My name is Risa. I'm 25 years old and live in Boca Raton, Florida. I have battled with my weight since I was about 6 years old, and for the last couple years, I was finally winning the fight. But I slipped, gaining back more than I'd prefer from my lowest weight in ages. Now I'm buckling down again to shed the weight so I can look on the outside the way I feel on the inside. But the road isn't always straight and smooth. For more information on my life-long weight loss journey, please view my first post here. This blog exists for me, to keep me on track and motivated. If you don't like personal posts or personal opinions, you took the wrong fork at Albuquerque!

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April 10th
8:39 PM

Chicken parm came out good! I added a layer of fresh chopped basil and portobello mushrooms between the sauce and the cheese. Super tasty. Still prefer veal to chicken, but I’m happy with what I made. And I used minimal sauce and breading, so my blood sugar is doing great. The mushrooms helped make it even more filling, so I didn’t bother cooking the ravioli. And the one ~$4.50 package of organic chicken filled that entire casserole dish. I have like… 3 or 4 more meals, at least.

I feel good. :)

  1. astringofpearls said: I’m gonna need this recipe
  2. peruvian--goddess said: ugh , looks so yummy!! So jealous!
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