Treat Yourself

I’ve decided that to help reduce binges I am going to allow myself one treat a day. The hardest part of that is going to be figuring out what that treat is. I don’t keep sweets in the house because I’m worried about binging, so I’m not sure if I should hold off on keepingContinue reading “Treat Yourself”

Meal Prep – Week of March 8th

This week I decided to do a light meal plan to prepare for a trip to Florida next week. I didn’t want to have any extras that may go to waste while I am away. I plan on trying to eat as healthy as possible next week, but wanted to make sure this week isContinue reading “Meal Prep – Week of March 8th”

Always Be a Better You

Lately I’ve really been focused on becoming the best me I can be. While I’m young, it’s time to take control of my life and make some changes. I’ve been looking at those I admire and trying to mimic them. I want to become less judgmental , less stuck up, less angry, and more patient.Continue reading “Always Be a Better You”

Make Your Own Juice Cleanse

I love juice cleanses.  They are a great way to get back on track after a period of making unhealthy choices.  The first juice cleanse I did was a 3 day juice cleanse and I made the mistake of doing it on the weekend when I had nothing to distract me from the desire toContinue reading “Make Your Own Juice Cleanse”

Healthy Snack Guide

The key to avoiding unhealthy choices is having healthy snacks on hand.  I always get hungry between meals, so I like to make sure I prepare. If I’m not prepared I will more than likely end up grabbing something that isn’t very healthy. Follow along for some of my favorite healthy snacks to keep onContinue reading “Healthy Snack Guide”

Black Bean Brownies

Today I decided to try a healthy guilty pleasures recipe…black bean brownies. If you like dark chocolate you will love these! I was worried they would have a black bean taste, but there is no hint of black beans. Follow along for this super simple delicious recipe. Find the full recipe here: https://joyfoodsunshine.com/black-bean-brownies I madeContinue reading “Black Bean Brownies”

Favorite Gadgets

Below are my favorite gadgets for staying healthy! I use these weekly. What are your favorite kitchen gadgets to use? I love my cold press juicer! It extracts so much more juice than my old juicer and it keeps more of the nutrients than centrifugal juicers. The cold press juicer does take a little bitContinue reading “Favorite Gadgets”

Set Your Intentions

In Pure Barre the instructors always talk about setting your intentions. Setting your intentions is very important on the journey to wellness. You need to set your goals and set your mind on completing them. You need to realize that most difficult tasks are mind over matter. Recently my power went out right before IContinue reading “Set Your Intentions”

I just want to feel the love…

Below is a very raw and emotional post… For years I have always felt like nobody notices me. Every time I’ve thought about doing negative things like going overboard with healthy eating or have had depressing thoughts, I have felt all alone with nobody to share with. My sister shared that she does notice. SheContinue reading “I just want to feel the love…”