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Stronger U Q&A

Today I’m sharing with you a little more about the Stronger U diet, and why I chose to go this route.  I also have a Q&A with my coach to answer questions you may have! First I’ll tell you what brought me to Stronger U.  I KNOW I’m not ‘fat’ or even ‘big.’  But I am the quintessential example of weight creeping on slowly over the years.  When I was younger, I could eat whatever I wanted (within reason) and stay the same weight.  That was me my whole life: I didn’t have to fight to be skinny; I was just naturally thin.  As I’ve gotten older, I have found that I can’t just eat whatever I want.  But I […]

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Eats Lately

I shared my typical, weekly grocery haul from Trader Joe’s on Monday (you can read HERE), so today I wanted to tell you some things I eat in a typical week! You may have read my post a few weeks ago that I am doing a macro-tracking diet called Stronger U (you can read about that HERE), so I don’t usually make recipes, but instead I cook a lot of different things separately that I can build into meals (and easily track my macros).  I will update you soon on how the diet is going (in short, I’m obsessed).  Today I’m going to share some things I eat regularly.  I definitely tend to eat the same few things over and over!  […]

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Trader Joe’s Haul

Happy Monday!  Did everyone have a nice weekend??  Ours was super relaxing.  We watched some Netflix (we are watching The Killing right now), grilled out with some friends, gave our pups baths, and spent Sunday biking and brunching.  The weather was gorgeous here this weekend! Is anyone else obsessed with Trader Joe’s?  I pretty much go every Monday morning and it’s so relaxing to take my time shopping when it’s quiet in there.  I love seeing what other people pick up at Trader Joe’s, so I wanted to share my typical haul with you.  I tend to pick up the same things week after week, so I’ll break them down by category.  Later this week I will share some things […]

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Stronger U Food Diary: Week 1

I can’t even tell you how many diets my mom has tried over the years, but I feel like every month or so for my entire life it was always something new.  You know how you always say you won’t turn out like your mom and then you do?  Well, this was one of those things.  I wasn’t going to always try new diets.  And then….I became adult, and (in this aspect) I became my mother. Guess what?  I’m trying a new diet. The vegan thing in January wasn’t really a ‘diet,’ it was more like an experiment.  We wanted to see if Lance’s blood pressure would go down and hey, if we lost weight in the process that would […]

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