Sept. 11 Menu and Events (Day 15)

Today is September 11 and I want to say how thankful I am for the men and women who risk their lives everyday for us. You are welcome to my bacon any time. And no, that's not some weird innuendo. Mostly. I finished the first book I'm ghost writing … [Read more...]

Sept. 10 Menu and Events (Day 15)

Weigh in Day! Usually I weigh in officially, but because of Labor Day last Monday, it has been two weeks since I've attended a TOPS meeting. … [Read more...]

Sept. 9 Menu and Events (Day 14)

Tomorrow I get to weigh-in and I'm so thrilled! … [Read more...]

Sept. 8 Menu and Events (Day 13)

This will be a shorter entry today because I've been working all day. Did you notice I made the Recipes easier to navigate? If not, please check it out! 400 Recipes … [Read more...]

Sept. 7 Menu and Events (Day 12)

Happy Day! I'm on Day 12 already! That's like 10% through our Mid-Year Resolution Challenge! Woo, girl (or boy). I hope you're giving it a go with us to see how much you can safely and sanely lose by December 31. Don't forget to enter here for … [Read more...]

Sept. 6 Menu and Events (Day 11)

Today my oldest son turns 20 years old, so I'm including a picture of him in his Birthday Suit. … [Read more...]

Sept. 5 Menu and Events (Day 10)

Er ners! I can feel the ticklings of the back of my throat telling me that I have a cold coming on. This means two things: 1. copious amounts (within reason, naturally) of zinc, Cd and D3; and 2. Recipes may slow a little bit so that I can … [Read more...]

Sept. 4 Menu and Events (Day 9)

I slept in today. Boy was I tired! A few quick notes before I go all forgetty: I figured out I CAN darken link text (herpaderp), so I ran through the recipe indexes on the site (<-- see the green color here? A little too light for many) and … [Read more...]

Sept. 3 Menu and Events (Day 8)

I am down 10 pounds since I started a week ago! I love my food. It hasn't always been easy, but you can track how I've been doing day-by-day under the tab Mid-Year Resolution up top! [link] I am making great changes to my diet, and still have … [Read more...]

Sept. 2 Menu and Events (Day 7)

Happy Labor Day! I hope you guys will stay strong on this holiday and remember there are so many decadent options available to you that keep you on plan and fill you up, too! Need some ideas? Check out these Labor Day menu ideas I put together! … [Read more...]

Sept. 1 Menu and Events (Day 6)

Yay, Saturday! I am tired so this will be shortish. I did some incredible baking today and had so much fun, but the main part of what we did was move bricks and sell them on craigslist. Those are just a few of the bricks. There were more. They all … [Read more...]

Aug. 31 Menu and Events (Day 5)

Happy Finally Friday (Well, now it's Saturday, but I write these the day before to reflect what I ate)! It's the first Friday of our Mid-Year Resolution challenge and I'm in it to win it. I am sitting here eating some tuna fish salad and thinking … [Read more...]

Aug. 30 Menu and Events (Day 4)

It's almost Labor Day weekend! I hope you're planning some terrific things to eat this weekend to keep you on plan. Typically the meats aren't the issue; it's the parade of starchy and sweet dishes that you really have to beware of. Planning ahead … [Read more...]

Aug. 29 Menu and Events (Day 3)

If you'd like me to post how to make the zucchini spaghetti and meat sauce, please let me know. It is so easy and really delicious. I just don't know what you hotties want to see or not, so I'm open. It's Day 3! Typically Day 2 is the killer, but … [Read more...]

20 Labor Day Menu Ideas (5 net carbs or less)

Labor Day hails almost the end of the grilling party season, but it's the beginning of the rest of the year in terms of holidays. … [Read more...]