Whole1.3 – My Whole30 Crash and Burn

Whole30 Crash and Burn

Remember two weeks ago when I shared that I was starting a Whole30. Well, it turned into a Whole1.3. I made it through the first day and breakfast of day 2 and decided to pull the plug. Ok, you can laugh at me. The first day seemed like an eternity. Seriously. Here’s a little insight […]

My Whole30 – Day One

Whole30 Meal Prep

I made it! Day one of my Whole30 reset nearly complete. The fridge is stocked. Here’s a peak at what I ate today. Breakfast Scrambled Eggs Blackberries and cashews sprinkled with coconut flakes (unsweetened) Coffee Lunch Salad – baby spinach, pineapple, homemade strawberry vinaigrette (recipe to come), sunflower seeds Chicken breast Dinner Slow Cooker Roasted […]

My Whole30 Challenge

Whole30 Challenge

This is happening! This has been brewing in my mind for a while. Last month when I found out I wasn’t pregnant yet, I challenged myself to the BodyRock 30 Day Real Time Challenge. I smashed out day 30 last week Thursday. I’m able to hammer curl 42 pounds! I’ve said it before and I’ll […]

Saving on Organics – Country Life Natural Foods


I’ve really been doing very little shopping in traditional grocery stores lately. We stocked up on Zaycon chicken last fall and also have a quarter cow in the freezer. Since produce prices haven’t been that good in the grocery store, I’ve been picking up produce at Costco along with cheese, butter, rice milk and soy […]

A Healthier Story: Introducing a New Series


Today I’m introducing a new series and resource on Give Me Neither – A Healthier Story: Your Frugal Resource to Health & Fitness. Over the course of the last year and a half, exercise has become part of my daily grind. It keeps me sane, makes me feel healthier and most days I actually enjoy […]

Simply in Season: Our Favorite Way to Prepare Summer Vegetables


Here’s our favorite way to cook all the fabulous summer vegetables available this time of year. Chop up the zucchini, yellow squash and red onion. Snap the ends off the beans. Put olive oil (about 1 tablespoon) into a large stir fry pan and heat at medium-high. Add the prepared vegetables and 1/4 cup water. Sprinkle […]

A Healthier Story: More Free Home Workouts


Back in April, I shared a list of FREE HIIT workout online and here are a few more to add to the list. Loving Fit Loving Fit – I just discovered this site and LOVE it. Tatianna is amazingly strong, inspiring and creative in her workout approach. I did the Pool Party Lower Body workout after I […]

A Healthier Story: An Update and A Gift for My Boys

Kaden's Tabata Workout

Well, it’s not Thursday, but here’s a little update to my journey of losing weight. I’m 10 weeks in and officially down 23 pounds from eating healthy and exercising. That makes me almost 1/3 of the way to my goal! Here’s one part that I’ve found surprising. If you looked at the measures of a […]

The Bit Timer iPhone App Review – It’s Just $0.99

HIIT workout

Last week I shared my success so far with losing weight and getting more fit and healthy. My friend Dayle approached me sometime in October about joining a private Facebook group. The purpose of the group was to encourage and support each other in doing HIIT (high intensity interval training) workouts 5 days a week. […]