Happy New Year! So I have been down for the count for the past several days with the flu. Apparently that’s what happens when a family member brings their sick children with them to Christmas. So while being sick may fuel my hate fire, there is a still a lot to be happy about. It’s January 1st. […]

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Ok, so the almond joy bars that I made from a recipe I found online are amazing. Even my dad liked them and he’s hard to please when it comes to paleo food. You can find the recipe for them here. I also made some garlic caulimash as a substitute for mashed potatoes for tomorrow […]

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Christmas and Food

Christmas tends to lean heavily on my food addiction. There is so much junk food around before, during, and after Christmas that I almost always cave. I tell myself “it’s Christmas. Treat yourself.” The definition of Christmas and the length of that period end up varying. The morbidly obese devil on my shoulder says “it’s Christmas […]

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Crossfit is Your Oyster

Crossfit can appear intimidating. Going to a gym full of people you don’t know can bring out the fearful adolescent in us who was teased for being overweight or not athletic. (Note: I don’t like using the term “box” because it just feels weird and cultish. I will stick with “gym” from here on out.) I […]

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Getting Down to Business

So we all go through that honeymoon stage of a new diet or fitness regimen where everything goes well for a few days and then suddenly stops at a moment of weakness. As we know, gyms tend to benefit from this around New Year’s. I find the following tips to be helpful when trying to […]

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She Starts to Lose It

Hello! Thank you for visiting my site! I am glad you could join me. Let me tell you a little about myself. Since the age of 10, I have been overweight. I remember how it all began when I was in fifth grade and changed schools. It was a hard time for me because I was unable to quickly […]

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