Weekly Update: This week I am up .8 for a total of 82.8 pounds. And I am HAPPY. I have noticed so many changes in my body this week it's not even funny, I am proud of my nutrition and fitness choices this week and I FEEL good. Not sure why I gained, but I also don't care. I am finishing my very last week of Hammer & Chisel- my newest workout program. There have been few fitness programs I've loved enough to do again, but this one takes the cake. I am going to finish up this weekend (and share photos next week), and head right back into it. I love how strong it makes me feel.
Getting up is not easy every morning - but the thing is, within minutes I'm FULL of energy. The best part of loving this particular set of workouts, I actually DO get excited to do them, once my brain wakes up a little.
Here is a 'teaser - my 6 week progress photos. I was a little extra puffy in the top one from some post Thanksgiving bloat - but it's safe to say I have changed a lot in a very little period of time. And I FEEL great.
Speaking of change. this is a fun view of how I've changed over the last 17 months - it still amazes me how far I have come by focusing on SMALL things and forgetting about the 'big' things.
Not only am I physically able to move better, but I FEEL better these days. I'm happier, I'm spunkier, I have more fun.
Here's a fun shot from the week - I had a friend and her family over for the day on Saturday - the dads cooked, the toddlers played and the mom's worked out!
Food news!! Here is my FAVORITE new recipe. I make it constantly. Butternut squash pizza crust - it's insanely easy, and extremely 'decadent'.
A quick snack - veggie burger on bib lettuce, tea and a Shakeology PB cup.
Speaking of Shakeology - my NEW FAVORITE is the newest flavor, Cafe Latte. I literally could drink it all day long.
Some more fun food - I've been back on an egg kick - here is homemade sauce with an egg and avocado - so good!
As you can see, I am loving my veggie burgers on bib lettuce. This was a Mexican themed lunch with fresh salsa, avocado and toasted pita chips.
And this - this was good but also dangerous. Very yummy brownies using coconut oil, cocoa powder, chick peas and a few other clean ingredients. They were so good - however I definitely ate one too many of them.
Here is a double batch of sauce from the weekend - I froze all the tiny ones for easy grabbing!
And perhaps my FAVORITE of the week, butternut squash mac and cheese! I added brocolli to it and instead of putting the cheese IN it, put it on top this week. It had the same amount, but a much cheesier feel to it!
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