Carbs, lovely carbs….

      carbs. yummy, sugary, doughy, gluten-filled carbs. why oh why do they have to taste so darn good? and why does my body have to crave them SO BADLY??? ugh. i do so well for a week (ok, maybe three days) and then i am overcome with this crazy, overwhelming need for sugar….

“Off days” are ok…

I’ve been a bit “off” today, and my eating is totally reflecting it. my kids have been sick with a cold/virus and I’m clearly fighting it now.  I’ve been exhausted all day, and i have no energy.  And all I’ve wanted to eat is comfort foods…well, my version of comfort foods, that is. in case…

Weight…so what’s the big deal?

So, weightloss. just hearing those words makes you want to cringe, right? yeah, me too. i think there are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to weightloss. there are a million different “diets” to choose from, and no one diet works the same for every person. and yet, often times people feel totally stressed…

Food tantrums…

So i was in Walmart the other day, when suddenly I hear a toddler having a full-blown fit right there in the store.  Can i just say that I’m so glad that those days are over for me??  My youngest is 10,and has thankfully (and finally!) outgrown that phase. anyway, as i listened to the…

Change starts with me…

Change scares me. and yet, i realize that sometimes change is necessary. and when it comes to my health and the lifestyle i live, I’m the one who has a choice to make. Do i want to be healthy, or am i content to continue gaining weight and dealing with constant joint pain? Change starts…

So today I start….

I’ve spent the past two days thinking a lot about the changes that I need to make regarding my health (aka carb addiction). And to be honest, I’ve had to be very careful with my thinking because I tend to come up with plans that I’ve heard worked for other people, only to fail miserably…