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    Archive | April, 2007

    A Butter Tart by Any Other Name…

    Saturday, April 28, 2007


    is still a butter tart. Or is it? My daughter wanted me to buy butter tarts, which I just happen to love warmed in the microwave with ice cream. That’s not diet food! (like I have to tell you) By some miracle, there where two lonely butter tarts sitting in the package for 3 or [...]

    Power Up at Mealtime

    Sunday, April 22, 2007


    We are lucky to have chickens so we can get fresh eggs, often I will walk out and get a few for breakfast “hot off the press”.  If you’ve never had a fresh egg, you don’t know what you are missing! (seriously, if you live in the country, it is easy to put up a [...]

    Easter Bunny Blues

    Saturday, April 7, 2007


    Easter can be a challenge for us chocoholics, I’m sure about 5lbs of the extra that I am carrying around is all easter bunny of Easter’s past. This year I don’t feel the desire to pig out on chocolate or candy. Not that I won’t have “some”, but it won’t be a week long treat [...]

    Drinking Water to Fascilitate Weight Loss

    Monday, April 2, 2007


    During my weight loss challenge, I found that no matter how well I behaved in cutting out junk and controlling my eating habits, even if I kept up my exercise, I had problems loosing weight if I didn’t drink my water. Even one water bottle per day, mine is 3 cups, made the difference. So [...]

    It is definitely the time of year to be getting back on board with a Fit Yummy Mummy 12 Week Challenge – I am counting down the days to being 10lbs lighter and 12 weeks stronger!

    Holly gives us assignments throughout the challenge, today it is to examine perfection and the effect that it has on our results – and how it can more likely than not cause more trouble than it saves. I am looking at that today.

    How about you. Has perfection ever brought you down in your efforts to lose weight or get healthier?