The other day, my husband brought home a little treat for me from Whole Foods. Lemonade! I took one swig in enraptured anticipation, and then nearly spat it out. How much sugar is in this crap? I looked over the label and was shocked to read that in this 16oz. bottle of lemonade, there were… Continue reading Whole Foods=Healthy! (Or Maybe Not…)
If you’re alive, you’ve received unwanted advice or unsolicited criticism. Your career choice, your spending habits, who you took to dinner with your parents last week—any of these topics might be a prime target for unauthorized feedback in your life. I’ve recently received quite a bit of this unwanted stuff in my own life, and… Continue reading When She Knows Better Than You (or how to deal with unwanted feedback)
Certain things in this world connect with us on a deeper level than it seems like they should. These things can be silly, like a T.V. series that spouts nonsense most of the time, or a dress that, for whatever reason, inspires us to pursue our best self. Why these things resonate with us may… Continue reading She Called Me Wonder Woman
As I work my way back into the healthiest lifestyle I can live, I am starting to set goals again. I’ve maintained many of the goals previously made this year, but some of slipped out and away. So, this week’s goal is to waste no food. We just got a bunch of food yesterday, including… Continue reading Weekly goal #49–Waste Nothing
One of the highly weird and excessively annoying things about my body is that I have to be exceedingly selective on my food choices. Most people have to limit calories and avoid certain downfalls or types of food. Me, however? I’ve got to avoid grains completely, which means eating tons of fiber and carbohydrates in… Continue reading Dried Kiwi and Other Useful Things in This Healthy Lifestyle
This vague question is one of the most difficult to answer, partially due to its ambiguity. “What is healthy?” is actually the wrong question. “What is healthy for me?” however can be answered. It will take time, effort, some sweat, and possibly some tears and blood. You see, what healthy is for me is different… Continue reading What is Healthy?
Thanksgiving is over. The deliciousness of turkey and pumpkin pie left us feeling good yesterday, and maybe a little bit guilty today. Christmas is right around the corner. Sugar cookies and ham haunt us already. New Year’s goals of “finally lose the weight” and “definitely stop eating sugar” follow a week later, with the cycle… Continue reading Healthy Living: Lifestyle or Fad?