• Crumbl Cookies Calories, Macros, & WW points {March 20-25}
    Full list of Crumbl Cookies calories, macros, and weight watchers points all in one place. Protein, carbs, and fat included.
  • How Long It Really Takes to Lose Weight
    𝑭𝒊𝒏𝒂𝒍𝒍𝒚 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒔𝒄𝒂𝒍𝒆 𝒉𝒂𝒔 𝒎𝒐𝒗𝒆𝒅!!20 days of counting and measuring everything, and I finally saw the scale drop this morning. Almost three full weeks to lose 2 lbs. Although it’s only a two pound drop from the day I start officially “prepping”, it honestly started long before that. Back in November, my weight got to…
  • What Protein Powder I prefer (and a 1300 calorie day)
    Day 15 of my 100 day bikini prep! Follow along my meals during prep here. 1337 calories 173 g protein, 116g carbs, 29g fat Let’s talk about protein powder! Because obviously, I use it a lot! (swipe to see my stash!) I like protein powder because it’s an easy way to hit my protein goals….
  • Printable Macro Friendly Meal Plan {and my 1500 calorie day}
    I wanted to share a template I created for my macro friendly meal plan. This is typical for me for a 1500 calorie day! (print here!) I actually shared a similar printable to this a few days ago, but I think I made it better, so I wanted to share it with more details… THIS…
  • Keeping the Goal In Mind {Day 12 of Bikini Prep a 1345 calorie day}
    Good morning! Have you ever set some big goals and then resume your regular daily life forgetting all about them? This happens to me a lot. In fact, sometimes, I’ll remind myself of my goals when I wake up (it really gets me out of bed), but by 10am, I completely forget them. In weight…
  • Tracking a Weekly Calorie Deficit vs. Daily {and a 1500 calorie day}
    If you are eating in a calorie deficit to lose weight, does it matter if you are in a daily deficit, or can you track weekly calories? When I first started losing weight, I had an excel spreadsheet that would take my daily calories, add them together, and divide by 7 to give myself a…
  • Peanut Butter Protein Fluff Recipe and 1300 Calorie day
    Delicious and fluffy, this protein fluff recipe is a mainstay if you want to increase your protein, eat something filling, and feel like you’re eating dessert. Day 10 of my bikini prep 2023 is in the books! I’m feeling pretty great, my meals are still tasty, delicious, and satisfying, and I have plenty of energy….
  • Birthday Cake Protein Shake (and my high calorie day)
    Full day of Eating, Total 1776 calories, 148 g protein, 176 g carbs, and 55 g fatFor all the Bikini prep 2023 meals, click here! Once a week I take time off of the weights for a long run and I add 30-40 grams of carbs. I love those days! Check out my long run…
  • Volume Eating {and My 1426 Calorie Day}
    Even when you are in a calorie deficit, you don’t have to be hungry with volume eating. The meals I’ve been putting together to lose 10lbs for my next Bikini show have been quite filling! (follow the bikini prep 2023 here) Jump to Full Day of Eating Why practice volume eating? Someone asked me since…
  • Don’t Underestimate Those Sneaky Calories {and a 1450 calorie day}
    More journal entries from bikini prep 2023 can be seen here! Sometimes, I believe my low calorie diet isn’t working, when I’m eating the right amount of calories, but still am not losing weight. But, almost 100% of the time, it’s because I am not counting ALL of the calories that pass my lips. I…
  • I am Not a Garbage Disposal…{Diet Journal Entry and a 1500 calorie day}
    Follow my daily full day of eating entries bikini prep 2023 for the next 100 days as I get ready for another bikini show! I mentioned a few days ago I found some old entries to a journal I was keeping when I wanted to lose weight but wasn’t losing weight. With most of these…
  • Should You Subtract Exercise Calories from Total Calories (and my 1500 calorie day)
    In my ongoing plan to share all the details of this Bikini prep 2023, I’m committed to writing every day and sharing my meals! You can find the whole series at this tag, Bikiniprep2023, and scroll to the bottom of each post to see my meals from the day before. But first, I’ll do my…
  • Following a Basic Macro Plan {and a 1700 calorie day}
    Recently, a friend wanted me to help her lose weight. What I usually do with friends that I’m coaching for fun is teach them how to track their food in MyFitnessPal. Then, I let them know that I’ll be checking their food log to see how they are doing, where they can make changes, and…
  • Bikini Prep 16 Weeks Out {Week 1 Progress Diary}
    I committed to competing again this year in the Muscle Contest, Nevada State Championships with a friend. Every year I say I’m not going to do another show, but the truth is, I’d actually like to do one show a year, just to keep a goal on the horizon. And although I decided on this…
  • The Diabetes Plate Method
    The Diabetes Plate Method was created to help a person with diabetes effectively plan meals for long term health and disease management. Managing your diabetes by the plate method can support your diabetic journey for managing your blood sugar during meal time. What is the Diabetes Plate Method? The Diabetes Plate Method is a tool…
  • Full Day of Eating for Weight Loss 1500 calories and 150 g Protein
    This post is part of a series of weight loss journal posts as I keep myself accountable to a plan! FULL DAY of eating 1523 calories 149g protein, 156 g carbs, 38 g fat With Omelete for breakfast, bbq chicken salad for lunch, protein shake for a snack, and tacos and oranges for dinner. I…
  • 13 Weight Loss Tips that Work for 2023! {How to Practice Delayed Gratification
    The biggest lesson in weight loss success I’ve learned this year is to practice choosing delayed gratification (weight loss goals) over immediate rewards (impulsively indulging). Jump to Strategies Impulse control! It feels impossible when it comes to food. But, did you know you can get better at it through practice? When we are capable of…
  • Eat it Later {Book Review}
    Eat it Later is a short book, about delaying food gratification and mastering self control. It Surprisingly, it had a big impact on me! I am a skeptic when it comes to weight loss advice. I’ve read a lot of books, and have tried a lot of strategies to eat healthy food, but nothing has…