Tuesday, March 25, 2014

What time...?

of the day do you tend to overeat or have the desire to overeat?

For me lately I have been eating so well all day but once I get the children tucked into bed I go mad with my eating.
This habit is not going to lead me to further weight loss.
I am not even hungry usually it is just a WANT!!! UGHHHHHH...

Low calorie, clean snack ideas are welcome.

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Shopping in the City

For those that have read my blog for a while you will know that I live on a small island in the middle of Lake Huron which means the variety of groceries is limited to little more than the basics. 
So today I made a trip to the nearest major city, 2 hours away.

On my agenda was some fun shopping for a new bedroom comforter set, bathroom towels, shower curtain and rugs. Also my purpose was to buy some food items that I can not get here on the island.

My trip was successful! 
Here is a peak at just some of the items I bought that I can't get near home.

I also bought a variety of vegetables that I can't get at my local grocer.

I am a happy Mama!

Today's Meals
Strawberries and Skinny Chocolate
Ezekiel Bread with Turkey Breast and mustard
Pear and Almonds
Ezekiel 4:9 Golden Flax cereal with Banana, Peanut Butter and Almond Milk
and as every other Canadian I had 2 Tim Horton's coffee while travelling.

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Clean Eating Day One

I am so surprised at how much of a brain switch it is to go back to Clean Eating!
I need to reread my book 'The Eat Clean Diet Recharged!' book to get things all straight again.

Today's Meals were;
Meal #1 (9:30am)
Overnight Oats and Strawberries
Meal #2 (12 noon)
Ezekiel Bread with Natural Selections Turkey Breast, onions, lettuce and mustard & 2 pickles
Meal #3 (3pm)
Cashew Larabar and apple
Meal #4 (6 pm)
Baked Sweet Potatoe topped with cinnamon & coconut oil plus a smoothie made with ice, almond milk, cottage cheese and whey protein powder

Normally I would have a minimum of 5 meals and some days 6 meals with Clean Eating but I had a later start to the day so 4 meals today it is.

As far as weighing in goes I am going to stick to only weighing and posting on the 26th of each month. I want to rely more on my clothes and trusting the process than on a number on the scale that can be influenced by so many different things. I have been enslaved to the scale for so many years that sticking to this may be tough at times but I am going to try to make this goal.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Picking a Plan

A wise friend shared with me the other day that picking a plan is not as important as sticking with the plan that you choose is.
I TOTALLY agree!

We all choose a diet lifestyle for different reasons. We also change our mind on what diet lifestyle we will follow for many different reasons. Some may change the way they eat many times in their life depending on circumstances, health or any number of reasons.

This is where I am at right now...I have been following the Trim Healthy Mama program for the last number of months and have made progress in my weight loss. I am not completely happy with the program though so I have decided to switch back to clean eating. There are things about the program that I love also but right now I  must follow my heart with this decision.

I have always loved clean eating! 
This weekend I plan on catching up on some blogs that I use to enjoy reading and  making a menu for this coming week for the family and I to follow.

I hope to get back to blogging more consistently also...but no promises there!