The Day After Thanksgiving

I don’t know about you, but I find the gap between Thanksgiving and Christmas kind of awkward. We enjoy a long weekend full of Turkey, and other festive foods, and less than 12 weeks later we spend roughly two weeks doing it again. It’s easy to just tell myself that I might as well just […]

This Summer I Stopped Training

Hello Friends, This summer was very different than the previous one. As of next month, I have been doing CrossFit for 8 years. It didn’t take me long to “drink the koolaid.” I was hooked almost instantly. CrossFit is structured in such a way that there is ALWAYS something you can be better at. It […]

Eatreal4life Free Food Guide

Last week I talked about the Canadian Food Guide. This week I’m sharing my own food guide! I’ve created an infographic to help simplify. Feel free to share with a friend! I want to address one of the main differences between my food guide and the government’s. The government still recommends a high carb/low fat […]

Let’s Talk About The Birth Control Pill

When I was 16 years old, I went to see my doctor about irregular periods. At the time I was experiencing 8-10 days of bleeding and clotting that caused such severe pain I almost passed out a few times. There were days I couldn’t go to school due to the amount of pain I was […]

Weight Loss Is Not My Success Story

One of the easiest ways to convince people to try a new diet ,or supplement, is to show them someone else who lost weight doing it. We are very visual, when we see changes we believe what we are told. This is why Facebook and Instagram are covered in advertisements showing before and afters. This […]

Why I Don’t Like Cheat Meals

I hear it all the time. I’ll be working out or talking to someone about nutrition, and they will say, “On Saturdays I have a cheat meal/day.” It drives me crazy. Not because I don’t think having a treat is important, but because I dislike the implications that come with “cheat.” “Cheat Meal” implies that […]