I just registered for my first post op 5k- the JINGLE BELL JOG! This awesome 5k takes place running up and down the popular Las Olas Blvd in Fort Lauderdale. Everyone who registers gets a santa suit, beard, and jingle bells to tie to their shoes. DOGS are encouraged...Read more
A fun new hashtag has erupted on Instagram- #FaceToFaceFriday. Users use this hashtag to categorize and browse through photos of before and afters of people's faces. A weight loss account started it, and I personally don't remember who, but its a pretty great idea. Today I was putting together my picture collage I would share. Truth...Read more
Today is the day I have been dreaming about- i got to work out!!!!!!! Sort of for real, too! Yesterday at my 6 weeks post op lower body skin removal appointment I got the green light to start light workouts again. Last night I kicked it off by walking about 3.5 miles at the beach with...Read more
Today I had my 6 weeks post op check up. I anticipated good news because i feel great. I am moving around so much easier, I rarely feel any pain and when I do, it is isolated to that area, not just general pain or soreness any more. The swelling has definitely decreased from two...Read more
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I am literally writing this from a hammock, on a beach. Besides the fact that a friend in Illinois just texted me a picture of the SNOW on the ground there, this is an amazing thing . to start, I bought a “hammock in a bag” like 6 months ago and have never used it....Read more
Ingredients1/2 Acorn Squash 1 cup coconut milk (canned, lite is fine for calorie counters) 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup onion, chopped 1tsp coconut oil 1/2tsp black pepper sea salt 2 tbsp pumpkin and/or sunflower seeds
MethodPreheat oven to 425. Cut squash into slices and drizzle with coconut oil. Arrange on a cookie sheet and bake for 30 minutes. About 5 minutes before the...
Ingredients1 tbsp crushed garlic 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup sliced bell peppers (any colors) 1/2 cup crumbled chorizo (i used Atlas Meat Free Deli's vegan chorizo sausage- link HERE) 1/2 cup diced tomato (i used canned, organic, no salt added, juice not drained) 1 tbsp crushed red pepper (i prefer wet over dried, but the dried flakes...
The last three nights.... I'VE SLEPT IN MY BED! yeeehawww!!! Thursday I went to my housecall down in south miami. I realized that getting in and out of the car with my stage 2 garment on is a lot more comfortable than without it. I had an hour drive without traffic, so since there was traffic I...Read more
This recipe is something I came up with while doing the 21 DAY FIX eating plan. It makes one large serving but could easily be duplicated to feed a family!Read more