Author Archives: Stephanie Perry (@Vaycarious)

Desk Dining

It’s been an off week for me. I haven’t cooked one thing, but I’m glad I didn’t revert to junk eating. Today I started out with a spinach smoothie. Lately this has been my breakfast at least twice a week since I’m trying to cut down on my cereal consumption. Today’s version had avocado, raspberries, strawberries, almond milk, […]

Baking Amish [+ Weigh In]

I Love being a Delawarean. My state’s a small wonder. It’s home to beautiful beaches, tax-free shopping, and deliciously awesome communities. Most beloved, The Amish. Yup, Dover has a full-on Amish community. That surprises people who pass through visit, but I’ve seen Amish kids park their horse and buggy in the mall parking lot and […]

Please Don’t Acknowledge Me

This picture is of my dog Star (left) and my Mom’s beloved Bebe (right) having a little puppy party just because I’d walked into the room. It’s good to be acknowledged for doing very little. But it’s also awful. This Ted Talk says that when you tell people about your goals, your brain signals some of […]

Quinoa Crab Cakes w/ Balsamic Asparagus and Mushrooms

Quinoa Crab Cakes

I’ve never had a Doritos Locos Taco; I’m afraid I’d get addicted. I have no interest in juicing; I’d rather actually eat my food. If there’s “buzz” about a certain food, I’m probably not interested. But out of curiosity I broke down and gave quinoa a try. Lots of food bloggers are singing quinoa’s praises. It’s a seed used like […]

The Past 12 Months [+ Weigh In]

1. Got down to 159 pounds. 2. Wore a 2-piece swim suit. 3. Started dating a decent guy who liked bars. Worked out 0 times in June/July/August. 4. Gained 12 pounds. 5. Flew to Chicago solo for a Prince(!) concert. 6. Ran the Delaware Distance Classic 15k with approximately 2 weeks of preparation. 7. Totally destroyed […]

Have you seen me?

I’ve been gone toooo long, I know. I hate when a blog I follow just up and disappears without so much as a Gone Fishin’ sign, but I did exactly that. I’m sorry! Please take me back!! It’s been over a year since my last post. I gained back too much weight (161 last post…184 […]

Week 68: One Year With Weight Watchers

I’ve totally nailed weight maintenance! Oh, I’m supposed to hit goal weight before I start maintenance? Po-ta-to, Po-tah-to. I’ll get there. I know, you’re asking, “When?” Soon.  I have newfound inspiration: the bikini. I have a girls’ getaway to one of Delaware’s finest beaches in 3 weeks. Weather’s been extreme already this Spring, so I want to […]