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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

health, lifestyle

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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Having Different Mannerisms With Different People

I've noticed, in myself and others, that people can essentially make a 180 with their personalities depending who they're talking to and what environment they're in. I have a "mature, adult voice" when speaking with my mom's colleagues. I had a "GIRRRLLL whachu talkin' bout!!" (in the absolute whitest way possible) with my coworkers when… Continue reading Having Different Mannerisms With Different People

lifestyle, love

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