How to Celebration Your 40th Birthday | No Thanks to Cake

How to Celebrate Your 40th Birthday

I feel like I’ve said I was forty for at least a year.  I mean, once you’re 39 years + 1 day… aren’t you really pretty much 40?  I feel like I’ve done this with other landmark birthdays.  Maybe not 21, because with that one came special permissions, but for most… So… I’m officially 40.  It…

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NTTC Word of the Year:  Balance | No Thanks to Cake

My Word for 2017: Balance

It’s been an interesting start to 2017.  While it’s not yet the dumpster fire that was 2016 (as eloquently captioned by my friend Brandi), it’s been a little bit of a bumpy start for me. While I feel wonderful about being back on track with my healthy eating plan, it hasn’t quite aligned with how…

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Weight Loss | No Thanks to Cake

NYE: The Struggle was Real

The first week back on the program is done!  Phew… I made it, and I made it through successfully (for the most part.) And, I lost 3.4 pounds my first week back!   Woo hoo! Going into the first week, I felt optimistic and excited to be able to get back on track… and I’m…

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Thai Chili Brussels Sprouts | No Thanks to Cake

Thai Chili Brussels Sprouts

Before Christmas, I was craving brussels sprouts… and while roasting them is typically my favorite, I decided to try something new. I’ve been a fan of Thai chili sauce for a long time.  It’s sweet, it’s spicy… and it packs so much flavor!  So, when you’re wondering what happens when you combine Thai chili with…

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Jenny Craig | No Thanks to Cake

New Year, Renewed Plan

Happy New Year!!  I hope the first few moments of the year have been enjoyable for you.  For me, they’ve been peaceful, they’ve been relaxing… and I’m savoring the final hours before I go back to work. The best plan to be on is that one that makes you feel good, the one that you’ll stick…

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Currently:  December 2016

Currently: December 2016

December has come to a close, and I have to tell you.  I’m exhausted!  It’s been a wonderful month, but so much travel and so much hustle and bustle.  I’m officially ready for the new year! CURRENT NEW YEAR’S PLANS Today being the FINAL day of the year, I’m planning to see a movie.  That’s…

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