Tuesday, January 20, 2015


Let's get back into it guys! It's a new year and a WHOLE new me!!! In more ways than you can imagine! I am starting this year with a new position at work, an awesome internship and the single life!!

But what's gonna be awesome is that my new apartment had a fitness center!!! No paying gym fees! Just rent :) and I now have a dog so I will be running and going on walks a lot more.

Since its almost February here is what have been up to!!

Overall I have lost a total of 10 pounds since December :) I haven't been down to 160 since high school and that'd were I'm at right now!  My current goal is 150 and to stay at that weight and begin to tone! Therefore I have downloaded nike training club again and am loving it! as usual 😊

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

3 Day Cleanse 2.0!!

Sorry it as been a while ya'll but Tuesday and I have been going through some personal reflection and situations that have unmotivated us for a while. But today and for the next three days I hope to regain that motivation by starting off with a Three Day Detox Cleanse. 

I found it on Pintrest of course! and my mom and I will be going through the process with you all! At the end I will post the shopping list and my review of the Detox before anyone goes any further. But if you want to get a head start click the photo above!! =) 

Day 1:absolutely horrible...... Well till dinner. The breakfast smoothie was okay, just frothy due to the celery and the parsley. But lunch....I will not eat today. I am going to be finding another detox salad. I usually can get past the feeling of throwing up and down the stuff but this salad was utterly horrible. I ended up throwing up what I did eat. Trying to blend it didn't help either. There was another option for lunch so I will be trying that. But dinner OMG was so good! Mom and I are going to be making this soup more often. It was so hearty and yummy for being completely free of meat or animal bi products! So yummy will definitely be making it again! 

Monday, July 21, 2014

Week One and Counting!!


I was doing so well with NO artifical sugar then someone brang brownie mix to my home...=( Well I gave in... BUT! only had one piece so still within my limits!!! So I am still feeling greeat! I feel so clean and not greasy or sluggish my skin has been breaking out but I believe it is starting to clear finally, hopefully one of the side effects of getting rid of the articial sugars.

One thing I am adding to this challenge is no additives. So no corn starch or things like that, this way my artifical sugars are going away even more. By taking away these articifal goods I am getting rid of the bad "omens" per say in my body! Lets hope it works!!!

Now my weight hasn't really changed during this first week, plus doesnt help mother nature just had to come along on the first week of this journey. So I am gunna keep it going and see how it ends up after the 30 days!!!

My current fridge:
Grapes, Apples, Lettuce, Eggs and Whole grains!

Next weeks additions:
  • Hummus,
  • Nut thins
  • Bannanas
  • Oranges
  • Peanuts (unsalted)
  • and possible Cherries (Tis' the season!)
Any Suggestions for new foods to try in replacement of my sweets!!

And Next week I will be doing the Pionner 5K in Ferndale Washington! My first race this year! I hope I still got it!
If your interested visit www.whatcomoldsettlers.com!!

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Sugar Detox Day One! and Increase Sex-Drive with Diet!

Today it begins...
My NO SUGAR detox...
All I am doing is cutting out all artificial sugars and sweeteners. Because of course you can't get rid of sugars that come naturally in allot of our foods I will not be attempting to get rid of these kinds of sugars. Plus you do need sugar for your daily functioning. Although many people believe that organic sugars can replace refined sugar it is still a good idea to watch your organic sugars as well (Organic Sugar vs White Sugar).
So, today is only the first day but I can already feel a change. Normally I would start my day off with a glass of juice and throughout the day have some candy, maybe a Popsicle or even an iced coffee. But today I have only had water, and egg with ham and toast, and pasta with meatballs (homemade by muah!). So no sugar...and I have a HEADACHE! what is this! I was really not expecting it to have an impact on the first day.
I did not think my body had become that accustomed to sugars in my body! Lets see how the rest of the week goes. I will be going to by some fruit tomorrow for some sweet tastes!

