My Experience with Low FODMAP

This story goes all the way back to the beginning of the year, when my husband and I were doing Whole30. If you're new around here, you probably don't know what happened to cut that Whole30 short. I talk about it in detail here.┬áThe TL;DR of it is that when we were in the home … Continue reading My Experience with Low FODMAP

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On Failure and Messed Up Plans

Our Whole30 was going beautifully. I was feeling great, loving the way we were eating, and having fun creating delicious, healthy, and creative meals. At the start of week four, I set out to work out for five days that week. Monday went great: I started Couch to 5k, got some extra walking in, I … Continue reading On Failure and Messed Up Plans

Still Alive / January Goals Recap

On the first of each month, I will look back at the previous month and evaluate how I did with reaching my 2018 goals. This will accomplish two purposes: first, it will keep me accountable. Second, it will give me a visual of where I'm at and where I need to improve in the coming … Continue reading Still Alive / January Goals Recap

The Whole30 Diaries: Round 1, Week 3

Each week, my husband, Reid, and I will be sharing our thoughts as we go through our first Whole30 together. We will be writing on this post each day as a sort of diary, sharing what each day is like for each of us as individuals. This week, we surpassed the halfway point, and are … Continue reading The Whole30 Diaries: Round 1, Week 3

The Whole30 Diaries: Round 1, Week 2

Each week, my husband, Reid, and I will be sharing our thoughts as we go through our first Whole30 together. We will be writing on this post each day as a sort of diary, sharing what each day is like for each of us as individuals. We have reached the end of week two, and … Continue reading The Whole30 Diaries: Round 1, Week 2

The Whole30 Diaries: Round 1, Week 1

Each week, my husband, Reid, and I will be sharing our thoughts as we go through our first Whole30 together. We will be writing on this post each day as a sort of diary, sharing what each day is like for each of us as individuals. We'll share our struggles, cravings, favorite foods, and our … Continue reading The Whole30 Diaries: Round 1, Week 1

Book Review: It Starts With Food

Unless this is your first time reading my blog (welcome!) or your first time in a while (welcome back!), you probably know that I'm doing my first Whole30 this month. Like any change, it has had some challenges, but definitely not as many as I expected! Part of this may be that my husband has … Continue reading Book Review: It Starts With Food

Health and That Little Thing Called Weight

I am a homebody by nature. I love to curl up on the couch with a book, Netflix, a project, a cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate, my own thoughts, or some combination of the above. Sweatpants are my favorite attire and the little apartment I occupy with my husband is my favorite place … Continue reading Health and That Little Thing Called Weight

2018 Goals: Personal

My previous posts on my 2018 goals discussed my goals for reading and writing/blogging in the upcoming year. I have attempted to keep my goals manageable and limited to three categories: personal, recreational (reading), and professional (writing and blogging). I've shared my recreational and professional goals, so now I will share my personal goals. My … Continue reading 2018 Goals: Personal