Food and Recipes | Health

Sunday Goals – DONE

Sunday is my ONE day off all week.  I cherish my Sundays. It’s also the day that starts my week and I believe in STARTING STRONG! Here’s what I got done between 6a and 9a. Swam a mile – yes, a mile Did 15 minutes of water aerobics to cool down Chilled (!) in the […]

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Swimming away the crazy

  You know when you have ‘THAT’ day at work?  When all you did was: react to email get pulled in 432904 directions – none of which are of your choosing have to work through lunch hadn’t peed in about 7 hours had traffic that could cause a homicide THAT was yesterday. I had every […]

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Healthy is the new skinny

I have never ever wanted to be skinny. I know that seems crazy – why bother trying to lose weight if not to rock smaller jeans? I want to be healthier.  That has been my #1 why since day 1 IN HIGH SCHOOL when I did WW the first time.  Yes, even at 16 I […]

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Drink your water
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Overheard at my meeting: WATER SUCKS!

“Laura, I just can’t lose weight. I just can’t. I keep playing with the same 5 lbs.” Are you drinking enough water? “WATER?? WATER IS PUNISHMENT! IT SUCKS!” Yup, I am not making this up.  Here is the rest of the conversation I had: buy a kick ass cup – sparkly, pink, y0ur name, whatever-MAKE […]

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Food and Recipes | Health

Freestyling it, baby!

TODAY IS THE DAY – FREESTYLE IS HERE! So I have been doing WW Freestyle for a few months know and I thought I’d share some observations. Pros:   FAR more no track proteins New no track starch – I’m looking at you corn Rollover points easier to maximize your points for what matters for […]

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Food and Recipes | Health

Free fruit isn’t free!

Free food isn’t free.. Yup, I said it. Just because you CAN eat tons of fruits and veggies, doesn’t mean you should. I may not be popular for pointing this out – however, fruits have CALORIES too! I meal prepped yesterday and I decided it was HIGH time I start measuring my fruit. YES, MEASURING […]

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Challenges or Opportunities

I’ve been in marketing in one form or another my entire career. I’m always marketing something – be it a product or service. I’m pretty good at it and it’s natural to me. When I’m in meetings and people talk about problems or challenges, I will immediately correct them to say “it’s an opportunity waiting […]

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Rest is not a weakness 

With a very rough morning when I HAD intended to go back part time for work, my body had different plans and it broke me. 👮🏻 Trike deemed me not able to drive a car and just not looking well. So home I stayed.  I leaned on my tribe and one of my WW bffs […]

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Little Red Trike -Hungry
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Food CANNOT fix pain….

I’ve been radio silent on social media since Monday. UNHEARD of.  The reason being is the pain from my back had gotten quite bad and I need to heal and rest. One of my old coping mechanisms was eat something, take medicine and go to sleep thinking the food would help it along at night. […]

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