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Better brain, better body
Monday, December 10, 2018      0 comments

I had a series of surgeries in the spring that were really difficult. Following one of the surgeries, I received a call from the surgeon saying that they sent my spinal fluid for testing and found the bacteria that causes meningitis in it. I had... Read more
On today’s menu
Thursday, August 02, 2018      1 comments

Breakfast: Birch Bender’s Paleo pancakes with honey instead of syrup Lunch: Chicken thighs Yellow watermelon Dinner: Chicken thighs Cantaloupe It looks like I’m not going to meet my eat the rainbow servings today, but I’m having full, sat... Read more
Saying no to stress eating!
Tuesday, July 31, 2018      3 comments

Golly, I’m in finals week and today I have 5 projects due! I’m super anxious, and someone in my family left a bag of movie butter popcorn on the counter that has been calling my name. I know if I pop it, though, I’ll eat the whole bag, and 320 c... Read more
Practice makes permanent— not perfect
Monday, July 30, 2018      1 comments

I’m learning that I need to practice better habits. While I’ve always heard that practice makes perfect, it’s just not true. If you practice wrong, that’s what you learn and that’s what is cemented in your mind. Part of why eating healthy is s... Read more
New beginnings...
Saturday, July 28, 2018      7 comments

I’ve struggled since I was about 12 with my weight because that’s when I started to see my health being affected by it. I’ve been dedicated to weight loss—on and off, at least— for quite some time. However, this year, things spiraled. A condit... Read more