January 2nd, 2014

New Year, New DietBet!

Last year, around this time, I decided to start a DietBet. $20 buy in, and the amount I had to lose to win would have gotten me to exactly 50 lbs lost.

And then I got pregnant. And lost by, if I remember correctly, something stupid like a pound and a half.

(Effie, you owe …READ MORE

February 21st, 2013

TWI – Ups and Downs!

I have not been looking forward to this…

Week(s): +3.8

Total: -44

I haven’t been eating that great, which you can see based on my lack of tracking on MFP. I haven’t been making horrible choices, just quantity choices are hurting me. I know that I always have ups and downs with my motivation …READ MORE

February 5th, 2013

My First Race with B!

A week-ish ago, Big Daddy and I ran our first 5k together!

The race we ran was the Seasons 52 Park Ave 5.2k. They still gave you your 5k time, but then you had to run the extra little bit. Every 52nd finisher won a $10 gift card, however we were not among those lucky …READ MORE

January 24th, 2013

TWI and a Crockpot Quinoa Casserole

Detoxing from my trip to Carb City USA…

Week: +1.2

Total: -47.8

My weekend in New Jersey was awesome! But… full of food. I stopped just short of third base with a pan of penne vodka (do they eat that outside of NJ?) and combined with the bagel, brownies, and pizza… carb overload happened. …READ MORE

January 17th, 2013

TWI with DietBet Motivation

Thank goodness for DietBet, you guys.

Weeks: -6.4

Total: -49

I am SO CLOSE to fifty pounds down! This DietBet has really whipped me into shape. When I weighed in for the DietBet start, I was down .4 from last TWI. Then on Monday, DietBet showed us how to weigh in “unofficially” and so …READ MORE