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I can’t I can’t I can’t…

I hear the words I can’t a lot in my line of work..I can’t stop smoking, I can’t eat better, I can’t afford to buy veggies, I can’t I can’t I can’t….I agree life is tough, things happen that gets in our way and puts stumbling blocks in our path that may make one goal… Continue reading I can’t I can’t I can’t…

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Sore legs…

This past week I tried zumba–I don’t know if this was the normal zumba class–last time I went to zumba (5+ years ago) it was boring and I couldn’t keep up bc the moves were really complicated (I actually bumped into someone) but this class was so much fun and high energy and I loved… Continue reading Sore legs…

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Shrimp, mango and avocado spring rolls!

Recently we ventured out and made a new recipe of spring rolls with ingredients you see above –The rolls had grilled shrimp, mango, cucumber, cilantro, cabbage all rolled in rice paper–they were absolutely delicious. We have made these twice and enjoyed them so much each time. It takes a little bit of skill to eat… Continue reading Shrimp, mango and avocado spring rolls!

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Why are you changing how you eat? Are you trying to lose weight? Fit into those shorts or jeans? Meet some expectation that society says you must meet? Or are  you making these choices to be healthy–to be a better healthier you? I urge you to take a moment to really think about this–you should… Continue reading Why?

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Media hype

There is a lot of hype in the media right now about new skinny pills and new diets that are “guaranteed” to make you skinny! Well don’t believe anything you read. Sorry to burst your bubble. The only one that can make you “skinny” is you. I even hate that word “skinny”–I want you to… Continue reading Media hype


What’s for dinner?

  What’s for dinner? Last night we made a yummy well balanced meal that anyone can easily make at home. You need: 4oz sirloin steak-about 300 calories swiss chard-bought in a bundle at the store–this cooks up to about 1-2 cups, per cup is only 7 calories! mushrooms-16 calories per cup zucchini-33 calories per medium… Continue reading What’s for dinner?

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Calorie counting works!

So I told you all last week that I had gained 5lbs over the last few weeks-this week I have been counting my calories and I have an update for you. Start weight: 131lbs Today’s weight: 129.4lbs Lowest weight this week: 128.6lbs Calories daily: range of 1600ish Exercise: walking dog briskly 30 min 3 nights… Continue reading Calorie counting works!