Monthly Archives

November 2016

  • Wanderlust

    Why I Gave Up Saving To Experience Iceland

    November 28, 2016

    As a twenty something after the recession, there is nothing more stressful than money management. I find most months my checking account is down to the last dollar. I live well within my means, have a…

  • Indulgence

    Low Sugar Challenge: Melissa’s Week 4

    November 22, 2016

    Celebration All right! Four weeks down! As I’ve been saying, this “sugar thing” was not a walk in the park for me. It was the beginning of a life style change and I am so grateful…

  • Indulgence

    Low Sugar Challenge: Lorelai’s Week 4

    November 21, 2016

    Sweet, Sweet Victory. It has been a full month of low sugar and my body has never felt more satisfied. Food has more flavor and I’m more inclined to eat smaller portions especially when it comes…

  • Indulgence

    Low Sugar Challenge: Melissa’s Week 3

    November 16, 2016

    It has been a week. A week full of ups and downs, but sugar consumption has remained steady. It is still a bit of a challenge, and I still dream of sweet things, but I’m gravitating…

  • Indulgence

    Low Sugar Challenge: Lorelai’s Week 3

    November 15, 2016

    The Struggle Is Real Two to three times a year, I commute home across the country for a weekend visit of friends, family and the occasional wedding. This weekend two of my beloved friends tied the…

  • Indulgence

    Low Sugar Challenge: Melissa’s Week 2

    November 7, 2016

    Adapt & Adjust Well, the white knuckling eased by mid-week, and I’m becoming much more sensitive to and appreciative of the natural flavors of my food. Sweet potato is actually sweet. Japanese sweet potato even more…

  • Indulgence

    Low Sugar Challenge: Lorelai’s Week 2

    November 5, 2016

    Taste the Change. My good friend from high school visited so I agreed to meet her at my fave gluten free pancake joint. I decided I could allow myself to eat all my added sugar in…