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Week 7 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

Monday: Legs and Cardio I am a goddess. My legs are burning, but I'm powering through this workout. I will not leave the gym until every exercise is completed. No cutting corners, I'm doing this!! Well, I cut one corner, I didn't use weights for my walking lunges. I just did regular ones. Those kill… Continue reading Week 7 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

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Week 6 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

Monday: Arms and Abs I have never sucked so badly at a workout. I got through maybe half of it, and then gave up. To be fair, I was really distracted from other things going on, and my heart and body weren't into it. So I ran a mile to finish off the workout and… Continue reading Week 6 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

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Week 5 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

Monday: Legs and Cardio This workout went really well! I'm starting a new set of weeks, so I had not yet done this workout. My usual 10 burpees was bumped up to 15 burpees, and I must say, it's tough!! I'm really proud of myself though, because I know those will be easy for me… Continue reading Week 5 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

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Week 4 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

Monday: Legs and Cardio I'm becoming a well-oiled machine. Sort of. Nothing grinds my gears more than walking lunges and step-ups, and I had to do plenty of those. Two thoughts: 1, I'm improving! 2, I'm learning how to cheat the system, and I don't go as low as I should on my lunges, and… Continue reading Week 4 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

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Week 3 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

Monday: Legs and Cardio So this week on WORKOUTS FROM HELL, lovely Kayla is having us repeat week 1. This is both great and horrible: Great, because YAY I've already done this, I know I can do it! Horrible, because WOW I remember EXACTLY how much pain this caused me. Here we go, we got some… Continue reading Week 3 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

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Cool Venues: The Moringa tree

"What's a moringa?" -- my boyfriend asks once we sit inside. "Um, I'm guessing it's a TREE" -- What I wish I had the common sense to say before we both googled it. Yeah, it's a tree. That makes sense. Hence the name of the store. Anyways, super cute place! All organic health food! Not… Continue reading Cool Venues: The Moringa tree

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Waxing…My Boyfriend

DON'T DO IT. This was a traumatizing experience for all involved. My boyfriend is kind of a handsome grizzly type--hair. everywhere. So he wanted to do a little personal grooming and get the hair off his back. Me, being the girlfriend of the year that I am, said that even though I don't have personal… Continue reading Waxing…My Boyfriend

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Loving My Body For Its Potential

THIS, my friends, is the KEY to loving your body at ANY stage in your life. I pretty much always have a positive self-image. I say pretty much always, because I have to allow for the fact that I'm sure I am one with the masses and have a weak day every once in a… Continue reading Loving My Body For Its Potential

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Week 2 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

Monday: Legs and Cardio I was really looking forward to this workout! And thennn it was really tough. I think things have gotten easier for me already, but that could be because I'm finding physical ways to cheat the system--like not lunging low enough or trying to speed up my jump squats instead of making… Continue reading Week 2 of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines

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Cooking (THE BEST) Lasagna Recipe with my Boyfriend

SPRING BREAK is upon us. My boyfriend and I wanted to celebrate our 7 month-anniversary by making some homemade lasagna. We found this recipe Online and absolutely killed it. We deserve our own cooking show for this. Watch and learn. We went on a shopping trip and picked out some ingredients and an onion that looks like… Continue reading Cooking (THE BEST) Lasagna Recipe with my Boyfriend