“Some people can’t believe in themselves until someone else believes in them first.”– Sean Maguire, from Good Will Hunting I can be like this. But, it used to be worse. I used to feel - I used to believe that I couldn't do great things unless someone else saw it in me to. That kind… Continue reading Day 24, Movie Quote 3: “Your Move Chief”
Did anyone else feel bad for Regina George when she was duped by Cady Herron when she asked if butter was a carb? I found myself laughing at the time the movie came out, but after working with clients and talking with others, it's clear that it can be hard to think about food in… Continue reading Wellness Refocused Education: What Are Carbohydrates?
Pizza is a weakness. I'm not the only one that feels this way. We don't really order take out because I'm going to want to eat the whole thing. No amount of lifestyle change has made an impact on how I feel about pizza. I've talked about my own struggles with food and there are… Continue reading Recipe: Classic and Thin Crust with Philly Cheesesteak Pizza
In 2016, I asked my friend Alicia to write about what it was like to be a college kid trying to be fit, and trying to figure out what health meant for her. She wrote three posts. Her first post in her own series talked about her past and how she got to where she… Continue reading Life of A Fit College Student Series: Changing Mindset Doesn’t Mean You’re Doing Something Wrong
"Yes, the rum is gone." "Why is the rum gone?" "One, because it is a vile drink that turns even the most respectable men into complete scoundrels. Two, that signal is over a thousand feet high. The entire Royal Navy is out looking for me. Do you really think that there is even the slightest… Continue reading Day 8, Movie Quote 2: “But Why Is All The Rum Gone?”
For a long time there was a war on fat, like over 30 years long. I've talked a lot about the importance of reading labels and understanding what you're consuming. Not necessarily saying no to the processed food, but understanding or knowing what is in it. Well, taking that a step further - we need… Continue reading Wellness Refocused Education: Fat and the Ketogenic Diet
Currently, there are 10 jars of nut butter sitting in my cabinet. 1. Cinnamon Raisin Swirl from Peanut Butter and Company 2. Mighty Maple from Peanut Butter and Company 3. Nutella - yes, that counts, hazelnuts! 4. Unsalted cashew butter, store brand 5. Pumpkin Spice from Peanut Butter and Company 6. Extra Crunchy Skippy 7.… Continue reading Recipe: Walnut Butter
I figure life's a gift and I don't intend on wasting it. You don't know what hand you're gonna get dealt next. You learn to take life as it comes at you... to make each day count. - Jack Dawson, Titanic It's kind of fitting that the new year starts on a Monday, right? I… Continue reading Day 1, Movie Quote 1:“To Making It Count”