Pacifiers, Pumps And The World

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

$6 vs $1~ Who's The Winner

Dark Yummy Chocolate

  One of the healthy changes I've made is switching from milk chocolate to dark chocolate. I bought three different types of dark chocolate. They were the 70%, 85% and the 90%.  Dark chocolate is considered to be healthier than milk chocolate. It's a healthy antioxidant.  In order to ease my way to the 90%, I tried the 70% in the first week.  You can definitely tell you're not eating a Hersey bar.  I wasn't thrilled with the taste but I was able to with stand it.  By the end of the week I really did enjoy it.  The next week I tried the 85% which is a little bit more bitter than the 70%.  Than I tried the 90% and my tongue said no way.  I know the only difference between the 85% and the 90% is just 5%, but OMGoodness I can't take the taste of it.  I've tried it a couple of times trying to see if my taste-buds just needed time to get use to it.  No's not happening...not in this life.  After trying all three I'm going to stick to the 70% dark chocolate.  The big difference I notice switching to dark chocolate is that all I need is one square to deal with any chocolate craving. Which is a lot better than eating way too many bars of Kit Kat at one time. I have tried to eat a small bar of milk chocolate and to my surprise I no longer like the taste like I did before.  I say if you're going to try dark chocolate definitely try the 70% first.  Switching to dark chocolate is another small step for me in the right direction in living a healthy lifestyle.  

Monday, August 18, 2014

I Did It..I Graduated!

Photo By: Hywards
  Last week was a crazy week running around for the twins birthday.  I'm glad today I finally I have the time to share some great news.  For the past two years I've been working hard to achieve an important goal that I wanted for myself.  I am a college graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in business.  It wasn't an easy path.  I'm a wife, a mom of five and at one point I was taking care of two sick relatives.  Yet I knew I wasn't going to let life get in the way of achieving my goal finally.  I focued on one semester at a time to get to this point.  I'm truly grateful for the experience.  For me education has expanded my mind and has change the way I see myself and the world for the better. I'll have more post in the future about my experience of being back in college after so many years.

If you have a goal...a dream that you want to achieve don't let anyone or anything stand in your way.  It's all about taking one step at a time.