Collection of Now

A Message From David Sutcliffe, Watching LP, and Getting Some Much Needed Rest

This weekend was one of those weekends that I always hope to have. We spend a lot of weekends cleaning. Lots of weekends! And it breaks my heart. I hate working all week, and then spending all my free time on the weekends working some more. This weekend I did some amazing things, and honestly […]

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Exercise + Nutrition

Fitness Friday #6 – So Very Sick :(

Helllllllooooo flu season. Listen, let’s get a petition going to have the new year start in the Summer, so that all of our weight loss resolutions are actually possible! Holy moly! Trying to stay on track while sick, is next to impossible. Remember last week when I said I was losing my drive? Compound that […]

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Self-Care

KonMari, Hygge, and the Commodification of Wellness

The Commodification of Wellness In the early aughts, there was a sharp focus shift to wellness. Things like Dr. Weil, Dr. Oz, and the Master Cleanse, became synonymous with getting healthy. Then we saw celebrity online magazines like Goop, and all natural products from celebrities like Jessica Alba started surfacing and promising no harsh chemicals, […]

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Travel

Travel on Weight Watchers – Tips from a Frequent Flier

I am traveling three weeks out of the next four. While the thought of not having to food shop for this month is a definite bonus, traveling makes it difficult to stay on track when you are trying to lose weight. >>Check out the last time I traveled and tried to stay on track<< In […]

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Exercise + Nutrition

Fitness Friday #5 – This is About the Time That I Would Bolt

You know me, I’ll never give up the opportunity for a good Gilmore Girls reference. In the Gilmore Girls episode called “Girls in Bikinis, Boys Doin’ The Twist“, which is honestly one of the worst, if not the worst episode of my beloved show, Jason talks about how he always gets to the same point […]

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Collection of Now

January Recap: The Start of Something Good

One of my favorite series to join is the What’s New With You Link Up, from See You in a Porridge, because it pushes me to look back on my month, and appreciate the little things. Here’s how January played out: Jack Turned Seven! Jack was a New Year’s baby, born at 4:02 pm on […]

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Exercise + Nutrition Recipes

Healthy Lemon Cake – Only 7 Points for the Whole Thing!

The Lemon Soaked Bread that I made last year inspired this Weight Watchers friendlier, Healthy Lemon cake. With this cake, you can eat the whole thing for only 7 Weight Watchers Smart Points, or you can have half for only 4. I recently posted a response to TBB Asks, about my love language; ‘4 point desserts’ is definitely speaking […]

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Collection of Now

TBB Asks: On Relationships – Who Do You Love?

One of my favorite blogs, The Blended Blog, is asking questions about love, and this is what I have to say about it. Who is your oldest friend/how did you meet? I have three sets of oldest friends, all from the block I grew up on. One is Eileen, she lives in Florida. One is […]

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Exercise + Nutrition

Protein Bars that Don’t Suck

I’ve been eating a lot of protein bars recently, and some are definitely better than others. I’ve put together a list for you so that you don’t have to suffer through the not great ones, and you can just get right to the good stuff! My mom used to buy protein bars when I was […]

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Exercise + Nutrition

Fitness Friday #4 – Down in a Hole

OK, so that title is a bit dramatic, but I’m a product of the 90’s and when we angst, we do it with Alice in Chains. I wrote here about why last week was such a challenge, and it made it a lot harder to stay on track. Maybe I cursed myself by saying this […]

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