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Healthy Surival Tips for the Holiday Season

Just back from a girls weekend extravaganza in New Orleans where I realized I did it all wrong. And by “it” I mean my indulgence strategy and forget anything related to healthy eating. My stomach has been a wreck and I’m pretty sure it hasn’t seen the sight of a veggie long before Thanksgiving. Unless we count […] Read more…

HCG Diet Review: Part 2

hcg diet review

It’s been almost a year since I shared my HCG Diet experience. My journey began on June 12, 2015. If this is your first time here, please take a moment to read HCG Diet Part 1. Again, I am not a doctor and in no way recommending you try this extreme weight loss plan. I am simply […] Read more…

30 Day Squat Challenge – Who’s with Me?

30 Day Squat Challenge

Who’s ready to get that booty in shape for Spring Break? I don’t know about you but my tush could use a little tightening. We’re going on a Disney Cruise very soon and I need all the help I can get. This 30 day squat challenge photo appeared in my Facebook news feed originally almost two years […] Read more…

7 Tips for Creating the Perfect Home Gym

Create the Perfect Home Gym

Like many of you, January is the time workout motivation kicks back into high gear, especially after holiday indulgence. No matter when and where you choose to incorporate a regular fitness routine or your New Year fitness goals– it has to be convenient. If hitting the gym becomes inconvenient, chances are you won’t be successful or stick […] Read more…

New Year Fitness Goals with Victoria Secret Sport

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Thank you Victoria’s Secret for sponsoring this post. While this was a sponsored opportunity from Victoria’s Secret all content and opinions expressed here are my own. It’s that time – a new year filled with reflection, personal resolutions and of course the obligatory New Year fitness goals. Now that the kids are back in school […] Read more…

HCG Diet: Part 1

hcg diet review

This is not a sponsored post, I am NOT a doctor and I’m in no way recommending the HCG Diet. I’m simply sharing my HCG diet (human chorionic gonadotropin) experience and why I decided to take such drastic measures in my weight loss journey. I do consider the HCG Diet drastic because it involves a very low calorie […] Read more…

Finding Hormone Balance with Essential Oils

Hormone Balance Essential Oils

I’ve been dealing with hormone imbalance issues for six very long years. It’s beyond frustrating and no doctor seems to be able to resolve my issue. Thankfully I been able to find hormone balance with essential oils.  But it was a long road to get here. A few years ago I was prescribed Wellbutrin to control what […] Read more…

classpass made me quit the gym

ClassPass review

Bored with your current exercise routine? For the past year I’ve been in a workout slump and couldn’t seem to pull myself out. That was until a friend told me about Classpass and I quit the gym. Classpass is a godsend for anyone who loves group fitness classes, thrives on mixing up their workout and craves access to all those […] Read more…

drink more water

I know duh – drink more water is common sense but last week after telling my friend for the millionth time that I’m sick of my weight not budging she questioned my water intake. How much per day? Of course everyone thinks they drink enough water but unless you’re tracking and paying attention, chances are […] Read more…

legalizing medical marijuana in florida

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Legalizing medical marijuana in Florida (my home state) never crossed my mind until recently. With the media frenzy surrounding Florida supporters petitioning for medicinal marijuana (also known as Cannibas) to appear on the 2014 ballot – it’s become a hot topic and everyone I know has an opinion. The debate “legalizing medical marijuana” is completely […] Read more…

peeled juice cleanse – tips for survival

This isn’t my first go partaking of a 3 day juice cleanse.  While I fully enjoyed the Dr. Oz cleanse and considered it successful, I wasn’t particularly motivated to incorporate more raw food into my diet like Peeled’s juice cleanse. I know what you’re thinking, do cleanses really work? Read more…

Understanding Thyroid and TSH Levels

understanding thyroid levels

For the past three years I feel like my thyroid has become my nemesis. Fluctuating levels, multiple doctors, a million blood tests and a variety of medications, there seems to be no resolve to my hormone imbalance and understanding thyroid and TSH levels is an ongoing battle. I never gave my thyroid any thought until after […] Read more…

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