Category «Best Me Yet»

Small Victories: Getting Toasty, Five Ways

Flash back 15 months ago. I was done. Done, with what I thought the weight loss journey of a lifetime. Over a year and a half; losing weight, getting thinner. At the end of this span of time, I looked back and thought, “Hot damn, 60 pounds down.” My entire journey, summarized and defined by …

The C Word, and Other Words I’m Trying to Avoid: Comfort Food, Four Ways

Food. Here’s a silly question or two about it: what is it? Better yet, what’s it’s purpose? I guess there are quite a few answers to this question. First, if we want to get really technical, according to the ever-reliable dictionary, the definition of food is as follows, “any nutritious substance that people or animals …

Oats, Five Ways: Trying to Bite My Tongue

Here I go again, breaking a promise to myself. This morning, I woke up and started thinking about this weekend’s blog. I promised myself, I’d stay on topic. Oats. That’s it. No Rants. (I’m not trying to be known as Erin: The Girl Who Complains About The Fitness Industry and It’s Myths…Who Cooks Sometimes) But, …

Short and Simple: Can Carbs Be “Clean”?

Friends, I’ve fallen off of the bandwagon. Hard. Flash back three and a half months ago. There I was, beginning the school year, starting grad school, running a business in the middle of event season, writing/creating content regularly, and sleeping for a good four hours a night. On top of that, I was running 20 …