Weights, Boxing, and Reverse Dieting

Let’s see. Where to start. Okay, workouts. For the past year and a half I have been following Paola Marquez’s (@paosfitworld) 12 week Strong and Sexy Body Method  (#S2BM) pretty religiously. Her guide consists of mostly free weights, some plyometric exercises, plus 1-2 LISS sessions/week (low intensity steady state) for cardio. For the first three […]

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Photoshoot with Hallelu Boutique

You may only know this if you’ve read my ‘About Me’ page, but for two years of high school, plus several years while I was in nursing school, I was living in Wilmington, NC. For those not familiar, it’s a beach town along the southeast coast of NC. Anyway, Hallelu, a local boutique located on […]

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My Cleanse: Results Are In

As some of you guys may know, when Stephen and I returned from our Philly/NJ/NYC trip, we were in sugar comas lol. We had enough sugar to last us about a month, so we set out to make some better (less sugar-filled) choices for the next two weeks (read our actual approach here). So yeah, […]

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Workout Supplements: What I Use

A fairly common question I get is about what workout supplements I use. In that sense, I felt like this was an important and needed post, but this one is going to be short and sweet. Because you know why? I only use one supplement! Yep, I don’t even drink protein shakes #guilty Now, this […]

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A Post Vacation Cleanse

I should start by having two disclaimers. One. Never feel like you have to do some sort of crazy cleanse or diet (post vacation) to punish yourself. And two. This cleanse of mine will probably be more along the lines of how most people who strive to eat healthy already eat LOL. But, for me, […]

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Maintaining Healthy Habits as a Nurse

Kind of an ironic title given that when you think of nurses/nursing you think of good health. Unfortunately though, I hear from a ton of nurses, and nursing students, how it’s so hard to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The hours themselves are long, and usually the work is pretty exhausting. Even on days that aren’t […]

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How to Track Macros When Not Eating at Home

So, macros seem to be a popular topic lately (if you don’t know what macros are, you can read my blog post here). Counting macros can be tricky enough at first, like anything, it really does take practice! But once you’ve gotten it down at home, here comes the other hard part, how do you […]

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