The Addiction!

If you sit a box of chocolate in front of me it will slowly but surely disappear. It’s like a magic trick that I’m not so happy about. I also love carbs (who doesn’t) and can eat them all day and totally wish they were considered vegetables. Before I began my weight loss journey I … More The Addiction!

The Coffee Club!

I am sipping on a cup of coffee this very second. It’s 4 A.M. in the morning. If I didn’t have my coffee this morning my head would be spinning like the girl off of the The Exorcist. I like to have a cup of coffee every morning. As I sip I can’t help but … More The Coffee Club!

Brain Food!

Avocados keep the mind alert and focused. Avocados help with cognition and are packed with healthy fats, fiber, vitamins, and many other nutrients. Guacamole is a favorite of mine. Here is a quick and easy guacamole recipe! Guacamole 2 avocados 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 tomato, chopped 1 lime, juiced 1 tablespoon chopped fresh … More Brain Food!

Frenemies!

It is May! May is Lupus Awareness Month. If you are unfamiliar with lupus check out Purple Reign.  I have to say one of the things that I hate about having lupus is being sensitive to the sun. I miss it so much! Sometimes I get emotional about it but I remind myself that I’m … More Frenemies!

Heartbreaker!

Everyone on my mother’s side of the family has high blood pressure and the majority of them take medicine for it. One of the reasons why I started my weight loss journey was to prevent having high blood pressure because it seemed like it was definitely in my future. I have never been a lover … More Heartbreaker!

Boot Camp Bliss!

The older I get the more I realize how important it is to be yourself. It’s kind of like “Duh” but if you listen to the radio or look on social media you’ll see what I mean. Everyone is trying to sound and look the same in hopes of gaining attention, success, and money. I … More Boot Camp Bliss!

Soy What?

I was Pescatarian (seafood only) for over 5 years and when I did 12 Days A Vegan! Challenge I never looked back. I eat many things to replace protein. I love tofu and black bean burgers and I’m a fan of meat substitutes.  Vegan chicken nuggets and vegan meatballs are delicious but people are debating on if … More Soy What?