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I have always struggled with eating egg whites and heard about the benefits of them vs. whole eggs. I have 9 chickens and get 7-8 fresh eggs every day. So I now have an almost limitless supply of eggs to use! I have started using 3 egg whites for breakfast instead of 2 whole eggs. I scramble the yolks for my two german shepherds to devour- they love the yolks! The difference in calories is amazing- 140 cal for 2 whole eggs vs. 48 cals for 3 whites! They don't have much flavor so I like to…Continue
I love this time of year. Living in Phoenix, most people dread May- it means summer temperatures of 110+ are iminent. I, however, think of swimming, watermelon, strawberries, honeydew, popsicles, and laying under the fan doing puzzles or watching movies in the afternoons with the kids. I love the freedom of the schedule and look forward to the fresh fruits and veggies that are so affordable at the grocery store! I am also motivated to eat healthy and work out because I know swimsuit time is…Continue
I realized this morning that I need to make healthy lifestyle changes one step at a time. Today's theme has been around the dreaded Easter candy. Yesterday I dumped all 3 kids' baskets into one tupperware and set it on top of the stove. This turned out to be a mistake- I snacked on the candy all afternoon and consumed enough calories to replace dinner. Of course when dinnertime rolled around I wasn't about to not eat dinner. End result- yesterday was not a weight loss day. Oh well, life goes…Continue
Here we are on another Monday! I am feeling refreshed and happy to be starting a new week. I stuck to healthy choices pretty much all weekend and have worked out consistently for the past week. I am noticing I don't have the emotional eating challenges quite as much when I work out. It gives me an outlet for all of that pent up stuff. Yesterday I went out for lunch so my weigh in might be higher because of the sodium in the food. I also ate a little too much at dinner. Trying to stop when…Continue
Height: 5' 4"
Start date: May 1, 2013
Start weight: 162.9 lbs
Goals: stay on plan for the month of May, drink water (aiming for about 1 gal/day), Eat lots of veggies and more fruit, MOVE my body every day!
Day 1: 5/1/13: 162.9
Week 3: 5/24/13:
Week 4: 5/31/13: