Cheat Day… How Does It Somehow Turn Into “Cheat Week”?

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Cheat Days? Lets Break This Down… Cheat day… Are you tired of that term or are you wondering what the heck it means? I’ve got you! It’s basically a day of your choosing that you “treat” yourself to a meal or dessert that you normally wouldn’t have. If you are really trying to stay on track with your fitness goals, you are most likely choosing the route of having a cheat day versus treating yourself every now and then with … Read More

The Truth About Intermittent Fasting and I’m Not Vegan…

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Either Intermittent Fasting or I’m Not Vegan grabbed your attention and led you to clicking on this post. DISCLAIMER: Everyone is allowed to live their life how THEY please and makes them happy. If you are Vegan, this is in no way meant to be a sad post or disrespectful to your lifestyle whatsoever. Just like everything else, keep an open mind. Good vibes and much love sent your way. ♥ OKAY PEOPLE… I guess I should break the ice by sharing some important news with … Read More

What The Heck Does ‘NSV’ Mean? Why Do I Need More of It?!!

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Okay, so you are probably thinking “I’m just going to skim through to find out what NSV stands for?” and that is totally okay because I would too. Just promise you’ll stay and read all 900 words? 😉   NSV: Non- Scale Victories How many of you continue to rely on the scale to feel as if you’ve actually accomplished something in your journey thus far? You do? No worries, you are NOT alone. There are so many people out there that are … Read More

Q&A- Get Fit For You Edition

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I would say that the number one question that I get asked is “How do you stay motivated?” Honestly, at this point in my life it is as second nature to me as getting up in the morning, brushing my teeth and getting dressed. Did this healthy lifestyle become second nature to me as soon as I chose to pursue it? NOT AT ALL. Staying motivated was the hardest part of this journey and continues to challenge me throughout different … Read More

The Biggest Struggles Becoming Vegan (Thus Far)

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Let me start by saying that I am fairly new at Veganism. I only strive to become better and continue to educate myself on this new-found passion of mine. I recently took a poll on which topic my next blog should be about and “My Biggest Struggles with Being Vegan” definitely took the cake. Secretly, this one is one I really wanted to touch base on. Open hearted, truthful and completely honest with the world about my experience thus far with … Read More

Wow, Has It Been a Year Already?!

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Hey there everyone!! Wow, it has been almost a year since my last post and the events in between now and then have been remarkable. It would take a lengthy post to try and catch up with what has happened within the year. However, here is a bit to get you all caught up; Pretty much anytime from my last post to October, 14th was planning the wedding and finalizing all of the details. Then came the Honeymoon, move in … Read More