I’m gonna jam two recipes into one blog post, so let’s not waste any time! Background: We recently had a little family get-together, and when I asked what I could contribute, my aunt called me a “veggie guru,” and suggested I bring veggies. Count me in, I love that plan! My sister-in-law Alexis and I made two salads to contribute, and here’s the first one:
One Family Get-Together. Two Salads.August 30, 2018
It’s Been Months Since I’ve Trained in a Stairwell… and I Feel Like I’m Back at Square OneAugust 29, 2018
If I had to describe my look in that photo, I’d say I was apprehensive. And that’s because it’s been months since I’ve trained in a skyscraper stairwell – since April – and I knew this workout was going to be a challenge. And it was. Read the rest of this entry »
Meet the New Man in My Life!August 26, 2018
His name is JJ and I’m in love. I think he is too!
I adopted JJ last week. He is very friendly and affectionate, and he’s still a puppy! Read the rest of this entry »
Try Looking For Inspiration Away From The Scale!August 21, 2018
Time for a little bedtime reading.
Hey! That’s Me! In the new issue of Guide to Weight Management, on pages 16 and 17! There’s an article about me, called “Try Looking For Inspiration Away From The Scale!” Here’s what the cover looks like: Read the rest of this entry »
“I’m Huffing and Puffing and Sweating… How Long Will This Last?”August 16, 2018
Today I’m answering a reader question, and it’s about a tried-and-true piece of fitness equipment: the stepmill! Let’s see what’s on Lily’s mind.
Dusting Myself Off After a Binge-Eating EpisodeAugust 15, 2018
I’ve been having a really good August: eating healthy food, making smart choices, keeping active with my daily walks. I feel better about myself and my progress than I have for a while.
But that doesn’t mean I’m flawless. I make mistakes, and I’m okay with that too. I’m trying to be better about acknowledging my stumbles, moving on, and focusing on my strengths.
I had a binge-eating episode late one night, last week. It was Read the rest of this entry »
Conquer the Overlook 2018 (Race Recap)August 12, 2018
What?! A Race?! Less than two weeks after LASIK surgery?
Yup, it’s true. But I didn’t defy any doctors’ orders. I was told I Read the rest of this entry »
Trying New Things Week: Cheetos Everywhere!August 10, 2018
I’ve sharing new things all week long, and I’m going to finish up with some silliness. It’s my new favorite app, and it allows you to see the whole world in a new way: where everything is made of Cheetos! Read the rest of this entry »
Trying New Things Week: Funky and Fresh Farmers Market FindsAugust 9, 2018
WHOA! These are some loooooooong beans!
Guess that they’re called? Long beans! (Other acceptable answers: Chinese long beans, yardlong beans, asparagus beans and snake beans.) And they’re just one of many exciting new-to-me purchases from the farmers market. Read the rest of this entry »