Food is not a bandaid

This has been a tough week for me. The No Crap challenge has been tough to keep when there’s so much crap going on.I’ve always been an emotional eater. When things are good I celebrate...

Fitness Tip: Cross Training

Having a sport or activity that you like to do is good. But it’s important to branch out and cross train too. Think about it. If all I ever did for exercise was run, my...

Freedom of Speech or Freedom to be a Psycho

Current events and public sentiment mystify me. Sometimes a thing is only right and just until it blows up in your face. Here is what is currently causing my nose hairs to twitch. Recently there...

No Crap Challenge

I’m down to goal weight again. But I still feel like crap. In talking to my friend, she implied it’s probably because of the crap food I use to fuel my body. You are what...

Snack Smart: Healthy chicken nuggets and fries

My kids eat utter crap. It’s totally my fault. Well I’m trying to fix that. Their fave food is Dino nuggets and fries. They tend to turn their nose up at anything else. So here...

Foto Fiction: Unmentionable Vacation

I’m trying a new thing. Taking photos of odd sights I run across then writing little stories or thoughts for them. Gets the creative juices flowing. I took this picture while in Yellowstone last week....

How Do You Tell a Loved One They’re Fat?

YOU DON’T! poking the stomach fat If they are truly overweight, I guarantee you they already know. Parents, if your kids are overweight, don’t sit them down and tell them so. I had that done...

Snack Smart: The Road Trip

Ah, the dreaded road trip. The bane of any dieter’s¬†existence. The cure? Plan ahead!! If you know you are going to be driving for umpteen hours, bring your own snacks. Don’t rely on gas station...