Typically, I make overnight oats, but every now and then I'll make oats on the stove top or last minute in the microwave. Protein oats is a meal/snack that I can enjoy at any time of the day. For just over a month, I've been documenting my meals in my journal without calories or macronutrients. … Continue reading Recipe: Protein Oats with added fiber (psyllium free)
For what it's worth: it's never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There's no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, that are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope … Continue reading Day 238, Quote 27: “It’s never too late, or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be.”
I hate when it's quiet, but there's something about the early morning before JP gets up, as the coffee pot is going that makes me calm. Typically, when it's quiet I can hear my pulse. As a kid when I tried to explain this to my dad he didn't understand when I said I could … Continue reading Day 229, Quote 26: “Live your truth”
I did a few things today after work that I don't normally do. 1. I put on a bikini without too much thought other than will children be at the pool. I'm feeling really good about my size and after about three weeks of tracking with just my journal I'm feeling confident in my foods … Continue reading Day 227, Quote 25 “What am I really looking for?”
Raise your hand if you've ever seen a Got Milk? ad. A lot of you should be nodding or raising your hands, and if you're not - I feel really old. The Got Milk Campaign was started in 1993 for the California Milk Processor Board. The ads not only had celebrities donning milk mustaches, but … Continue reading Wellness Refocused Education: Calcium – it’s not just found in dairy
I walked away thinking that balance isn’t what we’ve grown up to believe it is. Our work lives bleed into our personal lives, and in many cases I think it’s appropriate. Trying to keep the divide will just make us frustrated and feel defeated.
Even when I'm alone, I've gotten in the habit of talking to myself out loud. I'm sure that sounds crazy, but sometimes talking about it in an open space helps me think more clearly through the steps to solve the problem.
OK, so round 2. Recipes should be played with, that's how they get better. A couple of weeks ago, I made Eggless Banana Brownies because I wanted to change it up and not make banana bread. The first round I wanted to work with a base recipe and build it up. I was focused on … Continue reading Recipe: Eggless Banana Brownies Round 2
"If you believe in something, believe it firmly." - Argo You know what's weird - photos. I have no issue with candid photos at parties, I have no issues with photos in the gym and I had no issues with my photo being taken on stage, but having JP take my photo for the workbook … Continue reading Day 218, Quote 23: “If you believe in something, believe it firmly.”
Last weekend we bought a bag of avocados and while I am all for eating half an avocado with a meal, I've also wanted to find some new recipes. I found a number that looked intriguing, but many were salads. I'm not anti-salad, I freaking love salad, but I also really love sandwiches and this … Continue reading Recipe: Grilled Chicken Wrap with Homemade Honey Mustard Sauce