Well, we know the basic reasons to exercise - it is good for your body, helps you de-stress, burns calories, keeps you living longer, better…and on and on. But what about those practices that we sometimes forget? When we work 40-50 (or more) hours a week, we tend to forget how important it is to … Continue reading What Does Bend Breaks: 5 Reasons Why I Practice Yoga
So, as I discussed in my last post, I've gained a bit of weight over the summer and I'm really starting to feel that I need to kick my butt back into shape, into wellness, and away from the things that limit my ability to be on my game! This cleanse came around quickly. I … Continue reading Lifting of the Fog: Liver, Gallbladder, and Bowel cleanse.
Need a good way to ensure that you won't be eating sugar later today, tomorrow, next week, next year? Here ya go! This is a little clip from an awesome UK show "Supersize vs. Superskinny". Last semester, I worked on a project that would help curb childhood obesity in Michigan. One of the points I … Continue reading What do you do if you are craving sweets? Watch this video.
So, how do you make sure that you're keeping healthy while at work? Bring stuff from home! Here's a look at my office necessities - apple cider vinegar and honey, grapefruit, apples, chia seeds, trail mix, Mag/Cal, to-go french press, and my coconut oil & vanilla extract coffee blend. Since this is only my second … Continue reading Sunday Dinner with Dad & Office Necessities
I am hurting today. Yesterday, around noon, I just got a horrible migraine and neck ache I thought it could be from poor diet (a little too much sugar for the past week)...maybe not doing yoga (haven't been in the studio in a week, but have been doing some at home)...or from staring at this computer … Continue reading Chia seeds, back pain, & graduating
Friday was the last day of my Bepure cleanse - so this weekend was a celebratory weekend and I had a great time! I noticed that I'm still having more energy than I had before I started cleansing - which is great! My body is feeling healthy and alive - not just being...but actually being … Continue reading Cleansing Complete…& the next adventure is…?
For the past month or so, I have been doing volunteer work at the People's Food Coop. I attend their cooking classes, take pictures, and tweet about them to help spread the word of these awesome cooking classes and the Can-Do Kitchen. Last night was the Get Juiced! class - where we juiced it up. … Continue reading Juicing, Jogging, & Joyful Living
Well, today is Day 17 of my spring cleanse and I'm feeling much better! Last week, I had a case of the sniffles...and congestion, and well...it sucked. I don't get sick often, but I also feel like the cleanse may have been pushing toxins out of my body - and they came out in the … Continue reading Chicken Stock, Chilly Days, & Cleansing
Today is Day 11 of the Bepure cleanse and I’m feeling pretty good! I was traveling this past weekend, to celebrate Passover with my family in Washington, D.C. Normally, I do really well with traveling, but I was a little more tired than usual and got a good 10 hours of sleep last night. I … Continue reading April, Adrenaline, & a Lovely Afternoon!
The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and it is only 6 degrees below freezing - so in Michigan, that means Spring is around the corner - yay! Not that I don't love winter, because oh, I do...but I could use a little warmth and the farmer's market! I had a lovely last weekend … Continue reading Spring is right around the corner…I think!