Energy candy, chews, jellybeans...for quite awhile know I have known about them and wanted to give them a whirl to see if they really work. I know quite a few fitness bloggers, runners, and enthusiasts who swear by them. They look just like candy and come in a variety of shapes and sizes but they are more Red Bull then sugar rush. My workout routine though really didn't require them. I worked out in the mornings, when I am naturally at my most energetic and fresh. That changed this past month … [Read more...]
Does Your Child Have Zombie Mouth???!
Every parent probably worries just a little about how much candy their kids are eating at Halloween. This is especially true since it seems to get stretched out beyond just the one day...parties at school, community parties, and of course the night you all go Trick or Treating and you literally go door to door begging for candy. Add it all up and they consume tons of candy this time of year. We can of course get creative and come up with alternatives and I have many of these tricks in my … [Read more...]
TGIF! Illness, Hospitals, & Good Books
Have a great weekend all! I will be taking it very easy myself because I was knocked onto my tush this week by a cold. I haven't been sick in quite a long while and my good streak was abruptly ended by a week and a half of bad eating. I had it coming. Life got busy with school graduation parties, a visit from an out of country relative, and a local blogger event. I ended up eating only 50-60% paleo and had grain based meals several times, plus a dessert here and there. All the grains and sugar … [Read more...]