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My roommates and I officially started Whole30. The idea of Whole30 is to give your body a nutritional reset. For 30 days you avoid grains, sugar, alcohol, dairy, soy, and legumes. Essentially, you eat meat and veggies with some fruit and good fat. A friend of mine introduced it to me after she did it […]

Week 2


I didn’t do as well this week, I am down .4 lbs. I guess it is better than the scale going up, but I am a little disappointed in myself. I was eating different things this week, which may account for it. I did go a little crazy on Valentine’s Day, but I was really […]

First week is done and I am down 3 lbs as of my weigh-in this morning. I don’t feel like I have lost anything, in fact for a few days I felt like I had gained weight. But I think that’s in part to some lady days (sorry for the TMI). I have been eating […]

Day 1


It is Day 1 and I am ready! Some stats to track my progress. I have never done this before (usually I do it privately to avoid public ridicule), but we’re all for trying new things. Stats: Height – 5″0′ Starting Weight – 132 lbs (BMI: 26) Goal – 115 – 120 lbs Measurements: Bust […]

Where has the time gone?! I can’t believe it is already March. I just got back from Dallas for our national summit and it went really well! Now, we are gearing up for our 500-person conference in 2 weeks. It will be the largest conference I have helped plan and run, so I’m really pumped. […]

  For a change of pace, I tried a variation on traditional pizza. This pizza is made in a large portabello mushroom cap and consists of only leeks and tomatoes. The original recipe can be found here. Dating a meat and cheese lover, we made a few variations to our pizza.     Very simple […]

If anyone says you can be in a relationship and not gain weight, please tell me how. My boyfriend and I really enjoy food, probably too much. Time to hit the gym! But that is neither here nor there. I kind of cheated… my meal wasn’t completely homemade. This past week has been crazy and […]