I'm back on track and I have photos to prove it!!

Disclaimer: The photos that you are about to view were taken by an average photographer with an average camera. I am jealous of all the food bloggers out there with their artistic closeups of scrambled eggs and I am not ashamed to admit it. Until I get a better camera (bf if you are reading this then take this as a HINT for an upcoming holiday that shall remain nameless) this is all I got. Me and my lil' Nixon Coolpix against the world!

As I proclaimed in an earlier post I have been having a very tough time staying on track over the last few weeks. I have been stressed for a variety of reasons (when it rains it pours right?) and I just haven't been focused or motivated. My gym sessions went from 5 a week to 2 and my food spiralled even further. I ate everything and anything hoping to feel a little better. Bad idea and no surprise it didn't really help. Sure that yummy can of Coke tasted good and gave me a bit of a sugar rush but I was still dealing with the same problems as before I decided to crack open the can. Wouldn't it be nice if the worlds' problems could be solved with 42 grams of sugar??

Today I woke up and resolved that, despite earlier plans to end this binge, today was the day to put a stop to it once and for all.

Here was breakfast:

1 slice multigrain toast (plain), 1 boiled egg, 1.25 cup fresh berries (raspberry, blueberry, blackberry) and 1 container fat free strawberry yogurt. Very tasty and a perfect start to a cloudy November morning.

After a late breakfast I took a trip to the mall to walk around and window shop and despite a craving for a Vanilla Bean latte I opted for a coffee with sweetener and milk instead. Yay me, and to be honest it hit the same spot that the latte would have (and the spot being a wee caffeine craving that had been nagging at me since I woke up)

After the mall, and between loads of laundry and prepping dinner I snacked on a couple of clementines. There is just something about these sweet little treats that remind me of being a kid at Christmas that I just can't resist. And it sure beats the nostalgia of candy canes and gingerbread men!!

Dinner was a stirfry made with chicken breast, red peppers, onions, mushrooms, zucchinni, spinach and ginger with lemon juice. I have never actually cooked with fresh ginger before so I wasn't sure what the outcome would be but I really like the combination of lemon and ginger so I thought I would give it a shot.



YUM!! I added a serving of goat's cheese to mix up the flavour (and because I am totally addicted to it right now) and it was just fantastic. The protein from the chicken and the cheese has left me feeling really full and satisfied. All and all I would say a successful meal and a successful day in the food department!!

And while the camera is out maybe I will come out of hiding and post a picture of me *gasp*! Coming soon: Sugar-Free Cupcake is revealed.....stay tuned!!


  1. I love your camera hint!! I too have a point and shoot and can't wait to upgrade! Your food looks super tasty!

  2. Good job! It always feels so great to get "clicked" back into the healthy routine. Your pics are totally fine too :) I always feel bad cause I rarely post pics. Here's to a great week for all of us!

  3. Yay for getting back on track! I have been veering a lot recently, and I really want to figure out a plan for the holiday season so I don;t feel guilty, starved, or stuffed...and I want a pony:)

    That stir-fry looks fantastic as well! And I love berries in the morning, with cereal and plain yogurt. They make my day bright!

  4. Thanks for stopping my blog - Your eats look fabulous! And way to turn things around. It's so easy to get into the guilty mindset, I have been going through it as well. But you can change your view at any point and still save the day.

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