Over the years, I’ve treated my body poorly – like an abusive partner, really. Demeaning. Degrading. Withholding and then asking for more and more and more.
There are always things we feel awkward talking about but I’ve learned that almost nothing makes people more squirrelly than discussing their own bodies – whether with friends, partners, or even healthcare professionals who have seen it all. I’m always grateful my parents made talking about all the things that are “taboo” in conversation normal:… Continue reading taboo tear-down
Did you know your body needs about 1 gram of protein per 1 pound of muscle – just to maintain muscle mass?
Smoothie bowls differ a little bit from smoothies in that they’re thicker, and thus harder to consume via a straw.
If you were cautiously side-eyeing the Obituaries section of the news to make sure my name wasn’t there, I’d like to now assure you I am still very much alive.
There’s no shortcut. No magic pill. No single exercise or activity to fix it – it’s never-ending, a gift, and, frankly, it’s a massive responsibility.
There are critical issues in my life that need to be addressed first. I need to eat well. I need to take care of myself. Once I’ve done these things, I can take care of my son. Then I can take care of my work. Then I can take care of the house.