Labor Day is coming up soon, it's always the first Monday in September and right on time. I usually go to a friends house, barbecue, or do absolutely nothing. This year, I am challenging myself to do absolutely nothing. In an effort to stop spending way too much on groceries, I am trying to plan my meals out to… Continue reading Labor Day Menu
Say it isn't so, I was online looking for my fall staple Sweet Apple Chamomile from Celestial Seasoning. And... They discontinued it, no more sweet apple like ever! I'm almost out and have to make every sip count. In an ode to a favorite, I will review what I loved about it. Chamomile tea can sometimes have an unpleasant taste,… Continue reading Goodbye, Sweet Apple Chamomile Tea!
Hopefully, I can go back to the gym in 2 weeks, after my follow-up appointment. I really pray I don't have a small tear. Unfortunately, my body still wakes up at 4:30 to head to the gym. I've had a lot of time to reflect and understand why I love finishing my workout by 6:00am. I started a… Continue reading Benefits of Exercising in the Morning
Carbohydrates or in short form carbs are believed to be the reincarnation of the devil as food. There are two types of carbs, simple and complex. Those pesky simple carbs are so delicious, we crave more and more. Bread, pasta, baked goods, or white rice are example of simple carbs, and those are the carbs that cause a spike… Continue reading Carb Loading