Golden Milk Latte

I’ve been wanting to make Golden Milk for some time. I finally remembered to grab Tumeric while at the store recently, so I gave it a shot today.

It was delicious! It’s filling and should prevent me from snacking so much. I think I will have it every evening, because that’s usually when I want to snack and make bad food choices. I may cut the amount of honey in half, though.

I warm up 2 cups of Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk. (Not too warm as I don’t want to ruin the benefits of the raw honey.) Then I add 1 tsp of Tumeric, 1/2 tsp Ginger, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 tsp Nutmeg, and 2 Tbsp raw honey. I used my frother to give it all a good whip, and that’s it!

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My Weight Loss

While I am proud of my progress, my before and after photo is so hard to see. But, I’m going out on a limb and sharing the photo along with my story.

July 2019

We bought a used boat in the summer of 2019. Naturally, I ordered two new swimsuits to wear on said boat. I loved the suits, which were high-waisted two-pieces. I knew that I still had a “baby belly”, though my baby was now 3 years old. On July 28, 2019, (Yes, I remember that date) I asked our son to snap a picture of my husband and me on the boat together. When I saw the series of pictures he snapped, I was devastated. I should back up and say that I had been struggling with my appearance for a while. I don’t know why I thought these swimsuits would change anything. I hated how I looked. That wasn’t me. I looked swollen and my face was so puffy my eyes didn’t look open. I am all for body positivity, but I’m also one who believes you are in control of your own happiness. I hadn’t been happy with myself for some time and it took this picture to make me realize what I needed to do. Continue reading