It’s Safe And Healthy To Give Your Dog These Veggies (And They’re Miles-approved!)

A month or so ago, one of the trusted staff at our favorite dog boarding place recommended that we change Miles' diet because he was overweight. She recommended cutting his ration of kibble in half and mixing it with...green beans? Yep, green beans. They're full of fiber and have almost no calories, so he can… Continue reading It’s Safe And Healthy To Give Your Dog These Veggies (And They’re Miles-approved!)

The Miracle Of Pre-Cooked Pouches Of Salmon

I've been on quite the salad kick lately, eating it for lunch every day and some dinners, and I'm starting to see some preliminary results in the waistline area. Since I'm thoroughly enjoying the salads and not dreading them, I'm excited to stick with it and hopefully lose a few pounds by the time it's… Continue reading The Miracle Of Pre-Cooked Pouches Of Salmon

Trying To Work Out When You Despise Working Out

When I was between home office-based gigs, I took up a gig delivering restaurant orders for a couple months. It wasn't terrific money compared to the things I usually do, but it was better than not bringing in any money. As an added bonus, I got lots of exercise doing that kind of work. In… Continue reading Trying To Work Out When You Despise Working Out

I’m Glad My Husband Is Pro-Anna, Not Pro Ana

Let’s talk about eating disorders for a minute, and how some people glamorize them as a means of becoming physically acceptable according to some really fucked up beauty standards. If you google “pro ana,” you’ll find some pretty disturbing shit, like websites devoted to promoting anorexia and photos of people who are so emaciated it… Continue reading I’m Glad My Husband Is Pro-Anna, Not Pro Ana

My Green Smoothie Habit Makes Me Look Like A Health Nut But It’s Really A Lazy Girl Life Hack

I never thought I’d be the type to blend up green smoothies full of spinach and kale, but I got a Ninja blender as a wedding gift last year and decided to try it. I discovered that replacing a meal a day with a smoothie was actually a great way to lose a few pounds… Continue reading My Green Smoothie Habit Makes Me Look Like A Health Nut But It’s Really A Lazy Girl Life Hack

Dog Mom Life: I Have A Standing Lunch Date With My Dogs Every Day

It was a magical new world when I transitioned from commuting to an office every day to working from home as an independent contractor. The perks are obvious. I get to set my own hours, save a ton of money on gas, take vacation days whenever I want, and I haven’t dressed up in business… Continue reading Dog Mom Life: I Have A Standing Lunch Date With My Dogs Every Day