Everything I Learned About Nutrition from being Anemic and Diabetic

In about a week’s time, my son is going to be four months old. Time is moving unimaginably fast right now. Just me? This is a post that I’ve been planning on writing for months, but have been postponing because it’s going to take me a while to write. Tonight, I have the opportunity because […]

5ish Day Sugar Smackdown – Day 4 and 3/4

So. This just happened. Actually, it happened about two hours ago. I had a coffee. For me, the 5 Day Sugar Smackdown ended at four days and thirteen and a half hours. Allow me to preface. My alarm (husband) forgot to wake me up this morning and as such, I was about three minutes early […]

5 Day Sugar Smackdown – Day 4

“Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.” ― Kahlil Gibran Call me an optimist. Call me unrealistic. But I think this Challenge is actually doing what I intended for it to do. What I intended was to get more kind and mindful about what I consume. […]

5 Day Sugar Smackdown – Day 3 (Confessional)

Confession 1: I accidentally ate sugar last night. I swear it was an accident. I was putting dried cranberries in my daughter’s lunch and I ate a handful (or two) before seeing the dreaded word “sweetened” on the bag. I said, “You’ve got to be fisting me” to the bag, thew it aside and forgave […]

5 Day Sugar Smackdown- Day 2

  I don’t mean to brag, but I’m fairly neurotic. I would lose my Neurotics Anonymous token if I didn’t treat this 5 Day Sugar Smackdown as a psychological experiment on myself. Some observations about today – my coffee craving wasn’t as bad this morning. I think it has a great deal more to do […]

5 Day Sugar Smackdown – Day 1

Sugar is sweet and so are you Sugar is sweet. Question on my mind is…am I sweet enough without it to give it up?? About two weeks ago, my friend, C asked me if I wanted to join her in the 5 Day Sugar Smackdown. Obviously, I agreed. I’m often up for this type of thing. Short-term […]

Happiest. Chick. Ever.

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” —Mahatma Gandhi Okay. So. Was the tone of my last blog (http://beeatree.blogspot.ca/2013/07/why-i-go-to-therapy-and-you-should-too.html?spref=fb) upbeat and hopeful? That was my intention… Buuut in the spirit of mental health being a somewhat squeamish subject for some of you, I’ve decided to write a […]