Happy Easter

Happy Monday! I hope everyone had an amazing Easter Sunday! I was so excited that I woke up at 8am and hid Easter eggs around my apartment for my boyfriend with little coupons inside them that said things like, “Bae will wash dishes for one night” or “Bae gets control of the remote for one…

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Quit the Shit, Get Fit!

Quit the shit, get fit! Easier said than done right? For a couple months this mantra was the wallpaper on my iPhone. Every time I got a text, notification, or went to check the time I would see that sentence and remind myself of my WHY. Losing weight is typically the first thing we try…

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#TBT

Happy Thursday! I did this side-by-side comparison of my health and wellness journey and let me just tell you, the photo doesn’t do it justice! I’ve had so many incredible changes to, not only my physical appearance, but my mental health as well. What you don’t see in this before and after is the mindset…

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Why I Weigh Myself Daily

I used to cringe at the idea of weighing myself every morning. I was terrified that the Chipotle I ate the night before would rear its ugly head in the form of a 5 pound weight gain. When I did weigh myself after eating right and working out sometimes the number didn’t match the number…

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Let’s Celebrate International Women’s Day 2019

This is a special post in collaboration with my Style Collective Sisters! Who I am and Why I blog:  In case you have never come across my blog, welcome! A Beautiful Little Fool is inspired by F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby I loved the character of Daisy Buchanan and her message so much that I…

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My Weight Loss Journey

When I was little I was always told to “finish my food” before I could leave the table. When I was in high school and my first boyfriend broke up with me my dad offered to take me out to eat, whatever I wanted (picture Portillos chocolate cake shake, bacon cheeseburger, and large cheese fries).…

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I Did a 3 Day Juice Cleanse and I LIKED it!

With the holiday season in full effect I’m bracing myself for all the yummy treats that it entails! I have my work Christmas part this week, Christmas Eve and Day dinners coming up, New Year’s Eve dinner, and then I’m taking a 9 day trip to Florida the second week of January oh my! I…

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Head Cold 1 > Workout 0

What better way to throw off your goals for the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving and the Holidays? Nothing like a good ol’ sinus infection! It started creeping its nasty little way into my throat Sunday morning but I pushed it aside with some cardio and leg-day. I was feeling fine the rest of the…

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I Overindulged and it Made Me Respect My Progress More

Oh where to begin? I had an interesting weekend and it was a great eye-opening experience for me! What started out as a normal Friday night: came home from work, did 30mins of cardio, got ready for dinner, went to dinner with my boyfriend at our weekly spot, had a glass of wine at Pinstripes…

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Hello 40!

No this isn’t a birthday post, this is a “I’ve lost 40 pounds and I’m damn proud” post! You read that right, 40 pounds down! I cannot begin to tell you how amazing this feeling is! I remember when I started out my journey and there were times I would let fearful thoughts creep into…

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