Goodbye Stretch Marks!

So even though I’m smart enough to know there’s no quick fixes it doesn’t stop me from looking for them. One of my biggest fears in this weight loss journey is being left with loose sagging skin. So recently I’ve been doing some Google research on firming creams, lotions, gels, vitamins, fairy dust…. You know…

Love Yourself

I have been working really hard on bettering myself. It’s starting to come easier but I still have my struggles. Like when I open the bag of goldfish to give my son a snack, and it takes every bit of will power not to finish of the bag. Or when my fiancé comments EVERYDAY how…

EVERYDAY CAN BE A SUCCESS STORY

One of the things that has always kept me from succeeding in any weight loss or fitness attempt is comparing myself to others. I am a self admitted social media addict. I’ve followed hundreds of people over the years who shared their journey. 99.9% of the time it’s the same story. They are done with their journey. You see the end result. The…

Nacho Boats

I love anything that is taco inspired. And these were just mouthwatering. I’m not a huge fan of ground turkey because I don’t believed I’ve mastered the skill to make it taste good, while not getting dried out. But, it is obviously so much lower in fat so I figured I have to start playing with it…

Sweat for the Dress

This past Friday marked 10 years that me and my boyfriend have been together.As of Friday my boyfriend became my fiancé. I was definitely not expecting it. It was perfect and romantic and I couldn’t have imagined  it any other way! People don’t quite understand our relationship. Like I said, 10 years! Many women would…

Chili Cheese Taco Zucchini Boats

I have been trying to make at least one new low carb recipe a week. My motto is turning into “Make everyday feel like a cheat day!”. My thought process is basically this, if it tastes really good it won’t feel like you’re on a diet. This makes it a lot easier for me to…

My Journey, and Learning to Embrace it

Here’s what you need to know about me, what defines me. Until a few years ago if you would have asked what that was you would have given you a blank stare or given an answer that i thought just sounded good. Flash forward to October 31, 2013. That’S he day i found out i…