The Goldfish Diet

Is the size of your house making you fat?......more

My Husband and the Horible, Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Diet

We have a family wedding coming up in June, in the Bahamas...great excuse to get slim and trim right?Last year, I convinced my husband to go Paleo and join crossfit, and he only grumbled a little. So this time, he asked me to do some military diet and I obliged...why not? Boy was I wrong. WAY wrong. Its called the 3 day military diet (fat boy diet according to my Army man) and you can check it out here, . You have GOT to be kidding me!Hot dogs? Ice cream? Crackers? There is no way this crap works....more

How much sugar is in your favorite coffee drink?

Are you drinking coffee or are you drinking a huge amount of sugar?Flavored drinks sold by coffee chains like Starbucks may contain up to 25 teaspoons of sugar, according to new research conducted by a British campaign group – Action on Sugar.That’s about as much sugar as in 3 cans of Coke and more than three times the maximum adult daily intake recommended by the American Heart Association.Surprised?...more

Looking for a Fabulous Fish Recipe? This is it ~

Baked Fish Greek-Style The last time I prepared this dish was before my daughter was born ~ yikes, it's been to long!  The fresh ingredients come together to create a traditional Greek dish that so light and flavorful....more

Can Meditation & Mindfulness Help You Lose Weight?

We all want to feel and look our best, but it’s not always easy when temptation is lurking around every corner. Emotional eating is real and it’s difficult to break the patterns. While eating a balanced diet and exercising helps reduce blood pressure and weight, so can meditation....more

Lose It! #MyDayMyWay: In the Beginning I was 278 Pounds…

I had my 6 month check up on Monday, July 27 and I weighed in at a whopping 278 pounds. This is the largest I’ve ever been and I’m not going to stand for it anymore. At the end of this check up, I learned, not only do I still have high blood pressure and high cholesterol, but I also have type 2 diabetes. I’ve been teetering on the edge for quite some time but I never thought I’d fall. Well, it looks like I was wrong....more

Sometimes You Don't Know What to Feel After You Lose Weight

Why am I going from elated about my progress and proud of myself to looking in the mirror and knowing I'll never meet those goals I set for myself? Why are there days when I look at my boyfriend and think I must look really good to him, and other days when I wonder if he is only with me because meeting people is hard? Why do I let the words of my ex-husband, "Fat. Ugly. Disgusting" crawl across the face of my mirror when I am getting dressed in the morning? Aren't change and meeting goals supposed to be fun? I'm in the process of having great days and horrible days. I'm stuck in an emotional purgatory of weight loss. ...more

Keep me Accountable!

Hi All! I am currently on a mission to lose weight... the right way! I have always been slim, a skinny child, who developed into an athletic teen, who then lost the muscle and shrunk down to a skinny 20 something in college when I was too busy working and studying to work out. ...more
TheLittleDominican Hi there! Thank you so much for taking time out of your day to read my post : ...more

Loving Yourself Sexy

 Have you heard that; you get what you think about? Where you put your energy multiplies? Have you heard that what we resist persists? What about the power of emotions; “Compelling reason will never convince blinding emotion.” - Richard Bach....more