L-Y-F with Beauty & Beyond

Lyf is what you make it!

Tis the season to veggi-tear-ian

Merfollowers,   I am happy to announce that I am experimenting with vegetarianism. Honestly, this was not my idea! The things we do for our friends….he he! Heck, if it gives me more energy or makes me feel better, why not. The only way to know what works for our bodies is to experiment. LET’SContinue reading “Tis the season to veggi-tear-ian”

Whacks 4 Facts ✎

  BCAAs… What is that? Do they work? What exactly do they do? Can they harm your body? Many people take supplements without truly understanding the purpose of using them. They just buy the outfits or the supplements because that’s what fitness gurus say to do. Do you think that is really going to helpContinue reading “Whacks 4 Facts ✎”

A.M. vs P.M.

It’s going up…. in the A.M. The last couple of months, I have been going to the gym in the morning more than the evening. Honestly, I never really thought that it mattered what time of day you went to the gym as long as you got your workout in. If your food calories areContinue reading “A.M. vs P.M.”

Killing your insides

    I have def been MIA for a hot minute! However, life happens… it is what it is! I recall writing a blog regarding body dysmorphia last year, but I never really touched on the other rampant eating disorders. The most commonly known E.D.’s are Bulimia and Anorexia. Have you ever wondered why eatingContinue reading “Killing your insides”

H2O Intolerance

HAHA! What movie is that from??? …. You got it Finding NEMO!!! (Refer to the Title of the post ^^) Seriously though, why is water so important? Is hydration necessary? First off, adult bodies are comprised of approximately 60% of water. (water.usgs.gov) Water is dispersed throughout our vital organs and our blood plasma. Secondly, itContinue reading “H2O Intolerance”

Sleep to Beauty 💤

Sleeping is an essential part of recovery. Your body needs rest! Let me tell you….. If you ignore it, it will catch up to you. I had gone weeks without sleep and then my body started to shut down. Caffeine was no longer working, my immune system was getting weak, and my brain function wasContinue reading “Sleep to Beauty 💤”

Keep Moving….

Progression is the slowest process ever! It can take months and even years for us to get where we want to be. Often, we tend to beat ourselves up when we fall off the “bandwagon”. The great thing is that we can always jump back on. Honestly, we will not always be positive either. WeContinue reading “Keep Moving….”

Moment of Truth

Ok! Fit Ladies, How are the resolutions coming? Were there good days, great days, and bad days? Better believe it is going to happen, but not just to you. Everyone goes through it, yet that is part of the journey, isn’t it? There will not be good weeks without the bad weeks. It’s not givingContinue reading “Moment of Truth”

Motivation 64, No Repeats or Hesitation

Some of us have specific vices that motivate us. What motivates you? A relationship? Your kids? A diet fad? Pills? Advertisement? Event? Those are all outside inspirational advocates. Yet, what is really needed is for ourselves to be our motivation. How can we become self-motivating? How do we believe in ourselves? We need to learnContinue reading “Motivation 64, No Repeats or Hesitation”