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Tag: healthy living

How I organize my grocery shopping + food staples

Going to the grocery store used to freak me out a bit. Prior to overhauling my eating – and to be honest, that’s really what it was in the beginning, I had no issues going in and going up and down every aisle. I would grab what looked tasty or was cheap. Shifting my eating […]

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Day 286, Quote 34: Update “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

I’m going to talk to you like a long, lost friend – I guess that’s the easiest way to go about this. So it’s been 14 days and before that it was 501 day. I was finishing up my first spring semester of my degree. I had signed up for three summer classes – anatomy […]

Recipe: Grilled Chicken Wrap with Homemade Honey Mustard Sauce

Last weekend we bought a bag of avocados and while I am all for eating half an avocado with a meal, I’ve also wanted to find some new recipes. I found a number that looked intriguing, but many were salads. I’m not anti-salad, I freaking love salad, but I also really love sandwiches and this […]

Day 213, Quote 22: Trust Yourself

“Learning to trust is one of life’s most difficult tasks.” —Isaac Watts I like new things. They bring mixed emotions – excitement, fear, shock, joy. Changing up my routine isn’t new, but I guess the way I’m going about it is a bit different and that’s going to make it interesting for the next few […]

What do you eat anyway and how does exercise affect your calorie intake?

After a handful or more talks with some of my co-workers about body building and the lifestyle change made to accommodate it, here’s what you need to know about what I’m eating. It’s understandable that when you tell someone that your eating between 5 -7 times a day they assume you’re consuming a ridiculous amount […]