A New Starch Free Cookbook

I am not big on promoting products on my blog, but, well…I’m excited to announce that I have finally put out my first cookbook (in partnership with my Mom)!  It’s a starch-free recipe book with my most popular recipes.  It’s available in hard copy (paperback) currently, and will be available via Kindle within 24 hours. … Continue reading A New Starch Free Cookbook

Action Step #24 for 2013–Eat More Yogurt

While in Central America, I discovered that I really do feel better when I eat more yogurt.  And lately, I’ve seen some studies and articles on the benefits of eating a lot of yogurt every day in helping to cut belly fat and keeping the digestive system regulated.  Nothing fancy is needed.  Just plain old… Continue reading Action Step #24 for 2013–Eat More Yogurt

Action Step #23 for 2013–Get Back into Journaling

Anyone who has followed this blog can probably tell that I fluctuate between doing well with keeping track of things and totally losing awareness of everything.  I tend to have so many projects going on all at once that I cannot keep things in perspective after a while.  And lately I have not kept track,… Continue reading Action Step #23 for 2013–Get Back into Journaling

Action Step #22 for 2013–Make a Fitness Map Every Week

So, I’ve got my running plan basically in place, but nothing else.  So, it’s time to create fitness maps each week. Write out running goals for the week at the beginning of the week Then fill in the gaps with cross-training goals (bicycling, walking, swimming, whatever other cardio) Plan 2-3 days of weight training per… Continue reading Action Step #22 for 2013–Make a Fitness Map Every Week

Action Step 21 for 2013–Make Myself Stick to the Food Diary

  All right.  So I have one of those funky bodies that won’t let me have a day off.  Some people can eat junk for a while and it be okay, or they can skip a workout or two, and they don’t backtrack on their training.  I, however, am not one of those.  If I… Continue reading Action Step 21 for 2013–Make Myself Stick to the Food Diary

Action Step #20–Try Homemade Flavored Water

  Okay, so you’ve probably seen the recipes for flavored waters on Pinterest.  I have successfully ignored them for months now.  But recently, my workout buddy convinced me to try some.  So, here’s what I’m doing to increase my water in-take, especially during my half-marathon training and the hot months of summer in Florida! Spare… Continue reading Action Step #20–Try Homemade Flavored Water

Action Step #19–Expand My Training Types

  So, I do a lot of running and walking and a fair bit of Ultimate, hiking and weight training.  But…I need some expansion.  So now my workout buddy and I are expanding to DVD workouts.  I love dance (and so does she), so we’re going with some of those.  I know I’ve got some… Continue reading Action Step #19–Expand My Training Types