Hawaiian Eating…Should you diet on Vacation?

I just spent 7 beeeyoootiful days in Hawaii.  I left stressed out and I’m coming back with the Aloha Spirit.  Nothing like a vacation filled palm trees, beautiful sunsets and inviting people to take the stress right out of you. So here’s the dilemma, should you eat or not eat on your vacation? When I…

Dreamy Pumpkin Spice Coffee

With the Fall season here, all I could dream about is all the pumpkin spice lattes I’d be missing out on. Now s-bucks and the torrid relationship I have is both love and hate, and I’ve decided that I’m going to make my pumpkin coffee with regular coffee and …. wait for it…. TA DA!…

Hocus Pocus, Toil and Trouble, Make Me skinny on the Double!

Sorry Babycakes!  It doesn’t work that way.  No work, no results.  That’s the cold hard TRUTH.  The problem is we can spin our wheels and what is that final STRAW? What broke some camel’s back to make you finally eat healthy?  Is the the consistent weight gain week after week?  Is it that your clothes…

Dreams of being Bootylicious

Lately,  I’ve been obsessed with inflating my backside.  That is my booty, my bedonkadonk.  Surgery is NEVER an option.   SO what can a girl do to keep her behind from deflating? I’ve been reading about Rhianna losing weight, talking to friends, about how losing weight is great but then they get flattened out.  Girls don’t…

Happy Sweatpants Day!

Well, I’m sittin’ here in my sweatpants writing in the kitchen because finally I actually have time to write!  Truth is, I’m home sick.. sick as a dog dang it! Zinc, Athletic Greens, vitamins, you name it did not help me this time.  So I downed more Athletic Greens to hopefully speed up my recovery…

Ok, Ok already! I admit! I need Professional Help…

Hello Friends, It’s true… I hate to admit it… but I’ve been wrong about things.  However, that being said… trial and error need to come at your own expense.  In other words, you must experience it yourself to believe that what it is you are doing is wrong.  It’s when the chips are down and…

Exercise Equipment Tips…

Bad Equipment! Check out this article from Men’s Magazine… Hello, Safety first friends!  I’m a free weights freak so luckily none of these exercises affect me.  Unfortunately, there was a time when I used to do some of these exercises.  I never did heavy weights back then though so I’m sure it hasn’t affected me…

I’m gonna take you out, mama’s gonna take ya out…

Yes it’s true.  I’m singing again.  That’s my favorite past time!  I love singing and writing all at the same time. I was talking to some people who wanted to get back to working out but hates gyms.  Well if she wasn’t my coworker, I was totally going to take her outside…. I mean not…

On a Blender: Benefits of Mixing it up

I have a great group of friends.  They are all from different backgrounds and ethnicities and we learn a lot about each other.  They make me laugh, and we all met in one exercise class or another… Damn it! MIX it up!  Yes, I try a lot of things… Zumba, running, boxing, gravity, TRX, kickboxing,…

Visions of Grandeur: The “Before” will become an “After”

Well, my birthday has passed, it’s September and I haven’t lost anymore weight than I was supposed to since I gained it from last Christmas.  Should I call it a failure??? Well yeah!  OF COURSE it’s a failure.  Does that mean I give up? NO. Months and months went by and my before picture became…