From Flab to Fit: My 1 Year Journey

If someone would have told me a few years ago that today I would be writing about a healthy lifestyle, I’d probably laugh. It’s not because I found the idea of being healthy funny, in fact it’s been a goal of mine for almost my whole life.

For years I struggled with my weight and my health. I was a picky eater growing up, so I didn’t exactly want to eat the most nutritious food. I also had asthma as a kid, which made certain activities and sports difficult to participate in. Because of this, I was a chubby girl, even into my university/college years.

I had gone on diets and workout streaks in the past, but nothing ever seemed to stick. I tended to give up too easily, and every time I gave up, it just led to me putting on more weight. One day last year I weighed in at the highest weight I had ever been in my life, and it terrified me. Continue Reading

How to Stay Healthy at School and Work

Young couple joggingSummer is over, and your motivation for that “bikini body” may be withering. With the cool weather approaching, it’s easy to slip into the comfort of complacency. Throughout my college and university career, accompanied by many desk jobs (the biggest culprit of them all) along the way, I’ve encountered and overcame some personal challenges pertaining to overall well being. Whether you’re a first-year party animal, busy grad student, or seasoned professional, here are a few ways to stay balanced, happy, and healthy: Continue Reading