Adventure & Travel the list: vegan pizza, the wellness epidemic, finances, 90 workouts, and more

the list: vegan pizza, the wellness epidemic, finances, 90 workouts, and more

Happy September! This picture is from my trip to Ukraine. Ya’ll, Ukraine. Despite the warnings from people I knew (and didn’t), I traveled to a country fresh from war and boldly corrupt. Luckily, I didn’t get caught up. In fact, I had the time of my life. I’ll tell you all about it in my …

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Fitness & Workouts healthy shopping list; what foods to buy

healthy shopping list; what foods to buy

In my last fitness and nutrition challenge, there was confusion on what could and could not be eaten. This inspired me to create a healthy shopping list. All of the foods listed are approved for the fitness challenges, and life. You can eat these foods and achieve your fitness goals. You have free reign of …

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Fitness & Workouts 30 seconds from wilding. Day 9

30 seconds from wilding. Day 9

A week from now, you’ll be glad you did this. Welcome to Day 9 of the Fit and Hungry fitness challenge. You’ve got one mission: do what you said you were gonna do. WORKOUT ROUTINE reverse lunge side kick + lat leg drops high knee + hover pushups jumping jacks + squat hold speed skater …

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Fitness & Workouts What can you do in 20 minutes? Day 8

What can you do in 20 minutes? Day 8

Welcome to the final week of the challenge. If you’ve made it this far, you’re ahead of the pack. Well done. The schedule. Bodyweight workout days are Mon, Tues, Wed, Sat. The other days will be new nutrition and cardio assignments. Final assessment should be completed on Saturday or Sunday, at the latest. WORKOUT ROUTINE …

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Fitness & Workouts Shop, Self-Care, Spill Tea. Day 6 and 7

Shop, Self-Care, Spill Tea. Day 6 and 7

You’re still here? I’m proud of you. Here are the assignments for Day 6 and Day 7. Recover Do 1 of the following: Go outside for an easy run or a long walk. Do legs up the wall for 10 minutes. Try a neck and shoulder self-massage. If you’re booed up, give each other a …

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Fitness & Workouts Day 5 June Fitness Challenge

Day 5 June Fitness Challenge

It is day 5, workout 4. That means it’s the last workout of the week. Celebrate good times, c’mon! Workout Plan This is the same format as Day 2. You will need a timer app or an online timer, such as Fitlb. 180 Squat Jump + Fast Inchworm Mountain Climbers + Reverse Crunch Sit Up …

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Fitness & Workouts Day 4 June Workout Challenge

Day 4 June Workout Challenge

You made it to Day 4. Are you on track? If not, you can catch up this weekend. Don’t give up yet. Today is a new day. WORKOUT This workout is full body with a special focus on the legs and butt. Crush it. T- pushups 8 total Plie Squat Jacks 10 total (feet out …

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Fitness & Workouts Day 3 June Fitness Workout Challenge

Day 3 June Fitness Workout Challenge

We’re halfway through the first week. I’m loving your energy and your funny comments. For the silent ones, I hope you’re not dead. Day 3 is your day. You choose the physical activity. Do something you enjoy. Get free. WORKOUT Move for 45 minutes. Go for a walk, dance, hit the gym, do that yoga. …

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Fitness & Workouts Day 2 June Fitness Challenge

Day 2 June Fitness Challenge

Welcome to Day 2 of the June fitness challenge. If you haven’t done Day 1, you still have time. There are 4 workouts and 7 days. You’re not behind. Today is a new day. Stay with me. WORKOUT This workout has timed intervals. You will need a timer app or you can use an online …

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Fitness & Workouts Sign up for the FREE fitness challenge

Sign up for the FREE fitness challenge

“It’s been a long time, I shouldn’t have left you, without a strong rhyme to step to.” Eric B. & Rakim The Fitness Challenge is back. Are you ready? If not, you still have time. It starts on Monday, June 12th. If you’re reading this after the start date, you can still join us. Late …

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Food & Nutrition What can I make with overripe bananas?

What can I make with overripe bananas?

“Angel. My bananas are turning brown. I don’t want to waste them, but I’m not about to make banana bread. What should I do?” Short Answer: Make ice cream! Long Answer: Unpeel the bananas, chop into slices, place in a ziploc bag, and put in the freezer. After 2+ hours, you can make banana ice …

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Food & Nutrition 10 minutes in the grocery store

10 minutes in the grocery store

Grocery store chronicles. Sometimes you don’t have a lot of time in the grocery store. You need to get what you need and get out. These are my essentials, the items I try to always have in stock: cucumbers, eggs, lemons, cinnamon, ginger, tuna, and mustard. Oh, and fruit. Lately, I’ve been devouring donut peaches, …

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Food & Nutrition afros for breakfast

afros for breakfast

Ah. 2011. When my afro was big and my shyness was small. 2016. My afro is mini and I’m awkward in front of the camera. What happened! Anyway, this oldie but goodie is still relevant. I still endorse this high protein breakfast. Just had some today. You?

Food & Nutrition confessional: it’s about the croissants

confessional: it’s about the croissants

You ate two croissants and you didn’t even want them. But you were anxious and nervous and worried. About everything and nothing. And so to stop your mind, you chewed. You chewed, and mindlessly chewed, until there was nothing left. And then you ate another one, because, well, we’re already here. Now, you feel sick …

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Adventure & Travel Highlights: quitting travel, flint michigan, the myth of willpower, and chakra yoga

Highlights: quitting travel, flint michigan, the myth of willpower, and chakra yoga

I’ve been traveling for more than 2 years and I’ve decided to stop. Yep, 2016 will be my last year as a renegade traveler. Not permanently but for now. I want the same bed, a kitchen with a blender, a dog. Or a man. It’s been an incredible journey. I have a bazillion stories for …

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