Let’s just state this first and foremost: why do I post so much about Black Lives Matter and the societal and systemic racism in this country? I’m no social justice rights activist and I am most certainly not Black. I’ve been seeing the numbers on my Instagram–they’ve been dropping quite a bit. Granted, this could … More Part 1: Most Amazing Black Health and Fitness Influencers to Follow on Social Media
Do I miss home-cooked food already? Very much so. For one thing, I truly miss being able to cook my food very freely without making such a ruckus in the kitchen. I have a sneaky feeling that my suite-mates last year secretly despised me because I would broil Brussels sprouts, broccoli, and mushrooms until the … More Mixed Berry Baked Oatmeal Recipe (vegan + gluten free)
A year ago, I published a whole list of questions for readers to answer in the comments! They are all dedicated to food, aka one of my most loved life subjects. I’d thought I’d throw it back a year ago and tackle them all–unaltered, unedited, the exact same as in the post–now for some fun … More Answering My Old Foodie Questions
Why hello there! Want to dissect my brain? Of course you don’t. That would be utterly disgusting and I would die. Let’s not do that. Jokes aside, I’m currently caffeine-high from my daily dose of chocolate in the form of chocolate Teddy Grahams, which I’ll get into later in this post, but for now, let’s … More Quick Update: Physique, Diet, and Fitness
Any fitspiration source you come across will emphasize that abs are made at the gym and shown in the kitchen. Kill every gym session while drinking one too many glasses of juice (or wine if you’re of legal age) and the beautiful muscle sculpted will never show under a layer of fat. Sit on the … More Exercise and I: A Love Story with Complications
Learning to find balance, stabilizing a healthy relationship with exercise, food, health and body image, and most importantly, loving yourself, are all probably the most heavily emphasized components of my blog’s core message. I introduce health and fitness as a means of improving the quality of your life, whether you want to lose weight, tone … More Friday Friend Features: Emmy Vazquez
As of now and as you can see from the title, I got my first job at Athleta! It’s exciting for me, because literally a week after graduation, my dad prompted me to start working on work resumes and applying to pretty much every single store at my local mall. Don’t get me wrong, I … More Tuesday Thoughts: What I’ve Learned from my First Job
I cannot be more honored to announce that I have been nominated for the Liebster Awards! Special thank you from the bottom of my heart to Rachel of Moments with Rae for nominating me and introducing a wonderful community of bloggers just like me! Below I’ve completed the questions and nominated some awesome people that can help spread … More Liebster Award!