Fit and Free Friday


…because you know us bloggers and our alliteration… Happy Friday! Every day this week has been kind of a Friday for me, so it’s pretty strange to be excited about the weekend. All this time off is relaxing, but I have idle hands and I feel like there’s so much ... Read More »

Blogging for Good: Greater Orlando Heart Walk


You may remember, about a week and a half ago I wrote a post about the Valencia Foundation. This was for a program I’m participating in called Blogging for Good. On September 15th, I’m attending the Central Florida Bloggers Conference in Orlando, FL. The conference is promoting Blogging for Good, ... Read More »

Vegan Banana Oatmeal Cookies


Hey! I hope you all had a great Labor Day weekend! You know it’s going to be a good, quick week when you have a case of the Mondays on a Tuesday. It’s also the first day in September back to work, which means a short, jam-packed month for me. ... Read More »

Tomato, Tabata

Tuck Jump

I’ve been wanting to try Tabata training for a while but always balked at the idea of getting a good workout in only 4 minutes. Yesterday I stumbled upon this Self magazine article about a CrossFit-inspired Tabata style workout and decided to throw caution to the wind and try this ... Read More »

Boots, Boats, But No Beach


Monday is off to a slow start after another fun, yet exhausting weekend. Whitney’s on her way back to Colorado in a few hours, and hopefully I’ll be making the trip to see her soon. I need to make an effort to post more throughout the weekend, because come Monday, ... Read More »

Long Distance Gym Buddies and Our Quest for Abs


My best friend Whitney lives in Colorado. That’s 1,705 miles away. A 28-hour drive. 4 hours by plane. Yet she’s my biggest motivator to stay healthy and fit. Over the years, our communication has came and went, but around February of this year, after a long phone catchup session, we ... Read More »

Lemon Chili Chicken & Shrimp With Tropical Salad

Lemon Chili Chicken & Shrimp w/ Tropical Salad

I made this awesomely flavorful and healthy dinner last night. It’s so easy and you can mix and match a ton of different vegetables for a well-rounded meal that serves 2-3. Lemon Chili Chicken & Shrimp 1/2 lb peeled shrimp 1 boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed 1/8 sweet onion, diced ... Read More »

Food on My Face: Raw Honey


When I became dedicated to healthy living, I began looking for a more natural approach to my daily routine. One of the most awesome things I’ve discovered is raw honey for my face. In the last month that I’ve been using it as a face mask, I’ve had the clearest, ... Read More »

Changes in My Life

There are so many changes in my life I don’t know if it’s wrong or if it’s right And I want you, want you by my side Everything is gonna be alright Changes in my life I won’t leave you behind Changes in my life You will see in time ... Read More »

Both Feet In: Welcome!


Hey there! I’ve been entertaining the idea of launching a blog for a long time now, so here I am, jumping with both feet, into the blogging world. In high school, I loved to write. I was always the kid who read the assigned literature instead of the online summaries, ... Read More »

WIAW: Falling Into Good Habits


I’m really excited about the new What I Ate Wednesday theme, “Fall into good habits.” Now that my first race is only three weeks away, I’m starting to fall back into better habits that I hadn’t been doing a good job of maintaining. My last grocery trip consisted of almost ... Read More »

25 Things I’d Like to Do Before I’m 25


Hey there! I hope you’re having a great weekend so far! I just came back from the Central Florida Bloggers Conference last night and I have so much to write, but I’m saving it for my Monday Weekend Wrapup. It’s going to be a lazy Sunday full of healthy eats and ... Read More »

CFLBlogCon Recap #2


Hi again! Did I say tomorrow? I meant later this afternoon. This morning I talked about the first half of the Central Florida Bloggers Conference that I attended in Orlando Saturday. I have so many notes and awesome takeaways to share with you from the post-lunch sessions, so let’s dive ... Read More »