Adventures in weight loss, cooking and life

Getting to goal, one choice at a time …

Leaning toward another change

It’s no secret that I’ve been struggling with food choices all summer and into this fall. On a recent post of mine, after I lamented how it seemed impossible for … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fast Friday Five

Perhaps I should title this post, five snapshots of my life lately. Anyway, here goes: — I’m that girl. Yeah, I tried the new Burger King Satisfries. When I saw … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fabulous Friday Five

I’ve been doing a whole lot of nothing for too long now. Thank goodness that’s about to change, thanks to the kickoff of GoFitGals bootcamp next week. But this post … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · 6 Comments

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.