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…]

Eating for Enjoyment

I’ve mentioned that I recently ran a marathon. I’d run one before, and when I was training for my first marathon, I thought I could eat anything I want. Nutella was a staple food of mine, I munched cookies during my long run and regularly indulged in several tipples on any given night. I ran … [Read more…]

Portion Control

Part of getting back into UnSporked for me is the realization and embracement of the truth that I don’t have to eat everything on my plate. In fact, I probably shouldn’t eat everything on my plate most of the time, because my eyes tend to be much larger than my stomach. Case in point, yesterday … [Read more…]

Week 3: Back to Basics

Things got a little out of control this past weekend. Between many Halloween-related activities, I ate and drank way more than I needed to, and I’m feeling the consequences of that today. To be fair, it’s inevitable that sometimes you will eat and/or drink a little more than you need to. Like I’ve mentioned before, the … [Read more…]