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This past I had the chance to visit a couple of places that cater to the gluten free, no sugar added lifestyle and they were great.  Just thought I’d share them with you all so you can give them a try. New Cascadia Traditionaltm The Gluten Free Artisanstm 1700 SE 6th Ave., Portland     WEBSITE […]Continue Reading


So, today I had a craving for curry I guess!  I knew I was fixing salmon for dinner, but couldn’t quite figure out what I wanted to serve with it.  Then I remembered I had some Tasty Bite Tandoori Rice in the cupboard…love this stuff.  I admit it’s a cheat/short cut, but let’s be honest […]Continue Reading


I LOVE ClubSport. Leave it to them to mix things up in my work out routine. The replaced a portion of their weight machines with Hoist fitness equipment and I gotta tell you – the ones I’ve tried so far are awesome.  The machines they’ve put in are from the ROC-IT line. Here’s what Hoist […]Continue Reading


I am on day 267 of my 365.  Hard to believe.  Am I where I wanted to be weight wise.  No.  Am I healthier – absolutely! Have I adhered to my guidelines of no sugar, gluten or cheese.  YES.  Is that a success – yes!  Have I lost weight?  YES.  Have I regained any of […]Continue Reading


Hello everyone!  Next week I’ll have a new photo shoot with wonderful photographer Lisa Teso and a weight loss update for you. Sorry it’s been awhile on photos…crazy busy.  If you haven’t checked out my photographer yet – you should – she’s amazing… sweet and uber talented!  You can check out her blog HERE!Continue Reading


Hi 365 friends! Some of you may think this is the end of my journey, but I only started on April 12th so I’ve still got a few months left to go  – leave it to me to not do it on the actual year calendar.  Tomorrow I plan on writing a long recap of […]Continue Reading


I finally got in to see a podiatrist yesterday and I definitely have plantar fasciitis – in both feet.  What’s weird – my right foot is worse with an actual spur, but my left foot hurts the most.  So, the Dr. did ultra sound on the left heel and wrapped it – it feels leagues […]Continue Reading


Found a new cracker today I really like that is high in fiber…thought I’d share the find with you: They are flavorful, gluten free, no sugar, 7 grams of fiber per serving and 5 grams of protein.  I figured I’d try a vegan cream cheese with them and the one I picked was actually quite […]Continue Reading


I kept thinking about last nights post with my list of favorite things and thinking ones I’d left out or new ones.  It’s nice thinking of my favorite things…it makes me smile.  Makes me realize how much I have to be thankful for…how much good there is…so I thought I’d do one more post on […]Continue Reading


Girls in white dresses with blue satin sashes…. Ok, so we’ve all sung that song at some time or another but it came to my mind last night as The Sound of Music was on tv.  It got me thinking about my favorite things.  Here’s a few of them – some long time favorites and […]Continue Reading