eating

There's nothing wrong with Thanksgiving eating but there is a problem with leftovers.  It's especially hard to be one of those people who HATES to throw food away.  Continuing the Thanksgiving eating for many days after Thanksgiving can be a problem. I woke up yesterday and saw a lot of food in the trash including [...]

My Thanksgiving eating tip

I'm so excited.  I love the holidays because this is the one of two times the family gets together and we have a good time. Of course there is always reason to give thanks and to eat some good food.  It's always hard during the holidays to slow the eating down when you're being tempted [...]

Everyone is very focused on the holidays and looking forward to Thanksgiving, right? Fall is my favorite season because of all the great foods that come back into season.  I wanted to share with you some of my favorites of the seasons.  Spoiler alert:  you will not see pumpkin on this list.  Don't get me [...]

My weight loss gamer changer

For some reason people are saying that Willie and I were on The Biggest Loser. I've been stopped four times in two days of people asking me about the show. Sorry folks, we weren't on that show. The social aspect of the show would have had us voted out in the very beginning. But the [...]

When I travel, it's really hard to get the meal prepping done.  Guess what? I'm going to be doing a lot of traveling for the rest of the year so I'm going to have to learn to perfect the system.  I usually end up skipping a workout so I can get everything done but yesterday [...]

Running a bit behind

This past weekend put me a little behind on the food prep thing which in turn has kind of made life a little harder. This weekend I ran one of those Hot Chocolate races and it wasn't a good experience. I'll put that in a separate post for the interested parties later. But that meant [...]

Tuna Chickpea Salad

This past weekend I took my bestie to Trader Joe's and Whole Foods!  She had never been.  I was shocked when I found this out because I love those places.  Any health foodie loves Whole Foods, right?  Yes I know it's expensive BUT you can find stuff in that store you can't get most places. [...]

I've had a mild obsession with salads lately.  I think it's because Willie and I have been listening to food podcasts and talking about food.  In our house, endurance sports and cooking are the main topics. So I've been trying to come up with some salad ideas. I've also been told that I'm having iron [...]

I've been sick but I'm trying to get on the mend quicker so I can run my second marathon in 6 days on Saturday.  I've been overloading on vitamin C and medicating up.  The Gusher will be my first TEXAS marathon and I'm glad to say it will be run in my hometown!  Things are [...]

Not the best day

Today hasn't been kind to me. The day started out great but it went down hill shortly after I taught my cycle class this morning. My ankle has been bothering me but I trucked through the class. I really enjoyed teaching the class this morning and everyone seemed to enjoy it. Teaching this class was [...]