Bridge over troubled water weight

Roughly 9 months ago, I was wearing a white wedding dress, and was the smallest size I had ever been in my adult life. I had worked hard to get there, eating healthy foods with no cheating whatsoever, and exercising daily. I was motivated to look my best on my wedding day. Once I set... Continue Reading →

Battling the baby bulge (excerpt)

I'm getting close to finishing my first round of edits on my WineCountryMom eBook.  It's been kind of cool to read through those old entries and see where we've traveled from - all the things I struggled through and overcame, and how much the kids have grown since then.  It's also pretty eye-opening to see... Continue Reading →

Oh, fat baby.

How did I do it before - the effortless way I lost weight before the wedding, when I actually said out loud that I needed to figure out how to stop the weight loss so that my dress didn't fall off? How arrogant of me. The official tally of weight gained since the day I... Continue Reading →

What’s in 400 calories?

This morning I packed myself a good, healthy lunch.  I made my usual two-egg breakfast, each wrapped in a corn tortilla.  I put some cherries in a container.  And for lunch I had the meat off of two chicken thighs and 1/4 of a potato.  I ate each container of food at their regularly scheduled... Continue Reading →

Weight a little bit

For the past year I've been eating Paleo - specifically no grains or dairy about 80% of the time.  And it's done wonders in getting rid of my "wheat belly" and in making me feel a lot more energized and healthy.  But it has done nothing to help me lose weight. With the wedding getting... Continue Reading →

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