Why Gluten-Free Is For Me

Today marks the 127th day (4 months) that I have been gluten-free. I have cheated a few times, giving in to Mellow Mushroom pizza twice and Wheat Thins a few other times, but overall have been really careful about not ingesting it. The funny part is, I wasn’t completely on board with the whole gluten…

Have Your Cake, And Eat Your Card Too

Dear USA, You know I will always love you (true BFF’s), but sometimes you really worry me. I consider myself to be an open-minded person so I have learned to accept things like macaroni and cheese pizza and chicken sandwiches made with two giant pieces of fried chicken where the bread should be. The beautiful…

A New Long Term Goal

I have a new long term goal, one that is sure to please my soon-to-be husband. My goal is to remain active, toned, and physically fit my entire life. This goal was recently spurred by people I encounter every week who make comments to me like “look how little you are, must be nice to…

I Don’t Care What You Eat or Why You’re Eating It

My Facebook news feed has been completely overrun by the name “Chick-fil-A.” Today has officially become known as “Chik-fil-A-Day” and this has only added to the diarrhea of the mouth (or keyboard) that people seem to be spewing all over the internet, and my precious news feed. I have seen some people post multiple paragraphs…

The Allergy Customer

For me, the hardest part about waitressing is the wind down after a shift. After a 15-hour workday I would love to come home, shower, and pass out immediately. My body is begging for sleep, but my brain is still scrambling for a pen, memorizing orders, fighting with chefs, and sucking up to guests. I…

Chocolate Tears

Remember my Weekly Photo Challenge: Regret post? I shared pictures of a one year old binging on birthday cake and the regret that it later caused. Well, last night I had my own binge fest. Much like little Nolan, I also cried. Between the hours of 3pm and 9pm I ate a large serving of…