Weekly Goal #50–1000 push-ups

This week’s goal is pretty simple: put in 1000 push-ups. I’ve been building up for a while now, and I think, finally, I could hit that number in a week. I’ve topped out at 750 thus far, so I think I’m ready.

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…

When She Knows Better Than You (or How to Deal with Unwanted Feedback)

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…

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…

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…