Day 10 Cleanse- Loosing again and winning!

Hello my friends, this is a very short note to let you know I dropped .5 pounds of what I gained yesterday. I had my weigh in at my work’s biggest looser contest and was 6 pounds down from last week. It was nice seeing that low of a number on a professional scale. I…

Day 9- the dreaded back slide

So it happened I gained 1.6 pounds back. But I suspect it is a combination of too much sodium and not enough water since my intake and macros were pretty much the same. Tomorrow will be the tell. I did have the left over meatloaf with my breakfast, but that will give me the rest…

Day 8 First week done!

Hello all, Thank you for the likes and the follows!  I am  a total of 14.2 down for the cleanse and 21.4 since this summer. Also down 4.25 inches for the week! This is probably the most I have ever lost in a week’s time and I am stoked. I even ate out twice and…

Day 7 cleanse-Going out to eat

Tomorrow will be a week since I started this new adventure even though this is day 7, I started last Monday.  So far  13.6 down and 20.8 since my highest, and looks like I’m not slowing down. Today I went out and splurged and had a chicken salad sandwich, chips and salad. The first thing I…

Day 5 Cleanse

Down 10.2 pounds and 17.5 from my highest this summer! Breakfast: Tea and popcorn Lunch: I turned my Monday Kale and Quinoa dish into an even tastier soup. Actually much tastier than the original. I took two and a half cups of the leftovers and put it in a soup pot. I added leftover organic…

Day 4 Cleanse

Well today has been interesting: Super sick with sinus and respiratory infection. Had to chase the dog he got off leash and went chasing all the construction workers in the area, trying to bite their ankles off. Last walk we discovered a lame bird who scare Apollo and myself. So all in all very strange….

Day 3.5 cleanse Super Sick (What foods do I choose?)

So I woke up feeling miserable today and saw the Dr.. It is an upper respiratory and sinus infection. So what do you do when all of your go to sick foods are junk foods? Re-think and re-plan. So I am going slightly off plan with convenience foods so I can eat and go back…

Day three cleanse – Big Loss!!

For breakfast today I had the same shake, but I also scrambled two eggs with salsa and some fresh Parmesan. Lunch was the same with a cup of tomato soup and a cheat: baked Cheetos Dinner was the same: chicken and Kale with quinoa, lentils and tomatoes.  Evening snack: Apple with Almond butter and some…

Day 2 cleanse

Lost 2.5 pounds, all water I know, but still happy. I like many in my family have a big issue with salt sensitivity  and water retention.  I imagine that the first 20 will be water. I am eating the same as today except I cooked my own eggs and got a decaf latte with almond…

Day 1 30 Day pre cleanse with recipes

Hello friends, I am doing a 30 day pre cleanse leading up to the big leagues in March. I started today and will post every day that I possibly can to hold myself accountable and perhaps inspire you. Perhaps I may end up being a what not to do as well. Today I took my…

Chicken with Heirloom Tomatoes, Baby Spinach, and Lemon

Hello friends, It has been a long time, and yes I fell off of the band wagon for a while. I did however adopt a dog and have lost and kept off 12 pounds. I have been working on three writing projects, and started on the path to becoming an Integrative wellness coach. All of…