Monthly Archives: January 2013

New Year Challenge: getting healthy, seriously…

Current weight: 163/ goal weight: 130 So it has been 3 weeks since I started Weight Watchers, and I have yet to lose a lb since the first week. I’ve had some time to think about it and here are … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Banana Chocolate chip cookies!

FINALLY….a healthy cookie! Definitely trying this today

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healthy garlic mashed potatoes and honey roasted carrots

I have no problem maintaining a healthy diet…as long as I’m secluded in my apartment by myself and have no access to the outside world. Once I leave the house, all my willpower leaves with me. The other issue is … Continue reading

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the secret world of slow cooking

Before our baby was born, cooking was pretty simple. I would make Sam breakfast every morning, heat up some leftovers or make something like Top Ramen for lunch and then would make what seemed like endless amounts of pasta for … Continue reading

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How to screw up carrot cupcakes

We were lucky enough to be invited up to a cabin in Donner Lake with my dad and stepmom. I wanted to bake something to show our appreciation, like chocolate chip cookies. The only issue is that my dad is … Continue reading

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New Year Challenge: pancakes gone awry

I became a breakfast person when I became a homebody. Before, I never gave myself enough time to have breakfast before work and on the weekends, I never got up in time. By the time I got up, brunch was … Continue reading

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New Year challenge: no more cheating

Current weight: 163/ goal weight: 130 I was feeling pretty confident with myself after I lost 5 lbs in just one week. So of course, when we were visiting with family, I decided to take a break from recording every … Continue reading

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New Year Challenge/ week 1

So, I have finally completed the 1st week of my challenge! I am very proud to announce that I stuck to my Weight Watchers diet and I lost 5 lbs! One more pound and I will be out of the … Continue reading

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Choose your clothes wisely

Do you make a conscious decision on where you buy your clothes and who you buy them from based on how and/or where they are manufactured? That is always a thought in the back of my head, but I must … Continue reading

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New Year: New Me?

Alas, the new year is here. And with that, comes resolutions. I told myself I would not do it, but I just can’t help myself. Of course, the obligatory resolution is to lose weight. I have lost 20 lbs since … Continue reading

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