• Fitness,  Food + Self-Care

    Pregnancy & Strength Training

    .. Before I start off today’s post, I wanted to go ahead and cover important logistics. As with everything pertaining to pregnancy, it’s very important t put out this disclaimer: before engaging in any exercise/ exercise program, it is extremely important to discuss with your doctor and receive the okay to workout…                Now that I’ve gotten that out of the way, let’s get to the fun part…. Although my pregnancy was by far the highlight of 2017 for me, I can’t help but admit that I was hit with a bit of panic, at the thought of possibly not being able to strength…

  • All natural remedy,  Food + Self-Care

    Tumeric Lemon Agave| Anti-inflammatory Tonic

            With the cold weather months approaching, I always find myself feeling a little tired in my joints and muscles. There’s something about the weather that leaves, my feet especially, with an achy and swollen feeling.            For me, one of the not so fun pregnancy symptoms I have been experiencing is increased swelling and joint pain. While thinking of ways to manage these aches and pains, I found myself in my kitchen cabinet.           I’m already a lover and avid user of Turmeric, it has so many health benefits and I personally happen to enjoy the taste it…

  • Fitness,  Food + Self-Care

    Ways to Get Enough Protein in A Vegan Pregnancy…. or Any Diet

                                              Hi Everyone :), I am so excited to be back for another blog post.          As I live on the east coast, we’ve been hit by a bit of snow lately which has left everyone in my household snowed in and under the weather. I am feeling much better now and I am extremely grateful for that!               I wanted to talk to you all about the struggle I’ve been having with getting enough protein in my diet as a…