healthy lifestyle

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Food doesn’t control me

Back in the day, eating was a main event.  I use to get excited about it.  There was so many possibilities and so many meals to be had. In college, this girl's favorite thing to do was slam 20 chicken [...]

Do you have meal prepping questions?

It's the new year and everyone is jazzed about hitting the gym to workout. That's not the only part about maintaining a healthy lifestyle.  In fact, working out might actually be the easy part because maintaining a healthy diet in [...]

My Thanksgiving eating tip

I'm so excited.  I love the holidays because this is the one of two times the family gets together and we have a good time. Of course there is always reason to give thanks and to eat some good food. [...]

The fastest meal prep I’ve ever done

When I travel, it's really hard to get the meal prepping done.  Guess what? I'm going to be doing a lot of traveling for the rest of the year so I'm going to have to learn to perfect the system. [...]

Running a bit behind

This past weekend put me a little behind on the food prep thing which in turn has kind of made life a little harder. This weekend I ran one of those Hot Chocolate races and it wasn't a good experience. [...]

Knowledge is power so go get it!

My favorite graduate school professor told me "knowledge is power but people don't want to pay for that power." Paying for information doesn't necessarily mean a monetary exchange, sometimes is a time exchange too. Hearing that statement changed my world [...]

The lifestyle change is DIFFERENT for EVERYONE

It's different for everyone and it's going to change over time.  Keep that in mind.  I've said it many many times.  The journey I took is different from the one Willie took and will be different from the one many [...]

Tuna Chickpea Salad

This past weekend I took my bestie to Trader Joe's and Whole Foods!  She had never been.  I was shocked when I found this out because I love those places.  Any health foodie loves Whole Foods, right?  Yes I know [...]

The best 7 minutes of my life

Folks, we're heading to China  and the internet situation there isn't as open as what we enjoy here.  I don't know what kind of access I'm going to have to the internet.  I'll set up a few posts to post [...]

HELP! I need to lose weight.

Every time Willie and I end up in the media, the Facebook and e-mail messages start rolling in with people saying the same thing.  "HELP! I need to lose weight.  Please tell me what to do." I try to read [...]