Category Archives: Dieting

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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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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Going to my first Mardi Gras parade!

I only have time for a quick post tonight (why the hell did I commit to a post a day?!). I had a semi-productive day today. I worked really hard until 2, then I met my friend at the mall … Continue reading

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It was So Much Easier when I Lived Alone!

I swear, it is so much harder to lose weight when you live with someone! The last time I was on a major diet I lived alone. It was pretty easy for me to avoid temptation – I didn’t buy any food … Continue reading

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My Day in Pictures

I wanted to eat this: Instead I ate this: Earlier I did this: And now I’m doing this: Today was not a great day. I was in a funky mood. But it’s ending on a high note now that my … Continue reading

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