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As most of you know, the old adage, “eating for two” isn’t really what you should be doing.  In fact, if you are pregnant with a single child you only need an average of 300 more calories per day.  I learned, the hard way, with my second pregnancy that caving to every craving, and “eating for two” … [Read more…]

At the Sisterhood, we’ve been reviewing and sharing tips from Weight Watchers new book: Eat! Move! Play! Here are some quick tips: EAT! Instead of: Grabbing fast food or take-out when you’re rushed and don’t have time to cook dinner, Try: Picking up a rotisserie chicken and cooking frozen … [Read more…]

Hello there! Today is the day where we all confess our perfections and our imperfections, our victories and our slip-ups. Whatever it is, just let it all out and dust yourself off for a fresh start. WARNING!!! WARNING!!! WARNING!!! If you want to avoid hearing about my complete and total … [Read more…]

It’s summer and summer is FUN! Right? The kids are home from school and you’re probably pulling out all the stops with non-stop crafts, trips to the pool, and glorious harmony in your house . Right? Okay, let’s be serious for a minute. Summer can be hard especially if you have school age kids who … [Read more…]

Anyone else finding it difficult to keep up with the food journaling?  Anyone, anyone? Talk to me folks.  Spill the beans- what did you eat and drink today?  Healthy?  Not healthy?  A little bit?  A lot? I struggled yesterday with the journaling and even a bit today.  I have been super busy … [Read more…]

1. I did my Shred before going out of town on Friday. 2. I packed my DVD and dumbbells. 3. Unfortunately, I did not unpack them once I got to the hotel. 4. Yup. Pretty much took the weekend off. 5. I’m okay with that. 6. I have been having horrible, terrible, sciatic nerve pain in my left/hip and … [Read more…]

I’m on day 2 of religiously tracking my points and entering them into Weight Watchers online. And you wanna know what? It feels GREAT! So empowering and important. I knew that if I could get back on track, it wouldn’t be so hard. So how are you doing? Do you track points? Have you fallen off track? … [Read more…]

I recently came across this article on WebMD when searching for ideas on healthy eating in children. Since I began dieting 3 years ago, I’ve made it a point to try and instill healthy eating habits and positive feelings for food in my children. This article touches on lots of the things I try to … [Read more…]

I did not have a very good weekend food-wise. I did alright, not too bad, until oh, about lunchtime on Saturday. And then the kids went to stay with their Grandparents for the night so I started painting my office and poured myself a glass of wine, which turned into several, which led to me eating … [Read more…]

Did you know that what you eat and when you eat can affect the way you feel when you exercise? Exercising is hard enough as it is, I want to make sure I do whatever I can to make it a more enjoyable experience. If you eat too much before your workout, it can make you feel tired or actually upset … [Read more…]

Why do we over eat around the holidays? That’s simple! There’s an abundance of tasty treats and delicious dishes just hanging around begging to sampled, tasted, tested, and gobbled up. I remember when I worked in an office. Good gracious, the conference room, the break room, the kitchen, they were … [Read more…]