Spring cleaning and reflection

I have decided to put my seasonal guided juice cleanses on hiatus until I can execute them in the manor I had envisioned. I really want to create an experience where the participant feels informed and supported through the process.  I have to be transparent and admit that I rushed into starting the juice cleanses…

Spring Cleansing 7 day juice cleanse

The spring cleansing 7 day juice cleanse starts March 16, 2019. This cleanse will focus on celery based juices. The benefits of celery juice are: High in vitamin K Has anti-inflammatory properties Has magnesium and potassium Hydrating High in vitamin C By signing up you will receive: Exclusive videos Juice recipes A free copy of…

Happy veganniversary to me!

March 12, 2012, the day I went vegan for good. I went vegan in April 2010, but I only stayed vegan for less than a year. I will talk more about that in my next post. I watched the DVD Eating 3rd Edition by Mike Anderson and I decided that I wanted to be vegan…

Review: Good Catch Foods vegan tuna

Photo courtesy of @goodcatchfoods Instagram page After 2 whole years of following them in anticipation on Facebook and Instagram, Good Catch Foods has finally released their vegan tuna. As of the date of this post the vegan tuna is available via Thrive Market and Whole Foods. Photo courtesy of @goodcatchfoods Instagram page I purchased the…

What losing weight hasn’t done for me

I’m not going to lie, I put a lot of expectations on losing weight. I saw losing weight as a gateway to the life I always wanted. Instead I just lost weight. Weight loss hasn’t: Gotten me into a relationship Improved my social life (I’m still an introvert and a homebody) Made me any money…

Self-love day

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day when people in relationships celebrate their love for one another. I’ve decided to make today, February 13, 2019 Self-Love day. Not because I’m not in a relationship, but because I want to start a tradition of showing myself love. Self-love is very important to overall health. We tend to spend so…

Emotional calories

I was watching a YouTube video on the channel This Infinite Life. Cris, her husband and their six children are a vegan family that share recipes and vlog about life as a vegan family. Cris is embarking on a weight loss journey after having her sixth child and she decided to vlog about it on…

Pay attention to your body

“No pain, no gain”, “feel the burn”, “no days off”, “push yourself”. We’ve all heard these sayings and probably said them. Although these phrases are meant for motivation and to push you beyond your comfort zone when engaging in physical activity, sometimes the pain and the burn are signals that something is not right. I’m…

Why weight (wait)?

The first month of the new year is coming to a close. If you have made a resolution to get healthy and lose weight, how has it been going? The pressure to use the beginning of the new year as a time for dramatic change can make the process more difficult. Overcrowded gyms Fad diet…

Juice Cleansing

During the new year renew 7 day juice cleanse, I decided to repost a blog I wrote when I started my first juice cleanse. First posted on December 6, 2016: I began a Juice cleanse on November 5, 2016. I chose to do this cleanse to reboot my system after months of eating processed junk…