Whole 30 Update and Food Journal

lemon chicken

Last week I promised a peek into my food journal, and you are going to get one today, but it is a bit shorter than I intended. I dutifully jotted down my food Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, but Thursday found me curled up in bed as sick as can be. This has continued on for […] Read more »

The Whole 30 {My experince so far}

it starts with food

Last month I decided to do the Whole 30. What is the Whole 30, you ask? The Whole 30 is a “short-term nutritional reset, designed to help you restore a healthy metabolism, heal your digestive tract, calm systemic inflammation and put an end to unhealthy cravings, habits, and relationships with food.” (From whole9life.com) During the […] Read more »

My sugar free journey . . . so far

My sugar free journey so far

A few weeks ago I decided to give up sugar. I took a good look at my eating habits and found that I had become addicted to sugar! It’s not that hard to do, really. Sugar is in so many food items! I found that I was eating sweet things when I felt stressed or […] Read more »

My Current Workout – Strength Training

weights

My 20 lb weights – I’m excited I can chest press these now! I told you all that I recently joined the gym but I forgot to mention that I’m spending most of my time in the weights area. *Scary* I try to go as early as possible before it fills up with big, beefy, […] Read more »

My food downfall

Do you have one item of food that causes you trouble? I do. And it’s not anything gourmet. It’s my kids’ silly z-bars. My favorite are the s’mores ones. There is nothing terrible about them. In fact, I think they are pretty good as far as pre-packaged snacks go. But if I see one, I […] Read more »

Why I joined the gym {I hate gyms}

Why I joined the gym

I finally bit the bullet and joined the local gym.   This may not seem like a big deal except that I despise gyms! So, why does someone who dislikes gyms so intensely join one? Well, here’s the rub . . . I kept trying to workout at home and found myself being thwarted over […] Read more »

Stacy’s Workout Journal Begins . . .

I’ve been a little quite on the blog lately due to spending some time figuring out my home routine and priorities. I’m so grateful to Emma for continuing to post regularly. She is a passionate little thing, yes? I couldn’t ask for a better sister. OK. So, let’s get to it. I want to post […] Read more »