Monthly Archives: June 2012

#MotivationalMondays- Train Like A Man, Eat Like A Lady

I cannot tell you how many times I feel pressured to always “fit in” to my gender role. Sometimes I feel like I live in a time before Betty Friedan and bra burning were acceptable. Men and women are programmed … Continue reading

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-Things To Try Thursdays- Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

Extroversion: what separates the men from the boys, the ones who get the job VS. the ones who don’t, and ultimately the reason why I decided to read this book. (It must be summer because I’m reading faster than you … Continue reading

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#WIAW- Dare To Be Different- Weird Food Combos

“What makes you different, makes you beautiful.” This is probably the only Backstreet Boys song that actually holds some truth in today’s world. Bullies at work or school are the new black plague and if you aren’t seen wearing your … Continue reading

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~Tantalizing Shoesdays~ Bamboo

Lady in red…shoes at least!

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The Sweet’n Lo on Natural & Artificial Sweeteners

With today’s overly saturated market of sugar and spice and everything nice, it can be difficult to tell a bunch of bologna from the real deal. Manufacturers are able to throw keywords around like “natural”, “real”, “Zero calorie sweetener”, and … Continue reading

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-Things To Try Thursdays- Prescription For Herbal Healing (Book)

Throw out all the stereotypes you want about herbalists and nature freaks, but they know their shizz! They aren’t all smoking mary j or sayonsse-ing around a giant Elm tree praying to mother earth for it to be “saved.” If … Continue reading

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#WIAW- A Dash of Color & A Lot of Chobani

Everything comes alive in the spring/summer season. We are no strangers to this yearly occurrence. This year is especially awesome due to the fact that I am learning to eat my colors and it’s the most optimal time to do … Continue reading

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Wild Week Walk Re-cap: Not The Kind You’re Thinking!

Over the past two weeks, I’ve said the phrase: “wild week walk” to far more people than I should have. Maybe it’s the awesome alliteration (see what I did there?) or maybe it’s just the fact that I like to … Continue reading

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#MotivationalMondays- Interval Training

“Weights before cardio…because…it’s just better that way.” Working out at my local YMCA for 5+ years now, I’ve heard anything and everything ranging from how many dirty diapers women have changed in a day to ambulance sirens (for a juice … Continue reading

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Goodness Of My Heart: Recipes I Would Have Made If I Had A Functioning Oven

Say that above title 3 times fast! I had to take out my frustration somewhere. That title seemed the most appropriate way…considering it won’t be until July that my oven is back in working order. (basically this equals forever and … Continue reading

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