Monthly Archives: November 2012

All I Want For Christmas…

…is a big booty hoe. Can anyone else not get that song out of their head? It’s becoming quite distracting, especially in public places when I catch myself murmuring that line specifically. In all seriousness, what do I want for … Continue reading

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-Things To Try Thursdays- Turmeric Powder

If you cringe over the thought of consuming curry before a social or public gathering, you are not alone. With most people, curry acts as a raging log flume within your intestines. (we’ll leave it at that.) I can tell … Continue reading

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#WIAW- Sweet & Healthy

I am no stranger to the sweet tooth. I believe I was born with a palate to only crave sweet things at every meal all the time. While I’ve made previous attempts to divert my tastes towards the “right pathway … Continue reading

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Anxiety: An Ongoing Game of Cat & Mouse

I’m publicly addressing this (as if it wasn’t obvious enough)…I have anxiety…MAJOR anxiety/OCD. (THE CAT IS OUT OF THE BAG!) Never have I ever experienced anything of the sort until this past January. While everyone else was shotgunning beers and … Continue reading

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Banana Peanut Flour Chia Loaf

If protein and antioxidants had a face it would be the title above. Peanut flour rules my kitchen with an iron protein fist these days and I don’t hate it! Yesterday, I pulled a wallflower move and decided to sit Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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#MotivationalMondays- “Winning, Not Whining” Stretching Sequence

While I’ve been wallowing in sweat self pity over all of you fabulously fit people doing your thang, I realize that I honestly should be using my time a little more wisely. Wallowing only belongs in “He’s Just Not That Into … Continue reading

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-Things To Try Thursdays- A Garlic Clove A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

Garlic has stepped up into the antibacterial spotlight and pushed apples into its shadows. This unsung flavor hero has many more benefits than your standard apple: Boosts metabolism through a protein synthesized during digestion called ferroportin Lowers cholesterol levels Protects/boosts … Continue reading

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#WIAW- Guess Who’s Back, Back Back, Back Again…

No, I’m sorry to disappoint you, Shady is not back again. Unless you count the other day when I walked into the gym through a separate entrance to avoid the chatty cathies…and they approached me as a team of flesh-eating … Continue reading

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3-Ingredient Healthy Almond Balls

I realize no matter how you word it, there’s no way not to make balls sound sexual as a recipe. See previous balls to verify. I love them because the versatility is endless. You can fill them with ground nuts, … Continue reading

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#MotivationalMondays- I’ve Fallen And I CAN Get Up

I cannot lie. When it comes to fitness, I do not take my own advice. It’s no surprise that after I wrote the “injured” post on Friday, I went out and ran like I never had legs before. Mind you, … Continue reading

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