How I Am Learning to Cook Without Dairy, Sugar or Grains

How is 2017 treating you, my friends? If I were to answer, I would tell you that I feel more energetic than I have in months.ย  In the past week I have been blogging about my decision to finally make some real changes to the way I eat and exercise in order to become healthier…

New Year, New Me, New Us

Happy 2017! ย Wow, it’s gonna take some getting used to writing that number for the year. ย It seems like it’s just another habit to weave into life and make permenant. Today, I want to be brief. ย My family and I have enjoyed spending the day together and I have cooked up some black-eyed peas with…

Day 2 of the Journey with a Recap from Day 1

To describe day 1 in one word, I’d have to choose the word lengthy. While I made it through that long day without consuming sugar or wheat, every minute of the day I was wondering if this desire to be healthier was worth it. I knew the answer.  Of course, it was worth it! To…

What I Am Learning on Day 1

My top priority in becoming healthier is to first lose weight.  Any doctor, nutritionist or child would agree if they assessed my health.   I mean, you don’t have to be a rocket scientist to know the weight on my scale underneath my 5’6″ body is too high.  That picture above shows a number I…

How I Almost Forgot About My Heath

Today is a new day!  Forget yesterday or a month ago or years ago.  Today is here and this will be the first day I decide make a big change. Yes, I know the new year is only a couple of days away.  This would be the prime time for me to set a lofty…