Recently, I have been evaluating my relationship with food and exactly what it means to me. For most of my life, I've had a very unhealthy relationship with food. It was a coping mechanism. I would eat to celebrate something, eat when I'm bored, eat when I'm actually hungry (and even when I'm not), eat… Continue reading What is food to you?
HAPPY NEW YEAR! I know I'm almost 2 months too late. I've been slacking, but I'm here and that;s what counts...right? Anyway, I was taking some time to reflect on my previous year and actually write down lessons that I've learned in 2016. I can honestly say that I have learned so much, and one… Continue reading Peace and Happiness.
NEW RECIPE ALERT! I LOVE Chinese and Japanese food. So when I had to give up rice, lets just say I had a big problem. I've been looking for alternatives for my addiction and I feel like I'm finally having a breakthrough. First, I tried the quinoa and it was okay, but it tasted funny. Cauliflower tastes… Continue reading Cauliflower Shrimp Fried Rice
So the New Year is around the corner, and we all know how it's going to go. We're going to make a New Years Resolution to lose weight and start the year off strong. We may invest in a gym membership, and we may even go to the gym for the month of January. But… Continue reading The 14 week Challenge
Over eating or eating the wrong things are all a result of a habit we created for ourselves at some point in time. However, I've found a trick that may help you turn your bad habits into healthy ones. At work, my team is currently reading "The Power of Habit: Why we do what we… Continue reading Got Bad Habits?
Have you slipped up on your journey to be a healthier you? I'm not going to lie, I HAVE. I didn't gain any weight, but I sure didn't lose any either. But let's be realistic, life happens. I started traveling every other week, work picked up, and I've started packing for my move. It seems like there's… Continue reading So you’ve fallen off a bit…
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New Recipe alert! I've tried it, and its delicious! Here are the things you need Spaghetti Squash Spinach Bacon Parmesan Cheese Basil Pesto Salt Pepper Minced Garlic Italian seasoning Onion powder If you've prepared spaghetti squash before, then you may already know how to do these first few steps. Preheat your oven to 450 degrees… Continue reading New Low Carb Recipe!
Every where you look, there's food. Literally. Its gotten so bad that you can order food from your phone. A few weeks ago, I was in a particular restaurant that produces particularly delicious cheesecake and there was a sign on the door saying that you could download their app and BOOM...there's cheesecake. That's absolutely amazingly...unhealthy. … Continue reading It’s Easy to be Fat.
Happy Fourth of July! I hope you all have enjoyed your long weekend with your family. I know I have. From grilled zucchini, shrimp and a little bit of my Mother's delicious pound cake. I need a good at home workout. Today, I have another special guest who was generous enough to give us… Continue reading Workout at Home: Part 2- 4th of July Edition
Since I've been on my weight loss journey I've lost around 70+ pounds and people ask me all the time, "Alex, what was your motivation?" I would always end up giving them the same generic answer, "to be healthier....blah blah blah". But in reality, that's not the reason. For most of my life, I've struggled… Continue reading Why I lost weight…
So if you don't already know, I graduated from college in December 2015 and I went straight into Corporate America in January 2016. Thankfully, I was able to skip that awkward time where you have a degree but don't have anywhere to use it (Praise God). But anyways, I'm coming up on my 6 month mark and I was… Continue reading 5 Important Lessons for a Young Pofessional