July 29, 2018

Ya'll- if I hear this one more time I am going to stab myself in the eyeballs!! It is NOT selfish to care for yourself. It is actually necessary if you want to successfully care for anyone else. It all goes back to priorities.

I have no trouble prioritizing my exercise...

July 26, 2018

Ya'll- I always get kicked in the ass when I make assumptions. It happened today. You would think with all of my education and experience surrounding health that I would do my research BEFORE I assume. Nope, not a chance. I still assume (want) people to be who they say...

July 25, 2018

Very few problems cannot be solved under a barbell. This is a lesson I learned LONG ago. I am high strung to say the least. Call it what you like, type A, high maintenance, busy, driven, etc... whatever, I rarely sit down and I like things done a certain way. Although...

July 22, 2018

Bliss point?? What is that???

Oh, I'm so glad you asked!

The bliss point is the PERFECT blend of salt, sugar and fat that makes a food irresistible to us. These foods are not only irresistible, they are virtually impossible to stop eating. Millions of dollars are spent i...

July 21, 2018

Ya'll- I don't know how many times I hear people say that cooking is too hard. Really??? WTF are you cooking? This is a basic life skill that is not hard. Losing a loved one is hard. Cooking, however, is not. If you think cooking is hard then good lord I am wondering h...

July 19, 2018

Before we get to this in detail, we must enter Nutrition 101 and talk a minute about micronutrients. They are named micro because you need them in very small quantities. And truth be told, we really don't understand exactly all of the important components of food- we o...

July 17, 2018

This is the display at the checkout line in Lowes. I love how nutritionally deficient (no nutritional value- only energy value), energy dense (WWWAAAAAYYYY too many calories without nutrients) food is ALWAYS located next to the checkout line. This is a hardware store....

July 16, 2018

In life really. Consistency is such a non-sexy topic with long term results... how booooorrrrriiinnnngggg. We live in the world of RIGHT NOW. Everything we want and need can be obtained in an instant. Oh, how we are spoiled and delusional. 

Your body and evolution did n...

July 15, 2018

In keeping with yesterday's theme- let's talk a bit about why you should exercise... again. 

Today I did the hero workout Bowen. For those of you that don't CrossFit, a hero workout is a particularly hard workout that is named after a fallen hero. This one is particular...

July 14, 2018

I really dislike the word exercise... Webster defines exercise as activity requiring physical effort, carried out to sustain or improve health and fitness. Ugh, how boring and it sounds like work. Although I do like the fact that exercise makes me healthier overall, th...

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