Anyone who's been on an airplane can probably recite these lines by heart... "Secure your own mask first before assisting others." These standard instructions are given on every airline, on every flight. But how often do we actually listen?
Confession time. I've been in a downward spiral with my nutrition. For anyone who thinks I have self-discipline perfected, nothing could be further from the truth. Though I know how I should eat, I struggle sometimes, too.
I was 38 years old. My body was revolting on me. I was fatigued, depressed, and overweight. Whether it was years of catching fast pitch softball games or simple biomechanics, my knee wasn't cooperating with my fitness plan. Sidelined from running, biking, elliptical, and most group fitness classes, the low-impact swimming option wasn't yielding results. The scale and … Continue reading How an Infomercial Changed My Life
On my daily scroll through my Facebook newsfeed last week, my eyes stopped at an ad with the title Never Hungover next to a bottle of alcohol. Assuming this was a new non-alcoholic beverage, I clicked on the link to learn more. I was greeted with the tagline, "Party Tonight and Feel Great Tomorrow." This … Continue reading What I Learned About Being Hungover
Food allergies are now alarmingly common. There are a lot of theories about why this might be the case, but this isn't a blog about that. What I know to be true is that peanut butter is no longer served or allowed at school (or on field trips), food products have allergy warnings on their … Continue reading When Food is the Enemy