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Hello!  Realized I didn’t post last week – oops!  Sorry.  I am down another 3.5 pounds for a total of 24 pounds lost since I’ve started!  That’s an average of 4 pounds per week since today is me just heading into my 7th week.  I still get a little frustrated that it’s not more, but […]Continue Reading


This week seems to be the first time I’m experiencing some “temptations” – where I’ve really wanted to have a bite of something I shouldn’t – where the aroma of food has felt mesmerizing and tempting.  Through it all I have stayed strong and not cheated.  I have acknowledged the temptation. Groaned out loud about […]Continue Reading


I picked up another GF cookbook that I am super excited to start cooking from!  You can see the picture of it right here to the left.  This cookbook is written by Elana Amsterdam of Elana’s Pantry.  She uses Almond Flour almost exclusively as her gluten free flour and raves about it’s taste/texture and nutritional […]Continue Reading


Oh, how I miss cheese! Some days more than others, but overall suffice it to say – it is missed.  Today was one of those days.  I made my husband a pizza before I headed out for a girls night and when I took it out of the oven, all ooey, gooey and yummy smelling, […]Continue Reading


Be realistic with expectations for yourself.  Give yourself SMART goals: Specific Measurable Attainable Realistic Timely If you use the above guidelines for your goals – you’ll have an easier time meeting them.  I learned them during work training, but it’s applicable to all areas of your life.  I have to keep reminding myself to be […]Continue Reading


As sore as I’ve been today – they really are good.  I know that this new workout will definitely be working areas that need it and I KNOW I will see even more results because of it.  That’s exciting.  I can handle this kind of soreness with the results it will bring me.  It’s even […]Continue Reading


I knew that term before today – but my trainer is proud of me for knowing it.  Now that I’ve had 5 weeks of working out using my first plan – it’s time for me to confuse the muscles and start a new regimen.  Shannon put me through that regimen today.  My first workout program […]Continue Reading


A great day. A full day. Beyond tired. Tomorrow: hang with the nieces and nephew for a bit. New traing session with Shannon – I’m psyching my muscles up for the inevitable pain! Iron Man 2. New recipes and blog posts tomorrow.Continue Reading


TRX.  Yep – I’d never heard of it either until a few weeks ago.  My personal trainer Shannon will be instructing a new class at ClubSport starting next week.  It’ll be every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:00 – 5:30pm in The Edge section of the club. Now I have watched the video for this class […]Continue Reading


Yep.  I’ve eliminated most corn from the house already – but we’ve done occasional corn tortillas, corn chips and a few other things with corn.  I remember when I was young how much my stomach did not like corn on the cob and such – but until now I’ve never realized how much corn and […]Continue Reading