Weekly Weigh-In Week 10

Weekly Weigh-In

This week was B.A.D and yet at the same time, it wasn't all that bad!  I was really overwhelmed this week and essentially turned to food to comfort me.  I didn't go completely awol, but there were . . . Continue Reading »

Merry In Moderation

Trader Joe's Peppermint Bark Cookies

Some years I'm at a total loss for how to approach the holidays.  On one end of the spectrum I could just indulge for 4 weeks and pick up where I left off come January.  On the other end of the . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Weigh-In Week 9

Weekly Weigh-In

This week was crazy, but I tried my hardest to do what I could considering our situation.  Even when we were in the hospital for 48 hours, and eating out most meals, I tried to make wise decisions and . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Weigh-In: Week 8

Weekly Weigh-In

Each week Weight Watchers has a different topic that we go over in our meeting.  This week our Weight Watchers leader asked us to make a Losing List.  A list of our reasons for losing weight.  Over . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Weigh-In: Week 7

Weekly Weigh-In

Well... I'm not going to candy coat it, this week didn't end the way I had hoped it would.  Going into the week my plan was to enjoy my workouts, track everything I ate, and to use moderation when it . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Weigh-In: Week 6

Weekly Weigh-In

Weight loss is such a funny process sometimes.  It make no sense at all and yet it makes perfect sense.  Weight loss is simply calories in vs calories out and yet there are a gazillion ways to go . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Weigh-In: Week 5

Weekly Weigh-In

After gaining weight during week 4, I took a good hard look at my habits.  While I love the Weight Watchers Simply Filling program, the reality was that my portion sizes were just too big.  Eating in . . . Continue Reading »

What I Ate Wednesday: Dinners


After a month of trying different things on Weight Watchers I decided to start counting Points for everything I ate, while also focusing on eating foods from the Simply Filling list. Measuring and . . . Continue Reading »

Weight Loss Check-In: Month One

Body After Baby 1

One month ago I began my journey to lose weight and started to refocus on my long term goals.  My goals this past month were to adjust slowly to my new plan and to modify my approach each week until I . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Weigh-In: Week 4

Weekly Weigh-In

These are the hardest weeks if you ask me.  The weeks when you plan out your meals, workout, feel good come weigh-in day, and yet you gain weight.  Looking back on the week I can see the areas I need . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Weigh-In: Week 3

Weekly Weigh-In

3 weeks ago when I started focusing on weight loss again I bought myself a new journal.  Though there are a gazillion iPhone apps to help track our food and exercise these days I decided to take it . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Weigh-In: Week 2

Weekly Weigh-In

After having company in town and eating out a bunch during week 1 it was really nice being able to settle into a routine during week 2.  My goals for week 2 were similar to week 1.  My goals were . . . Continue Reading »

What I Ate Wednesday


This month my goal has been to transition to a more routine schedule and a more balanced diet. Some days are better than others eating wise, but I'm starting to figure it out. Here's a look at what I . . . Continue Reading »

Weekly Weigh-In: Week 1

Weekly Weigh-In

The first week of weight loss is always an exciting week. You're motivated, have a plan, and are determined to see a big loss on the scale. I've always loved the first weigh-in and how it catapults . . . Continue Reading »

Quick and Easy Meal Ideas


Whether you're in college, a busy working professional, or a mom, finding time to make and eat healthy meals can be a challenge. As a new mom (and soon to be working mom), I've struggled to put my own . . . Continue Reading »