It’s been 12 years now since the beginning of this food journey for me. At the beginning of this journey I was overweight, tired, sluggish, lacked the motivation to do just about anything and I was trying desperately to get pregnant. We ate fast food weekly along with hamburger helper, margarine, boxed cake mixes, Wonder
I love old community cookbooks. Especially ones from the 50’s…the recipes tend to be “whole food” (read: no prepared soups, dressings, boxed stuff). They are usually from scratch, easy, fast, and good. Say what you want about the 1950’s and earlier (…and there is a lot to be said, and a lot to be grateful
I’ve read a few different articles recently about how life and health isn’t about being skinny. And they’re right it isn’t. I spent most of my years between childhood and early adulthood believing that if I was skinny, I’d be healthy-I’d be happy-I’d feel better-I’d have more energy-I’d…but it isn’t about being skinny at all.
I had a great visit with a friend today and we had a big discussion about how the internet, blogs, facebook and pinterest can sometimes inadvertently add to our cultures obsession with comparing our lives to others. We have this “sickness” that forces us to constantly compare what we do and how we live with