WHO AM I? If you have been following my blog & my health journey, you know that I have recently taken up running as a way to deal with my anxiety & to try to be a more healthy individual. When I first began this journey in January, my goal was to only run a … Continue reading So, I ran a 10k…
One year ago today, I lost my mother. The woman who spent hours in labor & gave birth to me. The woman who migrated to the United States alone, without her family. The woman who worked tirelessly day in & day out to provide for her family. The woman who fought cancer with all her … Continue reading One Year…
A poem for my mother. After 11 months, I finally was able to write about that morning on May 7th 2016. Wake. Up. I hear my sister say, “She wants us to go to her and pray.” It’s early, sun has barely risen. I see her lay there, weak. Broken. We gather round and … Continue reading “Her Turn”
Running my First 5k
YO! I DID IT! About a week ago, I ran for exactly 30 minutes & 54 seconds and DID NOT STOP. I ran a 5k aka 3.1 miles!!!!! This is a huge accomplishment for me. As stated in previous blogs and instagram posts, I am not a runner. I have never liked running. My memories of … Continue reading Running my First 5k
Purification Program Completed!
DONE! 21 days of no gluten, sugar, eggs, nuts, soy, corn, dairy, & alcohol... all done! 🙂 I'm surprised how quickly the past 3 weeks have went & I'm excited to share with you all my results. For the past 21 days, I have been doing the Purification Program by Standard Process, recommended by my … Continue reading Purification Program Completed!
Week One of Purification Program
This past week I began a 21-Day Purification Program by Standard Process recommended by my nutritionist (who is amazing by the way, check her out!). The goal of this purification program was to basically detox my body, heal my leaky gut, & eliminate foods that could be triggering my hypothyroidism, my fatigue, my acne breakouts, & … Continue reading Week One of Purification Program
New Year, New Me?
It's the first day of 2017 & I couldn't be happier. How do I even describe 2016? Awful? Horrific? Terrible? 2016 was devastating to say the least & I am thrilled for a new start. I have always heard this phrase, "new year, new me." I always found it to be kinda funny. People saying this … Continue reading New Year, New Me?