed greens and chicken.
I did not work out this morning. Hopefully I will be able to walk when I get home. Breakfast was a little better today. We had... Read more
Jumpstart to Skinny Day One
Jacque and I decided to do Bob Harper's Jumpstart to Skinny together. So far so good. I am feeling a little lightheaded this afternoon, but I am not hungry. I haven't started the electrolytes yet, because Jacque couldn't find them at GNC. I ... Read more
It's a Brand New Year
There has been a major change in our lives! While it may not seem a big deal, my husband got a promotion and is now working the same time I do right across the street from me. This means a lot of things are changing.
1. J likes to eat he... Read more
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Rule # 7: No Carbs After Lunch
Hey! I have been gone for a while. Sorry about that! It was a very busy summer and fall for me. Well I have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that in my few month hiaitus from SP, I did not gain any weight. However, I did... Read more