This weekend I found out that the handful of vegetables we eat the most, are the least nutritious...even ones I have been eating for a decade, like button mushrooms. New studies emit new info. So I went to an International Grocer, with a list of the healthiest ones, and made an unusual salad...organic cherry tomatoes, beat leaves, kale, baby bok choy, mustard greens, beech mushrooms, poblano peppers and fresh tumeric. I used my homemade apple-cider vinegrette and viola! #tryvegetarian#trynewthings#eatmorevegs#eattolivedontlivetoeat#reduceinflammation#dmvhealthy4life
I have been 215 ish pounds heavier than this. . I have been 40ish pounds lighter than this. . These are all averages I’m assuming because I haven’t been on a scale in 7 weeks. . I didn’t love my body through any of the changes. . I spent years working and telling it that it wasn’t good enough because I compared it to other people’s bodies. . I forgot to love me because I was so lost in comparison that I didn’t appreciate anything I did. . I quit dieting and most importantly quit comparing to learn to love me now in this season of my body. It’s the best thing I did. No comparing, no criticism, just love and admiration for me!
Okay, hear me out on this. Whenever I’m abroad, I make a pretty solid effort for trying foods and flavors that are out of my comfort zone. It’s a pretty good way to get a taste for the culture (pun intended) in my opinion (and probably any traveler you meet). In the United States, I never ever eat Pringles—ever!! I don’t know why, I just never consider them. However, they are one of the only chip brands I can find at my tiny Sococe supermarket in Bouaké, so they have become one of my more frequent purchases. While visiting Agbeke in Abidjan, we found these #hamandcheese Pringles on sale. ...guys. They’re so good. I don’t even know how to describe how perfectly the deli ham and processed cheese flavor was captured so perfectly in such a weirdly satisfying way. What are weird flavors you’ve tried?? • • • #cotedivoire#pringles#flavortown#abidjan#ivorycoast#chips#snacktime#eattheworld#travel#travelgirl#trynewthings#tasty#tbloggers#momentofmine
Happy Monday! Gonna start a new thing...Monday challenges. Rules of challenges..don't hurt youself or anyone else in the process! Today's challenge: Do something weird or something that frightens you. Doesn't have to be big. Report your victory to me if you like ❤ #evolve#selfesteem#try#trynewthings#grow#inspire#motivation#fit#fitmom#strongmom#earlyaf#monday#weird#strange#nerd#odd#leggings#makeup#cute#hair#nails#bunny#mask#disguise#incognito
I'm calling those a success. First time trying bowties. Now to plane them flush. Then some sanding and some oil and another board will be ready for delivery! Just in time for Christmas. #merrychristmas#handcut#trynewthings
#sundayfunday#iceskating with @jenngoins1015 and her kids. I haven’t skated in 20 years but it was fun to help her girls learn. We also had an amazing lunch at @thearrogantbutcher where the kids tried new foods, including #oysters 😝
I am more than a non profit founder. Don’t put me in a box 💁🏾♀️ thanks @idriselba ・・・ Du-rag thought.😎😎😎There is something about sitting in hair and makeup, stepping into a character, that makes me want to send simple advice out. The way man created computers to multi task and handle anything you ask it to do, is the same way you should approach your own brain, it is capable of learning new skills until the day you die. Try something new and don’t be discouraged if someone tells you to stay in your lane, Fluck that! (Yes FLUCK) I go through this torment a lot because I have a big imagination but I distance myself from anyone that can’t articulate why I shouldn’t try. 👊🏾👊🏾 #believeinyourself#trynewthings#stretchyourlimits#limitless#idriselba#foodforthought#duragswag
I'm not sure what this is called, but I saw @danrosenpole make it look so easy........ that it is not! But I really like this move, I'll have work on smoothing it out. #poledance#trynewthings#playdatewiththegirls#pdbudspinvariation# @pole_hog At @impulsepolefit
The past should stay in the past, it’s long and over with!! It’s time to push yourself to its limits, the only thing stopping you, is YOU!! #onedayatatime#aasavedmylife#selfmadetrainingfacility #oakley #sundayfunday#fitnessmotivation#loveyourself#bepositive#betteryourself#whatsstoppingyou#trynewthings#travel#rewardyourself#helpother#spreadlove#route91survivor💜🧡
🌿 PLANT PROTEIN 🌿 Finally tried @drinkapres today between SoulCycle rides and it was tasty yet filling. Thinking of trying their other flavors... any suggestions? #postworkoutdrink#preworkoutshake#mintcacao . Nails by @becolorstreet
Happy Birthday, Joseph Pilates! Born in 1883, Pilates found that the answer to many issues with the body was to “design a unique series of life enhancing physical exercises that help to correct muscular imbalances and improve posture, coordination, balance, strength and flexibility.” Now look at us today!