Ah, 2017. Nothing like a fresh start. This year I resolve to eat healthier, lose weight, stay on budget, save money, spend more time with my family, travel more, drink less, stress less, and quit smoking.* And like most of us, I will forget these next month. *I don’t smoke, so I won’t be quitting […]
The delicious smells of pumpkin pie and coffee fill the air as I look around at the stunning floral centerpieces on the Thanksgiving table. I lean back in my chair and a moan escapes my lips; I can barely breathe I ate so much. I unbutton my pants and hope no one notices.
For some of us, it’s nearly impossible not to overeat during the holidays. But huge holiday meals can cause real stress on the body, making us nauseated, uncomfortable, and tired.
I stood on the scale in the pale, sterile exam room and slowly lowered my head to read the dreaded display. My polite half-smile melted away as evil numbers made my heart pound and my cheeks hot. Why is it that when I get weighed at the doctor’s office it’s more painful? At home or […]
In my haste, I grabbed the bottle of grape juice that said “100% Grape Juice, No Added Sugars.” Later as the kids threw thousands of puzzle pieces in the air I wanted to scream at the top of my lungs. I felt like I fed them marshmallows for lunch. Apparently “No Added Sugars” does not […]
After only 6 days of existence, Eat My Science! is already an award winning site! OK, the Liebster Award may not require dressing up and cruising the red carpet, but it is a pretty cool deal. The Liebster Award The Liebster Award allows new bloggers to nominate and recognize other bloggers who have been blogging […]
I’m sick of trying all these one-size-fits-all “combinations” that don’t fit me. I’m tired of failing at someone else’s diet and then feeling like I just didn’t have enough willpower to see it through. I’m finally ready to work smarter, not harder.