Morning Musings and the Aftermath of a Three-Day Juice Cleanse

Good morning all, Yet another morning spent lying in bed for 20 minutes after the initial flicker of wakefulness, denying that it’s time to get up. We’ve been having a lot of these. I also spend these minutes protecting my face as I was pretty decently head butted the other morning; my nose might be […]

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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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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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How to push past a weight loss plateau

Good morning all!   I got little carried away yesterday with my discussion on the benefits of diet vs. exercise for weight loss, and found myself heading down a different road: What happens when your progress grinds to a frustrating halt? What do we do to spark our metabolism into a calorie-burning mega-machine, without limiting […]

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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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Diets, Foods, and Numbers Pt. II: Low Carb

The second installment in my fitness-blogging hiatus takes us to a land rich in leafy greens, abundant in lean proteins, cruciferous vegetables, and clear water with a squeeze of lemon. Not a grain or potato in sight. Welcome to the Land of Low Carb :). If you read my last post, you might start to […]

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