John Cena is right, let’s not deprive ourselves

If you consider “eating healthy” or “being on a diet” as restricting yourself from certain foods, John Cena and I would like to change that. Well, I haven’t consulted John Cena or ever met him, but he definitely has a program out there right now that messages EXACTLY what I try to message. Recently, he […]

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When Life Shuts You Down (damage control included)

I haven’t worked out in 4 weeks, or if I did workout, it wasn’t a full session. I haven’t cooked or meal prepped for 3 weeks and my dishwasher didn’t get ran once. And I ate two miniature birthday cakes over the past 2 weeks. My life got crazy; my house is sold and I […]

Mild Curried Vegetables & Sweet Potatoes

Hello! I hope you all are having a great week!  Per the request of some of my Facebook friends, I am going to share a recipe that is PACKED with nutritional density and deliciousness.  It is a revised version of a recipe found in Dr. Johnny Bowden’s book, 150 Healthiest Crock Pot Recipes. Before I […]

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Calming the Calorie Count

Last year, my friend asked me to ask my boyfriend Matt, how many calories she should be eating every day.  Matt is my main squeeze but he also has his degree in Exercise Science and is a seasoned personal trainer…so I asked him.  And he basically told me that he can’t make a recommendation without knowing […]

How Fitness Fits into *Real* Life

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!! I may have missed the ball drop and am up doing some work that has lingered into the new year, however — I swear I’m still tons of fun at the ripe age of 34!  Anyhow, I was just browsing through my email and came across one that really hit home to […]

A Fitness Hiatus Is Okay (and needed sometimes)

Good Sunday Morning!!!!!!!!! How have you all been?? It’s been almost a month since I posted, which is very rare.  I’m not even sure I’ve ever been absent this long from my beloved blog.  However, I’m back and I wanted to share some comfort that I found in a powerful article about annual fitness cycles. […]