Sitting with our feelings

This week’s challenge was to explore our responses to emotions.  We covered anger, fear, happiness, boredom, and loneliness.The goal is to sit with the feeling, deliberately expose yourself to something that stimulates the feeling.  After a few minute log your physical response.  Then log how you felt when the activity was over.I had opportunity this…

Learning something new

Going through my behavior modification lessons, and today I was challenged to build a mastery-oriented goal. Mastery-oriented goals are goals where people are focused on learning, mastering tasks, self-improvement, and developing new skills. Well this challenge was eye opening. First, I want to learn something that has nothing to do with my weight or body….

Rewriting our story

I’ve been silent for a long time. I needed to get my head back in the game, and it’s taken a while. To help me get to a good space, I have been working on behavior modification therapy. I have heard abs are made in the kitchen as well as the gym… but no one…

Welcome to the First Monday of 2020

Ideal Protein has re-branded themselves and you will be seeing their new logo and packaging incorporated into our offices in the coming weeks and months as new inventory starts arriving. There are also some changes to the protocol. Watch this video for the updated program. Please get in touch with us with your questions or…

New Year, New Opportunities

Happy New Year to each of you! As the new year begins we have the unique opportunity to look back on 2019 and take stock of the things that went as planned, those things where our plan needed adjusting and the things that just flat out didn’t work. I hesitate to think of the new…

Motivation

When we endeavor to start a new meal plan, exercise regimen or lifestyle change, our motivation is elevated because something has triggered this change. Our motivation stays elevated for a while an din fact, studies show that our motivation wanes at about the 90 mark. That means at about 3 months into our “new lifestyle”…

Baked Pumpkin Spice Maple Oatmeal Ingred

Baked Pumpkin Spice Maple Oatmeal Ingredients: 1 packet of maple oatmeal 1/2 cup of rutabaga purée 1 beaten egg 2 tbsp WF Maple Syrup 1/2 tsp of pumpkin spice 1/2 tsp maple extract optional. Method: In a small bowl beat egg, add maple syrup to egg and stir well. Now add rutabaga purée to the…

Chocolate Caramel Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Chocolate Caramel Pumpkin Spice Cookies Ingredients: 1 packet of chocolate Caramel mug cake 1/2 cup of rutabaga purée 1/2 of 1 beaten egg 1/2 tsp pumpkin spice 1/4 tsp baking soda 2 tbsp of Wf caramel sauce or Maple syrup. 1/2 tsp caramel extract optional Method: In a small bowl beat 1 egg and divide…

Rutabaga Puree Ingredients: Rutabaga 1/2

Rutabaga Puree Ingredients: Rutabaga 1/2 tsp salt Peeled, diced into small cubes I like working it in 4 cup batches Method: In a medium saucepan, cover rutabaga with water, and sprinkle 1/2 tsp salt over water. Bring to a boil, cover the saucepan, reduce heat to a low simmer. Cook rutabaga for 30-40 minutes, you…