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Green Smoothie Challenge Week 3: Tips and more recipes

  Yesterday marked the end of my third week of this green smoothie challenge I am participating in. At this point, having a smoothie in the morning  is becoming a habit and my body is definitely appreciating it.  Making a smoothie … Continue reading

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The struggles associated with taking that “Leap”

  Choosing to leave my comfortable, well-paying job last year was not an easy step to make. I had it good–for the first time in my life I had an office all to myself, an administrative assistant, and a 401K. … Continue reading

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Sometimes you just need to rest

Rest. A period of doing nothing. Saying nothing. Not having to meet anyone else’s expectations. Yesterday was that for me. Around 3pm, while I was looking up some literature for my final research project a wave of tiredness hit me. … Continue reading

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Gettin’ “Vegan” Wit it

If you are old enough you remember the classic “Gettin’ jiggy with it” by Will Smith. Not the coolest song out there but you do have to admit it does have a catchy beat.  I had this song in my … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Vegucated!

I have been doing my body a supreme disservice the past few months. Since I have been back in school, I have seen my diet go from healthy to blah and overly filled with processed foods. In addition, I have … Continue reading

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A hiking we will go….(aka Cosmo tackles a mountain)

Two years ago, I was what you would call a skinny fat girl. I was a couch potato, ate poorly, and rarely exercised. I was extremely prissy (and I still am to an extent…lol)–I didn’t like to sweat, never wanted … Continue reading

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Couch potato.Walk.Run: the evolution of healthy me

Since today is national running day, I thought I might be fun to  reflect on why I started to Run….again. The first time I ever ran seriously was in middle school– I vividly remember being on the track and long … Continue reading

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Day 10, Reboot Complete: Lessons learned

Day 10! Ten days of eating nothing but fruit and veggies has finally come to an end. It definitely was tough at points but my body truly appreciated it. Cheers to my last juice of the reboot! I made a … Continue reading

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What do you take for granted? (Hearing Unilaterally in a Bilateral World)

Quick question: What do you think I have in common with these two women?(images from here and here)             I will let you know it is not obvious. In fact the only way you would … Continue reading

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Tis the the season to detox, days 4-7

This detox has been an interesting process for my body. I think when you allow yourself to get into a place where you miss things (certain foods) it can make detoxing harder. I, for one, have been missing my sweets … Continue reading

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