This semester, I’ve decided to focus on a healthy lifestyle blog, which consists of healthy recipes, meal prepping, the latest “health fads”, exercises, etc…
Where did healthy wife, healthy life come from? Working 2 jobs, being in grad school, plus having the “at home” responsibilities, it’s hard to learn how to balance it all while maintaining good eating habits. I’ve always been interested in going to the gym and eating right, but when you’re constantly working or doing homework, “free” time is limited, & unfortunately for me, “free” time doesn’t leave time for the gym anymore. I’ve also found it harder to eat healthy. It’s easy to grab quick but unhealthy foods when you’re constantly busy, whether it’s grabbing chips out of the cabinet or picking up fast food.
Being the only cook in the house, I quickly realized that if I’m not following healthy habits, it’s not only affecting me, but it’s affecting my husband as well. Being a cop in New Haven, sometimes he works doubles or overnights, and can have very stressful nights. He eats whatever I cook, and if there is no food he orders in. So I decided to dedicate my free time to making sure my husband and I have healthy food in the house at all times, and live a healthy lifestyle. That is how I came up with Healthy Wife. Healthy Life.
Easier said than done! Each week I create a “meal plan”, which I write out – there is a column for each day of the week, and I write out breakfast, lunch, dinner, and 2 snacks for each day. I cook everything on Sunday’s, and portion it out for the week.
This started out as meal prepping on Sunday’s to make sure we’re eating clean, and it turned into a passion. I love finding new clean eating recipes, great at-home workouts, and testing the latest “health” fads. Check back to find great posts about a healthy lifestyle!