Ditch the Scale and Focus on How You Feel

Lets be honest here, how disappointing and discouraging is the scale? You’ve been busting your butt, feeling amazing, eating all the green stuff and working out but you hop on the scale just to find a number you did NOT expect. It turns out the number didn’t even budge or it went up from the last time you weighed yourself making you feel like you have made 0 progress even though it feels like you …

Ground Turkey Chilli

You ever get those random ass cravings and cook something on a complete impulse? Yeah that was me with this chilli. Literally craved it on a hott summer day and immediately whipped up a big pot of it. Don’t ask me why I felt the need to eat a comforting, hott, filling bowl of chilli when it was plus 30 but hey, I’m human. Plus it lasted me all week and tasted delicious, sooooo am …

Finding Balance on Long Weekends/Holidays

Just like that, another successful, fun July long weekend has come and gone! So many laughs and new memories made with some of my best friends from high school that I don’t see often, my boyfriend and my family. Felt so good to have everyone together and relax over the weekend. The drinks were flowing and the beer pong was getting intense, the fair was lit up (of course I was at the mini donut …

Why You Need Cardio in Your Life, and Benefits of HIIT

Raise your hand if you HATE cardio!! Probably most of you. Which is understandable because I used to absolutely dread cardio as well. I mean, I can’t say I love it now and that I wake up every day and think “OMG YES I GET TO DO CARDIO TODAY IM SO EXCITED WOOOOO” no absolutely not. BUT, It’s less painful then it used to be since I started implementing HIIT (High intensity interval training) into …