When you’re trying to lose weight, on thing you have to wrangle control of are your cravings. The majority of the time I can keep my cravings at bay but some days, it is a battle. A BIG BATTLE. A quick tip though. If you focus on being deprived or telling yourself you absolutely can… Read More How to lose weight at any age: Get control of your cravings
Sometimes you want some comfort food BUT really want to keep an eye on your nutrition. I’ve found when I get a hankering for some good old comfort food, it’s better to go with something higher in protein. That’s where this delicious high protein Spanish Zucchini Tortilla saves the day! Below is the recipe you… Read More High Protein Spanish Zucchini Tortilla
Most of you know my story in that I was having a monthly period until I had my hysterectomy at 53. Mine was a complete hysterectomy including ovaries and cervix. And yes I have been battling weight since. But is it because of my hysterectomy or is it due to the immediate surgical menopause? Most… Read More Why do some women gain weight during menopause?
Shrimp. Never ate it in my life until this year. Can you imagine not eating something for 59 years then loving it? I love it so much that I have probably tried it at least 10 different ways so far. I’ve heard your body changes every so many years but my change has been quite… Read More Low Carb Blackened Shrimp Dinner
It never ceases to amaze me that many folks believe that having a hysterectomy will not affect the body in any way. Well let me rephrase that. That having a piece of you literally cut out won’t have any repercussions. I say bull. And I’ll tell you why. Too many years I’ve been focused on… Read More Has my hysterectomy stopped me from losing weight?
One of the hardest things to do when you’re eating clean is snacks. I think this is the number one question I get asked all the time. What snacks can I eat? You know me and my philosophy. I say nothing is off limits in moderation. Most of us if we tell ourselves we CAN’T… Read More Ultimate list of healthy on the go snacks.
With the craziness we’ve been dealing with this year, I’ve been spending a lot of time in nature hiking and kayaking. The humidity is insane in Florida right now so drinking water while being active isn’t an issue. What is an issue? Healthy snacking. I’m not sure about you but many times when it’s hot,… Read More Low Carb Homemade Trail Mix
Low Carb Ranch Dressing? Low Fat Ranch Dressing? What’s your choice today? I love ranch dressing and use it for so many things including as a dip for my veggies and on my salad. What I don’t love? Is the amount of sugar generally found in store bought ranch or any flavor dressing for that… Read More How to make your own low carb or fat free creamy ranch dressing.
It’s been several years now since my hysterectomy and I’m closer to 60 now than 50. I’m definitely still on a learning curve when it comes to my weight loss goals and journey especially since my hysterectomy. I’ve since learned that moving forward with the thought that I will easily reach AND maintain my goal… Read More 10 things I do to stay on track with my weight loss goals after 50.
Keto. The latest and greatest diet program – or is it really? Have I tried keto? Of course I have. I’m a shiny object taker when it comes to the latest and greatest ways to lose weight. Especially since my hysterectomy when my metabolism came to a screeching halt. How did it work? Well not… Read More Why I don’t do Keto anymore.