Restlessness, routines, reflection and being reasonable

My life has settled down a little bit more. I am more fully moved in, I joined a gym I can walk to (I LOVE CHICAGO!), and I am more in control of what I'm eating again. I just feel like I need to really learn from my mistakes here. Restlessness I find myself wanting … Continue reading Restlessness, routines, reflection and being reasonable

Well that escalated quickly

So, here's my weight: I am disappointed, but also happy to have ammunition to use when people pressure me into doing things that I don't necessarily want to do like drinking, staying out super late, having a piece of pie, etc. I'm not blaming anyone, because my choices are my choices, but the next time someone … Continue reading Well that escalated quickly

175.5?! Let’s reflect on where it went sideways

You know on some level I'm vastly disappointed in myself for letting this happen, but in a purely scientific sense I'm just baffled. I know I ate A LOT but how is it that I gained 3.5 pounds in 2 days?? A pound is roughly equivalent to 3,500 calories. I don't think I ate that … Continue reading 175.5?! Let’s reflect on where it went sideways

Meal planning, because eating grilled chicken with steamed vegetables for every meal does not a happy Hillary maketh

  When I am not on summer break (I'm a public school teacher), I plan my meals for the week on Friday and go grocery shopping on Saturday morning or *early* afternoon. I absolutely hate grocery shopping in a crowded store. I get hives just thinking about it. So rolling up to Whole Foods at … Continue reading Meal planning, because eating grilled chicken with steamed vegetables for every meal does not a happy Hillary maketh

I tried another banana Pinterest recipe and here’s what happened

So many Pinterest recipes, so little time. I am a compulsive "pinner" and I will often do it to kill time when waiting for an appointment or sitting in the airport, etc.  I have tried a few recipes from Pinterest and have had mixed results. I tried peanut butter banana "overnight oats" and absolutely hated … Continue reading I tried another banana Pinterest recipe and here’s what happened