My Favorite Salad Dressing And Weight Watchers Week 7 Weigh-In!

This week’s check-in post is going to be short and sweet—I have no good reasons for this except that I’m just tired. I’m blaming daylight savings time! Am I the only mom whose kids did NOT do well with the extra hour this week? Man, it’s kicking our butts!

For the last several weeks, I have been eating a lot of the same things, which I don’t mind. Caesar salads (Marie’s creamy Caesar dressing, in the refrigerator section of your grocery store, is to die for) and egg white omelets are my friends lately. So are apples with chunky peanut butter. Oh, and Greek yogurt! It’s week 7 on Weight Watchers and I’m settling into a new normal for eating. I still don’t feel deprived, which is key if I’m going to stick with the program.

I hoped to get a couple good hikes in this week, but it just didn’t happen. I wondered if this might be the week I gained weight since I haven’t gained at all since I started attending meetings and it is bound to happen at some point. Let’s find out, shall we?

Every time I step on the scale, I’m relieved. Only half a pound away from my first 10 lbs! Let’s hope I can reach that goal this next week. I'm counting on you to pray me through it. Thanks, friends!

YOUR TURN! What are some of your favorite healthy foods or recipes? I’m all ears!

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Amber Lia

A former high school English teacher, Amber is a work-at-home mom of 4 little boys under the age of 10. She is the best-selling author of Triggers: Exchanging Parents’ Angry Reactions for Gentle Biblical Responses and Parenting Scripts: When What You’re Saying Isn’t Working, say Something New. She and her husband Guy own Storehouse Media Group, a faith-friendly and family-friendly TV and Film production company in Los Angeles, CA. When she’s not building sand castles with her boys on the beach, or searching for Nerf darts all over her house, you can find Amber writing to encourage families on her blog at Mother of Knights (www.motherofknights.com).