What Does Bend Breaks: 5 Reasons Why I Practice Yoga

Well, we know the basic reasons to exercise - it is good for your body, helps you de-stress, burns calories, keeps you living longer, better…and on and on. But what about those practices that we sometimes forget? When we work 40-50 (or more) hours a week, we tend to forget how important it is to … Continue reading What Does Bend Breaks: 5 Reasons Why I Practice Yoga

Lifting of the Fog: Liver, Gallbladder, and Bowel cleanse.

So, as I discussed in my last post, I've gained a bit of weight over the summer and I'm really starting to feel that I need to kick my butt back into shape, into wellness, and away from the things that limit my ability to be on my game! This cleanse came around quickly. I … Continue reading Lifting of the Fog: Liver, Gallbladder, and Bowel cleanse.

My Real Body. Juice. Autumn. and so on…

I can't believe it has been a month since I last updated my blog. Time flies. Life is hectic. I'm sort of, in between, living situations. I moved in with a good friend of mine and it just isn't working out as I hoped it would. Kind of a bummer, but that is life! So, … Continue reading My Real Body. Juice. Autumn. and so on…

What do you do if you are craving sweets? Watch this video.

Need a good way to ensure that you won't be eating sugar later today, tomorrow, next week, next year? Here ya go! This is a little clip from an awesome UK show "Supersize vs. Superskinny". Last semester, I worked on a project that would help curb childhood obesity in Michigan. One of the points I … Continue reading What do you do if you are craving sweets? Watch this video.

Sunday Dinner with Dad & Office Necessities

So, how do you make sure that you're keeping healthy while at work? Bring stuff from home! Here's a look at my office necessities - apple cider vinegar and honey, grapefruit, apples, chia seeds, trail mix, Mag/Cal, to-go french press, and my coconut oil & vanilla extract coffee blend. Since this is only my second … Continue reading Sunday Dinner with Dad & Office Necessities

Chia seeds, back pain, & graduating

I am hurting today. Yesterday, around noon, I just got a horrible migraine andΒ neck acheΒ  I thought it could be from poor diet (a little too much sugar for the past week)...maybe not doing yoga (haven't been in the studio in a week, but have been doing some at home)...or from staring at this computer … Continue reading Chia seeds, back pain, & graduating

Cleansing Complete…& the next adventure is…?

Friday was the last day of my Bepure cleanse - so this weekend was a celebratory weekend and I had a great time! I noticed that I'm still having more energy than I had before I started cleansing - which is great! My body is feeling healthy and alive - not just being...but actually being … Continue reading Cleansing Complete…& the next adventure is…?

Juicing, Jogging, & Joyful Living

For the past month or so, I have been doing volunteer work at the People's Food Coop. I attend their cooking classes, take pictures, and tweet about them to help spread the word of these awesome cooking classes and the Can-Do Kitchen. Last night was the Get Juiced! class - where we juiced it up. … Continue reading Juicing, Jogging, & Joyful Living

Chicken Stock, Chilly Days, & Cleansing

Well, today is Day 17 of my spring cleanse and I'm feeling much better! Last week, I had a case of the sniffles...and congestion, and well...it sucked. I don't get sick often, but I also feel like the cleanse may have been pushing toxins out of my body - and they came out in the … Continue reading Chicken Stock, Chilly Days, & Cleansing

April, Adrenaline, & a Lovely Afternoon!

Today is Day 11 of the Bepure cleanse and I’m feeling pretty good! I was traveling this past weekend, to celebrate Passover with my family in Washington, D.C. Normally, I do really well with traveling, but I was a little more tired than usual and got a good 10 hours of sleep last night. I … Continue reading April, Adrenaline, & a Lovely Afternoon!