Fri-Yay - Blog Day! I started a "diet" program called Optavia - which for me is not optimal nor viable. I should've known it was a fad diet. The program consists of 5 fuelings a day. The fuelings come in packets. Nothing is fresh. It's not a meal. *I was out of town when my … Continue reading Diet Review – Back to the Drawing Board
What?! Is A Fatty Liver?
I can't not ignore this anymore. The time for excuses is gone. I have got to eat healthy... and there are so many ways to eat healthy. It is so hard to decide what to choose to eat. But for me. I absolutely cannot do gluten or dairy anymore. I basically have to stick to … Continue reading What?! Is A Fatty Liver?
Boo to Candy
...Not boo to candy because I don't like candy. I love candy! I love gummy candy, Reeses anything and a good tootsie roll lollipop. Candy is my downfall. Sugar is my addiction. And when a person is on the fast track to diabetes and addicted to sugar....it is so hard to avoid it. Then Halloween … Continue reading Boo to Candy
Writing the 2nd Chapter or 6 Months to Lose 60 Pounds
Monday motivation time!! I don't know if very many people know but after going almost 10 years to the same gym, I quit my membership there. I also stopped working with a fitness trainer. It took a lot of reflection and it was hard to do... but after what we've been through this year so … Continue reading Writing the 2nd Chapter or 6 Months to Lose 60 Pounds
Struggling With Self-Blame
Well the day started out pretty good... I stopped eating around 7:30 pm the night before and Friday morning, by 7:30 am, I was starving. I felt my blood sugars slipping low... so I came out and made another frozen fruit blend of peaches, mangoes, strawberries and bananas smoothie - with almond milk, veganMax protein … Continue reading Struggling With Self-Blame
Back to the Beginning
I'm going to be honest. I am back up to 255lbs. Yep... 8 years ago, I started my weight loss journey, weighing in at 305 lbs, lost to 188 pounds, hit a plateau and for the past three years it has steadily been creeping back up. Even with all the working out I do - … Continue reading Back to the Beginning
Dtox Journey – Day 2 – Meal Planning and Grocery Shopping
I hate meal planning. I detest it. I abhor it....but, it is necessary, if I am going to be successful. I think what makes meal planning so hard nowadays is that I am not cooking for a family of 5, or even two or three. Nope, it's down to pretty much, just cooking for myself. … Continue reading Dtox Journey – Day 2 – Meal Planning and Grocery Shopping
Dtox and Clean Eating – Day 1 – I Cleaned the Fridge..
I am back on the Dtox... (A nutritional supplemental program that Lifetime Fitness sells). https://dtox.lifetime-weightloss Basically, during the Dtox (about 4 weeks) - I avoid gluten, cow dairy, eggs, caffeine, peanut butter, sugar, alcohol, and starchy foods. I do one smoothie a day with their Lifetime Dtox protein mix. There is a fiber blend - … Continue reading Dtox and Clean Eating – Day 1 – I Cleaned the Fridge..
Where Did Monday Go? (5 Ways to Boost My Energy)
Seriously, where did Monday go? I think I napped half of it away. And Tuesday is already halfway over and I haven't taken a nap yet, but I really want to... I am trying to get in 5,000 steps today though and I'm only at 3,000. (I need my Limu BluFrog2 Energy drink - https://positivelydebbie.thelimucompany.com) … Continue reading Where Did Monday Go? (5 Ways to Boost My Energy)
What Have I Done?
I signed up with Run The Year - Run the Edge 2018 - runtheedge.com/run-the-year-2018/ Yep.... 2018 miles in the year 2018... will I get that many miles? ... I don't know.. my goal is to shoot for at least 1200 miles. That is 100 miles a month. Today, on New Years Day, I knocked out … Continue reading What Have I Done?