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Q4

  “Q4,” meaning one-fourth of a year. Quarter 4 (October, November, December) is the last quarter we have in 2019. Breaking years down by quarters is one of my favorite things to do when it comes to planning ahead! It reminds me of being in school and finding that one method that just helped me learn better. Couldn’t tell you why but, seeing four groups of three months just ignites my creativity, lol! It may do the same for you! Ok … October!!! Can you believe it? Just three months and that fast it’s been one whole year! To be honest up until 2017 (the year my son was born) I didn’t track my yearly goals. I made them, tried to follow them, and the rest was history. I didn’t check in on them, I didn’t set deadlines for them, I didn’t WRITE them down on paper, I didn’t visualize them, I didn’t set a day aside to brainstorm them, I didn’t make note of small steps I should take to get closer to them. …

STRUCTURE

Greetings Friends, I hope you’re off to a great start for the month of September. Last month (August) we focused on “distractions” if you missed that post please find it here. This month we are focusing on structure. It wasn’t until after I had my little guy G, my son who is almost two years old, that I adopted structure into my life. Prior to adopting it, it was something I looked at as “boring” I thought that being spontaneous and seeing where the day took me was far more “fun” and added much more “value” to my life than structure ever could. This was very immature of me, and I quickly learned that after being able to excel with the addition of structure in my life. I also realized that for some time I didn’t like structure because it requires you to take inventory of everything, all the time. You have to accept where you are and find out how to get where you want to go. That can be hard for some of …

IG Nutrition ?’s

Happy Tuesday Friends, as promised here are the answers to most of your nutrition questions submitted to me via Instagram. If you have more please leave them in the comments below. If you are reading this from your email you have to click the link at the bottom of the email to be taken to my website, from there you can leave a comment asking for elaboration or to submit a new question. If you want elaboration please include the question # you are referencing. Please remember this information is based off of my experience and expertise, I AM NOT A CERTIFIED NUTRITIONIST OR MEDICAL DOCTOR. Please use this information at your own risk. I am not responsible for the use, or misuse of the information below. 1. “How do I gain thick healthy weight?” I’m assuming you mean muscle? If so the most efficient way to gain muscle is by consuming protein rich meals. I show my meals on my Instagram story all the time, protein is the base of all of my meals. …

Purpose

I owe you this smile … Thank you for supporting my journey. My experience on Instagram has been filled with ups and downs, highs and lows, happiness and sadness, the list goes on. How that translates in the fitness world is … #fluctuation (but I’m quickly learning how to control that lol)! Some of you invested in me early on when I started my account just shy of a few days postpartum when I was unsure of what to share out of the fear of sharing too much or too little, some of you began from the Bravo reality show I was on titled Married to Medicine LA, and some of you may have just liked a sexy photo on Instagram. Whatever brought you here, to my personal space where I share my organic thoughts … I’m thankful for it. Your support continues to help me find my purpose. The ability to be able to share my life, at my leisure, using my unique creativity has energized me & has motivated me to continue on …

Why I Fell in ♡ with Fitness!

CLICK THE LINK AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS EMAIL TO OPEN ME UP! Fitness & Nutrition are two of the few things we can actually control in our lives. I’m assertive & just a tad bit controlling lol, so I know first hand how frustrating it gets to not be able to control certain aspects of your life. For example, we can’t control traffic, accidents, gas prices, the weather, other people’s actions … So when I began my fitness journey I instantly became intrigued by my ability to control my outcome in this situation. It is the one thing I have full control over. In fitness you have to put in what you want to get out of it. Some of you may still be hesitant to start your journey and adopt a new lifestyle because you can’t foresee your results. Maybe you’re nervous about adopting a new routine, or maybe it’s just the unfamiliarity all together that’s holding you back, but you have to start now! The longer you wait to start, the longer …