This is the new big change. My blog will feature recipes, health and not so much, photography and more creative writing some about my life and other fiction pieces. ~May 2015
I originally started this blog because so many friends were asking me for my recipes and making suggestions that I write a cookbook. In June of (2012) my birds flew the coop and I found myself with a LOT of time on my hands so I decided to bite the bullet.
You see I have always loved to cook and take pictures. My friends will tell you, I love to cook and they love to eat. My family, friends, FB and Instagram followers will tell you I love to take photos!
So cooking, taking photos, posting them on Facebook and, you know, one thing led to another and here we are.
Now for a few things about me:
- moved over 39 times
- mom to 3 adult sons
- grandma to 1 little girl Little Miss Sassy Pants (4) and a 10 month old little boy
- numerous young adults call me MamaDawn
- 3 kitties/my fur babies
- Air Force Mom
- NC native
- UNC Tarheel fan(I bleed Carolina blue)
- favorite color purple
- homeschooled my boys (all graduated)
- all my boys have been to college
- ran a homeschool support group
- full time student (Jan 2015)
In 2014 I made the decision to become a "clean" eater. I had already made a lot of these changes, but am decidedly clean 80-90% of the time. That means NO processed foods, no fried foods, no sugar, no white products :flour, sugar, potatoes, rice. I am eating clean, fresh , healthy vegetables, lean mean and fruits, with some whole grains occasionally. You can follow me on instagram to keep up with my progress or on twitter and FB. I will also update with my recipes as I go along.
I'm sad to say that when I started I needed to lose over 100 lbs. There, it is in print.
As of the end of Jan. 2014 I am down a total of 21 lbs since November 2013.
July 2014 I've hit a wall, down 54 lbs and over 60 inches so far.
*As of Jan 2015 I'm down 60 lbs and over 70 inches, not as far as I want to be but so much better than I was.
**May 2015 I'm down 70 lbs, and my life is fantastic. I love shakeology, clean eating but still love my Southern foods, stick around to see what's happening.
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