no! sweets…till thanksgiving! ~ finale.

well, it’s the day after thanksgiving, and i did it, y’all.  i stayed off the “sauce”, and the sugar and honey and everything else nice, until the big day!  actually, the day before the big day.  i was baking and cooking and taste-testing everything, so that day definitely counts. it was all good and fun, but i’m going right back to my no-sugar life, starting … Continue reading no! sweets…till thanksgiving! ~ finale.

day 3 “no! sugar…till thanksgiving!”

day 3 of the “no sugar till thanksgiving” detox, and i’m not gonna lie ~ IT’S HARD.  anyone else doing this with me?  i’m feeling pretty lonely and isolated, which is a symptom of sugar withdrawal.  i’m treating myself to this carrot/lemon/jicama/apple fresh juice this morning. not sure i’m supposed to have this many carrots, but man it feels good! yesterday was the worst.  for … Continue reading day 3 “no! sugar…till thanksgiving!”

no! sugar…till thanksgiving!

that title is meant to be shouted like the song “no sleep till brooklyn”.  ha ha ha.  stupid. with just a little over a week left before thanksgiving, i’ve decided to do a little detox.  i’ve been suffering from some pretty debilitating headaches lately, all sugar-induced, and my recent trip to new york gifted me with a wheat belly the size of a 4-month pregnancy. … Continue reading no! sugar…till thanksgiving!

gut-healing soup!

this is a story of how i made it through a long, exhausting day, with FOOD.  not caffeine, not sugar, but healthy, energizing, whole foods. it was a cold november morning.  i woke up knowing i had double the amount of students to teach, and was tired and sore from yesterday’s workout. i wasn’t feeling well and i had lots to cram into my day. … Continue reading gut-healing soup!