Health & Beauty, Personal, Uncategorized

I’m going on a diet: Suja 3 day Renewal

I'm starting to feel like I need a change. I'm doing well on my running. The 5k is only 16 days away now, but with my diet the way it is, I think I'm hindering my progress. Early in college, I used to be obsessed with losing weight and one thing I would do is… Continue reading I’m going on a diet: Suja 3 day Renewal

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Health & Beauty, Personal

Training with Friends: Is it a good idea?

On the 25th of June, I started my 5k training plan along with my friend. We went to the park late at night after work and I came to the startling realization that my friend was really out of shape. I already knew that he was overweight, even obese, but he so excited about training… Continue reading Training with Friends: Is it a good idea?

Health & Beauty

I Signed Up for a 5K! My 5k Plan: 5k in 5 weeks.

It seems like such a long time since I've enjoyed a good running event. It's small, local, and for a great cause. The race date is July 28th, only 33 days away, but since this will be my first race in a long time, I won't hold myself to a strict running time. I have… Continue reading I Signed Up for a 5K! My 5k Plan: 5k in 5 weeks.

Health & Beauty

Quick & Dirty: Whipped Shea Butter Tutorial + My Personal Van Van Oil Recipe

Shea butter for me is a staple in my hygiene routine. I have sensitive skin, so its something I can depend on without worrying about irritation. I buy it from the beauty store and sometimes in bulk from the farmers market. It has a very pleasing scent on its own, but one of its downfalls… Continue reading Quick & Dirty: Whipped Shea Butter Tutorial + My Personal Van Van Oil Recipe

Personal

I’m So Confused!

It seems like I can't pin down what direction to head in. At first, it all seems so simple. Problem: You need to get back on your feet so you can regain your independence. Solution: Get a second job so you can make enough money to regain your independence. Then the other problem is reliable… Continue reading I’m So Confused!

Health & Beauty, Personal

I Went to the Gym!

It felt great. I haven't gone for maybe two weeks, but I've finally come to a decision on how I would go about my health and fitness journey. As promised I haven't stepped on the scale or measured myself. I'll be using MyFitnessPal to track what I'm eating and my exercise. I know as long as I'm active and eating properly, I'll see results.  My right hand is still sore, but not nearly as bad as two weeks… Continue reading I Went to the Gym!

Arts & Crafts, Tutorial

Embracing The Rain: Free Raincloud Pendant Tutorial

The rain has been no stranger to the south lately. It seems every day is a little dull. The streets are always glistening with fresh rain. It’s difficult for a day to go by without wet shoes and frizzy hair. After three weeks of just putting up with the weather, I’ve decided to embrace it… Continue reading Embracing The Rain: Free Raincloud Pendant Tutorial