Monthly Archives July 2016

Stale Cake

  Have you ever wanted to eat stale cake? I mean, like really wanted to eat it? This happened to me yesterday. Logically I know the cake is stale and I should have already thrown it out but there it was, in the fridge, calling my name like a song…Michelle…here I am….come to meeeee.  It was after I ate dinner. I hadn’t been feeling well all day so pretty much stayed home. I found myself actually secretly wishing my husband would either a) go to bed early or b) go down and water the garden so I could eat the stale cake Continue Reading

Loosen your grip on food

Yesterday was a holiday and with holidays come food. Lots of food. And drinks. And chips. And dessert. Holidays used to totally stress me out. There were always foods that I could or could not eat.  I was either in control (controlling everything I ate and drank) or out of control (binging and going food crazy).  There was really no happy medium. We bbq’d at my house and we had so much food. And I ate it all. I had chips and dip, potato salad, beans, and 2 watermelon margaritas (which by the way are so good). Oh, and cake Continue Reading

You are NOT a number!

You’ve probably heard this a million times. The scale does not define your self worth. It’s really really honestly true. Your scales a liar. For many years I let my scale do just that. I allowed it to tell me if today was a good, or bad, or really, really bad day. A low number – hooray! great day! But a high number – a bad I’m-not-worthy-of-living kind of day. It was almost like my scale was taunting me. “Step on me..I’m your friend…I love you” and then BAM, the number was higher than yesterday. My scale was a LIAR! Continue Reading