Category Archives: weight loss

I peed my pants

This might be TMI but I am okay with that…it might help someone else!http://lux-standart.ru As a lot of middle aged moms out there may know, any sort of jumping or running or sneezing for that matter MAY result in peeing … Continue reading

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Pretty in Pink?!?!

Move over Molly!Зимний сад на балконе If you know me well, you know HOW MUCH I heart salt! I have been known to salt every bite, salt before tasting, lick tortilla chips so the salt will stick to them…margarita, rocks, … Continue reading

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Get OFF the poor sleep/bad diet merry-go-round. The connection between sleep and dietary habits has been studied for years. Recent findings suggest that not only can poor sleep lead to bad food choices but that those bad food choices can … Continue reading

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Kids Cook| Kid Friendly Chicken Recipe Ideas

Kid Friendly Chicken Recipe Ideas (cuz this protein crazy Mom’s kids are SICK of chicken) “Ugh!! NOT chicken *again*!”  Sound familiar? If you are a mom trying to eat well and get in enough lean protein…sometimes, your family gets a … Continue reading

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Heart Attack before 40? | You can’t outrun your fork

 Heart Attack: Are you at risk? My boyfriend had a heart attack this past summer.  I wasn’t very vocal about it online. Only my family and close friends really knew that it had happened. Normally, I share pretty much every … Continue reading

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PMS making you HUNGRY? | Are you ovary-acting?

(the ADORABLE cross stitch above is available at the Etsy store of nerdylittlestitcher)       Does PMS = Hunger? I have been taking my diet/nutrition seriously at a whole new level lately and its been paying off!  I’ve been … Continue reading

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The Kitchen Nutrition Abs Workout| Fork it to me, baby!

Abs are made in the KITCHEN!! I know, I know. No one wants to hear it. We would rather do almost anything to get abs than limit the very things that are preventing us from seeing them.  However, the old … Continue reading

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Hot Sauce for a HOT body|Sirarcha Health Benefits

Hot cha cha!! Hot sauce can make you HOT?! Who KNEW that my beloved Siracha had so many health benefits!! This is music to my ears and a spicy little dance in my mouth. I put this stuff on all … Continue reading

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When Gold is NOT the standard| tips for drinking more water

How much water should you drink? Most people I talk to, say they do not drink enough. It is probably one of the easiest things you can do to improve your health and may aid in weight loss. What You … Continue reading

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94 percent of Americans eat pizza regularly, make your own| Whole Wheat Pizza Crust Recipe

1 cup whole wheat flour 1 1/4 cup rolled oats 1/4 cup cornmeal 2/3 cup skim milk 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tsp. baking powder Pizza toppings (your choice) Optional: Basil, oregano, garlic, garlic salt Preparation: 1. Spray a standard-sized … Continue reading

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How to take YOUR measurements…

When you start on the road to a healthier you, it’s best to take your measurements so that you can track your progress. Here is the recommended way to measure: Chest: Measure directly across your nipple line Upper arms: Measure … Continue reading

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Pay Attention!

Mindless eating  = eating when you’re stressed, bored, sad, or distracted. How many times have you walked into the kitchen and stared into the fridge?  I’ve done it….more times than I can count. Over the last few years, I’ve learned … Continue reading

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It’s the GREAT Pumpkin (pancakes), Charlie Brown!

credit goes to my wonderful boyfriend Rob who created this recipe and makes it for me most weekends!! It’s quick, easy, healthy AND DELISH!! Give it a try!    Pumpkin Pancakes * 1 1/2 cups Vanilla Protein powder * 1 … Continue reading

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