Having a little fat at each meal is good thing, a very good thing! In college, after I lost my “Freshmen 15” I feared fat. I steered clear from nuts and cheese. I was a low-fat junkie. I was always hungry, in a bad mood and would often restrict myself so much during the day that after dinner I’d still… Read More
Do you gain weight during the summer?
This weekend is the official summer kickoff! I’m so excited but also a little nervous. As mentioned previously, I have a hard time sticking to any healthy eating habits during the summer time. I always admit that I like to workout hard so that I can enjoy myself during the summer time but sometimes the calories in don’t always equal… Read More
Foods That Fight PMS
I’m going to let you all in on a little secret I have. It’s rather personal but I like sharing, isn’t that why I’m a blogger? I battle irrational decision making when I have PMS. I tend to make life altering decisions the week before my period. This causes more than just being called a “Bitch”. Sorry boys, but this… Read More
Runners Tip: Here comes the heat!
I posted on Twitter how difficult my run was this afternoon and got a ton of feedback from followers telling me they thought it was just them! They were relieved to hear I had a similar experience. On the east coast, we are experiencing a pretty drastic rise in temps and mugginess. It seems as if Spring already left. If… Read More
How To Get Back On Track
Certain events pop up in our lives and may slightly derail our best intentions. Things like holidays, birthdays, or even breakups and worse deaths can and will cause us to forget why we chose to live healthier lifestyles. No one has ever become thin by accident. If they say they did, they are lying. Trust me. These events start with… Read More
Should you weigh yourself regularly?
Link: Should you weigh yourself regularly? I have been asked this question a number of times and I can never seem to decide on what I want to advise. I myself have a love-hate relationship with the scale. I’m currently reading Jean Fain’s book “The Self-Compassion Diet” and wanted to share this article she wrote for the Huffington Post. I’ll… Read More