During my time as an internet moderator for a weight loss support group, I've learned a lot about fad diets. Before joining the group, I had absolutely no clue what intermittent fasting was or how ketosis actually worked. The group I moderate has nearly 10,000 members from around the globe. It's a great group. But … Continue reading Fad diets to avoid at all costs
Reposting - this might be my most popular post and it's still getting daily hits. I thought it would be good to share again - I'm doing terribly at IF right now. Some of you know that I moderate a fitness group on a (nameless) adult forum. When I joined the group, I was adamant … Continue reading Fitness: the skinny on intermittent fasting
Have you adjusted your eating habits by cutting out foods like pizza, pasta or bread? Are you working out more every day? Have you done all the right things you're supposed but still not seeing changes on the scale? Or maybe you've noticed that your clothes are baggier than usual and you have more energy … Continue reading Why your scales don’t seem to budge, but your body is changing
I went a little overboard with purchasing tomato products this shopping trip. I got about a kilo of grape tomatoes, two cans of tomato paste (small) and two cans of stewed or crushed tomatoes. Oops. I didn't realize it until I went to stock up my cupboard. Then I also added some ketchup and beans … Continue reading What’s Cooking: tomato and kale pasta casserole (rice cooker edition)
May quickly came and went. We are into June now and I can't believe how fast this year has gone by. I haven't done any of the things I said I was going to do in the fall. Well, I guess that's not true - I've made some major changes in my life that I'm … Continue reading Getting healthy “summer plan”
When I sat down to write this post, I didn't think it would be so long. But it's well over my 2,000 word limit. It's almost a short book. To think it started off as a "cooking tip" post and then blossomed from there. It's a long read - but look. There's pictures. This is … Continue reading My Life: A story of weight loss struggles and depression.