I also read some interesting article today about apples and had to share.
Ever wonder why your sex drive has gotten kinda low all of a sudden? Man I know I have wondered that before!!
This is a simple version of the news article I read but it says that eating better can be an aid in boosting your sex drive!!!
If you are having trouble getting in the "mood" you may need to increase your lean protein intake. Not so much eating more steaks and things but more like nuts or natural peanut butters. If you are having trouble getting aroused you may need to increase your choline levels. Legumes, Eggs and whole grains are good helpers in increasing Legumes. If you are just anxious about sex or can't complete and orgasm maybe you need to increase your GABA. GABA is a brain chemical that helps calm you down. Eating whole grains and high fiber foods can increase your GABA levels and help you maintain every day brain chemicals!
Other "Sex-Boosting" foods include:
Who knew just changing or adding certain foods to your diet can help you increase sex drive!
All of these tips can help you maintain a better life style anyways. By maintaining the chemical balances in your brain you can avoid anxieties, depressions and other mental illness that may inhibit your daily life.


Monday, July 14, 2014


No one likes to do it...No one wants to do it...
Is there alternatives!? Well not really...

Which honestly is extremely upsetting. Very very upsetting actually. If there was a way you could lose weight and not have stop eating pizza and hamburgers I would do it in an instant! But unfortunately it cant happen.

Now my biggest issue is SUGAR!!! I have the worlds biggest sweet tooth. Some may even say that I am addicted a sugar. I don't like saying that, but I will admit I do struggle with avoiding it.... =(

Most of the men in my family have Diabetes and that shocked me in to fear of getting it myself. As I have seemed to inherit every issue from my mom and my dad I was especially worried about this one.

I love my sugar and so it would be horrible to suffer from a problem relating to my sugar intake! 
So starting this weekend!! I am going to try everything to avoid artificial sugars....Like:
Energy Drinks,
and any other snack or treat that has a high volume of sugar in it.

Like today I bought all fruit juice Popsicles. Yes, that is what I said Popsicles. Now I know I am 22 years old but I absolutely love Popsicles. I am so much a child at heart, thus the sugar addiction! 

Also more fruit!!! Fruit FRUIT FRUIT! Seriously!! That is the best way for me to avoid fake sugars and bad sugars!! Especially through smoothies or even frozen! Yes I eat frozen fruits! if you freeze blue berries or raspberries they make really good cool snacks for the summer. (especially when you live in a hot place like I do!)

So here is my goal:
  • Fresh Fruit is allowed and
  • ONE Cheat per week!!
  • Keep up the working out!
Then! I found a website with a list of healthy sweets!!! I didn't have a clue that some of these where healthy!!
I am not always a chocolate person but when I am...I do dark. I love some of these ideas like the frozen fruits and yogurts, and dark chocolate treats! Take a look you might find something you may enjoy or endulge in!

Here is a few great websites with a list of tips on how to weed out sugar from you diet!! I am using tips from all of these websites in order to keep my mind going!! I will be keeping you all up to date as well here on a journal style blog.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Nike Training Club Review 1!

Okay, My final verdict is
[Disclaimer: This was my only attempt, more to come]
I loved the App, I really did. It did a great job explaining all the work outs and encouraging. As far as results go. I didn't see any. I was able to increase my running amount and speed but I didn't really see a difference anywhere else.
I will be doing another program again this week. But I was very disappointed with my own personal results. I did not lose any wieght and did not see a difference that is why I haven't posted any before and after photos, so sad. But I will be trying the get lean program starting tommorrow!
So therefore this workout program is not yet approved for my body type! Might be better for some of you out there =)
Overall a great App.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

NTC...Am I done yet?!

      Today I began week 3 of 4 of my Nike training club program. Let me tell ya!... It's been a rough three weeks!! As I mentioned in my previous post I created an intermediate, get toned, with running work out program. This has been some intense training. They start you off running 5 miles and just goes up from there. So if you can't run farther than 3 miles or longer than 45 min I would not recommend adding the running until you get the that point.

      This week I just figured out how to modify a work out. Due to my carpal tunnel I struggle with push-ups and froggers etc. So when you review a workout you can "edit" it. I place "edit" in quotations because you really only can edit one or two individual workouts per workout.

Although I am having a rough time with this work out it is definitely worth it. It may not look like you are working hard but man do you sweat! You cannot skip runs or workouts or it will yell at you!
You can also set the app to remind you to do a specific workout on a specific day.

Now... I woke up this morning with a cyst on my wrist making it even harder to do the 45 Min advanced yoga workout. So I have been modifying the times and it makes it way harder! So if you have problems with wrists I wouldn't recommend this program to you.

Overall one of the best Apps I have used to date.