Month: March 2019

How to make your own meal plan + standard recommendations

Reading Time: 6 minutes I’m going to start by saying that I don’t think everyone needs to have a meal plan, but I think it also depends on what you’re goals are and what fits your life. If you’re busy, having a loose plan can help you save time, which can decrease stress and help ensure that you are […]

Food Journaling Update – Day 24

Reading Time: 4 minutes Twenty-four days into food journaling and there’s definitely some things I’m noticing. One, I definitely got comfortable with grains again. I don’t think this is a problem, but like I mentioned the last time, I’m having to make an effort to get in green vegetables more than I ever had before, but it’s getting easier. […]

#ThisIs30 – I’m so glad that I’m here

Reading Time: 4 minutes I am alive. That’s what I’ve been thinking about the past few weeks. I am alive. But more than that – I am living. There have been times in my life when I didn’t feel I was being my truest self. I think most of them were happening in high school and really, at that […]

Meal tracking: 12 days in

Reading Time: 7 minutes I tracked extensively from June 2014 to June 2017. I tracked on and off from July 2017 to August 2018. I primarily used My Fitness Pal, but I also found myself journaling my meals on and off in 2017 and 2018. It wasn’t just about writing down the macronutrients or the calories, it was also […]

We need more context: Diet Culture, BoPo and Health

Reading Time: 7 minutes I go back and forth on a lot of topics because each side of the fence has pros and cons. This one isn’t easy for me to talk about because I do find myself juggling ideas and sometimes volleying. Ripping off the band aid is the best way to start. Diet Culture and Body Positive […]

I got ahead of myself

Reading Time: 2 minutes 16 days. And then a decade gone. It’s so weird to think about being here. As a teenager there were days I didn’t think I could wake up again. I don’t know if I’ve felt that same way since, although I know there were times that I thought about death and dying. As adults, there […]