Valentine’s Weekend.

  I hope everybody has a nice weekend.  I’m enjoying a relaxing Valentine’s weekend with my sweetheart. We’re having lunch on Saturday and going to see Avatar at Imax. I baked him red velvet cupcakes tonight with homemade buttercream frosting (trans fat free!). Sunday I’m attending brunch and looking forward to catching up with friends.    It’s Tinks’ 6 year anniversary with…

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What I eat.

I’ve blogged about how easy it was for me to lose 50 pounds and keep it off without dieting, about being comfortable in my body, and also about what I don’t eat. Now I’d like to share with you exactly what I do eat in a typical week day. These are the pics of everything I ate…

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Captain Phil.

I am saddened to hear that Captain Phil Harris (Discovery’s Deadliest Catch) of the Cornelia Maria died recently of a massive stroke.  He was fun to watch and died way too young.  I can’t say that I am surprised though.  From what I saw, he was overweight and lived a very stressful and unhealthy life; which included…

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I am a planner.

I hated that bored feeling of what am I supposed to do now and why can’t I have any fun. So you know what I do now?  I plan fun things to do and do them! Now I know some people say live in the moment, go with the flow and that’s great if that works…

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Finally breaking free.

Over my life I’ve gotten many tattoos. Most of them I’ve accepted as part of me. One though is different.  During the spring of 2008 I was taking Xanax, Cymbalta, Trazadone, and Ambien (all prescribed by the same physician) and also in the middle of what I now call my last cycle of drinking. I was spiraling out…

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