I started counting calories in college. I was trying to lose weight, as women are instructed to do by every magazine, every TV show, every ad in between the TV shows, in movies, in diet books, in real life. Funny thing about women is that many of us can rattle off the calorie counts of certain foods like we were taught to memorize the presidents in elementary school. It’s not behavior you can unlearn easily.Continue reading
Blood sugar was never something I really thought about until I had to, which is the case for most people. We assume our bodies are humming along fine, doing what it needs to process the food we eat, and that our other ailments are unrelated. It wasn’t until I learned how many ways imbalanced blood sugar can affect other areas of our health that I put two and two together and decided I needed to make big changes.
What’s on your mind right now?
Is it your lunch even though you just had breakfast? Leftover cookies staring you down on the counter? How you just want to nap because you never feel fully rested?
Or maybe you’re just sick and tired of constantly thinking about food and all the choices you have to make, because the weight never stays off, and you never have more energy.
If any of these ring true, it’s likely that your blood sugar is in need of stabilization (and you’re not alone––almost all of my clients need to work on this).Continue reading