Plant-Based Meals

Hey Peeps, I wanted to share some of the cool plant-based meals that I have created over the past couple of months. Transitioning to a Plant-based diet doesn’t have to be difficult.You just need to know what you can and can’t eat and just go from there. There are tons of options, just be creative. When…

Benefits to Going Plant-Based

Let’s talk nutrition. I started my journey to Vegan/ Plant-Based in January. This began when I started the Daniel Fast at the beginning of the year. It was 40 days of eating  only fruits, veggies and grains. I loved the way I felt on this fast. I had so much energy, and I felt lighter on…

Daniel Fast Changed My Life

I am on my postpartum fitness journey, I am trying to change some things. Especially my relationship with food, I have had a love-hate relationship with food most of my life. I love the way its taste, but I hate the way it made me feel. When I say I hate the way it made…

10 Things No One Knows (Really) About Me

  I am attempted suicide several times. My biggest fear was burning alive. I used to want to be tall I secretly want to relax my hair sometimes. SHHH!! lol I want to own a beauty salon complex. ( I have an awesome idea) I am a loner by choice. I am slightly introverted ….

Work Out in Session: Charlie Mike

Let’s talk fitness, since I haven’t touched this subject in a while. So, once upon a time, there was a beastmom named Ashley Horner. She created a free workout for Body Building.com called Charlie Mike. IT is the BOMB!!! It’s going to challenge you, it’s explosive, and going to make you the “ISH!!” You have…

Feeding the Homeless: In the Heart Ministry

Today I decided to talk about something that is very close to my heart, which is helping the homeless. So many people are quick to judge a homeless people or a person in need without even  knowing their situation. That hurts my heart to know that there is someone in need and someone would just…

Becoming a Straight Hair Natural or NAH?

So this topic has been on my mind for a LONG time. I have been thinking about becoming a straight hair natural. I know many people frown upon applying heat to natural hair, but the truth is I don’t care what other people think anymore. I have achieved my hair goals and beyond. At this…

5 Must Have Hair Goodies

Satin Bonnet or Scarf: Satin protects your hair from breakage as you sleep. I even tie my hair up with a silk or satin scarf when I’m hanging out in the house. I find that using  satin helps keep my hair’s shine and keeps it from being dry. I have a cute scarf that I use when…

How I Straighten My Natural Hair

When trying to straighten your natural hair make sure you: Get your hair clean as possible: meaning cleansing your hair with a shampoo, not co-washing. Rinse out the conditioner very well to make sure there isn’t any residue left to cause burning during the flat ironing process. Make sure to detangle your hair thoroughly. Detangle…

Protective Styles for New Naturals / Short Natural Hair

Hey Peeps, I know a lot of you ladies are newly natural and/or transitioning. I wanted to share some of my protective styles I used when I was newly natural. In the beginning of my natural hair journey, I used  protective styles to help my hair grow and to protective the ends of my hair….

Birth Control: Is it worth the weight gain?

So after having Miss E I would like to wait a couple of years before having another child. I am considering getting on birth control, but I don’t want to gain weight. Does that sound vain?  I am still in the process of toning up and getting into shape after having Miss E and I…

Pregnancy Weight Gain

Before I got pregnant, I planned to work out for the duration of my pregnancy. I just knew that I would be the fit-pregnant chick. I wanted to workout every day and eat as clean as I could. However, when I found out I was pregnant, the craves came like a freight train. I wanted…