Category Archives: DIet

Nail Talk

It is ridiculous how much time I waste thinking about what color I should paint my nails next. I was tempted to cut my nails off two weeks ago after one of them broke, but I decided not to because of an instagram pic that my … Continue reading

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Diet Update – Week Two: The Week of Branching Out – and Eating Out

I’m calling Week Two “the week of branching out” because, well, that’s what I did. I added various vegetables to my list of “allowed foods,” and I ate out TWICE. And I still managed to lose another 2.5 pounds! The first … Continue reading

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Diet Update – Week One in the Books

I was so happy – and surprised – when I got on the scale yesterday morning and saw that I’ve lost 3 pounds since last Monday. It is such a relief to know that my cheating episode didn’t do any lasting damage! … Continue reading

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My First Diet Cheat – I Couldn’t Help it, I was Hungry, Okay??

I did so good on my diet this week. I went to the gym every day, and I was able to stay below 1,000 calories. When I weighed myself on Thursday, I was down two pounds, which is nothing in the … Continue reading

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How to Reduce the Fat in Ground Beef – and Save Money Too!

When it comes to deciding whether or not food is still good to eat, some people live by the motto: “When in doubt, throw it out.” I am not one of those people. No, I’m more of a “smell test” type … Continue reading

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#DietStartsToday

I’ve been hashtagging #DietStartsTomorrow on my fattening food pics for so long now that it feels weird to say “diet starts today”! But it does start today. Started this morning, actually, with half a grapefruit for breakfast. Right now I’m eating tuna … Continue reading

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I’m Finally Coming Out of a Mardi Gras-induced Haze

I survived my first Mardi Gras! Now that all is said and done, I can definitely say that I’m a fan. At first I wasn’t sure how much I really liked it, because of the whole “begging” and rejection aspect of the parades, … Continue reading

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How to Make Sugar-free Powdered Sugar

I was pretty surprised when I learned that you can actually make powdered sugar! It was something that had never crossed my mind, but one day I was looking up sugar-free glaze recipes and I stumbled upon this page and it was like WHOA…MY MIND … Continue reading

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The perfect New Orleans day

Yesterday was such a great day! After I did a little work in the morning, Dave, his son, and I went to Dat Dog for lunch. It’s one of my favorite places to eat in New Orleans. They have all different types of sausages, … Continue reading

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Feeling slightly better today

Today I felt a bit better than I did yesterday, but not much. My hangover was gone, obviously, but I woke up this morning feeling like I had a cold. I took some more Alka Seltzer Cold and that seemed … Continue reading

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