Adventures in weight loss, cooking and life

Getting to goal, one choice at a time …

Christmas is coming

This year, I want to try something different: A recipe exchange of sorts. Originally, I thought about asking for cookie recipes — but I figured that was just asking for … Continue reading

November 20, 2010 · Leave a comment


This is my baby, Cocoa. You guessed it: I wasn’t sure what to take a photo of again today. Taking one photo a day for 365 days isn’t turning out … Continue reading

November 18, 2010 · Leave a comment

I won again

I can no longer say I never win anything online, because I’ve been winning quite a few online prizes lately. This time, I’m the lucky winner of a sample pack … Continue reading

November 18, 2010 · Leave a comment

Losing weight is easy …

... if you're in a coma, maybe. Most of us have to work at it — every day and every minute. It's not easy to make the right choices, to drink water instead of (diet) soda, pick the grilled chicken sandwich instead of a burger or choose to get up and get moving instead of lounging around in bed. After too many months of making the wrong choices under the guise of dabbling with paleo eating, I've re-joined Weight Watchers (online). My choices may no longer be low-carb or Whole30 or paleo, but the concept is the same: I'm still getting closer to my goal weight one choice at a time.

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Please note that I’m not a doctor, registered dietitian or fitness expert. I'm merely sharing my experiences with weight loss, cooking and life. This is what works for me. That doesn't mean it will work for you. When it comes to your health and fitness, do your research.