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…]

The Banana Surrogate

It seems that the lunch I packed today might have a bit on the lighter side. I started feeling the food cravings come on around 3pm, so I decided to indulge in a little snack. After putting my snow boots on, I ventured outside in search of the perfect snack to satisfy my cravings. My new guidelines … [Read more…]