On giving myself a break

I’m guessing it was pretty clear from my previous posts that I needed to take a break from Weight Watchers. A break from counting points, a break from healthy eating, a break from passing over the pastry counter at the grocery store, the coffee shop—even the donut truck at the farmer’s market. The deprivation had … Continue reading On giving myself a break


What I learned on my Junk Food Fast

First of all, Happy Halloween! A couple of weeks ago, I thought it would be a “fun challenge” to see if I could do a 10-day junk food fast. People, I’ll tell you, I lasted about a week. After I got through that 7th day I wanted chocolate so badly I broke down and made … Continue reading What I learned on my Junk Food Fast


So my weight has plateaued. I’ve been playing with about three pounds lately, losing them, gaining them back, and losing them again. These three pounds started as my nemesis, but are now a comfort. I’m so used to having them around, the number on the scale rarely shocks me anymore. If it’s excessively high, then … Continue reading Self-sabotage

A Few of my Favorite Things: Pumpkin Edition

We all know how much I love fall, but this fall especially, I have been embracing pumpkin. Pumpkin candles, pumpkin spice lattes, even pumpkin body butter. So I thought I’d do a roundup of all my favorite pumpkin things. Let me know in the comments if you decide to check them out! 1. Pumpkin spice … Continue reading A Few of my Favorite Things: Pumpkin Edition

Keeping it real

Remember those goals I made for September? Lose 5 lbs, explore clean eating, go to the gym twice a week? Well I accomplished none of them. In fact, I’m back on another plateau, and I haven’t lost weight since August. I was so gung-ho then that I thought I could just keep going. But there’s … Continue reading Keeping it real

Weight Watchers-friendly Weekly Menu Plan

Recently one of my sweet friends asked me to put together a week of quick, healthy meals for her family that she could make in “less than 10 minutes” and that her three-year-old would eat. She said she could put aside Sunday afternoon for meal prep, but probably no more time than that. I’ve wanted … Continue reading Weight Watchers-friendly Weekly Menu Plan