8 Things Nobody Tells You About Wisdom Teeth Removal Surgery

I literally JUST had my wisdom teeth removed 5 days ago, and there are tons of things nobody tells you about getting your wisdom teeth removed. It’s crazy! I’ll try to keep this short, sweet, and not too graphic. 1. You will have holes in your gums for weeks! Everything I read online mentioned being able to eat…

Balancing Health & Sanity: Cheat Meals

I’m just diving into this.. balancing healthy eating and sanity are literally not a big deal! I know it sounds hard to balance everything, but you can do it! I know too many friends who decide they’re going to lose weight, get fit, eat healthy, all that jazz and they go balls to the wall. Well, good for…

Milestone Achieved: Down 45 Pounds, Only 10 More To Go

I didn’t realize it right away, but today I reached a milestone goal in my weight loss adventure. If you haven’t read my previous weight loss story, it’s here. Anywho, now that you’re caught up on my weight loss journey I can get into this milestone! This morning I weighed in at 134.5 pounds (or…

Healthy Holiday: Caramel Cheesecake Dip

I love cooking, especially for holidays because I see it as a challenge. I try to make something healthy, without anyone noticing too much of a difference. So this post is all about a healthy holiday dessert I made! I decided to do something a little different, which is why this cheesecake was turned into…

Get Back On Track After Binge-Eating During the Holidays

Well, there are clearly tons of posts about getting back to your routine and hitting those goals after binge-eating during the holidays. I think it’s obvious you have to just get back on track as fast as possible. But, how? 1. Giveaway leftovers – but not right away! I love eating leftovers, maybe that’s weird….

Avoiding the Freshmen 15lbs – How to Get Fit in College

Warning, this is going to be a long post. I’m soon to be graduating from college, and I know so many people wonder about the “Freshman 15” and how to avoid it, or better yet – how to get fit in college. It sounds impossible. Shit. It looks impossible! My college has a ridiculous amount of food in…

Meal Prep For Weight Loss: November 12 2017

Here we are again, Food Friday Meal Prep for Weight Loss! I can’t believe the week flew by super fast. Crazy! Anyway, meal prep for this week was a little extra than usual. Why? Because I decided to meal prep my breakfast along with lunch and dinner, the usual. I think I’m going to change these…

Sleep Benefits for Weight Loss

This might seem crazy or it might seem like common sense, but sleep actually affects your ability to lose weight. Who knew that sleep benefits weight loss?! I kind of did, but I recently learned about a few studies that proved sleep isn’t just for recovering muscles. The Research I Read: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Journal of…

Meal Prep for Weight loss: Sunday November 5, 2017

I’m back with the meal prep for weight loss post! I’m trying to make this a weekly type of post and keep things interesting. This week I prepped for myself since I was home dog-sitting for my parents. I only fully prepped for 4 days, but I have enough leftover chicken for the rest of the…