Month: June 2015

Recipe: Food Network Magazine’s Moroccan Burger Salad: Modified and Made for One

Reading Time: 3 minutes I love cookbooks, cooking magazines, cooking shows and I have a sad obsession with Pinterest. Last week when I was in the grocery store I found the latest copy of Food Network Magazine. It’s called The All-American Issue so naturally it is loaded with recipes for the summer, BBQs and the beloved burger. There are […]

There are insecurities and shaming at every size

Reading Time: 2 minutes The other day I posted on my Facebook page a link to a story about girls who were trying to wrap their arms around their backsides and touch their bellybuttons, it’s called the Bellybutton Challenge. They were believing that this determined they were healthy because it meant they were thin. Well, girls- in reality you’re […]

We just started this week and it already feels so long

Reading Time: 2 minutes The beginning of the week started rough. I mean, I know it’s only Tuesday, but Sunday night was a disaster. I have a few things on plate that are stressing me out. There by the normal stressors so I’m having difficulty handling them. I’m also having a hard time letting things that I can’t control […]

Saturday adventures

Reading Time: 2 minutes  As week 10 of BBG comes to a close, I have a few things to celebrate!  1. The thinning of my mid section!  2. My journey’s progress is steady and I’m feeling really good about the recent changes.   3. These baby biceps are going to start growing in a few weeks.   4. I’m finding inspiration […]

3 weeks left 

Reading Time: 2 minutes There are so many parts to this journey. In the beginning you’re making the decision to change. You’re figuring out what foods work for you and what you should eliminate. You decide how you want to workout and how often. You’re constantly evaluating as you lose weight to prevent a plateau. Sometimes you do plateau […]