You know the sugar crash. We’ve all had them. You’re feeling fine, then all of a sudden, you can’t keep your eyes open. It’s almost as if you are narcoleptic, nodding off at your desk or on the couch. Then you realize the only thing you’ve eaten is a Kit Kat Bar. As we get […]
Your Guide to Ultimate Energy
Does eating sugar make you tired? Unable to focus? Drained? If you have a human body, sugar can make you tired. And it happens to children, too, despite the initial energy boost. My stomach churned as the school bus bounced through the turns on its way to the museum. I hadn’t been on a school bus […]
Are you sleeping enough but still tired during the day? It’s what you eat that is sucking your energy. Read on, exhausted friend… On Sundays, I sleep in as late as I want. My husband gets up with the kids, and when I sleep really late, he’ll even make breakfast. Sunday is my catch-up time, […]
Ah, 2017. Nothing like a fresh start. This year I resolve to eat healthier, lose weight, stay on budget, save money, spend more time with my family, travel more, drink less, stress less, and quit smoking.* And like most of us, I will forget these next month. *I don’t smoke, so I won’t be quitting […]
The delicious smells of pumpkin pie and coffee fill the air as I look around at the stunning floral centerpieces on the Thanksgiving table. I lean back in my chair and a moan escapes my lips; I can barely breathe I ate so much. I unbutton my pants and hope no one notices.
For some of us, it’s nearly impossible not to overeat during the holidays. But huge holiday meals can cause real stress on the body, making us nauseated, uncomfortable, and tired.
I’m sick of trying all these one-size-fits-all “combinations” that don’t fit me. I’m tired of failing at someone else’s diet and then feeling like I just didn’t have enough willpower to see it through. I’m finally ready to work smarter, not harder.