DENIAL (Before I even walk into the class) Why do I ever sign up for these things? F*ck I really don’t want to go. Should’ve just cancelled my class this morning while I still had time! Ughhh whyyy did I come here! HORROR Post warm up: oh my God I’m EXHAUSTED! Turn to look at… Continue reading The 5 stages of grief during a 90 minute endurance workout
Breakfast is my favourite meal of the day. I like to take my time preparing and eating this meal! I’ve noticed that when I skip breakfast, I eat carelessly through the day, and never feel satiated. I start with a cup of decaffeinated herbal or green tea. Followed by a green smoothie, which contains spinach,… Continue reading Breakfast: a celebration of food
When I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, it felt like a slap in the face. I thought, hey, I’ve always been healthy! I’ve never been overweight, heck I go to the gym five days a week, then where did this come from!? I wanted to point fingers at my genes, at ‘fate’, at anything that… Continue reading Why I refused prescription drugs in spite of having a chronic progressive degenerative disease
Chocolate was a huge part of my diet before I was diagnosed. Now I bake without chocolate or even butter, as they are both high in saturated fat. Cacao powder is a great substitute for chocolate. This recipe is primarily avocado, and one avocado has 5 grams of saturated fat, and hence should be eaten… Continue reading chocolate mousse (no baking, no dairy, low fat!)
The intimate link between food and our bodies is best illustrated by an experiment conducted by Andre Simonéton in France. He developed a simple pendulum on a string. The subtle radiation emitted by organic matter affects the motion of the pendulum, causing it to swing and spin. By measuring the distance of a pendulum’s arc,… Continue reading ‘Prana’ or Life Force in Food
You’re probably wondering why in the world, anyone would want to go dairy free? Did you know that many scientific studies have shown an assortment of detrimental health effects directly linked to milk consumption? The question you might ask is, where does one get calcium from then? The surprising answer is that not only do… Continue reading 12 weeks of NO dairy products did this to me!