Staying Healthy in College

Don’t get me wrong, I’m not some salad-loving, exercise junkie. I’m a college student. I love a nice bowl of ramen at midnight or a spontaneous large milkshake from Marble Slab. I’ve tried so hard to avoid gaining that notorious Freshman 15, and I’ve really only gained about 8ish pounds. I attribute some of that to muscle. Walking 20,000+ steps a day will do wonders to your legs . But, after spending my first semester bingeing on ramen and candy and chips, I’ve learned to change my ways.

tips for staying healthy in college

Let me just start out by saying that claiming you want to “be healthy” is a lot harder than it seems. Being healthy is a lifestyle change. It doesn’t happen overnight or in a week or even in a month. It takes 21 days to break a habit, and an unhealthy lifestyle is a habit. KEEP READING “Staying Healthy in College”

Top 5 Dorm Foods

Eating is a major part of college. Whether it’s late-night snacks, or early morning breakfasts, having food in your dorm is essential. Now, this is a list of my top five dorm foods. This is not a list of top five healthy dorm foods. These are just foods that I enjoy to have in my room because they make great snacks on occasion. If you constantly eat these, the freshman 15 will be real. KEEP READING “Top 5 Dorm Foods”

Fall Food Favorites

I don’t know about you, but I love fall and Halloween. Since it’s October, it’s officially time to break out the fall food. Although the Pumpkin Spice Latte has been out for a while at Starbucks, I just now started getting into the fall food spirit. I’ve compiled an entire list of my favorite fall foods, from drinks(non-alcoholic of course) to desserts. KEEP READING “Fall Food Favorites”