Cheese Splurge

I splurged a little today diet-wise, but not too badly for a Saturday.  And I got in an hour of fast walking, so I’m pretty satisfied with my record for the day. For breakfast I had some hummus straight from the container while I waited for the rest of the family to wake up, 3 […]

Defeat of the Feet (and Knees, and Hips)

I’m disappointed to say that this is me (kind of) signing off with C25k (for now).  I may have been pushing it to try another walk/run today. I had planned to wait another day, but the pain was pretty much gone, so I decided I’d just try it today, but take it a bit easy. […]

Long Strolls and Vegetables

First day of the long weekend! Woohoo!  It was a really wonderful, laid back day. My favorite kind! Today’s food story begins like a Points Plus tragedy, but has a happy ending.  You see, I had four pieces of cheesebread left in the fridge, and my favorite way to eat cheesebread is by using it […]

  The day I Actually Ate “Breakfast Food” For Breakfast

Pineapple in juice, plain full fat Greek yogurt, and a granola bar. 11 Points Plus.   No Wii Fit this morning because I knew I’d be going out walking later in the day, but I did earn one activity point for my 30 day thigh, butt, and arm challenges.  Lunch was cottage cheese on garlic bread […]

The Day I Willingly Did Several Types of Squats

Today I am proud of myself, because today is the day that I accepted the fact that half a giant bagel is really quite enough for breakfast, and that since there’s no chance of the bagel vanishing into thin air, it truly is not a problem to put the other half away for later. Breakfast: 10 Points […]

Sticking With It

Daily Points Plus Allotment: 41 Points Plus used today: 43 Weekly points used today: 2 Activity Points earned today: 10 I’ve been waking up with protein cravings these days. I’m going to go ahead and consider that a good thing. I fed the need this morning by eating the bbq chicken wrap I’d planned to […]

Finishing the Week Big

Daily Points Plus allotment: 42 Points Plus used today: 66 Weekly points used today: 8 Activity Points used today: 16 Activity Points earned today: 4 I was really hungry today, and used a lot of Points Plus, but tomorrow is weigh in and I’m well within my points for the week. Breakfast: leftover Taco Bell, nasty […]

The Day I Stuck to My Points Plus Exactly (Though Not Ideally)

Daily Points Plus Allotment: 42  Points Plus used today: 42 Activity Points earned today: 12 Salty, creamy, protein crunch:  11 Points Plus   Sweet & creamy fiber mush: 12 Points Plus  An orange. (0 Points Plus)  More: 6 Points Plus.      Mooooar: 5 Points Plus   Sweet: 5 Points Plus  Bubbles: 0 Points Plus   It wasn’t […]

Planning Ahead for Success

Daily Points Plus allotment: 42 Points used today: 45 Weekly Points used: 3 Activity points earned: 11 I was up before the crack of dawn this morning having Breakfast: chocolate dipped coconut Luna bar: 5 Points Plus     I had plans to meet a friend at Starbucks tonight, so I scheduled my usual drink in […]