I'd like to comment on a phenomenon most everyone can relate to: finally getting some time to relax in front of the tv without a toddler (or whomever) yelling at you about it...and reaching for some calorie-laden company. I had a few hours last night to do just that, and while I recognized the behavior … Continue reading What is it with the Cheap Thrills?
It's been 27 days now since I've eaten sugary treats. It hasn't been nearly as difficult as I thought it would be, and I believe that's because: a.) I've accepted what happens when I eat desserts, and b.) I'd just rather not deal with that. It's really that simple. I don't like what happens to … Continue reading 27 Days
Two nights ago I made crock pot chicken pot pie and took the suggestion of serving it over biscuits. Big mistake. Those buttery Pillsbury Grands are so unbelievable--eating them is like eating muffins or donuts. But I tempted fate and incorporated them into a recipe. After eating my one serving, I went back for another … Continue reading Bombed By Biscuit
I'd like to share a Facebook post I wrote a few days ago: "As a woman who has struggled with weight (that is to say I've always weighed more than the Hollywood Standard), I have always felt I need to apologize for what makes me less than ideal, and laugh off comments about having a … Continue reading Shame On Me No More
It has been a week since I've been staging myself into a no-sugar zone. I've started with cutting out white sugar in the form of traditional sweets, and so far, so good. I've successfully said no to cookies, muffins, and the like, and it actually hasn't been too difficult. I realize (like I never did … Continue reading No “Sweets” But…
Today is the perfect day to start blogging about my journey. I've been trying to change course for such a long time, but I started exploring a new approach after I read this Thomas Jefferson quote, twice in one day: “If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve … Continue reading Give Me Some Sugar!