Go Fit Girl! is gettin fancy

Go Fit Girl! is getting high-tech. And really, it is all owed to my well-paid (ha ha!) IT/webmaster “online boy.”

Curt got Go Fit Girl! a new hosting service, a new look and we are getting fancy. You can now comment on the blog using your sign on for Facebook, Twitter, etc. Pretty awesome.

Take a look around, comment. Let me know what you think: what you like, don’t like, etc. If you are having issues commenting please let me know via e-mail ann@gofitgirl.com or even via Facebook.

We are still tinkering with it. It will eventually be where we want it to be.

I know I haven’t been blogging as much lately. But don’t fear. I have lots of ideas brewing in my head and lots of things I want to write about, research and explore. So keep coming back.

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In the transition of moving the blog from one hosting service to another two of my posts dropped off. Bummer.

Because they were genius (ha! yea, right) I thought I would summarize them here for you.

The first post was about how I went 47 days without eating candy. My co-worker Jessica gave up candy for Lent. As … Continue reading

Dates are sweet, great alternative to candy

It has been about 13 days since I had a piece of candy.

This quitting candy for 39 days has been a lot easier than I thought it would be.

And I have to say that the candy bowl, which sits on my desk, has really not been that alluring. I look at it and I know I can’t have it and I am OK with that.

Last week when I checked with Jessica she said quitting candy for Lent has been easy so far as well.

Though we both have noticed that we seem to have the munchies more lately and we wonder if it is because we have cut out a decent amount of sweets.

(I seriously don’t know how someone could cut out all sweets, even if the item is made with Splenda or some other sweetner.)

The other day I wanted something sweet. So I had a few dates. Dates are good and sweet with some fiber as well.

I mentioned the dates to Jessica. We also discussed hot chocolate curbing a sweet craving or even prunes.

And the Peanut Butter Balls I made over the weekend could also work a sweet tooth.

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Entering the no candy zone

It has been about 72 hours since I have had a piece of candy. If I had to choose between something sweet or something salty I would go for the salt.

But there are times I just can’t stop eating chocolate, especially if that chocolate has some peanut butter mixed in.

One of my friends/co-workers gave up candy for Lent.  I have a candy bowl on my desk. Last weekend I bought new candy for the bowl as the pickins were slim. I brought the candy in on Wednesday. Another co-worker brought in a HUGE bag of Easter candy for the bowl–almost 4 pounds worth of chocolately goodness.

I had about four pieces of chocolate on Wednesday. On Wednesday evening I was thinking and decided to join my friend in the not eating candy challenge. I am a non-practicing Catholic. I don’t observe Lent.

But I decided to take on the challenge of no candy for 39 days (since I started a day late).

This way we both have support in our challenge. I think we can do it. The challenge isn’t as difficult for me at home as it is as work. My work candy bowl is overflowing … Continue reading