Sunday, March 14, 2010

Healthy Helper

Well, I'm a week into the diet and down nine pounds - woo hoo!! Now, I know that most of this is water weight, but still, it helps to crank up the motivation.

Before I started dieting, I didn't really track calories or carbs/fats/proteins. I figures, if I didn't eat that much, or that often I was doing ok. Boy was I wrong. Some of the things I consumed, had a whole days worth of calories in the one meal - so not a good thing, but then again, I had no idea.

My healthy post this week is about a gadget, and who doesn't love a gadget? For those of you with an IPhone or an IPod, this is for you. It's a high tech food journal!!

It's called Tap&Track and I'm addicted. You can put in all your personal information, weight, height, how much weight you want to lose, how many calories/fats/carbs/proteins you want to consume in a day. Then you enter the food you eat in a day, there's a searchable database and it has a list 0f over 400 restaurants with their food info and you can customize it to add other foods.

It also has a daily exercise log, where you can enter what exercise you've done that day and it even considered ironing an exercise!

Anyway, after you input something, it tells you how many calories you have left for the day, etc. etc. A much prettier and detailed (with pictures) review is here

IMO, it's anything that helps and keeps me accountable and I'm learning a lot about smart food choices., not to mention it's kind of fun to keep track of it all in a high tech way. :)

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Just when you thought...

I had fallen off the face of the earth....I'm back. ::crickets:: Did I lose all my readers?

A lot has changed since my last post. I have a new address, a new job, a new dog and a new attitude.

One of my friends who is a personal trainer and one hot momma (Hi Kat!) posted a healthy challenge on her blog. For those of us that have blogs to post something healthy at least once a week.

I decided at the beginning of March that I was going on a diet. Even though I had already lost 178 lbs in September (tee hee) I decided that it was time for me to be happy with me and to rediscover the person I was before I gained the 178lbs 7 years ago.

My diet is not a crazy one, and it's doctor approved. And I'm not going to use this blog to tell you what I eat every bit of the day, nor complain about things. I am going to post recipies for my Lean and Green Meal that I eat for dinner, consisting of 8 oz of a lean protien, 2 cups of veggies, and a healthy fat.

Yeah, I know, it's not the most exciting, but I'm committed for 30 days, and so shall my blog.

Healthy reading.

Tuesday, December 2, 2008


This one is for Coco's favorite bunnies' mommy, Bunday Mondays make her smile!
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Monday, November 17, 2008


Coco says hi!
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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

How well do you know your spouse?

I too have seen this on various blogs of my JKnottie friends and Julie's post inspired me to try it out.

How well do you know your husband/wife?

1. They are watching TV….. What are they watching?

The Encore western channel. He's a sucker for old westerns.

2. You’re out to eat.what kind of dressing do they get on their salad?
None, he doesn't do dressings or any condiments for that matter (strange, I know)

3.What’s one food this person doesn’t like?
Any kinds of beans (unless they are red jelly beans!)

4. You go out for a drink. He/she orders…

Alcoholic: Bud-Light Non: Sierra Mist

5 Where did he/she go to high school?
Eastridge High

6.What size shoe do they wear?
10 1/2

7. If this person were to collect anything, it would be?
Hunting stuff

8.What is their favorite type of car?
1969 Chevy Nova SS

9. This person could eat __________ everyday?
Steak and Potatoes

10.Favorite cereal?
Fruity Pebbles

11. This person wouldn’t be caught dead wearing…

Definately a tie

12.Favorite sports team?
Dallas Cowboys

13.Who will he/she vote for?
At this point, I'm not sure

14.What is their sign?

15.What is something you do that he wishes you didn’t do?

16.How many states has this person lived in?

17.What is his heritage?

Russian, Irish, Cherokee Indian

18. You bake them a cake for their birthday….What kind do they want?

19.Did he/she play sports in high school?
Wrestling and football

20. This person could spend hours….
Sitting in a tree stand waiting for the monster buck

I called him and asked him if I got them write and woo hoo!! I was on the money.

Tuesday, October 28, 2008


It's way to early for this in my opinion and this was after most of it melted today. But it inspired me to make homemade potato soup. Pics in next post, I'm still cooking!
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Thursday, October 9, 2008


Coco has major ambition!
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