Hi all! I recently got back from a business trip to India. It was my first travel for business purposes, and it was such a positive experience. I felt like I got to know the people of India and culture better through business travel and the daily interaction than I may have if I had just … More Night Shift Nutrition Tips
When I sit down to write a post nowadays (yes, meaning 3-4x per year), I first think about what it is I am trying to accomplish. The original intent of my blog was to empower people through nutrition education. While that is still my intent, the way in which I do so has changed. Before, … More The origins of action, and an exercise in self awareness
Hi everyone! Times have been wild since I have last written. I have been working at the same primary care medical practice, went backpacking solo through Argentina, Bolivia, and Peru, completed a part time post-bachelors program, and have been experimenting with some other projects and goals. 😉 My two year anniversary at the practice is coming up soon, … More Not settling
Hello readers and friends! It has been over a year since my last post and I have MISSED you. Blogging for the medical practice that I work for and other business and creative projects has really sapped my writing-time, but I am back! At least, I am going to try. 🙂 Today, I want to … More How much protein do you really need?
I am no longer personal training, but I did put in about 5 months at a large commercial gym chain that most everyone has heard of. I went in excited to help people get stronger and fitter and ended up looking forward to leaving the job, as it wasn’t what I had expected. At all. … More What you don’t know about personal trainers
I read the awesome article Bariatric Medicine: Seven Exciting Developments” by Sean Bourke MD on a flight from NYC to San Francisco last weekend. I identified with it enough feel compelled to summarize my favorite points for you all. Dr. Bourke is a bariatric doctor, meaning he works with those that are overweight or obese … More A Twinkie does not = 1.5 apples.
Hi world. I have been gone so long, essentially since moving to San Francisco, and yet I have thought about this space every day. I have been learning and doing so much in the time that has passed. I can only hope I have grown a fraction as much as I feel I have learned. … More Things I have learned these last 9 months in San Francisco… Part 1
To avoid holiday weight gain, people often make the mistake of under-eating during the day to make up for the feasting of the evening. This is bad because a) you will likely be extremely hungry and mow down on rich holiday fare b) the food you will be eating more of is probably less healthy … More Combating holiday feast weight gain
It is almost Wednesday and that means I get to go home to Texas for a week! I’ve been looking forward to seeing family, high school friends, and eating Tex-Mex and BBQ for months now. Today, though, was wonderful as well. I started the day off with the usual coffee and greek yogurt bowl and … More ‘duck liver mousse?’ ‘omg so much vitamin A!’
Good morning everyone. I hope your weekend was relaxing and rejuvenating. To everyone, but particularly those most closely effected, I wish you the strength to recover from the recent tragedy and to not let it forever color your vision of this earth. I don’t want to say much more, but it would have felt wrong … More peanut butter banana bacon bars