All or nothing. 

I’m an all or nothing type of person. I’m specifically like this when it comes to food and exercise. For example, if I’m on a good exercise regimine and start eating super healthy, I tend to not eat enough for my activity and go a little over board with being “healthy”.  On the other hand, on days where I don’t exercise and eat poorly, I tend to just keep eating because “the day is shot anyway…”  

Today was a prime example…

Breakfast:  Think Thin Lean Protein Bar and coffee

Lunch:  chicken, broccoli, carrots, cucumber, tomatoes, and green peppers. 

  
Snack:  dark chocolate covered goji and acai berries (small package)

Dinner:  black bean burger with sour cream and salsa and sweet potato fries

PAUSE. I should have stopped there and went to bed. BUT, since I only took a short yoga class today (hip/glute is on the mend), why not just dive head first into dessert and never stop. 

Dessert:  chocolate cake with ice cream, lots of skinny popcorn, and more ice cream. Not pictured…thank goodness. 

Now I’m sitting here feeling very full and very gross.  The only thing I can do is move on and start over tomorrow.  Here’s to a healthier tomorrow!                                                                 ——————————————————-

Now that I’ve shared way too much (and ate too much), here are pictures of the best part of my day. 

Annabelle’s first baby ballerina class!  She was not a happy dancer and didn’t want to leave mommy’s side. She finally opened up at the end of class, so maybe next week will be better!

   
   

After dance class, Annabelle “helped” me foam roll. ☺️

  
I hope you made better food choices than I did tonight!  

What did you have for dinner?  Dessert?

Healthy eats and no dessert (well, sometimes).

It’s no secret that I love ice cream, cookies, brownies, etc., and I pretty much eat it everyday. While I workout a ton and eat pretty healthy otherwise, this is not a good habit to maintain. Therefore, I’m trying to cut back on dessert and eat healthy foods instead. I made it 3 days last week and then the weekend happened. Oops.

Thanks for the motivation Janae. You are doing great and it motivates me to attempt this very hard task. Kate, we can do this!

So, it seems that I eat healthier overall when I cut out dessert…who knew!

What’s for breakfast?

Overnight oats made with almond milk and cinnamon. Top with berries and enjoy. 🙂

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Cheerios with almond milk and berries.

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Note: I get to work at the butt crack of dawn and always start the morning with coffee.

What’s for lunch? Well, usually leftovers from dinner so let’s skip over lunch!

What’s for dinner? (fun fact: we also refer to dinner as “evening lunches”…don’t ask me why because I have no idea).

Veggie burgers topped with guacamole/avocado and tomatoes with veggies on the side.

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Garlic pepper marinated chicken with veggies. This meal makes amazing leftovers.

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What’s for “dessert”?

Fruit, nuts, yogurt, cottage cheese, etc. Tonight I tried the grapes and cottage cheese combo and I was pleasantly surprised.

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Let’s see how long I keep this no dessert thing going. One day down!

How often do you eat dessert?

What’s your favorite healthy go-to meal?

Do you prefer a hot or cold lunch?