Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Not many of you know but I have been doing Weight Watchers since September 2012. I really love the program and it actually works no matter how much you have to loose. I've also been doing Tone It Up for fitness as well and have been inspired by the TIU Team and the amazing trainers Karena and Katrina! Once I reach my goal weight I'll do a post about each.
Last weeks Weight Watcher meeting's topic was about choosing an anchor to look at when you feel like giving up to remind yourself why you started and the goals you have. Some people had inner anchors like their grandchildren and others had physical anchors. One person said that her wedding ring was her anchor.
I thought to myself and realized that my engagement ring was not my anchor. I know I have a wedding dress to fit into and I have certain expectations to life up to as a “bride.” But I needed something to anchor myself to that will last. So I proposed to myself! I made myself a simple ring out of 26 gauge wire and a heart bead to remind me of my commitment to myself. It reminds me to not only keep my health goals in mind, but also my other goals and dreams too.
I put it on my right middle finger so I can always see it when I reach for something. I’ll look at my ring and think “Will this thing help or hurt me?” It could be a food choice, things I purchase, or the hand I lend to help others.
What anchors you?
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
1 can tuna
1 can white navy beans
1/2 green pepper
2 green onion sprigs
Pepper to taste
Garlic powder to taste
Drizzle of grape seed oil
Makes 9 one-quarter cup servings
It was really good! Full of protein and really healthy. It comes in at around 1 weight watcher point per serving! I used a half cup on my huge salad.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
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Thursday, April 18, 2013
*A coffee pot (mine is a one cup brewer)
*small Tupperware containers
*tea bag (I used Raspberry)
Brew one cup of the tea in the coffee pot. Combine the jello with the hot tea immediately and stir until dissolved. Stir in one cup of cold water and pour into individual containers. Refrigerate until set then enjoy! 0 points plus and so yummy!
Monday, April 8, 2013
1 tbs coconut oil
1 tbs maple syrup
1/4 cup dried fruit
1 cup rolled oats
(I didn't have nuts or I would have added them too)
I microwaved the oil and syrup for 45 seconds and added it to the dry ingredients. I put that in the crockpot for about an hour with the top off. Then I transferred it to a plate to dry. It turned out crisp and sweet! I love the coconut flavor!
It makes five 1/4 cup servings and is around 3 weight watcher points plus value.
p.s. I did this post with my new iPhone! I love it!!
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Me, my bridesmaids, and my mom went shopping last weekend for my wedding dress! We went shopping in madison on Friday and went to New Glarus (about 30 min away) on Saturday. We had a blast!
We ate at Ella’s Deli – the most unique restaurant in Madison! All of the walls and tables are covered with animated vintage toys. I loved it as a kid and I still love it!
An here is the beautiful Madison Wisconsin! I love all the unique stores on State’s Street.
On Saturday I got my dress at Brandi's Bridal! I did some research before and found that it was voted the best bridal store in Wisconsin every year since 2006!
They had a great selection! I ended up saying “yes” to my dress with the help of my girls!
I’m gonna keep my selection a secret though! ;)
It was a great weekend :)