It is not uncommon for many of us to "blow it" over a holiday weekend, but Stretchy-Pants Week doesn't have to turn into an entire month. Want to get back on track? Then take a look at the list below. Here are 5 ways to refocus and recover after a holiday: Stop beating yourself up about what you ate, drank, said, did, or didn't do. It's a new day. Stop replaying the narratives. Forgive … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Get on Track after a Stretchy-Pants Week
My childhood memories of the State Fair include rides, games, and animals, of course. But central to the experience was the food, and we all discussed ahead of time what we planned to eat. Buttery, fluffy biscuits filled with country ham, and warm, chewy fried dough topped with powdered sugar – those were my non-negotiables. My gotta-haves. We also usually tried the local ice cream, … [Read more...] about Is It Possible to Eat Healthy at the Fair?
When the FDA announced last week that it would be reconsidering a 22-year-old definition of "healthy," blogger Nicole Akers and I jumped at the chance to comment. She and I have exchanged blog posts a couple of times recently. Nicole's take on the FDA's news appears here, and the following is an excerpt of my article on her site. What does “healthy” mean to you? Or to your neighbor with … [Read more...] about What’s in Your Shopping Basket? (An Excerpt)
Blogger Nicole Akers has written several times for the "Faith and Sweat" blog. When the FDA announced last week that it would be redefining 22-year-old definitions of "healthy," we both jumped at the chance to comment. Here is Nicole's take on the FDA's news. My version is at her website. Remember the This is Your Brain on Drugs commercial series? Here’s a 30 second reminder: This is your … [Read more...] about Pop Tarts Better than Avocados? FDA to Redefine “Healthy”