Before I started running, I cared about changing my life and building healthy habits. Of course I was aware of how I looked and how unhappy I was. But I had no idea where to begin. Nothing I did ever felt like it would produce results, at least not lasting ones. I think that’s where a lot of people are — they desperately want change, but they have no idea where to begin.
Even though I’m eating more healthfully than I ever in my life and haven’t had a drop of alcohol or caffeine in two and a half months, I wake up every day feeling like last night was a shots-at-the-bar-until-closing-time-then-afterparty-at-Ryan’s-house-til-4 kind of night. I’m tired. I’m cranky. And my stomach recoils with the message “why didn’t […]
So, one of the awesome things about the Maine Marathon and Bay State Events, the service that is providing chip timing, is that they will let your friends and family subscribe to e-mail updates (or text messages) from the race. Well, sort of. It’s only when you cross the half-marathon line and at the end. […]
To review: 1. Eat vegetables. Make it easier by keeping canned and frozen ones around. 2. Be prepared. Bad choices happen when you don’t have easy healthy options. 3. No liquid calories. 4. Look for foods that are high in fiber. Part 3 … 5. The slow cooker is your friend. This is kinda related […]
The other day when I was standing in line at Save-a-Lot (my favorite grocery store), I looked back over my groceries on the checkout counter and they were mostly produce and entirely whole foods. This might sound pretty corny, but I was so proud of myself. I’ve been paying special care to eating more whole […]