I am well known for my love of snacking. In university I remember my French teacher stopping mid-lecture “You’re eating again?!” Every job I have, no matter what the circumstances are, I find a way to eat well. I wasted many of my younger years denying my body proper nutrition. Now eating well is an … [Read more…]
Today I finally finished Kayla Itsines’ Bikini Body Guide program. The program is 12 weeks long, but I started in February and completed the program at my own pace, combined with my own diet plan (with recent help from my amazing friend Kristin) and workouts with Jenny.
It sounds so promising at first. All I have to do is cut out carbs? Restrict my calories? Replace a meal with a smoothie? Eat like a caveman? Avoid meat? Eat raw? Eat “clean”? We’re lured in by before and after images, by people who look like they’ve got it all figured out; a solution … [Read more…]
Valentine’s Day was the perfect excuse to celebrate love all weekend long.
I was debating writing a post on kindness or protein cookies, so I decided to write a post on both. While getting comfortable in being in limbo I’ve had to deal with some negative feelings: what am I doing with my life? Why haven’t I accomplished x, y and z yet? Am I a burden … [Read more…]
If you’re like me you love seeing what people eat. In honour of that notion, I’m doing a What I Ate Wednesday post. I haven’t done anything like this since my Grub Street style weekly eats, so thought it might be fun. I’m constantly tweaking my diet to see what works best for me. These … [Read more…]
“You don’t need to look like a Sports Illustrated Model to be sexy. Do you know what’s sexy? Jiggling.” I nod my head at our teacher, a beautiful blonde with pin-up girl curves. She pulls off her top and stands there in a sports bra. She has a belly to jiggle, and yes, she looks amazing. Moments later I’m … [Read more…]