This Week February 13th

This has been a challenging week for me. If you recall I had a health scare that landed me in the emergency room twice within 6 hours or so. As a result I have not been able to work out this week like I would have otherwise. I have also felt very exhausted all week. Though, I am very proud to say that I have still stayed within my calorie budget all week long even though I have not been able to exercise since Monday. All in all I only lost 0.8 pounds this week. Though, considering what I have been through Continue reading

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My Favorite Breakfast!

I LOVE breakfast. I always have. It doesn’t matter what it is – I love eggs, sausage, hash browns, pancakes, waffles, biscuits and gravy. You name it for breakfast and chances are I LOVE it. In my not so recent history breakfast is usually where the calories began climbing. I could easily consume 700 to 1000 calories in breakfast alone. This usually came in the form of fast food on the way to work. Now, I don’t do drive thru breakfast nearly at all (and my check book balance appreciates it). Though I have my own take on one of my favorite breakfasts: the Egg McMuffin. Continue reading

Apple Crisp

As I write this Autumn is in full swing in the midwest. The colors of the leaves are changing and the pumpkins are appearing on door steps with their creative carvings. Autumn also means cooler temperatures more and more indoor activities and family gatherings. We are only about three weeks from Thanksgiving and 8 weeks or so from Christmas and New Years. It is about this time each year that the baking bug usually bites me. I made some pumpkin bread and peanut butter cookies earlier this week (definitely NOT calorie friendly). These were done for a bake sale for work, though of course there Continue reading