Warning, this post includes pictures of our car after an accident last November. If you’ve seen me in person since December of last year, you may have noticed a purple bracelet on my wrist. You may have noticed Mr W has one too. If you knew our families, you would know they have one too. … Continue reading "He was Before Me and Behind Me"
Yesterday I posted this Facebook status: ” Scripture tells me to be anxious FOR nothing…yet I get anxious ABOUT nothing. One word makes all the difference.” It received a lot of response which reminded me, I’m not the only one. Here’s a little more detail on how my mind started spinning in worry. Seems so … Continue reading "Anxious About Nothing"
This coming Sunday (August 25th) makes 9 months since our terrible awful day– the car accident. Many of you know about this, and if you don’t you can read old blogs to find out more. Here’s a quick recap: November 25 Mr W and I were hit by a truck traveling 75 mph while in … Continue reading "Excuse Me Doctor…What’s in My Head Again?"
Casseroles, Breads & Dessert….ohhhh my. I mean, that sounds like an amazing line up of food. A creamy homemade casserole, garlic bread and some cobbler? That meal would leave me officially comforted. Until it was over! Sometimes I have lunch meetings with different groups of people. Which I love. I love gathering around a table … Continue reading "How to Politely Deny Delicious Dishes"
Every Friday Mr W and I start the morning at Starbucks. I can’t tell you when it started, but far before we were married we would meet there before work. Thing is, I don’t have to tell you it can be tricky to know what to order that’s both tasty and low in sugar. Also, … Continue reading "Five Low Calorie Starbucks Orders"
Getting a quick lunch together that fits my diet preferences is not always simple. I’m sick of the same old thing. There are no leftovers from last nights dinner. That sounds too boring. The obnoxious list of complaints could go on…but I’ll spare you : ) This week I was focusing not just on dinner, … Continue reading "Fast Low Carb Lunches after Bariatric Surgery"
I get great suggestions from my followers on things to discuss, feature or create for this blog. I love it! It always excites me when I’m given a new challenge. The most recent? A list of healthy and portable low carb snacks. Portable is by far the challenging key word. You can’t always be nearby a … Continue reading "12 Heathy & Portable Low Carb Snacks – WLS Tips"
“Is it that time already?!” I wonder how many times we use that phrase. In August it’s about school. In October it’s for Halloween. November and December it’s a daily comment…to myself. I don’t have children and haven’t been in school since I graduated with my Masters…and yet I still think in terms of “Back … Continue reading "Back to School Meal Planning"
The Ask Steph Question today! Why don’t I recommend counting calories for weight loss? If you’ve ever worked with a dietitian, nutritionist, trainer, etc…you have likely been put on a calorie based diet. Or if you have been a member of WeightWatchers you learned the process of counting points. I’ve done both. Met with a … Continue reading "Why I Don’t Recommend Counting Calories to Lose Weight"
This week Mr W and myself are headed north for a long weekend at the lake with my family. Which means for meal planning sake- we had a “mini” week. In our house, we rarely ever repeat a meal. Every night is a gamble on how the meal is going to come out. Which is mostly … Continue reading "Best of Food Coach Me Week"