I think nutrition is fascinating. I always like learning new research and finding new foods to try. One thing that excited me about this fitness challenge is that there was a nutritional component involved. It wasn’t just working out and eating what I had been eating, it encompassed both of those things and how they work in tandem. A short background on why and how I’m tracking my meals: In order for us to receive our customized nutrition plans, we first had to complete a BioSignature Modulation assessment. The fat levels on twelve sites on the body were measured and… View Post

There’s at least one point in the week when I feel overwhelmed and likely resemble a chicken with its head cut off. That day is usually Wednesday. As I’ve gotten busier, it’s become necessary for me to take a realistic look at my schedule and figure out when I need time to work on certain things. The beauty about having different sources of income is that I can tailor my schedule for what works best for me and my mental clarity. The problem is, I don’t always do that. Wednesday is the day of the week that I jam as… View Post

I can be a very stubborn person. It took me years to be able to admit that I was wrong about something. I would try to say it, but mentally something blocked my mouth from voicing the words. It was an extremely weird feeling — like trying to break through a brick wall that my mind had erected right in front of my mouth. The three hardest things I’ve had to deal with, and ultimately with professional help, have been my addiction, my issues with eating, and my mental health. I didn’t jump on the therapy bandwagon or immediately check… View Post

A lot of people make light of fitness resolutions in the new year. While it’s true that a large proportion will fall off as the year progresses, I commend anyone who makes an effort to live a healthier life. For those of you who start and stop, maybe right now is not your time. I wrote a post last year about how recovery and healthy living parallel each other. The biggest parallel I can draw is that a person won’t be able to commit until they’ve made the decision for themselves. Until the pain gets great enough. Until they’re sick… View Post