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Posts from January 2014

My Fit Foods 21 Day Challenge.

10 Things I learned on the My Fit Foods 21 day Challenge.
  1. I wasn’t snacking enough:
    1. I used to have 1 snack a day and I tried to limit it to 100 calories.  At My Fit Foods snacks ranged between 150-300 calories. It has completely changed my approach to snacks.
  2. I need to create an eating schedule:
    1. The challenge helps you set up an eating schedule. Now I really try to eat at 6am, 9am, noon, 3pm, and 6pm. Now is impossible to ALWAYS be on time, but I find having a structure really helps me from getting ‘hangry.’
  3. Pre plan meals/Have a plan:
    1. When I am hungry I grab handfuls of this and that before I actually make my meal. Who knows how many calories I shove in my mouth. IF I prepare meals on Sunday to eat throughout the week I can stay on track. This takes work…and time…but it works.
  4. Wait 10-15 minutes after a meal to really decide if you are still hungry:
    1. There were a lot of times I would eat a meal and think, “I am still hungry!” But then…10 minutes later I would be full.
  5. I don’t “deserve” junk food.
    1. I convinced myself week after week that bc I ate healthy Monday – Thursday…then I “deserved” to eat whatever I wanted on the weekend. #Wrong
  6. I don’t NEED chocolate to function.
  7. I don’t NEED wine to relax.
  8. I feel a lot better on a Saturday morning when I don’t load myself down w/ chips and queso the night before.
  9. I can survive a craving.
  10. Setting goals and eating healthy feels way better than obsessing over, “why I just ate that huge plate of cheese.”
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Get Ready for Puppy Bowl 2014

The Austin Humane Society's 7th Annual Puppy Bowl 2014 is Saturday, February 1 from Noon to 2 p.m. @ the Austin Humane Society. The teams are set.... the “Denver Barkers” will take on the “Seattle Seadogs” in the warm confines of the shelter. No snow shovels or mitts needed here. The event brings together dozens of pets – in uniform! – to raise awareness of shelter adoptions.Saturday, The “Denver Barkers” will suit up against the “Seattle Seadogs”. Dog “rufferees” will be in attendance. No rules, no pads, no leashes! The stands will be full of “Cheer-cats” rooting on their favorite team on and a “1st and 10 dollars”!  $10 adoption fees for all cats and kittens. Puppy and dog prices vary.

This is one of the 'Rufferees' Dorito. He is a 6-month-old brown colored Chihuahua, and will be available for adoption on Saturday.   GO DORITO & FRIENDS! Click here for more!
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