Whole Foods=Healthy! (Or Maybe Not…)

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…)

She Called Me Wonder Woman

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

Weekly goal #49–Waste Nothing

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

Dried Kiwi and Other Useful Things in This Healthy Lifestyle

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

What is Healthy?

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?

Week # 43: Post-Wedding Workout Plans

Most brides probably focus on the pre-wedding workouts. This bride, however, is focusing on the post-wedding. I mean, I had every intention of doing all those “pre-wedding workout” plans, but life was just more than could allow for doing 3 full-time jobs plus a fourth full-time job of working out 6 hours per day. Okay, I might… Continue reading Week # 43: Post-Wedding Workout Plans

Week #8 Goal: Incorporate Regular Stretching

Maybe I’m a freak, but I hate stretching.  I mean, hate it to the point that I occasionally have skipped work-outs because I didn’t want to do my stretches post work-out.  Kinda sad, I know.  I mean, I love the way I feel after stretching.  That “hurts so good” kinda thing from getting that tension… Continue reading Week #8 Goal: Incorporate Regular Stretching