Quaran16: Day 2

The hardest part is that wait for breakfast. I wake up between 5:30-6 a.m. every day naturally — no alarm clock. I don’t get hungry until around 8. My stomach is angry by 9. I have to find things to do around the house to take my mind off eating. Around...

Quaran16: Day 1 Done

My first day of intermittent fasting is in the books. I woke up slightly later than usual and headed downstairs to start my day. Not starting with a cup of coffee was odd, since that’s been my daily habit for years. Instead I grabbed my big water cup and went to...

Time for an Experiment

I’m going to try a little experiment. See, eating “low carb” is easy if all you do is fill your belly with fat. But is that really a good habit to form? Nah. One of my biggest challenges is motivating myself to eat more fruits and vegetables. I am...

Cold Weather Meals

I haven’t shared my week in meal planning recently. I guess, much like my weight plateau, I haven’t been as diligent about providing updates for my 10 readers (LOL). But seriously, I appreciate the moral and spiritual support from every single one of you,...

Baking Experiment Success

The high yesterday was 70. It is FINALLY fall. I obviously went through the Starbucks drive-thru for a PSL because I’m basic. Then I researched low-carb pumpkin muffins. I landed on this recipe, which promised to be “delicious” and...

Just Say No to Food Diaries

Remember how I mentioned that sharing my past experience with food diaries and restricting calories to 1200 per day seemed yucky just committing to words? I’m through 3 days of tracking every literal calorie I intake, and I hate it. HATE IT. First, when you have...