a blog in pursuit of health & happiness

When Life Gets in the Way

I don't know if you know this about me, but when I set my mind to something , I'm all in. No excuses, make a plan, and just do it. I know I can do whatever I set my mind to and setting goals and achieving them is extremely satisfying for me. But what happens when something goes wrong? Maybe I've messed up and eaten at the wrong time, or I've eaten the wrong type of food, or (like in yesterday's case) I slept in past 5am. Through this process of challenging myself over and ove

Sugar Free Challenge

I'm not going to sugarcoat it people. *see what I did there?* I think I have a sugar addiction, and this is new territory. I recently had a dream where I was eating cookies and doughnuts (or was this real life? haha) and I pulled up my shirt shocked to see huge red patches of skin that were completely raw and inflamed. They started to spread across my body and I proceeded to freak the F out. When I woke up from the dream I was left with a question - is this what sugar was doi