What it’s really like to quit completely quit sugar

A little over two months ago, I decided to completely quit sugar. Below I share what I learned in those two months and my reflections on what it was like to go without dessert or processed sugars of any kind. Quitting sugar was one of the best decisions I could have made, and I’m so glad I did.

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How learning to cook made me happier + healthier

It wasn’t until my last few years in college that I realized I knew pretty much nothing about cooking. I grew up in a wonderful and loving household, but neither my mom nor my dad (nor either of my stepparents) would ever really cook on a regular basis. We had a lot of takeout and store-bought foods and simpler meals like pasta with tomato sauce, so I never had anyone who taught me the ins and outs of cooking – how to make a meal out of random ingredients in the fridge, how to use healthier substitutes, or how many store-bought items you could make from scratch…

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