This week I fell off the wagon. In my past experiences with dieting, indulging in food, or falling off the wagon was always a huge deal. I truly felt like an addict, because if I strayed from my diet in any way shape or form, it was like I simply gave up. I would fall … Continue reading Falling off the Wagon
“So….do you….umm cheat?” Cheating. Saying the word instantly evokes thoughts of doing something wrong. Yet, it is simply something that everyone who is dieting wants to know. Can you cheat on a particular diet and still have success? People cheat on their diets in different ways. Some do a cheat meal once a week, some … Continue reading Do you….CHEAT?
I spend a lot of time in my career, driving to random cities in Iowa to attend different court hearings. One of my common destinations to have to work away from home is Des Moines, Iowa. I lived in Des Moines for 3 years and absolutely love it. There are so many unique and fun … Continue reading Jethro’s BBQ
So there I was...standing outside a new restaurant in the Quad Cities with my daughter. But not just any new restaurant, a restaurant that has been turning heads for their ginormous shakes with donuts and large pieces of cake on top of them. Something told me this was a bad idea. However, what I found … Continue reading Steel Plow
One of the hardest thing for me going low carb was giving up pizza. I'll be honest I could not live without pizza. It sounds funny by the reason I never went low carb before was because a life without pizza didn't sound like much of a life. Now, I love DEEP DISH or pan … Continue reading Happy Joe’s – Pizza made possible again
One of my favorite types of food is mexican food!! Ooh do I love it. And the best part, mexican food is totally doable for recovering carbies. Los Agaves was not always the top of my mexican food hit list (I'm a Ganzo's girl), but this changed when I went low carb, because Los Agaves … Continue reading Los Agaves
If you are like me, fast food is a necessity. I'm so busy, I usually end up at the drive-thru at least one day a week. I don't fight it anymore or feel guilty about it. I just try to make better choices there. Okay I have a confession to make, although I love salads, … Continue reading Culver’s
I normally pride myself on being pretty good at navigating restaurants now that I’m a RC. But boy oh boy was I put to the challenge this weekend. Sunday morning I was headed back from church and my husband texted me that he thought brunch sounded good. Brunch. Visions of French toast, and some sort … Continue reading Granite City Brunch – the Ultimate R.C. Challenge