Sleep it off!

You’re stressed, angry at the world, and your body isn’t recovering.  Have you been sleeping?  Sleep it off baby. Examine this article on sleep duration: Is too little sleep a cause of weight gain? Answers from Donald Hensrud, M.D. It may be. Recent studies have suggested an association between sleep duration and weight gain. Sleeping…

Back to Basics – Self-Obsession

When I was younger a no makeup selfie would have been out of the question. We live in a world of selfies, self-obsession, and an ultra-connected, scrutinizing world.  And the more that we scrutinize the celebrities, we inwardly examine ourselves, trying to determine our worth. Maybe social media allows us to peek into other people’s…

Metro World

Metro World, perfect for running on cold, cloudy days like today.  No photo-shopping to make my legs thinner, or my waist smaller.  I’m not a model. I’m a work in progress.  I love the feeling that filters convey. The world is full of mystery and new discoveries.  And the world is not perfect.  Be proud…

Urban Life

Sometimes urban life is difficult. Don’t forget to dream and meditate daily.

Back Away

Do it your way. After all, life’s too short to listen to someone else. ❤️ L.

Look Back, Look Forward…

</a How did you do? It’s okay.  You are a work in progress.  Imagine if you were satisfied. Content.  You’d be bored.  The change, is what you want.  All the time.  Don’t look back anymore.  It’s over.  What did you learn? Here’s what I learned in 2014: You are the company you keep.  In other…

100 is a Good Number…

100 is a good number.  Why?  Because it means something.  100 represents something you’ve accomplished, you’ve reached.  It’s a target, a goal, an accomplishment.  It’s the days it took or the hours spent. Yesterday, I completed the 100 burpee challenge.  With the help of my gym rat friends, we talked about a challenge and joked…

Hot Chocolate with Marshmallows

Some days with this cooler weather, you start thinking about hot chocolate with marshmallows.  My favorite is Abuelita’s Mexican hot chocolate. Give yourself a break, and add some marshmallows or a cinnamon stick. Get into your yummy flannel pajamas, and curl up into your favorite chair. I like to get into my writing and research mode,…

Balance please!

Ready to rule the world in blue! Remember to always bring happiness to those around you. Happy Saturday!!!! Hearts L.

Keepin’ it Clean… On Staying Fresh

Staying fresh at the gym sometimes seems difficult.  To avoid illness, infections and bacteria, here are a few tips to keep you protected. 1) Keep extra deodorant in you gym bag.  It’s always good to have two sets just in case.  You could get mini deodorants (travel size) at any drugstore to keep. 2) Use…