*Old me* "Its Friday. Time to step on the scale. I really hope I lost weight." I would proceed to step on the scale every week, only to see the number up one week and down another. The scale can become addicting. This addiction to the scale is why I stopped. For a while, I … Continue reading Why I stopped stepping on the scale
After my workout yesterday, my hamstrings were increasingly tight this morning. I did dead lifts yesterday for the first time in months, so I kinda brought this upon myself lol. As you can see from this picture... excuse my socks... I am not flexible at ALL. My hips don't want my legs to be … Continue reading Yoga For Tight Hamstrings
So many of us tend to overlook what is said on the nutrition labels on food. For this example, I'm going to use trail mix and a candy bar. Most people look at the trail mix and think, "Nuts and a little chocolate, probably better than candy!" Well, let me tell you... take a look … Continue reading The Importance of Serving Size
For the last couple of months, the pain in my lower back has gotten so bad that it's pretty much impossible for me to sleep on my back. I have to sleep on my side... which leaves me tossing and turning all night long. Yesterday, I got a full body massage and oh my goodness... … Continue reading Starting an adventure with yoga
If there is one meal I truly enjoy eating for breakfast, it's oatmeal! I'm not talking about the packaged oatmeal... I'm talking about 100% pure oats! What brand I choose: I like Quaker steel-cut oats. They come in a huge carton, so I get a LOT for my money. The biggest reason I choose plain oatmeal … Continue reading Breakfast Oats
Stressed for my exam tomorrow, so I decided to try a new form of stress-relief!
After almost 2 1/2 weeks of having zero food in my fridge, I finally made the trip today! I got everything I needed to hold me over the next couple of weeks - proteins, veggies, lots of fruit, yogurt, and some yummy bars for a quick snack! If you want to be more aware of … Continue reading A Student’s Guide to a Healthy Grocery Trip