Diet Changes: Adding more fats (PART DOS)

Before I get into everything, if you haven’t checked out the first part to this click here. I mentioned before that I would talk about the types of changes I have made in my diet over the past few weeks really. These changes have seriously made me feel SO GOOD. From someone with an angry…

Diet Changes: Adding more fats (PART UNO)

I’ve been wanting to write this for a while… I just have not had time to sit down and really decide how I wanted to convey all this in a way that can hopefully benefit you as the reader. I am going to start out by saying that I made a mistake. 7 months ago,…

Are You Getting In Your K2?

Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin known for it’s role in blood clotting. However, the importance of this underrated vitamin plays an even larger role in the body that should most definitely be addressed, especially those struggling with cardiovascular and bone issues. There are two kinds of vitamin K: K1 and K2 Vitamin K1 is…

Redefining This Whole “Wellness” Thing

As most of you guys know, I am studying nutrition. I have always been a science nerd who loves learning the bodily processes and to me, learning about how certain foods react in our bodies is truly amazing. While I am learning so much (mostly from my own part-time reading and research) it can definitely…

Pecan Crusted Pumpkin Pie

Thanksgiving is now probably one of my favorite holidays. I used to not be the biggest fan of it but I appreciate it on so many more levels than just the food. It’s a time to spend with your loved ones, eat good homemade food, relax and unwind, watch movies, and start preparing for Christmas!…

The Problem With Your Fitness Tracker

Chances are if you are reading this, you have a fitness tracker. If not, I’m sure you have your own opinion about them because they seem to be everywhere you look nowadays. However, let me ask you this, how many times have you checked your watch today? Every hour, every five minutes…? After reading Robyn’s…

Summertime Sleepies: Adrenal Fatigue

Hey fraaands! Okay so I really wanted to do a Vlog updating you all with how things are going for me but I am really not the best with words. Like, I know what I want to say but don’t always know how to paraphrase it. For now, this will have to do (at least…

What happens when you don’t take action

Well fuck. It all started with an innocent visit to the doctors. I had scheduled a bone density scan because after 5 years of no menstrual cycle due to my past of restrictive eating I was curious to see how my bones were doing, but when I heard the words “Em, you have osteoporosis”, my…

9 Things That Have Been Making Me Happy

Lately I have been spending time reflecting on the little things. Those little occurrences that happen in a day end up bringing a whole lot more meaning to my life than big events. I think its important to recognize the things that make you smile, the things that make your heart happy, and the people…

Fuel YOUR Fitness

Do you like lifting heavy things? How about running til your feet hurt? Or how about a spontaneous hike with your friends? All of these wonderful ways of moving your body require something very essential: FUEL. It isn’t uncommon that I see athletes under-fueling themselves and wondering why they aren’t making the progress they want…

I Don’t Need A Label

I’m just going to jump right into this because it’s something I have been wanting to get off my chest. As most of you know I made the change to a completely vegan lifestyle in September 2016. You can read about that here. While I feel like this was exactly what I wanted to do…

Vegan Banana Date Bread

The last time I made my vegan pumpkin bread, I received a suggestion from my dad. He thought it would be yummy to add some chopped dates to the bread for extra sweetness. So I found myself bored out of my mind the other day as the weather was gloomy and cold. No motivation to…