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weight loss

lamb kale white bean soup

Lamb, Kale and White Bean Soup

Hey Everyone! I feel like I haven't written a solid entry in a while. Life has just been too crazy to keep track of. Ever have weeks like that? S...
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Me and my Uncle Tony.  He's the other cook in the family.  I'm going to work in his restaurant some day!  And this photo is going on the wall in the kitchen.

It’s Been a Long Time Coming….

It's time for an update! Life has changed a lot since Jess and I got married and we're still in the process of making some other decisions that w...
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thinkthin, protein bars, snack, healthy, natural

Protein Bar Review: Think Thin Bars

I've discovered a great new protein bar and I knew I had to share. ThinkThin Bars.  These have officially become my "go-to" snack during my w...
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Reaching a Milestone

I've lost 50 POUNDS!! I'd say that's worth a post of it's own, right?  It seems like I've slowly been inching towards this goal, but goodgollygo...
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blueberry shake, smoothies, shakes, fruit

Smoothies and Shakes… What’s the Difference?

I've been on a smoothie rampage lately. Well, by rampage I mean that I have at least 1-2 per day... and not really for the purpose of losing ...
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about time whey, protein powder, reviews

Protein Powder Review: About Time Whey

Welcome to my first Protein Powder review!  First off, I have to give a big shout out to my good friend, Jenna from the CorgiPants blog.  She sta...
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ham, cheese, peppers, havarti, frittata, eggs

Havarti Ham and Veggie Frittata

"The secret to a great frittata is a very hot pan... because that's what makes it fluffy." - Harrison Ford as Mike Pomeroy Thank you, Morning...
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Losing Weight with Wolfram Alpha

Hey Y'all!  So you know how I've mentioned a few times that I work for this company called Wolfram|Alpha?  Yeah, well, we're awesome and so is ou...
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game on diet


Today starts a new adventure worth $200. Seriously. If Bella and I win this game against our friends Jenna and Mike, we'll win $200. So, we'r...
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I Fall Down and Get Back Up Again

I've been absent.  VERY absent. Absent from blogging, absent from tracking, absent from holding myself accountable to my goals.  I've spent th...
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peanut butter cup cheesecake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Pie

Life has been busy, to say the least.  Therefore, I have not blogged in SEVEN DAYS.  Holy freaking crap.  I feel like a bad blogger.  So, I a...
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A nice healthy glow from all the good eating and exercise!

Cinnamon Peach Pecan Zucchini Muffins

Before I dive into any recipes, I have to say thank you.  Thank you to all of you who sent me such beautiful supportive comments after my last po...
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pop chips, snacks

Weekly Weigh-In and a Popchips Giveaway! CLOSED

Minus 1 pound. Yay!  I'll totally take it.  the pattern is usually that I lose a big amount and then I gain some the following week, but not ...
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berry banana yogurt smoothie

Weekly Weigh-In and a Smoothie Recipe

After three weigh-ins of gains and not enough time spent at home cooking, I finally made up for it and lost 5.4 lbs this week! But really, it...
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fiber one 80 giveaway

Fiber One 80 Giveaway! CLOSED

My family has a history with Fiber One products.  Thanks to my brothers, Fiber One bars have been affectionately renamed "fart bars" due to t...
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Another 2.5 lbs gone!  I like this face better :)

Two Weekly Weigh-Ins and More!

I didn't have a chance to put up a weigh-in post from last week, so the above picture shows what the results were - stayed the same.  No loss...
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train car amtrak traveling

Backpacking Through the Windy City

There's something special about big cities.  It's not just the wide array of shops and restaurants along every block.  It's not just the monu...
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Woot Woot!

Weekly Weigh-In

minus 3.6 lbs!! Whoa. Wasn't expecting that! I'm sure it has more to do with my water retention being lower this week (Aunt Flo's packing up ...
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