My gluten free weight loss journey, week 16


I lost the 0.4 pounds I gained last week.  I also stopped Weight Watchers, for several reasons. Firstly, my 90-day membership is almost up.  I would be getting charged $20 a month for a program I hardly use.  There is a free app that does the exact same thing. Secondly, I have pretty much stopped…

My Gluten free weight loss journey, week 16


  The battle of the carbs continues! I gained almost half a pound this week.  Chalk it up to carelessness in portions and eating too many carbs.  Nothing new here. It’s a constant battle.  Sometimes I feel like I am losing the war.  Sometimes I lose my resolve and just want to chuck it all. …

My gluten free weight loss journey (Weight Watchers) week 15


  I lost 2.4 pounds this week, which takes me back to the halfway point.   My goal is to lose 20 pounds.  I have lost ten;  five of which I gained back.  It’s been an uphill battle. I try to focus on the victories, but I find myself still looking in the mirror and seeing…

My gluten free weight loss journey, weeks 13 and 14


  These past two weeks have pretty much been an exercise in losing perspective.  Starting with our road trip to NJ to visit our kids, I really fell off the diet wagon.   I almost quit Weight Watchers.  After tasting freedom from dietary restrictions, not even considering my gluten and dairy restrictions, I did not want…

My gluten free weight loss journey, Weight Watchers week 12


I lost 1.8 pounds this week.  This is part of the five I gained last week carb cycling.  It seems like an uphill battle, but it’s a journey.  I have to keep telling myself that.  I also have a road trip looming this coming week along with two plus dinners out.  Hoo boy. At least…

Want to lose weight? Stop eating these…


  Aside from being gluten free(which can cause weight gain), there are things that we eat that can stall our weight loss progress.  In this article from cheatsheet.com, there are some common foods that might be surprisingly bad for weight loss.  Here’s an excerpt: Diet soda Dieters may be apt to slurp down diet soda,…

Carb cycling? Will it work for weight loss?


As I move along in my journey to healthy gluten free living, I am still fine-tuning the process.  I am still trying to find that “sweet spot”. I wrote a few days ago about “cheat days” and how they might help with plateaus.  But is one cheat day a week enough? Before I started Weight…

Will a cheat day break your weight loss plateau?


When I posted the other day that I didn’t lose any weight this week, one of my followers commented that she had read that a “cheat day” would break that plateau. I had actually never heard of this, so I did some research. There are numerous posts from people who used this tactic with really…

How to avoid diet failure


  It’s hard enough to follow a gluten free diet, much less trying to lose weight on top of that.  There are some things that might be contributing to your dieting failure.  Here are some excerpts from this original article from cheatsheet.com. Do you have a realistic goal in mind? The first step to a successful…