A couple of years ago, I wrote couple of posts about the birth control pill, and how it was affecting my weight, athletic performance, and most importantly, how it was affecting me. I switched to the copper IUD by Paraguard and thought it was my little lifesaver. No hormones, no little pill, I was gonna … Continue reading My Nightmare with the Copper IUD
I've been having a difficult time lately accepting my body, especially because I am being body shamed by people who come into my place of employment. Now, I do have curves, my curves are my muscular curves from lifting weights three (3) days a week, running and hiking. I was feeling great about it because … Continue reading I’ve Been Body Shamed
On July 6th, 2018 it was 115 degrees outside. On my Instagram story I had posted a picture of my Gatorade bottle and said "Hydration is important". I had two friends reply that I should not do sugary drinks because it's the equivalent to drinking soda, and I should do pedialyte instead. I do appreciate … Continue reading Gatorade is Good
I cannot go one day without this smoothie in the morning. I literally crave it, and it is my breakfast every morning. The best things about this smoothie; It keeps me full all day long, that is because of the flax seeds. It keeps me from making bad food decisions I'm full of energy all … Continue reading My Morning Smoothie..
2017 is now just another chapter in my life, chapter 3 in my new life to be exact. It has been a year of new experiences, and a lot of changes in my life. Lets take a quick look back at 2017. New Year's Race: Nothing beats bringing in the New Year on a positive vibe, … Continue reading 2017 Year in Review
We've all had that bully in school who called you names, made fun of you, harassed you daily with their group of friends, and spread rumors about you. When I graduated high school I thought that would be the end of being bullied; that is not the case. Even in our professional lives we all … Continue reading Taking Out the Trash..
I have never been one for beans, I always hated the texture. When I first changed my eating habits I did a lot of research on individual foods, their nutritional values, and their effects on my body. I discovered a lot about black beans, and I started incorporating them into my lunch. The texture is … Continue reading Benefits of Black Beans