Posted in September 2013

The Double Chin

The Double Chin

I can remember when the first thing I would do in my pictures is notice my double chin. And I can remember thinking that was the one thing I’d like to change. (I was fine with the big hips. I was fine with the tummy. But dammit – that chin was just over the top. … Continue reading

Body Acceptance

Body Acceptance

I was thumbing through the Internets looking for inspiration and found myself getting quite annoyed. (Tumblr can be a dark lonely bad place.) I stumbled across “reasons to lose weight” and realized mine were nothing like a lot of peoples. I kept seeing things like, “to sit on a guys lap”, “to not dread showing … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Muffins – 6PP

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Muffins – 6PP

ERMAGHERD YES PLEASE. I took my blueberry muffins and made them chocolate chip. Hellz to the yes. Oh hai breakfast, you so sexy. Best part? ONE BOWL and a food processor! Ridiculously easy clean up. If you were set on Blueberry, swap the chocolate chips for 1 cup of FRESH blueberries. If you use frozen … Continue reading

Portion Control

Portion Control

As I’m sure you know by now, the thing I struggle with most is moderation – which plays HEAVILY into portion control. Quite often, my food storage/packing/portions look like this:             You know, a little muffin toppy. Cram it all in. Push and pack it down. Takes more time than … Continue reading

Reflections

Reflections

12 years later and I remember exactly where I was and exactly what I was doing. I’m sure all of us do. I was a Senior in High School and the first to find out. I was in the school office, late to class and dickign around. I remember the look of horror on our … Continue reading

iBake

iBake

I promised I’d share a couple of a good baking pics from the weekend. Here we go! My blueberry oatmeal muffins are 5PP and I will definitely be doing a recipe post for them. They are too delish not to! But there are no point values for these bad boys I like to call Pancake … Continue reading

Silence of the Hams

Silence of the Hams

Every year my brother has a big pig roast on Labor Day where all proceeds go to My House. My House is a┬ánon-profit organization that provides transitional housing and a home-like living environment for babies who are ready to leave the hospital but are homeless and have nowhere to go. The technical description of what … Continue reading

Moderation…or lack thereof.

Moderation…or lack thereof.

Moderation. I’m not a fan. I should be, but I’m not. One ounce of cheese? Why not 12? One triathlon? Why not 5? ALL. OR. NOTHING. I’ve been thinking a lot about this since a conversation I had last Thursday. Formulating my thoughts and figuring out how to word this post. I am a very … Continue reading