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The Craving

Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and

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  1. Robyn

    Wow that looks like you had an amazing weekend! what a beautiful place and nice weather…its snowing here so I’m more than jealous 🙂
    I’ve been craving a donut lately…not sure why I hardly ever eat them..but I’m planning to keep resisting since there really is nothing good for me about a donut, hopefully the craving will pass

    1. Lisa Eirene

      I was jealous of everyone else’s snow back in January because we never get any. Now I’m ready for summer!

  2. Carrie @ Season It Already!

    Looking forward to the wine post! 😉

    1. Lisa Eirene

      I think it will be up tomorrow.

  3. Ingunn

    The view from that hotel looks amazing! Glad your knee seems to be on the mend, too.

    I hiked on Mount Hood last weekend for the first time and thought of you! I should stop procrastinating and write up a little trip report.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Cool! I look forward to reading your review of wherever you went.

  4. Amber @ Busy, Bold, Blessed

    I’m so jealous. I want to go on vacation, even a mini one. I love groupon for things like this. I’m craving a warm beach weekend!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      You should look for a groupon getaway! Sometimes even one night away from home is all you need.

  5. Michelle @ Eat Move Balance

    Those pictures of your hike are gorgeous!! I can’t wait to get out hiking this summer–I miss it. What a beautiful place to stay and reset over the weekend. Looking forward to the wine post!! 😉

  6. bethh

    Have you had the wings at Pok Pok? They sound like they would hit your craving perfectly, as you can get them with a spicy rub. I got an order at Pok Pok Noi (it’s closer to my home) and had enough wings for three meals of 2 wings each. omg so good. Now I have a craving!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      I’ve been to Pok Pok once and had the boar collar with rice. It was THE hottest thing I have ever eaten in my entire life. Next time I’m there I’ll check out their wings though.

  7. Nick Goodall

    Whoa! Looks like you had a weekend… and a half!

    I don’t think it was too wise checking this out considering I’ve just started a pretty savoury diet, my god it looks good!

    Either way, it’s nice to know that you had a lovely weekend, it sure looks like you did!

    Have a wonderful day 🙂

    1. Lisa Eirene

      It was definitely nice. And needed!

  8. Lori

    What a lovely get away! I am craving buttercream icing big time. I think it was because I got on my bike last week and didn’t have a cupcake LOL!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Mmmm that sounds pretty good too!

  9. Trevor

    That picture of the bridge was amazing! I had to pin it! Can I even say that and still be considered a man?

    Oh well, too late.

    Lookin’ forward to the wine post. Then maybe a single malt scotch post someday? To make me feel a little more manly . . .


    1. Lisa Eirene

      I wish! I don’t like scotch. Or whiskey. Michael is a whiskey drinker and recently discovered an Old Fashioned. I had a sip and it was pretty good. But when it comes to liquor I stick with vodka.

  10. Sparklinone

    What an awesome mini vacation! Beautiful! Oh I’m craving that cheesecake you had!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      It was fantastic cheesecake!

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