I’m very honored to join the National Weight Control Registry

Have you ever seen the words “Those that have lost the weight and kept it off…..” in articles, magazines and blogs? If you have, they are most likely referencing the National Weight Control Registry. The registry tracks over 10,000 individuals who have: Lost 30 pounds or more Kept it off for at least 1 year…

Holy (Calorie) Bomb! Chicken and Waffles

This marks the beginning of a random series (meaning I’ll post when I find them) called Holy Bomb! which will highlight times when something looks so innocent, but then you find out it totally isn’t. Let’s be real, I was never under the impression that Chicken and Waffles was healthy. It terrible for you. And…


Today may not have been a good gym day, but I’ll be back tomorrow and try again. Work around your limitations and never stop trying.

Product review: FlapJacked Mighty Muffin with Probiotics

I’m always on the hunt for especially breakfast foods on the go, since I spent a good deal of time traveling, either in hotel rooms or camping. And I love both breakfast foods and anything chocolate, so I was really excited to hear about the new FlapJacked Mighty Muffins.

Discovering Trader Joes

If you have a Trader Joe’s in your area, spend the time and give it a try. It’s worth it. 

Shopping at Whole Foods doesn’t make you skinny

The benefit of upscale grocery chains such as Whole Foods is that they have an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables, legumes, and unprocessed foods. If you stick to those while shopping at Whole Foods, you have a much better chance of reaching your weight goals. 

Lunch to go

I decided to try a new exercise class today (note to self: in the future when it’s 94 degrees out, make sure the gym has air conditioning). The class went from 11 am – 12 pm and then I knew it would take me a while to get home. This could have been hypoglycemic disaster…