• Check-in/ September 18th 2015

    Check-in/ September 18th 2015

    Well, it looks like it’s that time again! Mid-month check-in time that is. I wasn’t able to take one picture that could fully capture my current figure, so this time around I am including two. Abs on hiatus  Proud of that BUTT and that SEP (separation) Improvements: I’m proud of the serious gains I’ve made…

  • It’s pissing me off.

    It’s pissing me off.

    God, life is hard sometimes. Like, it’s not enough to feel like a work horse all day just trying to make enough money to provide for yourself or your family, and cook and clean, and call your mom, and make it to that coffee date you promised your pal you wouldn’t bail on this time…

  • Sweet Potato Smoothie Bowl

    Ever get into a breakfast slump? I’d been feeling like that lately. When I have the time, I like to make a breakfast that is both beautiful and nourishing. I want to make something I can take my time to enjoy. That’s where the Sweet Potato Smoothie Bowl comes in. This smoothie bowl is so…

  • 20 Things You Can Do to Cope (the Healthy Way)

    20 Things You Can Do to Cope (the Healthy Way)

    Hey you guys! I hope everyone had a wonderful week. But just so you know, this post is more so for those who didn’t have such a wonderful week. I’m talking about the strugglers; the bad-day-ers, the self-sabotagers. Sometimes when we’re hurting we want to escape, and we all have different vices. Some drink, some get…

  • 20 Things You Can Do to Cope (instead of engaging in unhealthy strategies)

    20 Things You Can Do to Cope (instead of engaging in unhealthy strategies)

    Hey you guys! I hope everyone had a wonderful week. But just so you know, this post is more so for those who didn’t have such a wonderful week. I’m talking about the strugglers; the bad-day-ers, the self-sabotagers. Sometimes when we’re hurting we want to escape, and we all have different vices. Some drink, some get…

  • Food Prep is Paramount

    Food Prep is Paramount

    Well hello everyone! Today I want to touch on a subject that I am thrilled to discuss with you guys. First and foremost, who doesn’t love to talk about food? Secondly, food prep is so important when it comes to cultivating an efficient wellness routine, especially if you are working towards a specific goal. I used to…

  • Positive Influences: A Post about my Bestie: Bella.

    Positive Influences: A Post about my Bestie: Bella.

    If you aren’t already following me on instagram, I want to introduce you to my beautiful little bestie Bella. My whole life I have always wanted a dog. Last November, I finally realized it was the right time for me. I felt like I had so much love in my heart to give, and am…

  • Being POSITIVE is not what you think it is.

    Being POSITIVE is not what you think it is.

    Being positive is not what you think it is. I know what you’re thinking. Most people have this idea that being a positive person means always having a sunny disposition. Most people think it means never having a bad day. Most people have this preconceived notion that if you identify yourself as a positive person…

  • How to Get Over Those Gym Newbie Jitters

    How to Get Over Those Gym Newbie Jitters

    Anybody who has ever started out at the gym was once a newbie and knows what being new to the gym is all about. It can be nerve wracking at first – feeling like your every move is being watched and judged in a place where you know the chances of failing are great. I…

  • How to Build your Butt!

    How to Build your Butt!

    The women in my family are blessed with great bum genetics. But last year, after going through some stressful and unfortunate circumstances, I was down to 102 lbs and struggling. Truthfully, I didn’t want anybody checking out my backside; I was ashamed because I felt like I was simply wasting away. I wanted to gain…