The challenge is to tweak my plan - so here it is!
Carbs - 150-215
Fiber - 25-45
Freggies - 3+
For the next two weeks I'm avoiding fructose and fructans
Plus I will be mostly avoiding my... Read more
I think the last year I've really had my resiliency tested.
As you may or may not know, I've had quite the stomach issues. I've had IBS since as long as I could remember, but this was something different. It started in October with intense... Read more
Well, I'm about to embark on another round of BLC. I'm so glad my cousin introduced me to BLC so long ago. I really enjoy learning about new people and their journeys, and sharing our struggles. I truly believe there is power in the community an... Read more
Today I think I've finally figured it out!
In addition to the main culprits - dairy, onions - I believe I've found a new enemy of my digestive system!
I feel really excited about this news, but sad in a way too.
I'm happy because... Read more
So meal planning has always been something I've neglected in the years I've been feeding myself. It was just not something that was modeled at home. But as I've been getting better at it over the fast few months I've really started to enjoy it. ... Read more
Hello happy sparkers!
I'm back at BLC and I love it because it forces me to step up my game a bit when it comes to eating, fitness and overall wellness.
To get my momentum going, I'm starting off by setting some goals.
1. Chat on ... Read more
I get asked very often - how are you? This has become a loaded question, because depending on the time of day, my answer will vary.
I have IBS.
I have not yet fully identified foods that cause me issues.
Currently I'm avoiding jun... Read more
i don't know about you, but i get this best spark blogs of the week sent to my email. i won't lie, i don't always read it.
but i read one just recently about a guy asking about us sparkers who have disappeared. well as a sparker who freque... Read more
so i seriously have an eating disorder. i don't know what i'm doing over here, but i know i'm not trying to get it in order. i feel like i am getting worse and worse and hoping for what? an intervention? something really bad to happen? a doctor ... Read more
so this has been a better week. i have gone to bed hungry most nights and i always see that as a sign of success. that means i'm not gorging myself.
i can thank me for that.
i had a bit of a "Breakthrough" moment in my body works class... Read more
SO, let's start with a few questions...
1. what's a good whey protein? where do i buy it? what do i put it with?
2. do other people bruise when they work out? it happens when i work out pretty hard. like last week i worked out every da... Read more