My Low-Sugar Journey: Update!

I've basically given up on numbering these updates, particularly since I can't seem to stick to a regular posting schedule. Some weeks, I just don't have much to say. (*shrug*) Anyway, as I've mentioned before (in a post about habits and another about "food freedom"), I haven't had a lot of success with dietary "challenges" [...]

My Health and Fitness Journey: Update!

My Health and Fitness Journey: Update!

My blog has been "dark" for a couple of weeks now as I focused on teaching--finishing the semester strong, grading essays, etc.--but now, I'm on winter break, and it's high time for an update. When I first started this blog, my focus was 100% on reducing sugar intake. Since I'd let sodas and sweets creep [...]

Breaking Bad Habits | 30 Day Challenge?

Breaking Bad Habits | 30 Day Challenge?

Before I say anything, watch this video. Did you watch it? Ok, so am I the only person who thinks he makes it sound much too easy? I've tried A LOT of "challenges." Whole 30. No dessert. 30 Days of Yoga. 10,000 steps. I've tried the 21 Day Fix diet, a Couch-to-5K program, a half marathon [...]

My Low-Sugar Journey: Update #3 (“Begin Again”)

My Low-Sugar Journey: Update #3 (“Begin Again”)

Hello and welcome back! I don't know about you, but I love this time of the year! Fall is definitely my favorite season. The weather starts cooling down enough for me to add a cozy blanket to my bed, sip some hot tea, and break out the slow-cooker to make some tasty soups and stews [...]

5 Tips for Your Home Yoga Practice

5 Tips for Your Home Yoga Practice

I've been a member at a large, corporate yoga studio chain. It was nice. They had soothing music, towel service, and green tea on tap. Of course, those perks came at a high cost, and because it was across town, I struggled to make it to more than one or two classes a week. Not [...]