Intermittent Fasting and Me

This week, I’ve been thinking about the benefits of intermittent fasting. It’s not for everybody–like those with hypoglycemia or diabetes. But it’s been one of the most effective ways for me to keep cravings in check, and prevent myself from overeating on the regular. That means that it’s healthy for me. I still consume the…

G-F Replacements, and Why I Don’t Eat Them

One of the main struggles I’ve heard people complain about when they go gluten-free is the “need” to replace bread, crackers, chips, tortillas, etc., with gluten-free products. The other part of that complaint is how much the replacement products taste disgusting, bland or stale. I’ve been gluten and corn free since July 21, 2012. The…

A New Year, 12 New Goals

There seems to be something about the new year’s season for me. I keep changing jobs about this time every year or two, and then adding in other changes. Last year, I married on January 14. The year before, I quit my job at about that time. The year before that, I started a new…

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…

My Biggest Fan and Motivator: My Husband

Some people use guilt, manipulation or bullying to “motivate” people.  I’ve heard of men telling their wives they are “too fat” or tell them that they think their wives or girlfriends would be “way sexier” if they lost weight, stopped doing this or that or if they did thus and such.  I’ve had men try…