Spoke too soon…

So, just yesterday I was saying cravings were all but gone.  Today I had mental and physical temptations...but I held strong, and was very thankful that I can enjoy some fruit -- that at least took the edge off. Our sweet neighbor girl had bought a bunch of glazed donuts for her friends, who in …

Day 14…

Here's where I realize this is a marathon, not a sprint.  I'm dying to get on the scale, I'm almost rushing through meals thinking that will make the time go faster.  I feel good, I feel in control of what I'm putting in my body...now I just want to speed along the results. Normally, this …

Miracle Machine…

My knee has been so swollen it's uncomfortable to walk, sit, stand, etc.  Melanie had her ACL repaired a few years ago and still had this amazing icing machine.  It literally pumps freezing cold water around the knee.  And it doesn't quit like an ice pack will.  It's offered me so much relief already!  So …

Busy weekend…

What a great and busy weekend.  For so many reasons.  Let's start out with a few confessions first, then I'll bore you with the details. #1 Eating: still totally on plan, but bingeing like crazy none-the-less.  I'm not sure if it's my cycle, boredom (still laid up with this leg) or what, but if it …

Pain…

So this one is not about recipes or exercise or even my injury.  This one goes deeper.  I've spent the last hour doing two things.  Putting clothes away, which forced me to go through my drawers and get rid of or donate things that just don't fit anymore (or I wouldn't wear if they did) …