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Detox: Day 2 (Renew)

"For the entire day, I felt energized, clear-minded and focused..." Today was day 2 of my detox program.  (To read about Day 1 and why I’m doing the detox, click on the links). This post is not as lengthy as the previous post. I will share the effectiveness of the...

Detox: Day 1(Reset)

If you read my first blog, Detox: How do you know when it's time for one? you are all caught up. For the next 3 days, I will be blogging about my detox experience. For day 1, I have decided to be very specific, of what ate and the times. Additionally, I share thoughts...

Detox: How do you know when it’s time for one?

"...detoxing offers a multitude of benefits like clearer skin, more energy, improved concentration, better immune system and so much more." Over the years, I’ve gotten pretty good at listening to my body. I know what every ache and pain and food craving means. Over...

How to Stay Healthy While in Quarantine

I love watching movies, especially action, thriller movies.  However, I never imagined the day when film would become a reality. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has literally changed everyone’s lives.  Daily news reports around the world on increases in cases and deaths....

Slow Progress is Progress

How many of you have gotten suckered in by products and brands telling you that you can lose 20 pounds in 1 week? I know I have. And when you try it, you end up gaining 5 more pounds instead. You feel worse than before and you start to think you are a failure and...

The S.M.A.R.T Way to Achieve your Goals.

If you read my last article (if not, click here) I spoke about new year resolutions. Some of you may have goals to lose weight/ gain weight, or overall, want to develop healthy habits. Unfortunately, you may not achieve your goals.  A research study conducted by...

New Year, New Motivation, No funds: Affordable tips to get in shape.

It’s the 2nd full week of January many of you have resolutions/goals/ dreams you want to accomplish.  On that list of goals is bound to be something health-related that goes something like this: “Lose 10 pounds” “Start going to the gym” “Fit into dress/pants from...

Celery Juice: Fad or Game Changer?

In 2018 I was scrolling aimlessly through Instagram and saw a post about the benefits of celery juice.  The post referenced this man by the name of Anthony William or the "Medical Medium". I was intrigued because I never knew you could juice celery and therefore,...

My Story

My Story

Always seen and never heard: I was always that fat friend that everybody had.  That girl who was picked last in physical education class or rejected by boys, because of being too fat. Externally, I always judged by my size and weight; internally, my self-esteem...

Think Before You Speak

Think Before You Speak

 If you have nothing nice to say, say nothing at all” I’m sure at some point in our life we’ve all heard countless variations of this phrase. I was reminded of this saying as my best friend and I recently had a conversation about people sharing unwarranted,...

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