I spend a lot of time thinking about what it is that I want my legacy to be. Maybe it is the teacher part of me that is constantly trying to create lasting lessons in my students while fostering the desire to become lifelong learners, or maybe being a mother has helped me to … Continue reading It’s Your Turn Series, Part 2: Post 3 “Imperfect is Perfect”
It’s hard to practice fearlessness, but honestly, if I back down because of fear of the unpredictable or the unknown then I never give myself a chance to succeed or fail organically.
I wish there was a hard and fast definition for weight loss and fat loss – I think we too often use them interchangeably and, in some cases, I find myself doing the same because it can be hard for some to understand there’s a difference. Looking around for language, it's clear than many experts … Continue reading Wellness Refocused Education: Calories Out
So, if I was to write a letter to you – to all the peopleout there who feel burdened with grief, who feel less than, who are struggling to stay afloat and navigate the harsh waters of their reality, I would start with Dear Loved One.
This is the story of the pumpkin who believed it could so it did. Every post I write revolving around fall food mentions my love of other fall foods like apple pie and maple lattes, but guys let's be honest with ourselves - we love these things, but they can get expensive. Apple picking can … Continue reading Recipe: Pumpkin Puree
"They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself." - Andy Warhol It's been eight days. It had been 501 days. I didn't plan it, but I guess it was fate since the number was almost perfect. I didn't realize until I put the date of the last photo with … Continue reading Day 280, Quote 33: “They always say time changes things…”
No one can do this for you, but you. Whatever this is. I've said that before and I know I said it recently when I talked about the importance of advocating for yourself on my Facebook page. It's true - no one will look out for you more than you, so ask questions, be curious, get … Continue reading Day 263, I guess I’m paraphrasing: Fight for it, take ownership
For what it's worth: it's never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There's no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, that are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope … Continue reading Day 238, Quote 27: “It’s never too late, or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be.”
OK, so round 2. Recipes should be played with, that's how they get better. A couple of weeks ago, I made Eggless Banana Brownies because I wanted to change it up and not make banana bread. The first round I wanted to work with a base recipe and build it up. I was focused on … Continue reading Recipe: Eggless Banana Brownies Round 2
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