I've always wanted a job that would allow me to travel. And lately, I've been traveling a lot for work and for leisure (but mostly for work). But just because I'm traveling, doesn't mean I can just throw in the towel and abandon my workouts and meal plans. When you're traveling, its human nature to want… Continue reading Food. Traveling. Work.
Have you slipped up on your journey to be a healthier you? I'm not going to lie, I HAVE. I didn't gain any weight, but I sure didn't lose any either. But let's be realistic, life happens. I started traveling every other week, work picked up, and I've started packing for my move. It seems like there's… Continue reading So you’ve fallen off a bit…
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I'm Back! I've been absent from my blog for about a week or two, due to traveling (something I love to do). First, I was blessed with opportunity to visit Las Vegas with some of my close friends. Now, as you might imagine, we were trying to ball on a budget, so we didn't do fancy dinners or… Continue reading 5 Steps to Eating Healthy on Vacation
New Recipe alert! I've tried it, and its delicious! Here are the things you need Spaghetti Squash Spinach Bacon Parmesan Cheese Basil Pesto Salt Pepper Minced Garlic Italian seasoning Onion powder If you've prepared spaghetti squash before, then you may already know how to do these first few steps. Preheat your oven to 450 degrees… Continue reading New Low Carb Recipe!
Every where you look, there's food. Literally. Its gotten so bad that you can order food from your phone. A few weeks ago, I was in a particular restaurant that produces particularly delicious cheesecake and there was a sign on the door saying that you could download their app and BOOM...there's cheesecake. That's absolutely amazingly...unhealthy. … Continue reading It’s Easy to be Fat.
Happy Fourth of July! I hope you all have enjoyed your long weekend with your family. I know I have. From grilled zucchini, shrimp and a little bit of my Mother's delicious pound cake. I need a good at home workout. Today, I have another special guest who was generous enough to give us… Continue reading Workout at Home: Part 2- 4th of July Edition
I hope you all have made time to work out today. It's okay if it's early in the morning, in the middle of the day, or late at night, as long as you find time! Today, we have a very special trainer who is based in Chattanooga, TN soon to be in Charlotte, NC. She… Continue reading Workout at Home: Part 1
Since I've been on my weight loss journey I've lost around 70+ pounds and people ask me all the time, "Alex, what was your motivation?" I would always end up giving them the same generic answer, "to be healthier....blah blah blah". But in reality, that's not the reason. For most of my life, I've struggled… Continue reading Why I lost weight…
Pa·tient: able to accept or tolerate delays, problems, or suffering without becoming annoyed or anxious. Patience...Something that I don't have. But lately, God has been forcing me to develop this skill. In almost every aspect of my life, I've been forced to practice patience. At work, socially, and with my weight loss. A couple of… Continue reading Patience.
So if you don't already know, I graduated from college in December 2015 and I went straight into Corporate America in January 2016. Thankfully, I was able to skip that awkward time where you have a degree but don't have anywhere to use it (Praise God). But anyways, I'm coming up on my 6 month mark and I was… Continue reading 5 Important Lessons for a Young Pofessional
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The day has come. The final day of the weekend. Tomorrow is Monday, so we might a well get ready now. Today starts the first day of my "7 Days of healthy eating" series. I'm going to tell you what I eat for breakfast lunch and dinner. I even throw in a few snacks and… Continue reading Sunday Funday
Hello, my name is Alex and I am a carbaholic. However, I’ve recently lost around 70 pounds and I’ve been getting questions on how I did it. So one portion of my blog is dedicated to telling you guys what I did. First off, I don’t call it a diet. With a diet, there’s a… Continue reading Healthy Foodie