That's how my friend Terri described it, shifting from the diet mentality to ditching the diet mentality. She's right: in the past couple of days I've been feeling a little unbalanced and off-kilter as I attempt to navigate this new path I've set for myself.It's challenging because my new focus is on Intuitive Eating, with… Continue reading stepping off the tilt-a-whirl
After my most recent weigh-in, I've been thinking about food and running.Trying to balance calories and navigating weigh gain (or loss) while training is a serious pain in the ass. Like for real. You are working out for days and hours on end and it's easy to overestimate how much exercise you think you are… Continue reading Eat to Run
Several years ago, I asked for a slow cooker for Christmas. In fact, if memory serves, it was the only thing I asked for that particular Christmas.At the time, though, I was working a job with hours that didn't make the slow cooker the most useful. That is, I would leave the apartment between 8… Continue reading slow cooking up a storm
Hello and Happy New Year! I hope you all had a nice weekend, ringing in 2016. My NYE was low key but fun: some of BC's college friends were in town, we went out for tacos, then just went back to his house and hung out together. I actually managed to stay up past midnight… Continue reading First Monday of 2016!
As a librarian and writer, it's safe to say that books are kind of my thing. I read a lot, y'all. Like, I can't even. I also have a job where I get to listen to audiobooks while working so there's even more books. (That said, I'm horrible about keeping track of what I read.… Continue reading New Year, New You, and Nutritional Wisdom