Tag: wellness

Vegan-iversay

On January 30th I celebrated one full year of eating a plant-based diet and about six months of being vegan. I say that because in the beginning it was just about weight loss and health for me, I hadn’t made the connection to the animals. I wasn’t consciously […]

Setting Intentions for 2018

Happy New Year! It’s a brand spanking new year and I couldn’t be any more excited! I’m one of those people who loves a blank page, a new chapter, a fresh beginning, so the new year is always a pretty important time for me, even if I come […]

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 […]