Better Together

Weight Watchers has a slogan Better Together. That has never been truer for Beckie Blanton this time around. I met Beckie a couple years ago when I joined Weight Watchers for my final time. Beckie was one of the smiling faces that welcomed me to the tribe. I could always count on Beckie for encouragement…

Go to the Table, Just Like Mamaw

There is something about the smell of bacon that we all love. Maybe because it signals the start of a fresh new day. For me it brings back memories of living next door to Mamaw. Her house always had the smell of fresh cooked bacon. In Mamaw’s case, it was really the aroma of fatback….

It Will Be Here Tomorrow (Spiralized Veggies and Shrimp)

One of the ways I keep myself from going back for seconds is to tell myself it will be here tomorrow. I heard this in a meeting and it is one of the tools I use to keep myself from overeating. Will it be here tomorrow? No, if it’s Spiralized Veggies and Shrimp. This is…

You Won’t Need To Splurge

Is this food worth it? I ask myself that question from time to time and I can say the answer has changed over the course of my journey. When my journey became about being healthy, the answer to that question became no more often. I think about the fats, sugars and sodium first. Lately I…

Momma’s Chicken Pot Pie

On this cold winter day, I can’t think of anything more comforting than my momma’s chicken pot pie. She would spend hours making this luscious, thick chicken stew and then she would top it off with her delicate homemade biscuits. My mom made the best biscuits in the whole world. They were perfect on top…