I generally spend between $10 – $15 at the farmer’s market on Saturdays and bring home 2 dozen free-range eggs, salad greens, green/wax beans, bell peppers, hot peppers, tomatoes, and zucchini. Bought an eggplant once with every intention of facing my aversion head on. It ended up in the garbage at the end of the week.… Read More A Better Exchange
Remember how I said I’m not just looking for a smaller waist but that this journey is about becoming healthy and WHOLE? I got a little reminder of that from my favorite teenage gal the other day. I was catching up with daughter before I went to bed while she was baking salmon (weirdo) and asking… Read More A Piece of Wholeness
The Mr. and I go out for dinner once a week. ‘Cause we still date and stuff. This used to involve really really yummy, but high fat, high calorie meals, alcohol and then usually a take-home dessert/snack and a movie at home. Every. Week. Now that I’ve been on this detox, though, my restaurant options have… Read More I Can Make This Better. Probably.
As I’ve been shifting my focus from pure weight-loss over to whole-body nutrition, I’m starting to view some other things differently. The other day I was looking around my kitchen and realized just how foolishly I’ve been complaining about it’s decor. When we first looked at this blessing of a house, I took one look at the… Read More Where I Cook: The Inside Story
The more documentaries I watch and the more books I read about the state of our food, I’m becoming increasingly concerned about the product I’m buying at the grocery store. Organic produce is becoming more popular and affordable at the chain stores, but I’m wanting that whole home-grown thing. We have a farmer’s market right here… Read More To Market, To Market…
It all started with this book. (like my fancy coupon bookmark?) (Mediocre history here. I won’t take it personally if you skim this paragraph.) I’ve had body image issues since I was a teenager and started the gain/lose weight game about 15 years ago. I’ve been increasingly obsessed with my weight over the last 3 years or so,… Read More How It Started