• Crumbl Cookies Calories, Macros, and WW points (Nov 21-26)
    Updated 11/21/22 with cookie flavors of the week offered in bold Nov 14-19 (Salted caramel cheesecake, pumpkin pie, cranberry white chocolate chip ft ocean spray, maple cinnamon roll, chocolate sprinkle, and Milk Chocolate chip) All nutrition for full cookies served at Crumbl this week. 🍪 Nov 21-26 Crumbl Cookie Flavors Calories and Macros! Weight watchers…
  • When Leftovers Can Ruin Your Diet {Day 15}
    Day 15 of my weight loss journal, 1500 calories. When leftovers are ruining your diet. (See the other days in this weight loss journal here) Day 15: 114.8 I cheated on the weight check-in today. I actually weighed in at 116, but then I weighed again after my workout and going to the bathroom. I’m…
  • Shoulder, Biceps, Triceps Day {Day 14}
    Day 14 of my weight loss journal, 1500 calories. Shoulder, biceps, triceps workout. (See the other days in this weight loss journal here) Day 14: 114.6 A teeny bump up in the scale from yesterday, but again. When you weigh every day and see the fluctuations, it’s less worrisome. The best gauge of progress is…
  • Weight Loss Motivation: Believing it’s Possible {Day 13}
    Day 13 of my 10 pound weight loss journal. How Believing you can reach your weight loss goals helps you achieve them! (See the other days in this weight loss journal here) Day 13: 114.4 pounds Only 7 pounds to go! I think I’m going to cut back to 1200-1400 calories for the next two…
  • Will Cheat Meals or Free Days Ruin Weight Loss? {Day 12}
    Day 12 of my weight loss journal to lose 10lbs. With the holidays right around the corner, will cheat meals ruin weight loss goals? (See the other days in this weight loss journal here) Day 12: 114.8 lbs Ok, ok! I’m starting to be hopeful again! Down almost 3lbs in 12 days and I feel…
  • Mindful Eating and The Joy of Half a Cookie {Day 11}
    Day 11 of my weight loss journal, 1500 calories. Nothing is off limits, but you can make a better choice of whether it will fit in your calorie budget, by KNOWING how much it costs!. (See the other days in this weight loss journal here) Day 11: 115.8 lbs Ok, ok. I’m pretty happy with…
  • There’s More to Life than your Next Meal (Day 10 of 10 lb weight loss journey)
    Day 10 of my weight loss journal, 1500 calories. When it feels like it isn’t fair that you have to suffer so much just to lose 10- lbs, remember to make life more interesting than your next meal. (See the other days in this weight loss journal here) Well, not gonna lie. I was not…
  • I’m in A Calorie Deficit and Not Losing Weight! {Day 9}
    Day 9 of my weight loss journal, 1500 calories. Have you ever been frustrated because you’re in a calorie deficit, but not losing weight? That’s what today’s weigh in looks like, but here’s why I’m not worried. (See the other days in this weight loss journal here) Day 7: 117.2 Yes you read that correctly!…
  • 51 Non Food Rewards For Weight Loss {Day 8}
    Day 8 of my weight loss journal, 1500 calories. How to treat yourself with non-food rewards when you’ve been consistent with your weight loss program. (See the other days in this weight loss journal here) Day 8: 115 lbs Wahoo! To be honest, I’m shocked. When I can lose weight at 1500 calories, I know…
  • Day 7 {12 Ways for Dealing with Hunger on a Diet}
    Day 7 of my weight loss journal, 1500 calories. How I deal with hunger when I’m on a diet. (See the other days in this weight loss journal here) Day 7: 115.6 NICE! Will you look at that. I’m down by almost 2 lbs in a week! 3 weeks to go! My Meals Yesterday, I…
  • Day 6- The Workout: Strength Training Plan
    Day 6 of my weight loss journal, 1500 calories. The Exercise plan: cardio and strength training.(See the other days in this weight loss journal here). Day 6: 116 lbs I can’t believe I’m on Day 6 already! The scale was a teeny bit lower today, so I can’t complain. But my idea for losing 10lbs…
  • Day 5- No Grazing Between Meals
    Day 5 of my weight loss journal, 1500 calories. No grazing between meals. Eating at 9, noon, 3, and 5 works best for me.(See the other days in this weight loss journal here) Oh my!! AGAIN I was 116.6 lbs today. My scale wouldn’t send the data to the tracking app no matter what I…
  • Day 4- Full Day of Eating Goal: 150g Protein
    My journal for 30 days of eating 1500 calories per day with 40% protein, 30% carbs, and 30% fat. (See the other days in this weight loss journal here) Well, today my weight was exactly the same as yesterday. It doesn’t mean what I’m doing isn’t working! Daily weigh-ins actually have made me less emotional…
  • Day 3: Not Giving into Cravings {One month Diet}
    Day 3 of my One month weight loss journal to lose 10lbs!) (Get all 30 days here) It was a beautiful morning for an outdoor run! I know there won’t be many mornings left like this. In fact, I think by the end of the week, we’ll be down to under 20 degrees. But for…
  • Day 2: The Second Helping Rule {One month Weight Loss Journal}
    Day 2 of my One month weight loss journal (10lb weight loss goal!) (Get all 30 days here) Yesterday I did pretty well. Although the scale was up by 0.2lbs today, I wasn’t too concerned. Sodium from yesterday and not going to the bathroom before the weigh in could be to blame. Because at the…
  • My 1 Month Weight Loss Journal- Day 1
    Day one of my 1 month weight loss journal! Goal: lose 10 lbs (Get all 30 days here) Right now, I’m 10 pounds up from my best weight earlier this year, and my clothes are starting to get tight again. I do NOT want to go out and buy a new wardrobe, and I REALLY…
  • The Excuses That Prevented Weight Loss Success for YEARS! The Lie’s and New Strategies to Finally Change
    When I think back at how I spent 4 decades obsessed with losing weight, and never actually losing weight, it honestly makes me sad! How is it that we can want something so bad, but when faced with a choice to eat something off plan or stick to your goals, it’s so easy to choose…
  • 15 Podcasts for Bikini Competitors to Stay Motivated
    15 of my favorite podcasts to listen to while prepping for a bikini competition (2022). On my last bikini post (Bikini competition prep diet and workout plan here), I had mentioned that I get motivated to keep going by listening to bikini and bodybuilding related podcasts. So reader Brandey asked me which ones I listen…