As you know, I workout a lot... every day. I fill your feeds up with all my workout stories and motivation, so I know this comes as no surprise to all of you. There are workouts where I'm fast, pushing my body way past its limits, where I endure and try and defy those … Continue reading My “other” workouts
There are two things I hear all the time from people that are skeptical about going low carb: "I don't have time to cook healthy". "I'll miss my favorite foods". Well I'm about to blow away these two excuses in your mind. I get it about the no time thing. I'm a busy working Mom … Continue reading Beef Enchiladas
So when I started Recovering Carbie it was all about "paying it forward". Paying forward the inspiration I had received which helped me change my life. I had absolutely no clue where it would lead or that it would grow into me being asked to write for other sources and spread my message even farther. … Continue reading Giveaway time!!
I have spent my entire life failing at diets. Now I know what you are thinking... "I'm confused...didn't you lose 125 pounds??". Yes I did, and let me say this again... I, the Recovering Carbie, have failed at Every. Single. Diet. I've probably confused you by now haven't I? You may even be scrolling through … Continue reading Why I failed at diets…and you will too
One year ago this was me. Tipping the scales at 300+ pounds with a desperate desire to lose weight. That girl in this picture felt trapped under a lifetime of food issues and diet failures. That girl wanted so desperately to be skinnier, stronger, healthier, to be....well just different. That girl wanted to be able … Continue reading Ready… set… but how to go?
I've been called a lot of things in my life... some good, some bad. Some that made me smile, some that made me sad... and some that made me think. The other day I was leaving an exercise class with my friend. We started up a conversation about whether on this journey we can really … Continue reading Am I an Athlete??
I have a confession to make. I’m a Diet Pepsi-holic. Yes, for many many years I had a huge Diet Pepsi addiction. When I say huge…I mean HUUUGGEEE! My Diet Pepsi addiction started in law school, ironically on a mission to lose weight. Before that time, I hated any diet drinks and so I was … Continue reading Getting “Bai” without Pop: An Addict’s Guide to Giving up Diet Pepsi for Good
When I became a Mom I became obsessed with taking pictures, and as a result you have pretty much had a camera in your face since birth. Yep, pretty much your entire life exists on memory cards and in "clouds". Snap, snap, snap....I have captured all your moments. Especially baseball. Baseball is your "thing". A … Continue reading You are GOOD: An open letter to my son.
Let me ask you a question... Are you strong? Do not look at your biceps or tighten your ab muscles. Different blog for a different day. I’m talking about inner strength. If you are a teenager or in your mid 20’s, I bet you didn't even think about it and said “NO!” right away with an … Continue reading An Exercise in Inner Strength
You are having one of those days. Like one of THOSE days. It started with a battle over black socks. I bet never in your wildest dreams did you think you'd be having a debate with a 6 year old about why he can’t wear his beloved black socks because he wore them yesterday. Yeah, … Continue reading Dear Warrior of Break Room Treats: