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It’s That Time of The Month…AGAIN?!?!

The Tampax commercials and feminine product magazine advertisements are misleading. I don’t know about you but I have never in my life experienced a “happy period”. What part about bleeding for 5-7 days is happy? To top it off, if … Continue reading

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-Things To Try Thursdays- Quest Bars

If you look at my list of potential protein suitors on the daily, it includes beans, eggs, nut butters, and an overload of leafy greens. While these all make nice with my stomach enzymes and current bodybuilding competition goal, they … Continue reading

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-Things To Try Thursdays- Black Bean Brownies

It’s been a while since a recipe graced this blog. It’s kind of pathetic considering that’s one of the reasons why I started this blog in the first place, but life happens and I don’t always have access to my … Continue reading

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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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Goodness of My Heart- Recipe Tribulations

This was supposed to be scheduled for last Friday, however Foodie Pen Pals is like a breaking news story, so sorry for the delay… Last week, I think I tripled my time in the kitchen. I had a few recipe … Continue reading

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Goodness of My Heart- Chocolate Deluge

Well, well, well, Friday we meet again. This week was a bunch of waterfalls and roller coasters for me. Instead of eating it out, I baked it out. (Get your minds out of the proverbial gutters!) Stress usually comes in … Continue reading

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Goodness of My Heart- St. Patrick’s Chocolate Mint Oreo Cookies

I would be lying if I said I wasn’t wearing my irish pride on the top of my head in the form of a shamrock headband today and that this will probably be on repeat tomorrow. My sliver of irish … Continue reading

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#MotivationalMondays- Better Than 5 Hour Energy Workout

On a recent outing with friends, story sharing became the main course and food seemed to take the tapas back burner. Story sharing always leads to eyes wide opened, jaw dropping, sex and the city type “oh my god Samantha!” … Continue reading

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#WIAW- Cake, Cake, Cake, Cake Theme: Rated G

*Thanks to Jenn L. for hosting another beautiful #WIAW! Yes, I know the theme is veggies for the month of February, but I’ve had more of a sweet tooth to tame in the form of a job opportunity, so these … Continue reading

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What’s Eating You?: A Lesson In Food Narcissism

Thumb through any K-12 history book and you’re bound to find Napoleon Bonaparte looking divinely debonair atop his horse after a won battle or accomplishment. History tells us to learn from not only this man’s leadership, but his unilateral reflection … Continue reading

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