Meal Prepping for the Week Ahead

Last summer I got back from the beach and “pulled a Poppi.” Early in our marriage, my father-in-law would bring the same book to the family beach trip and read it. It was a diet book. He insisted that when he returned he was going to start this diet. Every...

Seeing Results

For the first time in my adult life this “lifestyle change” is easy. Hubs asked what makes it so much different this time? First, I think I am truly motivated on a core level. Second, I honestly think I found the right combination of supplements that kill...

Little Steps Mean Progress

My vitals look good. I’m down a pound (8 pounds since my “rock bottom”) since my last weigh in. I’ve been actively tracking all sorts of health metrics to make sure I’m making good choices for my body. Blood Pressure: Looking Better Ever...

My Week in Review

I am using MyFitnessPal again. The free version helps me keep track of macros (carbs, protein, fat — with a heavy focus on carbs). Remember back in my early PCOS research when I set a goal of 65g of carbs per day? So MyFitnessPal helps me keep track of that much...

The Sand Dune Beckons

I took a day “off.” I took a day to just allow whatever the fam was eating.  It didn’t go well. Father’s Day means bacon and Krispy Kreme and pizza. And by the next day I’d put on 4 pounds. 4 pounds that haven’t wanted to shake off...