Day #4: The reveal

It’s the morning after my first ever juice cleanse! I had a bad night and woke up too early. But THAT’S OK! Know why? Coffee creamer. I can honestly say this is the thing I missed most. And sandwiches. Wine. Breakfast. OK I missed a few things. Going to make some eggs and do a […]

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Juice Cleanse Day #3

WOOHOO LAST DAY!! Wow, I never would have guessed that I could do this. It’s amazing how not-dying I feel. Again woke up with a headache that disappeared with coffee. Even felt like doing a little working out. Made myself a giant to-do list this morning, which is always helpful. Benny and I agreed last […]

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3-Day Juice Cleanse: Day #1; Part 2

Woke up feeling super tired, which was not ideal. I did workout this morning, I did not do any cardio. 10am Juice #1: Sweet Spin 140 Calories 18g Sugar 4g Fiber 34g Carbs As predicted; tastes like blended kale. Fortunately I have spent many years teaching myself to like things that taste like blended kale. […]

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3-Day Juice Cleanse: Day #1; Pt. 1

Currently perched on the couch drinking black coffee, it’s actually pretty tasty. Why? Juice Cleanse Baby! I am embarking on a 3-day juice cleanse and I have to say I’m really excited/mildly terrified. I can say with certainty that, sleeping aside, I have not gone over 4 hours without food in…possibly ever, actually. This might […]

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Fitness Routine Derailed, And Not By Choice

Good morning readers! I have been out of my fitness routine for a long time now (going on 4 months). Back surgery, exhaustion from pregnancy, etc. have kept me from my normal routine, and I miss it!  Ever since we got back from Costa Rica, it has been one thing after another. Because of the […]

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Feeling Desperate About Long Term Goals.

Good Morning Readers! Just a few thoughts I’d like to offer on the topic of giving up, motivating yourself, and especially ignoring the sense of despair often associated with long-term goals. This last one resonates with me and I know it does for many out there. I have written in the past about the importance […]

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DIETS, FOODS, NUMBERS PT. III: The 80/20 Rule

The final post in my little diet project, (If you have not followed they are, The 3,500 Theory, Low Carb Diets, and The Paleo Diet) is focused on the 80/20 rule. Following in the ever-present societal trend of constantly discussing weight loss, this post will focus on a topic that I was uneducated on until […]

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Diets, Foods, Numbers Pt. II.V: Paleo

The Caveman Diet Imagine yourself living before the phenomenon (hmm) of modern-day society. You spend a great deal of time napping in the sun, but far more time running away from bobcats and angry hippos. You get hungry from all of this napping and running and additionally spend a great deal of time (wow, these […]

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