Updates “Where have you been?”

  Hello friends! It has been quite a while since I posted last but that is changing soon. I have had a lot of changes in my life in the past several months. For starters, I lost my beloved mother to cancer. This has been one of the roughest times in my life (and my…

Finally, My first race

  I did it, finally ran my first 5K. My running journey started a little over a year ago as a good habit to replace my bad habit of smoking with. I quickly became hooked on the way running made me feel and have done so ever since. A few months back I finally signed…

Sugar Cravings and the Ice Cream Breakfast Bowl

Ice Cream that won’t make you fat? Yes. I’ve been eating this stuff several times a week for 2 years and I have only lost weight. I’ve eaten it in the morning for breakfast, I’ve eaten it for dessert after dinner, I’ve eaten it “Just because I wanted something sweet and chocolaty”… Still, it has…

Iron Sharpens Iron

Iron sharpens Iron, So one person sharpens another – Proverbs 27:17 Have you ever thought about how important community is around you , especially in your fitness life? Well, community is important. Today, I met a new friend. I decided to do a run in the gym instead of going to the park and running….

Female Cleansing Relief Green Smoothie

PMS makes me REALLY TIRED. Do you suffer from this? This recipe is good for any woman, PMS or not. So, I came up with a smoothie that is super cleansing and also packed with magnesium and energizing greens. This smoothie has the following: Ginger: Soothes PMS related tummy trouble Lemon: Detoxifies reproductive organs, Alkalizes…

My progress – motivation to keep going

OK – FIRST OFF, PLEASE DO NOT LAUGH AT MY HAIR IN THE BEFORE PICTURE. Also, forgive me for the photo quality but I have gotten a LOT of requests for before pictures and they are mostly selfie’s from my iPhone! You see, I made the decision to go natural and change my lifestyle at…

Taking care – my feet

I have been treadmill running for the past month because my shoes seriously need replacing. Now, don’t get me wrong they aren’t beat up and falling apart but because I have flat feet and need special “Motion Control” shoes – they get worn down on the inside pretty quickly, especially with me running and walking…

Pushing myself

I cannot tell you a time in my life where I have been more proud of how things are going! I am finally pursuing health goals and its exciting. I get out and sweat almost everyday, I am learning how to depend on no one to push me but instead to push myself! There was…