1 Month Without Dieting


A funny thing happened when I stopped dieting four weeks ago. When I allowed myself to eat whatever I wanted, I actually started eating less food.  Although I knew that part of my weight loss . . . Continue Reading »

Scaleless Summer

Scaleless Summer 2013

In 2011 I had a crazy idea. Why not go scaleless for an entire summer?  Instead of being focused on the scale, I would spend 3 months focused on other indicators of my success.  I have participated in . . . Continue Reading »

CSA – Week 2

Taco Seasoned Zucchini Dinner

This week we enjoyed the second week of our Lancaster Farms summer CSA. We picked up our meat and vegetable shares and ate our way through them. This week we received and . . . Continue Reading »

What I Ate Wednesday

Dannon Pina Colada Yogurt

Some days it's hard for me to comprehend how I'll reach my goals without dieting. It's so easy for me to want to find a plan that will keep me on the small and narrow. Although I'm not following a . . . Continue Reading »

A Week Without Dieting

food journal

It's hard to put into words what my experience has been like these past 10 days.  My decision to stop dieting has been years in the making, but it took me a while to realize that it would be the . . . Continue Reading »

What I Ate Wednesday


A little over a week ago I made the decision to stop dieting.  I'll have a full update for y'all tomorrow, but I wanted to share what I ate on Monday for this WIAW.  As I'm not following a diet plan, . . . Continue Reading »

Countdown to Summer: Day 40


Day 40|100 - Countdown to Summer Aside from oversleeping my 4:30AM alarm and missing my opportunity to go to the gym before work, today was a really awesome day.  I track and measured everything . . . Continue Reading »

Countdown to Summer: Day 39


Day 39|100 - Countdown to Summer Today was a really beautiful day here in DC, rain aside. I never understood the "April showers bring May flowers" saying until I moved here, but now I get it! I . . . Continue Reading »

100 Days to Summer: Day 38

The Pour House Fish Tacos

Day 38|100 - Countdown to Summer Today was a wonderful day, but my diet stunk!! I kicked off the day with a spin class and then had eggs and coffee for breakfast. For lunch, we met up with . . . Continue Reading »

100 Days to Summer: Day 33

Cava Grill Salad

Day 33|100 - Countdown to Summer Today was definitely a "please don't do as I've done" kind of day. I didn't make myself a priority today and wasn't able to take a break to eat during the work day. . . . Continue Reading »