Abby the Lab here with news that Mom's healthy eating and diet blog is off of hiatus because she
There won't be any calorie counting - just some ideas for healthy meals and snacks, tips to incorporate more fruits and veggies in your diet (seriously Mom thinks Starbursts count as a fruit) as well as some healthy recipe ideas that the entire family will love.
She had lost 42 pounds before the wedding by calorie counting but she wasn't eating really nutritious food all of the time so she was always hungry and the weight was creeping back on. Plus, she noticed her skin was getting dry and she didn't have the energy she should. So she did some homework on nutrition post mano-pause (as they didn't get too much into that when she took Home Ec in the Bronze age) and read up on good and bad fats and quality protein as well as how to build and retain muscle mass as one gets (ahem) older.
The first step was to get rid of her candy supply which will go to Dad's office. Dad's a stick and he's only 33 so he can eat the contents of an entire bread truck and not gain a pound. Mom said that is NOT fair and it's all her metabolism's fault, her eating and exercise habits have nothing to do with it.
The first step was to clean up the cupboards of stuff we don't need to have around.
Did I tell you Mom really likes bread and desserts and fruity candy, espcially Zotz.
Did I mention Mom likes Zotz.
She is ditching all candy and food with high fructose corn syrup, tossing the sweetened beverages and reworking some favorite recipes and posting the
Then we stepped her plans for exercise, ditching the "The Three Toed Sloth Presents Workout Now!" tapes and buying some weights like Dad's but wimpier.
We hope you'll stop in and visit as Murphy and Stanley and Oreo's Moms started the idea and it's always fun to support and share.