5 Tips For Eating At Restaurants

Has this ever happened to you? You made a meal plan for the week and you’ve made it to Friday without veering off track. You’ve made it to your workouts and you’re feeling like you’re finally getting into the groove of eating healthier. And then the boss sends out an email inviting you and your […]

5 Ways To Survive Halloween

Halloween is less than a week away, and for many of us that means getting dressed up, likely going to a party (or two), and candy…lots and lots of tiny candy. If I’m honest, I don’t really care much for Halloween. I don’t particularly like getting dressed up and I’m not the biggest fan of […]

I Once Finished A Subway Sub in 5min…

My name is Melissa, and I’m a fast eater. Like, ridiculously fast. The title of this blog is the truth. I really did eat a subway sub in about 5min. I didn’t realize it was that fast until I called my mom after I had finished. I had been on the phone with her just […]

3 Damaging Fat Loss Myths (and what to do instead)

We hear them all of the time. Or we read them in popular health and fitness magazines. Often it’s touted as the latest and greatest way to shed the fat and shed it fast. I hear it a lot at the gym I work at too…do X and you will lose the fat!   There […]

It’s Time To Kiss The 21-Day Fix Goodbye. Here’s How.

It’s almost the end of January, which means that many of the 21-day fix programs have either ended or are just about to finish up. This is usually around the time that another influx of quick-fix programs and easy solutions find themselves on social media and popular magazines. If one program is ending, it makes […]

It’s Time To Get Off The Track For Good

I used to go through these different phases. I’d set myself up on a new workout regime, a new meal plan, and a new routine. I’d get myself super pumped up, and tell myself that THIS was it. This was the routine and meal plan that was going to work. This was the one I […]

Is It a Craving? Or Hunger? How to Tell the Difference

One question I get asked a LOT by women is how to tell the difference between true hunger and a craving. Many of us have gone so far from listening to our bodies that we no longer recognize the cues.   In my case, I got so used to eating at certain intervals of the […]

3 Ways To Make Your Meals More Satisfying

Have you ever fallen into a boring meal trap? I sure have, and it’s only recently that I’ve managed to crawl out of it. My meals were bland, boring, and definitely not all that satisfying. I was uninspired, and didn’t bother with any extra work when it came to my meals.   Plain eggs for […]

3 Foods You Should Avoid

I can’t help but feel a tinge of frustration every time I see one of these click-bait articles posted somewhere on the internet. 3 foods you should NEVER eat! 3 foods for a flat tummy 3 foods to avoid if you want to lose weight The list goes on…sometimes its 3 foods, other times it’s […]

Confession Time…I’m an Emotional Eater.

I’m an emotional eater. When I want to celebrate something, I want it to include food. When I am feeling stressed, I want to eat. When I’m feeling upset, I reach for food. For me, food is both a source of pleasure and comfort.   And I’m not alone. Statistical numbers aside, I can’t think […]