Month: August 2015

My Favorite Weight Loss App + Exciting News!

So, y’all know that I’ve been busting my ass to lose weight and get healthy and I don’t think I could’ve been successful without my favorite weight loss app – LoseIt! I’ve been using this app off and on for a few years and, each time, I’ve been successful at losing weight. It just sucks that […]

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Parmesan Shrimp Pasta

Parmesan Shrimp Pasta

My favorite dish at Ruby Tuesday’s is the spicy shrimp pasta but I don’t always get to eat there. So, I decided to make my own variation and it’s absolutely delicious! Because I know exactly what’s in it, it works perfectly with my healthy eating plan. Yes, I could choose better meals but this is […]

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How I Manage My Raging Sweet Tooth!

I don’t care who you are, we all have a sweet tooth. Sometimes, we try desperately to ignore it thinking it will go away only to learn that it gets worse. Well, at least is does for me because that’s all I think about. Before my diagnosis, my sweet tooth ruled my life and I […]

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Tomato Basil Flatbread Pizza

Tomato Basil Flatbread Pizza

I love pizza but it doesn’t always go along with healthy eating. That is, until now. I found the idea for a flatbread pizza on Pinterest and modified it to suit my tastes. I mix it up with garlic flavored flatbread to add a bit more oomph to it. It’s very filling, super yummy, and […]

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Dieting: The Old Fashioned Way

Dieting is hard but making a lifestyle change is even harder. I post regularly on Instagram and Facebook since I was diagnosed, and I’ve been bombarded with people selling Cize, 21 day fix, and so many other diets. Admittedly, I was interested, at first, with Cize but quickly changed my mind after seeing the $140 […]

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Dining Out with Type 2 Diabetes

Dining out happens but there’s no reason to be intimated by it. I used to be so scared to eat out with the family, but, after learning a lot, I’m not anymore. Even with type 2 diabetes, I’ve found that I can still enjoy a nice meal out without wrecking it all. The first couple […]

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3 Ways to Handle Disappointment on the Scale

I’ve heard and read many different things about weighing in. Some say you should weigh in once a week, others say you should weigh in twice a month, while others say to weigh in daily. Ugh – who knows what’s right; I just want to keep up-to-date on what’s happening with those numbers. With that […]

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