Connections

Before I talk anymore about the calorie myth, I just want to take a brief second to talk about a recovery–and life tool–that has become really important in my life recently. In fact, I think it might be the single most important tool I’ve...

The Promised Land

  So, it’s not really nutrition or fitness related, but I thought I’d share the news, since it’s definitely more than a tiny baby step: I’m going to Israel. Why? Well, here’s the thing: I am Jewish by birth, the granddaughter or...

Forgetting Fitspiration

A quick thought before I go back into the science and history of the calories in/calories out myth:    My physical therapist wants me to start going to the gym again. And I am utterly terrified.   I know it’s silly, especially since I’m hoping to make a...

The “C” Word

I have added a new “bad” word to my vocabulary. Forget the f-word, forget the four-letter c-word: this is a 7-letter c-word, and it’s the most heinous, stupid, useless wastes of breath I think I have ever wasted time uttering: “Calorie.” In fact, I am sick of hearing...