Setting Up Your Plate for Healthy Eating (Healthy Eating Guide, Part 2)

If it exists as a fad diet, there's a high likelihood I've tried it, between my own obsession with "leaning out" over the last 10 years and my mother's own dieting history. Between the grapefruit diet, the cabbage soup diet, juice cleanses, Atkins, South Beach, Paleo, Zone, Keto, Whole30, Intermittent Fasting, and even vegetarian for … Continue reading Setting Up Your Plate for Healthy Eating (Healthy Eating Guide, Part 2)

Healthy Eating Guide Part 1: Metabolism and Calories

The problem with most diets and weight loss plans is that people set unrealistic expectations of themselves and their body's performance. So, before you go chasing waterfalls *cue trumpet sound from the TLC song* and setting yourself up for a goal that's unobtainable, you need to have a solid foundation in how the body gains and loses weight. In part 1 of this series, we will talk about how metabolism works.

Goals: Why they will make or break your wellness journey

It's fitting that my first *real* post on here has to do with setting goals. We're well into March, and most of the New-Years-Resolutioners have stopped coming to the gym. Some of y'all are still hanging in there. (I'm f*cking proud of you, keep it up!) My sneaking suspicion is this: those of you still … Continue reading Goals: Why they will make or break your wellness journey