About the Blogger
Hey there! My name is Alysia, and I’m the blogger behind Slim Sanity. I’m originally from Wisconsin, but I currently live with my husband in Dallas, TX! I’m a new mom and we’re finding our way through parenthood, as we welcomed a baby girl to the world in April. Some of my favorite things include cooking, checking out new trails in the area, food photography, and a perfectly ripe avocado. 😉
I help people make healthy living easy—not complicated or restricting. You can always find a way to do the things you love without sacrificing your health, and I want to show you how to do that!
About the Blog
The idea behind Slim Sanity is to find what you love about healthy living, and ditch the parts that make you crazy. You do NOT have to spend a ton of money or eat kale for every meal to be considered healthy! There will be healthy foods you enjoy, ingredients you want to cook with and even savings for your budgets. Healthy diets are balanced between good, whole foods and other things we all love, like chocolate and wine. 🙂
My goal for Slim Sanity is to be a resource for all things health and nutrition—and that is built around healthy recipes!
This blog has come a long way, but it started back in 2012 when I was in graduate school. Through my blogging, I discovered my passion for healthy living. I received my PhD in chemistry from UT Dallas in May 2014. In my research, I created materials to enhance wound healing (think surgical sutures and bandages). These materials were targeted towards healing chronic wounds—which are common for diabetic patients, especially in their feet.
I worked with a doctor who specialized in this area, and the majority of his patients were Type 2 diabetics.The more I studied it, the more I realized that I wanted to help prevent the disease entirely—rather than just treat certain symptoms of it. Ever since, I live and breath my crusade to teach people how to live healthier and make more informed choices! When you KNOW better, you can DO better.
I’ve been on my own ‘healthy lifestyle journey’ for quite some time, and I get a little bit better every day. Helping other people make changes in their own lives is what keeps me going! It’s even more important to me now that we’ve started a family—we want to make sure to set a healthy example for our little girl.
Thanks for stopping by today, I truly appreciate it. As always, feel free to drop an email to email@example.com any time!