Category: Physical

A Year of Firsts

With only about a month left before we ring in another New Year, I can’t help but reflect upon the recurring theme of this year — 2017 has certainly been a year filled with firsts … My first time adopting a whole food plant based diet. My first […]

Another Challenge

Yesterday I started another Fitbit Workweek Challenge with my sister and for the first time in ages I reached my 10,000 step daily goal. Woo hoo! I am determined to give her a good run for the trophy this week, which will be the first time in a […]

Build a Bowl: His & Hers Dinner

I continue to see people in my Facebook groups struggling with what to eat as they transition to a plant based or vegan lifestyle. People who admittedly have never been into cooking are now looking for easy recipes so they can do this. And I’m still baffled by […]

5 Inspiring YouTubers

When I got a new television last year I started watching a lot more on YouTube and subscribing to channels that I really liked. Before that I just thought of YouTube as a place where I could find music videos (sometimes with lyrics) and clips from tv shows […]

Build a Bowl: Breakfast

Today I weighed in and I’m down 3.3 pounds from last week. This was a surprise because last week was humid and even though I was in a Fitbit Workweek Challenge with my sister it was too hot to move. All week I pretty much sat as still […]

Weekly Weigh-In #1

When I’m not eating as well as I feel I should be, I don’t weigh in, but the fact of the matter is that when I was weighing in more frequently I was losing more weight. So in an effort to hold myself more accountable, I’m once again […]

Angry Gall Bladder: My Fatty Relapse

After months of following a whole food plant based diet that was low fat, low sodium and almost gluten free, the pressures of life started chipping away at my resolve and I started to fall into some junk food vegan habits. Buying one tub of Ben & Jerry’s […]

My Top 5 Favourite Vegan Things #1

Since I started this whole food plant based lifestyle I’ve been reading a lot of books and articles, watching many films and videos, and following a lot of groups and individuals who are making or have made the transition to this way of living. I started for health […]

A Workweek Challenge

If you have a Fitbit you know about the various challenges they offer. Every week my sister challenges me to the Workweek Hustle to see who can get the most steps over the course of the five day workweek. And every week in recent history I haven’t even […]