Put Down the Diet

I propose a challenge. It’s 2015. A new year. One of the most popular resolutions – if not THE most popular – is to lose weight. According to Time.com, this is also one of the most commonly broken resolutions. It’s not so hard to understand why, because losing weight requires a lifestyle change, which takes […]

Chapter 8: Milestones

I used to fantasize about swimming through a pool of cookie dough ice cream. Neither frozen nor liquid, but melted enough so that I could chomp my way through it, like Ms. PacMan. This image doesn’t get me going like it used to. I no longer pine for access to as much ice cream as I want. […]

Whole Wheat Avocado Cookie Cake with Chocolate Avocado Frosting

I consider my sweet tooth an actual part of my personality. I own it, embrace it, and identify with it. I can’t live without sweets and eat them pretty regularly. In sum, you could say that I love sweets. I also love fiber. I love anything whole wheat. In a perfect world, New York City […]

Chapter 7: Why is this Year Different from All Other Years?

They say that the most successful artists are the most troubled individuals. I’m not saying I’m the Van Gogh of blogging, but I feel like I’ve had less to say over the last … god, more than a month and a half?! I last checked in on June 30th, when I stopped recording in my […]

Chapter 5: Cheater Cheater Junk Food Eater

Hello – I’m back! Finals ended two weeks ago, and I’ve been catching up on life and itching to write. So here I am. Writing, whilst I get a pedicure. As part of my story, I’ve wanted to share all parts that have contributed, based on this timeline: I think it’s time to describe how […]

Chapter 4: Love the One You’re With

I felt a strange mix of empowerment and helplessness yesterday afternoon. It was a tough weekend. A good weekend – my boyfriend’s birthday (his name is Conrad, by the way), celebrating, relaxing, homework. But ultimately a tough weekend. I ended up in a pretty negative place, mood and body image wise. Every so often, I […]

Prologue

I’ve been trying to find my “voice” for a little while now. My blogging voice, that is.  I started my original blog maybe… wow two years ago?… called AFutureRD. It chronicled the day-to-day life of a future dietitian trying to find the delicate balance between living life healthfully and to the fullest. I thought I […]