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Myth Peachy

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  1. I am mixing things up a bit .. here is my usual week .. 30 - 45 mins of cardio per day, treadmill, elliptical, or rowing machine 30 minutes of strength training 2 to 3 times per week and one of the following Monday: Pilates 1 hour Tuesday: Aqua aerobics Wednesday: Body Works w/Abs Thursday: Aqua aerobics Friday: Body Works w/Abs Saturday: Aqua aerobics I also have an exercise ball in front of my tv and if I decide to sit and watch a show I do crunches or wall squats. My girls (teens) challenge me to see who can do more, of course they love outdoing their mom. I am sure that you guys are going to be beautiful when the special day comes. Don't stress about it too much!
  2. I know everyone is different and it depends on how much you have to lose and how much you weigh, etc ... but, I lost 4 inches in my waist in about 7-8 weeks. I am loving the exercise.
  3. I just got two of these DVD's last week. I hate them! Make sure that you want to try them because this company has a No Return policy. By the time you roll your shoulders back, tuck your butt, suck in your stomach, point your toes in, roll your knees out ... you can't remember what you are supposed to do next. I took them to work and my 3 office mates don't like them either.
  4. Does anyone have one that is water resistant that can be used during water aerobics? I would like to get one but not sure that I will be able to justify the cost if I can't wear it during all of my workouts.
  5. Oh goodness! You do look awesomer! You get a "I'm So Proud" award!
  6. Ingredients 1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise2 teaspoons lime juice or lemon juice1 teaspoon chili powder1 avocado, pitted, peeled, and finely chopped1/4 cup finely chopped celery10 cherry tomatoes, quartered 12 small butterhead lettuce leaves or leaf lettuce leavesDirections 1. Combine mayonnaise, lime juice, and chili powder. Stir in avocado, celery, and tomatoes. 2. Spoon scant 1/4 cup salad into center of each lettuce leaf. Wrap leaf around salad. Secure with wooden pick. Serve immediately. Soft lettuce leaves, such as Bibb, Boston, or leaf lettuces, work best in wraps, Crisper salad greens are harder to roll.
  7. 1 pound ww Thin Spaghetti, Linguine or Vermicelli, uncooked 1 10-oz. package frozen spinach, thawed 1 10-oz. package fat-free cream cheese 1/2 cup skim milk 1 tbsp. red wine vinegar 1 tsp. chicken bouillon granules 1/2 tsp. dried Italian herbs Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain spinach well, squeezing out excess liquid. Combine spinach and remaining ingredients in the container of an electric blender or food processor until smooth. Transfer to a saucepan; heat through. When pasta is done, drain well. Toss sauce with pasta. Serve immediately.
  8. Serves 4 8 oz. ww Pasta, uncooked 1/2 cup non-fat sour cream 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth 4 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese, divided (Points) 1/2 cup egg substitute 2 tbsp. Dijon mustard 1 1/2 cups chopped broccoli, blanched and drained 1 1/2 cups skinless, boneless chicken breast, cooked 2 tbsp. bread crumbs (Points) Prepare egg noodles according to package directions; drain. Heat oven to 350-o F. Whisk the sour cream, chicken broth, 2 tablespoons of the Parmesan cheese, eggs and mustard in a bowl until blended. Add noodles, broccoli and chicken and toss well. Transfer the mixture to a 9 x 12-inch baking dish. Stir the remaining 2 tablespoons of grated cheese and bread crumbs in a small bowl and sprinkle over casserole. Bake uncovered until bubbling around the edges and the top is golden brown, about 35 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  9. Myth Peachy


    Does anyone know the formula for figuring out your AP's? Yes, I am a WW member but I don't have a slider. Thanks for any assistance.
  10. Wondermous! I too hope I look half as good when I get halfway I am going to work even harder at the gym tomorrow!
  11. INGREDIENTS: 2 cups cooked whole wheat couscous 1 cup chopped cucumber 1 cup chopped tomatoes 1/2 cup chopped red onion 1/3 cup fresh mint, chopped Juice of two large lemons (I used limes) 1 tbsp olive oil PREPARATION: Combine couscous, cucumber, tomatoes, onion and mint in a large bowl. Whisk together lemon juice and olive oil. Pour over couscous salad and stir well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  12. 6 large carrots, peeled and cut into 11⁄2-inch chunks 2 large onions, halved and thinly sliced 4 long strips lemon zest 4 sprigs fresh dill, plus 2 tablespoons chopped 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus additional for seasoning 4 bone-in chicken breast halves, skin removed (2 1/2 to 3 pounds) 2 cups chicken broth Put the carrots, onions, lemon zest, dill sprigs, and olive oil in a 7-liter pressure cooker. Season the vegetables with the 1/2 teaspoon salt and the chicken with salt, to taste. Pour the broth in the pot, then nestle the chicken meat side down on top of the vegetables. Close the pressure cooker lid, bring the pressure up to high (this can take up to 10 minutes). Adjust the heat, if necessary, to maintain an even high pressure for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and use the quick-release method to bring down the pressure. Stir the chopped dill into the chicken stew. Put 1 chicken breast in each of 4 large soup bowls and ladle some carrots and broth over each one.
  13. How about a stability ball chair? It is supposed to strengthen your core. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/search-handle-url/index=blended&field-keywords=stability%20ball%20chair&results-process=default&dispatch=search/ref=pd_sl_aw_tops-1_blended_13539898_1&results-process=default?tag2=amd-google-20
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