Category: Fitness

The Results: #Olay28Day Challenge

When I first started the #Olay28Day challenge using products from the Olay Luminous line, I didn’t expect much. Honestly, I didn’t expect anything. I have a bathroom full of products that didn’t live up to their promises. I had my first experience with acne when I was far into my twenties and pregnant with my […]

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Hurricane Irma and Other Natural Disasters

Hurricane Irma came through late last week. We’re still working to get our lives back to “normal”. Our family was in the dark until late last night. Fortunately, we have light! And cable! And internet! But, Hurricane Irma wasn’t my first natural disaster.   Northridge Quake The first was the Northridge quake. I was on […]

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3 Delicious Belly-Fat Burning Smoothies

Sick of doing all those crunches in an attempt to burn off all that belly fat? Try your hands at these awesome belly-fat burning smoothies. They are loaded with ingredients that fight the build up excess fat and decrease bloating. Kale smoothie with Blueberry & Pineapple Ingredients: 3 ounces of vanilla Greek yogurt 1 tablespoon […]

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Step Into Spring: Essential “To Do’s” for Your Family

In the start of the spring season, our bodies are transitioning from the cold weather to a warmer climate. The reason behind this is that the air pressure is changing and our body system had now adjusted to the harsh cold that was recently upon us. Many people experience flu and coughs as the readings drop […]

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Get More Protein with Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides #spon

I have received compensation in exchange for my honest review. Now that I’m more conscientious with my eating, I realized that I wasn’t nearly getting enough protein. For my current weight, I should be getting around 150 grams of protein! Even the best protein shakes average 20-30 grams. Drinking two a day is less than half of […]

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I’m Taking the MegaPledge with @MegaFood! #ad

I have received compensation in exchange for my honest review. Although my girls sleep through the night, I don’t. I can get to sleep, but I can’t stay asleep. Needless to say, some days I really drag. I would drink a cup of coffee, mainly because my husband makes it every day. It helps to […]

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Wait! It’s a Weight Update!

Can you believe that we’re already done with January? I feel like yesterday was Christmas. I recommitted, again for the 124,294,503th time to lose weight at the end of the last year.  It started well. Then Christmas came. My husband gets the week off and he’s not exactly known for his weight loss or healthy […]

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You Need These Top 10 Finds from #ShiftCon

The following post contains affiliate links. All opinions are my own. In December, I went to my first blogging conference. I wasn’t sure what to expect or how I was going to navigate it. Really, I was scared of the commitment and whether I was going to take this blogging thing seriously. I volunteered for […]

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I’m Attending #Shiftcon 2018 and You Should Too!

I told you yesterday that I went to ShiftCon in December. As ShiftCon was my first conference, I didn’t know what to expect. I know there would be some networking, some speaking and some seminars. For the first time, I was representing me, no company, no organization, just me. I will be going to the next conference in 2018 […]

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No Grocery Store, No Problem: Start Your Own Garden

I came across this super cute and relatable video about creating your own garden this week: Grow Food: Appetite for Change #ShiftCon Back in college, I crashed with my ex in the Jungle, which didn’t have a nearby neighborhood.  Then, I flashed back to #ShiftCon where Ron Finley (of The Ron Finley Project) spoke about planting […]

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4 Must-Haves for Your Home Gym #MakeYourMove With @Kohls! #ad

This post was sponsored by Kohl’s #MakeYourMove campaign to help you start your home gym. I was compensated for this post, but all opinions are my own. I know I’ve said it over and over again, I am working to get into shape. This last week, I lost 6.2 pounds! I know I won’t be […]

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Never Miss a Day of Vitamins with MegaFood!

Whenever I’m on a new eating plan, I am advised to take a multi-vitamin. This advice falls on deaf ears because I try to take them and I feel sick, no matter how much food I eat. So, when I saw a presentation on MegaFood’s vitamins, I was happy to try them immediately. MegaFood was […]

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