What Happens In-Between Meals?

I ran into an incredibly interesting academic article while browsing through my school's online library. It was titled, "Meal-Insulin Cycle: A visual summary of the biochemical events between meals." This article caught my attention for a couple of reasons. First, it was not published in a diet and nutrition journal, like one might expect. It … Continue reading What Happens In-Between Meals?

Fudge Stripe Cookies Now Taste Like Plastic

November 14, 2018 was a surprising day for me. It was my friend/coworker’s birthday and I had decorated her office all things Chris Evans, AKA Captain America, and given her a package of her favorite fudge stripe cookies. After gushing over shirtless pictures of Mr. Evans plastered all over her office, she tore open the … Continue reading Fudge Stripe Cookies Now Taste Like Plastic

Breakfast is Still the Most Important Meal of My Day

After several months of success on my What IF Diet Plan, I cringed at the phrase: “Breakfast is the most important meal the day.” Bull Crap! I’d lost more weight, gained more energy, and felt less hungry by skipping breakfast, (and eventually lunch,) so that statement had to be a bold-faced dirty lie. Surely cereal … Continue reading Breakfast is Still the Most Important Meal of My Day

It’s all Fun and Games Until the Kids Need to Eat…

In my experience, intermittent fasting has very few downsides. However, as a mother of 3 very active little boys under the age of 12, there is one issue that I’ve run into several times since I started. As much as I hate to admit this, I sometimes forget that my kids need to eat. <insert … Continue reading It’s all Fun and Games Until the Kids Need to Eat…