I first heard the phrase “fourth meal” from my pastor during a sermon when I was in college. He was talking about it in the context of being a college student himself and also 6’4″ (or more…I dunno, the guy was TALL) and being constantly hungry. He and his friends had the routine of going … More Fourth Meal, Mini Crock Pots, and Control
How do you measure your progress? A lot of my younger years were focused on competition. I never felt like I was *quite* measuring up to the people around me. I most definitely was not the cool kid in school, and I always found myself wondering if it was because of my clothes, my hair, … More Why ‘Becoming Your Best Self’ Shouldn’t Be Your Goal
Today I’m sharing over at RELEVANT Magazine! My blog was born from the intersection between food, faith, and my love for writing. Considering the latter, I sometimes like to write about things other than food, and I’ve done that today in my article, “Worship Isn’t About What Kind of Music You Like.” You can head … More Worship Isn’t About Music
A quick google search for the word “cravings” yields almost 250 million results. Scrolling through the feed, the overwhelming majority of links lead to website offering tips and tricks for avoiding, overcoming, and distracting oneself from cravings. I used to search phrases like “how to kill cravings” all the time. I was afraid of hunger, fearing … More Some Thoughts On Cravings
My ears are pretty attuned to food-related comments (which is expected, given the nature of my job) and I find myself zeroing in on conversations about nutrition and eating more than other people probably do. While I’m mostly unphased by diet-centric viewpoints, it always makes me a little sad when people say things like, “I’m … More Isn’t Sugar Bad For You?