“Healthy” Comfort Food

Hey there! Let's just dive in! As you may know I'm originally from Texas! When you think Texas you think FOOD, good food, fried food, food guaranteed to clog your arteries LOL. I grew up eating the most wonderful BBQ, Tex Mex Mexican food, and of course the Mother of all wonders in the South,

Do You Need A “Plan”

Ok I'm not going to lie......I did NOT want to go to the gym this morning! But I went! I did a quick interval run, 15 reps for triceps, and 100 crunches on the ab ball. Interval Run: -Set Tready to manual, enter all personal info, set time for 20 minutes -warm up at a

Party Time

Did you miss me?! I missed all of you, but I took a small hiatus to celebrate my highly anticipated 29th Birthday yesterday! I will run down my day for you and include some pics, re-announce contest winners, fill you in on how to get a WHOLE NEW BODY in 4 weeks, and tell you

Tera and Paula Project

I want to start tonight by talking about the movie I watched last night, Julie and Julia. I could not stop smiling through the entire movie! And I couldn't stop thinking about all of the things I love to eat and can't, oh and how much I LOVE butter LOL. What a wonderful movie. It

I’m Back, and with Breakfast!

Happy Monday, and MLK Day! "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Hate multiplies hate, violence multiplies violence, and toughness multiplies toughness in a descending spiral of destruction....The chain reaction of evil--hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars--must be broken, or we

A Few Of My Favorite Things

Happy Friday!!! Ok so I was over at Ryan's Aunt's house and she had Oprah on. I haven't watched Oprah in forever, but I love her Favorite Things show. I want to have a Talk Show simply to do things like that! I want to be like and next on my list " A VIIIIITTTTTAAAAAA

What’s Your Flavor?

Thursday!!! All new Jersey Shore!!!! Tonight 10pm est ow ow! Fist pumping good time! So this morning I was up all nice and early in my cute new purple thermal shirt all ready for Spin, and I get to the gym and for the first time ever there were NO TICKETS! I went and peeked


Happy Monday! I was so pleased to see that phrase ALL day today. Monday doesn't have to be blah if you don't want it to be! Yea for everyone catching on!! Today was a busy day, but a fun day! My morning started by running that deadly interval at the gym with Angela....you know the

Carbs….and Jordan Knight

Good Evening! I hope all of you had an awesome Saturday. If you follow me on Twitter or you're a Fan on Facebook then you already know where I spent my Saturday afternoon! At Fit World! Today was Fit World's Grand Opening Extravaganza with special guest appearance by Jordan Knight. It was such an amazing

Protein, Ya Need It

Happy Friday! I hope everyone had a super week and that you have an awesome weekend planned. My Friday was super! I started with my weigh in for the end of Pledge 20's first week. I'm pleased to report a 4.6 pound weight loss!! YAY! I'm already prepared for next week to be lower though

Eat More Fiber

Eat more fiber. Plain and simple, and most likely something you've heard a million times. It's funny because when I was younger I remember watching my Grandfather chug Metamucil every morning. He would jokingly offer me the glass and say "want some?" and I would shake my head violently and say nuh huh. I knew

Catch Up…

Good Afternoon! It's been a while since I have posted more than once so I thought I'd pop in! I wanted to dedicate a post to all of the wonderful products in my life, and announce the long awaited Larabar WINNER!! I also wanted to remind you about Pledge 20 and to read all of

Polar F7, New Bed, Salads!

Happy Tuesday! Let's just get it out of the way......ZUMBAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA! Yes it's Tuesday and that means my day started off with Zumba at Fit World with my BERNIE!!! I also had a partner in tow, MA DUKES! I was so happy to have my Mother In Law join me for my fave work out. She

Work It

For many of you reading, tonight marks the end of a very nice Holiday vacation. For the rest of us it's another week....but on the bright side the market and the malls won't be nearly as crowded with everyone back at work :). (Sorry friends!) My weekend was really nice and fairly busy. Saturday was the best

Leftovers Are Your Friend

Let me set the scene...... It's dinner time you don't feel like cooking and you're standing in front of the fridge staring at a sea of half full Tupperware containers. (Side Note: It's my movie so the fridge is GORGEOUS!!! LOL) In a perfect world the containers would be filled with healthy left overs....so let's


Christmas has come and gone, now let's get down to business! New Year's is just around the corner and I'm willing to bet all of my Christmas gifts, which are awesome, that 99% of you are going to make a weight loss resolution. I'm here to tell you that it's not gonna work! Don't worry,

Healthy Christmas

Tonight's post is going to be all about me..... I know you're probably thinking that every post is about me, but today is actually a very special day for me. Today marks the 1 year anniversary of when I decided that enough was enough and my life was going to change. For any new readers


Last night we touched on Traditions and Presents......tonight.....COCKTAILS! Whether you are drinking them yourself or attending a party with some who will be indulging, I think the info I dug up below will be quite helpful. I found some of the OK beverages surprising. Read on and see where your Holiday drink of choice ranks.

A few of my favorite things…

Happy Sunday! So I thought it would be fun to dedicate the posts leading up to CHRISTMAS with fun holiday themes. I feel like kicking it off with traditions and PRESENTS! I think one of my favorite parts of Christmas are the traditions. It's so nice to have certain things to look forward to and


SUNDAY!!!! Ah Sunday.....it means so many different things to everyone. Relaxation, family time, worship, football, work.....whatever Sunday is for you I hope it was wonderful! My Sunday was pretty nice. I started out by scrubbing the house and downing Christmas blend coffee from Starbucks with a dash of Egg Nog flavored creamer!!! YUM-O! The hubby