5 Tips for your First Postpartum Workout

Happy FitSpirational Friday!  Today I am having Kelli from Not Your Mamas Marathon share with us 5 tips for your first postpartum workout.  She is a new mama, an avid runner, and has patiently returned to her fitness routine following these very steps. It has been a while since I have had a baby, my baby is 5 years old now… but I agree with her tips and know you will benefit from reading these too. No matter what type of birth you have had, your body has taken a beating. You need plenty of time (at least 6 weeks) to recover. Once you have Continue Reading

Traveling With Kids: The Centurion Lounge

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I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence-Central for American Express. I received thank you item for my participation. Traveling with young children can be stressful.  As a mom who often travels with her children to visit family, having a clean and safe place to rest in between flights is key for a successful and stress free travel!  I am excited to share with you my experience touring and visiting The Centurion Lounge in San Francisco. A few weeks ago, on behalf of Mom Central, the boys and I took a trip to Continue Reading

Post Workout Strawberry Banana Protein Smoothie


Fueling our muscles post workout is just as important as the workout itself.  When we workout we are breaking down the muscles… and we need rest and fuel to repair those broken down muscles.  For me, I enjoy drinking my nutrient dense protein shake post workout.  It is not only delicious but it is doing so many amazing things for my body and muscles post workout. I made this delicious post workout strawberry banana smoothie earlier this week.  I shared it with the boys, and they drank it right up.  We all enjoyed this tasty strawberry treat.  Continue Reading

Checking out Hairfinity Hair Vitamins

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To stay healthy we eat healthy, take our vitamins and move our body. Healthy skin, hair and nails is a result from a healthy diet. Did you know that you can take a nutrition supplement formulated with essential nutrients for healthy hair!? This product is called Hairfinity. Hairfinity Hair Vitamins is a natural vitamin complex that restores those missing nutrients to encourage hair growth and make hair shinier, thicker and longer. This hair specific formula contains Vitamins A, C, and D, a B-Vitamin Complex, Biotin, MSM, and more. Hairfinity Continue Reading

Finding Motivation + Weekly Fitness and Meal Plan #MotivateME


Finding and maintaining the motivation and drive to reach a goal has its high moments and low moments.  I know that I struggle with staying the course, and often find the desire to give up… just as I am seeing success.  Finding motivation and accountability is key, for me,  with sticking to my health and fitness goals. When you are trying to motivate yourself, appreciate the fact that you are even thinking about making a change, and as you move forward, allow yourself to be good enough.  You are good enough.  You are worth it. Getting Continue Reading

FitSpiration from a Former Fat Girl


Happy Friday!  I am shaking things up a bit and wanted to share with you a little fitness inspiration, a flashback to my FitSpiration Friday if you will.  I am opening up the blog to my blogging friend, Celeste, who blogs over at Confessions of a [former] Fat Girl.  She has an inspirational transformational story that happened through running… and ya’ll know I love running and inspirational stories! I know you will leave reading her story feeling inspired and ready to lace up your sneakers and head out for a Continue Reading