I went grocery shopping a few moments ago at my favorite QFC store. I surprised myself as I reached for blueberries, apples, cottage cheese, mutton, and eggs. I even spent a few juicy moments scrutinizing the sugar content in yogurt and walked away… Say what?!?! The most surprising moment of this trip was when I […]Read More I Turned Down Ice Cream and Wine for the Very 1st Time!
Hello My Dear Darling Friends! The biggest highlight of last week was that I was Eating Clean. I started Ani Phyo’s raw food detox. I think the part that I enjoyed the most about following this plan was how organized I was. I would write down my menu and all of the ingredients the night before. […]Read More Transform Your Life Project 2.0: Week #17
I am absolutely loving the “Melt Down” phase of my clean eating program. I am also overjoyed because this is the very best I have Ever done at sticking with a meal plan without ANY deviation. I am Really doing this to the book!!! Breakfast: Banana Shake Snack: Pomegranate Blueberry Salad Lunch: Spring Sauerkraut Salad w/ Thermo […]Read More Eating Clean: Day #5
I eagerly awaited Day #4 because it was the day I transitioned phases. For the first 3 days I was in the “Shake It Up” phase which is a gentle cleanse. During this phase my meals consisted of smoothies and soups. Day #4 was the start of the exciting “Melt Down” phase and also the […]Read More Eating Clean: Day #4
I knew that a big test would be whether or not I could sustain this lifestyle during a full school day… I was tired when I woke up, but also excited about making my morning smoothie. Breakfast: Pina Colada For lunch I was supposed to make the “Pear Power Shake”, but I was […]Read More Eating Clean: Day #3
I noticed my cravings the most throughout day 2. I was craving sweet, salty, and solid food, but I stayed strong. One thing that I love about this plan is the fact that food prep and clean-up is so quick, seamless, and easy!!! I honestly could get used to the lack of cooking and brevity […]Read More Eating Clean: Day #2
Hello My Dear Darling Friends! It’s Officially Official! We have a Costco Executive Membership. I have always wanted to get a membership so that I could save money on produce, gas, spices, and things, but my other bills always took precedence. This was going to be the year that I got a membership and thankfully, […]Read More I Feel So “Grown-up” I Better Go Adult Now
It has been challenging for me to settle down long enough to accomplish things today. I have ideas and things that I would like to do before this year comes to a close. There are tasks that I have been avoiding and chores that I have been dreading. I know that when it all comes […]Read More End of the Year To-Do-List
By Day #4 it’s not so bad! My energy has picked up and this was the first time that I wasn’t itching for my caffeine “fix” to exist! I like to start my day with a green smoothie. Here’s My Simple Green Smoothie Recipe: *I use a Nutri-bullet, but any blender will work. 2 or […]Read More No Coffee? NO PROBLEM!!!
2 days ago I hit my 200-Day-Streak of logging into My Fitness Pal to track my meals and workouts. It has been the best tool for food journaling and has helped to hold me accountable and stay on track. Of course some entries were better and more detailed than others, but it was a huge […]Read More I Had a 200-Day Streak! Then broke it…