Category Nutrition

How Doctors Tell You To Lose Weight

The other day a friend confessed to me, devastated, that he doctor told her that she should consider bariatric surgery.  OMG…are you freaking kidding.  My friend is over 5’9″ and she weighs a bit over 200 pounds.  While she is not at an ideal weight and maybe she even falls into the “obese” category (like […]

How Much Does it Cost to Fall of the “Get Healthy” Band Wagon?

For me, just over $16. I seriously considered not confessing my fall of the band wagon, but what would be the point of sharing only some of my secrets on this blog.  Why not put it all out there? At the beginning of the year, I had the best intentions.  And, I still do.  But, […]

Food I’m Saying Good-by to in 2013

I know there are plenty of critics that think going cold turkey on several things at one time is bad.  Luckily I don’t care what they think.  😉  I’m not a super fanatic about most of these things, so I’m guess (or maybe just hoping) it won’t be too bad. Soda I usually only drink soda […]

Planning Ahead

I finally got to it and did my first perimeter shopping trip Sunday evening.  I was very prepared and other than purchasing some processed food for my nephew, whose staying with me right now, I stayed true to the shopping list I created. The list consisted of a ton of fruits and vegetables, chicken, ground […]