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Day 21 of Disney dreaming

Three weeks sugar-free.  That is a major milestone for me.  I don’t remember ever being sugar-free for three weeks, not in my entire life.   238 more words

Planning and Organizing

Planning and organizing are, shall we say, not my forte. I get things done primarily by sheer force of will and the ability to stay maniacally focused on whatever I’m doing until it gets done. 419 more words


Bossing-Out Your Phase 2 Shopping Experience

It’s Friday, so that means shopping day!! And as you can see from the photo, I stocked up like a boss.

Picking one or two days every week to go to the grocery store to replenish your VLCD (very low calorie diet) foods is a great way to get as much variety as you’re allowed and always have the freshest food. 1,186 more words


Friday is here!

When I was working, Fridays were a lot more exciting. Now, they are just another day, since everyday is part workday part weekend for me. I try to combat this feeling by doing various things like going to see the train at Wegman’s and raiding the pantry to try something new for dinner. 290 more words


Freezer Foods

Okay – so everyone is busy, right?  School year going . . . activities. . . etc.  It is hard to keep up.  This year is crazy with busyness for us!   496 more words


Beans the Magical Vegetable

by Alison Brinker, RD, LD

Beans are a wonderful source of low fat protein, carbohydrate and fiber.  The fiber in beans can actually help slow the absorption of carbohydrate into the blood stream causing a slower rise in your blood glucose.  173 more words


Nutrition 101 for Student-Athletes

Back-to-school means long days for student-athletes — early mornings, late evenings, and lots of activity during the day.  This can present some challenges, as it relates to nutrition. 219 more words

Diet And Nutrition