We made it! So without any hesitation here is what I learned from the Engine 2 challenge. 28 days go by really fast. Eating plants = lots energy. 28 days of plant strong meals did more for me than 60 days of intense work-outs could do. I lost almost 5lbs, several inches and a pant ... read more
best friends and cookies.
The other night I made a large batch of cookies and while I measured flour, sugar and applesauce I feverishly texted my best friend like a 16-year-old. It was like we were in high school again except that instead of talking about cute boys and nail polish we were babbling about our weight loss and ... read more
what was the best part about your day?
Every evening when Steve and I sit down to dinner we ask each other that question. Tonight his answer was “this stir-fry”. I agreed. We love stir-fry which is somewhat odd because as I child I hated stir-fry so much that my parents would do the unthinkable and cook me something ... read more
a couple bumps.
The first day of this diet was great. I felt wonderful and I was so inspired by all 45 people who came to our first Engine 2 meeting but then I was bad and I paid for it the next 2 days. Mistake number one: I didn’t eat any dinner until I got home that night at 9:30pm. Mistake number two: ... read more
day one in the books
Day one is in the books and it feels amazing! Cleaning out the fridge and pantry was liberating. Almost like the feeling you get when the weather gets warm and you open all the windows of the house and then decide to clean your closet. Best. Feeling. Ever. I’m not worried about missing ... read more
That’s it. I’ve had enough. My body can’t take anymore. I am begging for someone to take the burger out of my hands and make me dive into the 28-Day Challenge. Now. Maybe I should back up a little bit and explain. Two weeks ago I hosted the San Diego premiere of Forks Over Knives - an ... read more