Category Archives: Resolve to Stick With It

It’s been 3 months since the Resolve to Stick With It Challenge ended, so I decided it was time to catch up with some of our participants. The whole goal of our challenge was to make sure our New Year’s Resolutions were realistic changes that resulted in long term results.  Here’s what our participants had to say … Ashley: Hello all! Hope everyone has been well! I have been sticking with my diet and exercise since the challenge ended. I … continued…

Healthy Habits Jenny Kramer, RD Resolve to Stick With It

Our six-week Resolve to Stick With it challenge may be over, but if you’ve been following the journey, you know our six challenge team members aren’t stopping now. Some of them are trying to reach a certain goal weight, some are on a mission to teach their families healthier eating habits and some are doing both. Either way, they’ve gotten a great start! To help them continue this lifelong healthy journey, we are sending each team member a $50 Visa … continued…

Contests & Giveaways Resolve to Stick With It

This last week has been a trying one because my husband and I have decided to adopt, but we have been stressing on how to afford it. Amongst all the phone calls to different agencies and emails to employers, I have not had much time to be active this week. I have been pretty good on the eating. I am still loving my Bodybugg as it has kept me honest with my calories in and calories out. I will take with me from … continued…

Contests & Giveaways Resolve to Stick With It

This challenge has taught me several things. I have many take aways but here are my favorites. First and foremost to recognize and address changes that occur in my lifestyle promptly so that I can catch myself from falling back into bad habits (i.e. not planning meals and then leaving room for making poor dining choices). I was wondering if you have a bad day or week, how long do you let yourself slide before you force yourself to bounce … continued…

Contests & Giveaways Resolve to Stick With It

This may be the end of the Laura’s Lean Beef Challenge, but it is just the beginning of eating healthy and getting to my goal weight.  I was able to lose 8 lbs in 6 weeks and definitely have established better eating in our household. I’m about a third of the way to my goal weight, and I know I will get there. I learned a lot about cooking healthier with beef, thanks to Laura’s Lean Beef recipe’s and the … continued…

Contests & Giveaways Resolve to Stick With It

I’ve been thinking about motivation a lot this week. One specific event that got me thinking was a crazy-busy day. I worked later than I had planned, rushed home and got dinner together, and rushed back out the door for Open House at my daughter’s school. The Open House was over at 8:15, but we had to stay a little later to pick up a bag of clothes from the secretary. Her mother had cleaned out some too-small clothing and thought I … continued…

Contests & Giveaways Resolve to Stick With It

As we enter the sixth and final week of the challenge, it’s time to talk about keeping the momentum. Research shows that 30% of people drop their New Year’s resolutions within the first month. Congratulations LLB Challenge team you are not part of the resolution drop-out crowd!  But it is common to hit a weight loss or motivation plateau especially if you aren’t seeing the same kind of results you did when you first started the challenge. We’ve said it … continued…

Contests & Giveaways Healthy Habits Jenny Kramer, RD Resolve to Stick With It

This week was great! I made some yummy meals with my Laura’s Lean Beef.  I cooked up a great beef stew to warm me in this below freezing weather we have been getting.  I also made a beef stir-fry, hamburgers, and grilled steak salad.  This has also been a great week for exercising.  With my new Body Bugg, I have been able to see just how many calories I need to burn to lose the pounds.  Some days I found myself … continued…

Contests & Giveaways Resolve to Stick With It

This past week I did a little experimenting with recipes. Instead of  the usual ground turkey for burrito filling, I used LLB ground beef,  4%. I got a great reception from the family, all the guys loved it better.  There is a definite difference with the taste — it is fresher. I like it better than the flavor of regular ground beef. I am in my second week of using a weekly meal planner, and I love it so far. With … continued…

Contests & Giveaways Resolve to Stick With It

Well, I’ve had a harder time getting back to the exercising this week.  I think mostly because of the extreme physical labor with working on the basement for the last week and a half, I still have felt sore and worn out.  But I will get back to my routine this week and get in 4 workouts this week.  That is my plan. As far as eating … I’ve done ok, but I’m dating a new person, and I find … continued…

Contests & Giveaways Resolve to Stick With It