Social media has a way of highlighting our collective tendency to compare ourselves to other people. It’s often said that social media is a “highlight reel,” meaning that we end up comparing our regular, standard, everyday lives to the cleanest, prettiest, proudest and most polished moments in somebody else’s. Nobody’s life is perfect. However, comparison … More I used to be so _______________.
There are two things that are common to most women: they have periods, and they’ve been on a diet at some point in their lives. If there’s one thing I hope to change with my blog, it’s that second part of the above statement. I hate diets, I think they’re harmful, and I wish I … More 3 Ways Dieting Affects Your Period
Happy Monday! It’s been a busy few weeks for me, so my husband and I have been making some extra time to hang out, spend time with each other, and go on outdoor adventures lately. (Most recently, we tried snow shoeing!) We’ve had quite a bit of snow in the Chicago area recently, so it’s … More Meal and Snack Inspiration
Period pain is considered normal for many otherwise healthy women, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, I would even argue that it shouldn’t be. Sadly, the medical system is broken when it comes to women’s health, and taking a deep dive into the root cause of problems like painful periods isn’t the usual … More 3 Reasons for Painful Periods (and What You Can, and Can’t Do About It)
For me, the theme of this past week has been random cravings. I personally think it’s very enjoyable to pay attention to my cravings, because it makes the experience of eating more fun and more satisfying. When I’m not clued in to what I feel like eating, I tend to find meals and snacks sort … More Cottage Cheese, Chocolate Custard, Sweet Potato Fries…Oh My!