One Mom’s Journey from Fat to Skinny to Confident


My Sensational Sunday Recap Real Quick

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I have 10 minutes before Mad Men and I’m falling asleep so I’m gonna make this quick!

This morning I loaded the marathon mix on the ipod and started my day with a run. It was my first since the actual marathon and the death of my Nike+. :( I ran about 5K (just over 3 miles) as calculated by MapMyRun.

After the run, Ryan and I got dressed and headed to Lancaster to visit a friend who’s getting married this spring. We joined her on a trip to a wedding expo and had fun walking around tasting cakes and leafing through generic wedding albums. I’m not being sarcastic we really did have fun! It was a blast! (what can I say, we aren’t too hard to please)

On our way home we stopped at a farm stand stocking up on winter squash and falling in love purple cauliflower which we roasted for dinner and served with some moroccan inspired chicken. It was delish and fun to make.

After dinner we cleaned up, made lunch and dove into the candy bowl. It was a great day and an amazing weekend. I really disconnected from all work and responsibilities. I needed that. I REALLY needed that.

I’m gonna go and enjoy the rest of my weekend but not before sharing my food journal. I decided to count points today. I’ve been feeling like I need a bit more structure.

Food Units
lots of froze blueberries and yogurt 3
chili on a bed of spinach leaves estimating points… 5
stemed chicken and shrimp @ chinese place estimating… 4
a few sample bites of cake @ wedding expo estimating… 3
baked chicken tender, spinach and cauliflower with honeydew for dessert. estimating… 5
couldn’t resist… a little bit of halloween candy… 6
kitchen is closed.. i don’t need anymore candy.. i don’t need anymore candy.. i don’t need anymore candy.. i don’t need anymore candy..
Total: 26

Table provided by Roni’s Food Tweet, Eat, Post Generator.

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    November 2, 2009

    We can do this! Today is a new day! Let’s all put away the Halloween candy (except for maybe 100 calories/day) and drink lots of water and take good care of ourselves!!!


    November 2, 2009

    I’m with you girl! You got me into detailed journaling again. more later. :)


    November 2, 2009

    That dinner looks so good! I love using those strips- they defrost easily and cook up fast too!


    November 2, 2009

    You’re on CNN!

    I saw a headline “Newborn inspires mom to lose 71 pounds” and I thought, hmm, that sounds like Roni. And there you are!


    November 2, 2009

    Sounds like a great weekend, Roni, and that chicken looks delish! Beautiful cauliflower too! A friend of mine makes this outstanding low-cal cauliflower dish… basically fries up the cauliflower in a skillet with olive oil till it’s brownish, then adds tomato paste, and a lot of spicy goodies like chili powder. It’s amazing. Trying to get the recipe from him. Have a GREAT week!


    November 2, 2009

    I’m glad you had a good time Roni!


    November 2, 2009

    I just saw you on CNN!!! (the website)… my first thought was “OMG! I KNOW her!” I guess technically that’s not true, but still… pretty exciting! Congratulations! :)


    November 2, 2009

    When you go to replace your Nike+ you should get a Garmin such as the 405. Absolutely amazing!