Countdown to Maui – Day 35: how many calories should I eat?

The BIG question everyone seems to ask when they want to lose weight is: how many calories should I eat? And depending on who you ask, the answer will vary. Some people advise those seeking to lose weight not to … Continue reading

Countdown to Maui – Day 44: Measurements & At-home Circuit

After I published the initial post in this series last week, I thought, “Hey, just because I didn’t take measurements when I first started this journey doesn’t mean I can’t take them now.” Duh. I mean, I am trying to measure … Continue reading

Countdown to Maui – Day 50

50 days from today, I will be on a plane to Hawaii. Hallelujah! My husband and I are celebrating our 5th wedding anniversary, and going to Hawaii is a first for both of us. Excitement all around. But I’m really … Continue reading

Macros: is there a right way to break them out?

Happy Sunday, everyone! This is by far my favorite day of the week. For one, I get to spend the entire day with my husband. And two, I always make gluten-free pancakes from scratch for breakfast! Yum! Basically, I live … Continue reading

Should We Really Measure Progress in Pounds?

It’s been slow and steady so far, but the important thing is that I’m still making progress. And good progress, at that. Let me  back up and start from the very beginning. I’ve always been an active person. My childhood … Continue reading