Gluten Free, Nutrition

Recipe | Healthy Eggnog Alternative

“Christmas is not properly observed unless you brew egg nog for all comers; everybody calls on everybody else and each call is celebrated by a solemn egg-nogging.” ~Unknown English Man     Yesterday, among a summary of tips & tricks for getting through the holidays, I promised to share a recipe that was passed out… Continue reading Recipe | Healthy Eggnog Alternative

Nutrition

7 Healthy Habits to Get You Through the Holidays in One Pants-Size

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” ~Will Durant     I've mentioned that recently, I've been facing some challenges in sticking to my  weight loss plan. At work this week, I had the opportunity to attend a presentation with a local dietician, who gave us some really… Continue reading 7 Healthy Habits to Get You Through the Holidays in One Pants-Size

Fitness, Relationships

How I Lost 40 Pounds With Some Help From My Friends

  “I get by with a little help from my friends.” ​~John Lennon   In less than a year, I lost 40 pounds. I brought myself from being someone who couldn't run a quarter mile if you paid me, to running a half marathon. In that short time, I reached goals I had never thought… Continue reading How I Lost 40 Pounds With Some Help From My Friends

Fitness, Nutrition, Relationships

My Engagement Has Been My Biggest Challenge Yet in My Journey with Weight Loss

  “Don’t give up! It’s not over. The universe is balanced. Every set-back bears with it the seeds of a come-back.” ~Dr. Steve Maraboli   ​I’ve been busy lately. Since becoming engaged at the end of October, I've learned first-hand just how much truth there is in a statement I've heard several times now in… Continue reading My Engagement Has Been My Biggest Challenge Yet in My Journey with Weight Loss

How 1 book & 2 small changes to my daily habits changed my life.
Fitness, Mind, Nutrition, Time Management

The Slight Edge & Two Small Changes That Helped Me Lose 20 Pounds

"You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.” -Jeff Olson As I mentioned in my overview, my journey with fitness and nutrition began when I read the book, The Slight Edge, by Jeff Olson for the second time. This was when I… Continue reading The Slight Edge & Two Small Changes That Helped Me Lose 20 Pounds