After some recent soul-searching, I realized that I had been falling short of eating enough fruits and veggies for the past few years due to bodybuilding. Since a bodybuilding diet places a huge emphasis on getting enough protein, I’d sadly skipped out on veggie side dishes and servings of fruit more often than I care […]
This post is sponsored by Netflix #StreamTeam Have you ever been cheated on? Let me clarify: have you ever been happily binge watching a tv show on Netflix with your significant other — maybe a couple of episodes a night — when one night you have other plans and can’t continue the binge? I bet […]
This is my sixth bodybuilding competition prep, and I’ve learned some things along the way about balance that I think will comfort you! I’m here to tell you that if your diet plan is based on macros/flexible dieting, with a little pre-planning you can enjoy social outings with friends and family and not feel guilty about it! […]
Did you see Melissa d’Arabian on The Today Show last week where she made this chicken with lactose-free mushroom sauce recipe? It looked really good, and she’s all fancy in the kitchen, so it had to be good, right? It got me thinkin’. Since my tummy gets furious with me when I eat certain dairy […]
Have you ever knowingly ignored the fact you’re lactose intolerant because the foods containing lactose are so darn delicious? And you smile and giggle happily as you enjoy a favorite treat and then.. it hits. You’re rudely reminded of what it means to be lactose intolerant, and you swear that you will never, ever, ever […]
I saw a look of fear on the nurse’s face, and I’ll never forget it. I was so scared that I immediately changed my life, and I do mean immediately.