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Killing the Binge Beast

Last month Isaac and I were driving home from the beach and because road trips = junk food binges without guilt or consequences (right? Isn’t that a rule?), we loaded up on snacks at a gas station. I don’t do anything in moderation, so I giddily stuffed a sack full of salt and vinegar chips…

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How To Enjoy Exercising

While I don’t claim to be a fitness guru and I don’t have an extreme weight loss story fit for TLC, I have learned something very valuable in the past two years: how to enjoy exercising. Two years ago, my definition of exercise was taking the stairs at work instead of the elevator- that was…

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The Vegan Eats a Chicken

I hesitated writing this post. I don’t like to make statements like “I’m a vegan now” and then within 45 days of my “new lifestyle choice” eat an entire rotisserie chicken with my bare hands while standing over the kitchen sink. But I did. So here we are. It’s not that I didn’t enjoy being…

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Burn Baby, Burn

Sometimes it’s not the pain you are experiencing that is so troubling, it’s not knowing what is causing the pain. For two weeks now, my face has been red, peeling, and in extreme pain. On that stupid pain scale they show you at the Emergency Room, it would be a constant 9. Being in relentless…

Sweating for the Wedding

60 days people. 60 days until I have to squeeze into a wedding dress and actually manage to walk, breathe, converse, and possibly even eat. This past weekend I had my final wedding dress fitting (eek!) and while it was awesome, it was also a little horrifying. The dress fits, I can zip it up…

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What Do You Crave?

Did you know that your food cravings may actually be a clue as to what your body is telling you it needs in order to function properly or heal itself? Several months ago I started becoming really interested in nutrition and health, hence the mostly gluten-free and vegan diet I have made my lifestyle! I…