• Fashion,  Healthy Eating,  new haven ct,  Sister/Sister,  stress reduction,  style,  women's health,  yoga

    It’s been awhile! Yoga…a SIS HG post…

    Hi everyone! It’s Melani looking to discuss what’s been happening with me (working like a dog), but also to talk to you about taking care of yourself or a great gift for others….and hint (by the title of course) it’s not makeup, well until next week lol! So…for those of you who don’t know I teach (in addition to my full time gig) every fall! I love it…nothing like imparting my passion for nursing on about 12 students in the fall, every fall! Thus busy and stressed 🙁  So to combat the stress….. (insert apology for not blogging here) (I’m sorry) I have taken up being a student myself…a student…

  • Healthy Eating,  Sister/Sister

    One of us is a vegan…….

    I’ve gone vegan ( well mostly) Only six months ago I couldn’t eat enough meat. I’d been on the low carb kick for a few years…..we are talking ribs, pork, chicken, eggs, cheese and cream. I bought into the idea that carbs are the enemy. For years I had been on weight watchers and lost my graduate school weight but was kind of stuck. Going low carb helped me lose a few more. Unfortunately I also ate convenience protein bars full of crap: Splenda, unpronounceable ingredients, and heavily processed protein. Even though I dropped a few pounds I was starting to feel like a toxic waste dump. I really cleaned…