My Favorite Meals

I’ve gotten in the swing of things and I definitely have some go-to meals for my various food moods that I thought I’d share. I’ve been posting them on my Instagram page, so if you’d like to follow along there, the link is at the bottom of the...

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...

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 Last Hurrah

I crave change. Where I am right now is not OK and I can clearly see that I need to head in a different direction. PCOS is an ugly beast. Most experts agree that it is likely linked to genetics and that it can’t be cured. The best hope for good outcomes is to...

Quaran16: What am I doing?

Days 4 and 5. The mornings are the hardest. I caught myself at least 3 times this morning trying to justify at least having a cup of coffee. How is it I am struggling and it hasn’t even been a week? Last night Hubs had his head against my stomach and heard it...

Quaran16: Day 3

Again, the hardest part is waiting for breakfast. I’ve given myself lots of things to do to pass the time until I can dive into a cuppa and food. Cleaning seems to be a great way to keep from biting the heads off of my housemates during that critical time...