How I survived a month without alcohol or sugar (and lost a LOT of body fat)

I know, you're thinking: "she's crazy, right?" Well... I might be, but it worked! Yep, I've continued to keep this going past the one month mark and had no intention of doing so. After moving back to Seattle, I realized that coming off of a huge 6-month traveling tour took it's toll on my gut…

Secrets to tackling winter in Banff

Well, I definitely didn't mentally prepare for winter in Banff. This place blew my mind and froze my face off! If you haven't heard of it, you have to go there. Banff was way colder I realized it would be and far more beautiful than I could actually pictured in my head. A few friends warned me about…