Getting Unhooked

I started the new year with a strong desire to undo the damage I did during the last three weeks of the holiday season. Between getting laid off, celebrating my birthday and going home for the holidays, I ate and drank far more than I’d planned to, and I was feeling the effects of it … [Read more…]

Simplifying the Season

Now that the holiday season is in full swing, I find myself circling back towards a simpler way of living. I haven’t had a ton of holiday indulgences, but there’s something about this time of year that makes me want to cut back in order to balance out the excess of the season. I don’t … [Read more…]

Ditching the Scale

For the past six months or so, I’ve had one constant in my morning routine that hardly ever waivers. No matter the day, if I’m in my apartment and have access to it, I step on the scale. The routine is partially about tracking progress, and partially¬†about making sure that I don’t let my weight … [Read more…]

De-Stressing the Holidays

Stress is an inevitable part of modern living, but does that mean it has to dictate your behavior and your health? This is the¬†busiest time of year for me work-wise, and it’s only getting started. Last year, I managed to stay relatively fit during the holiday season, but I did stress eat quite a bit. … [Read more…]