What I Hate About Self-Care

I hate the current concept of self-care. Don’t get me wrong. Taking care of yourself is incredibly important! That’s not the part I hate. What I hate, what makes me so mad, is how people throw this term around with an incredible frequency, but I don’t think they’re doing real self-care. I can’t tell you […]

Solving Night Sweats Without Medication

Night sweats. Hot flashes. The words we associate with menopause. “Ha! I’m nowhere near menopause” you might say. And you’re probably right. But here’s why I want you to think about night sweats right now. Menopause hits most women sometime around their 50’s, but it can happen in your late 40’s. And perimenopause, this lovely […]

Is Intermittent Fasting Right For You?

Intermittent fasting (also known as IF) has become popular in recent years, primarily as a weight loss tool, but also to help control things like diabetes. The premise of intermittent fasting is that you have an extended period of time each day where you don’t eat. A more accurate term is actually ‘time restricted eating’ […]

Post-Holiday Reset

Are you feeling crappy after the holidays? I don’t know about you, but I always feel “gross” after the holidays. A bit heavy, sluggish, tired, and bloated. The more I’m able to keep to my typical eating habits, sleeping habits, and workout habits, the better I feel. But I love Christmas and all the treats […]

Fad Diets – Part 2

Back to fad diets! Again, these are not an exhaustive list, just some of the more common ones. There is so much information about each of these, that this is very much just a cursory look at different diets that are pretty popular right now. Paleo Diet – The paleo diet focuses on foods that […]

Fad Diets – Part 1

Have you ever tried a fad diet? I’ve tried a few different ones, not really with a long term goal in mind but more to experiment with. I’ve heard of a few interesting fad diets in my time, and I’m going to highlight my favorite* ones.           *Favorite = what I find most interesting. Not that […]

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