I’ve always wanted abs. Killer, sculpted, sexy abs. Like JLo’s, Jessica Alba’s, or even Britney Spears’ abs (either before her mental break, or now that she’s back in shape). In high school, I first discovered my love of ab workouts (and fitness in general) when I was forced to do Pilates in an 8th grade gym class. I wasn’t good at sports, I couldn’t act, sing, or dance, but I could do abs. And for a while, I did abs. I watched what I ate, shed 50 lbs, and practiced pilates like a fiend until I had a mini 6-pack…. Read More
I am SUCH a sucker for Mexican food. If I had it my way, I could enjoy all the extra fat, calories, sodium, and chemicals that typically come with Mexican food, without any repercussions. But you and I both know thats not how it works.
I had been on this weight loss/fitness/clean eating journey for 2 months when I realized that something was holding me back. Something was derailing my diet, causing me to have less stamina during my workouts, and even affecting my mood at home. What was it? A sugar addiction. Sounds like a good thing, right? I’ve been an admitted “chocoholic” for year now, but my addiction hadn’t been just limited to chocolate. Oh no, everything from caramel, to jelly beans, and even muffins were part of my addiction. But learning how to stop eating sugar would not be so simple. And… Read More