The Virgin Diet: End of Cycle 1

I did it. I survived. For two weeks, anyway. As a recap, the last two weeks meant no dairy, no gluten, no soy, no eggs, no corn, no peanuts, and no artificial sweeteners. To be honest, it really wasn’t that bad. Considering I already eat pretty healthy, I didn’t miss a lot of things. It definitely helped… Continue reading The Virgin Diet: End of Cycle 1

My Morning Routine

I was never a morning person growing up. Just ask my parents. They’d have to turn on all my lights, pull off my blankets, and sing obnoxiously for me to even contemplate getting out of bed. These days I’m a loud and proud early riser (and most of my friends think I’m insane). It took some work… Continue reading My Morning Routine

The Virgin Diet

I don’t believe in diets. I am, however, a firm believer in making sustainable changes. Two years ago, when I started this transformation, I didn’t pick some random diet craze, I just decided to eat better. In sticking to the 80/20 rule (because I refuse to give up cheese or the occasional donut) and working out, I’ve lost… Continue reading The Virgin Diet

That Low GI Life

If you’re like me, over the course of your life you’ve tried just about every diet fad out there. Some of them worked (for a little while) and others were just silly (souping, anyone?). But over the last few years I’ve really come to understand that weightloss and being healthy is a life-long change, not… Continue reading That Low GI Life