I think nutrition is fascinating. I always like learning new research and finding new foods to try. One thing that excited me about this fitness challenge is that there was a nutritional component involved. It wasn’t just working out and eating what I had been eating, it encompassed both of those things and how they work in tandem. A short background on why and how I’m tracking my meals: In order for us to receive our customized nutrition plans, we first had to complete a BioSignature Modulation assessment. The fat levels on twelve sites on the body were measured and… View Post

I’ve mentioned briefly that this week I started a 4-week fitness challenge at a local gym. I wanted to take some time to talk about why I decided to do it. What does the challenge consist of? Exclusive workouts at the gym 4-6 times a week (you can take yoga and mobility classes outside, but nothing else) Personalized meal plans based on 12-point bio-sig data (skinfold measurements) that helps take into account hormonal differences in each person Each person is given their own meal plan based on the data acquired by the skinfold assessments. We were also able to attend a… View Post

There’s at least one point in the week when I feel overwhelmed and likely resemble a chicken with its head cut off. That day is usually Wednesday. As I’ve gotten busier, it’s become necessary for me to take a realistic look at my schedule and figure out when I need time to work on certain things. The beauty about having different sources of income is that I can tailor my schedule for what works best for me and my mental clarity. The problem is, I don’t always do that. Wednesday is the day of the week that I jam as… View Post

I can be a very stubborn person. It took me years to be able to admit that I was wrong about something. I would try to say it, but mentally something blocked my mouth from voicing the words. It was an extremely weird feeling — like trying to break through a brick wall that my mind had erected right in front of my mouth. The three hardest things I’ve had to deal with, and ultimately with professional help, have been my addiction, my issues with eating, and my mental health. I didn’t jump on the therapy bandwagon or immediately check… View Post