What Those Food Cravings Mean

Our bodies are really amazing pieces of machinery.  Wouldn’t you agree?  Not only does our heart beat, our organs process everything, and we automatically breathe without having to even think about it, our bodies can alert us to certain vitamin and nutrient deficiencies.  Sometimes food cravings can be psychological or environmental (like stress) but many…

Hidden Sources of Sugar

I was recently reading an article about the dangers of sugar.  Sugar can lead to weight gain, contains no nutrients at all, is bad for our teeth, contributes to insulin resistance, and can even lead to cancer.  Did you know that the average American consumes about 130 pounds of sugar each year?  Look at this…

What’s for Dinner?

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyNewLeanCuisine #CollectiveBias I’m pretty good about meal planning and knowing what’s for dinner but sometimes I find myself not having anything planned or having something come up when the original plans don’t work out.  Since we try to…

My Morning “Me” Time

My days start early.  I’m talking realllllly early….as in 4:30 AM each day.  While I’m definitely not  a morning person, mornings are my most productive time of the day.  I can get so much done before heading to the office and my quiet time in the morning really gets me focused on the day.  The…

Friday Faves

Happy Friday!! I’m sure you won’t be surprised when I tell you that I have A LOT of health and fitness equipment and accessories that I LOVE and can’t live without.  So, I thought I would share some of those awesome things with you so you can enjoy them too! Favorite Workout It’s no secret that I love…

Road Racing Etiquette

I love running races!  Over the years, I’ve run a 50K, 5 marathons, 55 half marathons and countless shorter distance races.  It’s just so much fun to get out and test your training and test your body against other runners.  While I would say that I am a competitive runner, the truth is that I…

Signs of Disordered Eating

We’ve often heard stories about eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia but there is a third category that encompasses a variety of other eating disorders.  This is broadly known as disordered eating and includes chronic dieting, severely restrictive eating, and chaotic eating patterns.  It could be compulsive eating or skipping meals.  When one’s relationship…