Learning Compassion in Food Service

Growing up, I came from a very non-traditional family. We are very blended, and really no one followed a "straight and narrow" path through life. I loved my family despite its patchwork pattern, and will still defend each person with fury and passion, even if I don't love every single one of their actions. Yet, … Continue reading Learning Compassion in Food Service


What the Heck is IIFYM?

So after being fairly open about my fitness progress over the last 4 years, my bodybuilding competitions, and my focus on what goes into my body I get lots of questions from family, friends, and strangers on Instagram about what my "diet" is like. While I am not a nutritionist or dietician, I have used … Continue reading What the Heck is IIFYM?