About MeI'm a Californian starting a new adventure in Texas. My favorite things include traveling, being outside, reading good books, exercising, and spending time with family and friends. I do my best to take care of my body by eating healthy foods ... especially when oats are involved! I am a NSCA certified personal trainer and love to share workouts with you. Please always consult with a medical professional before beginning an exercise program. This blog is not a substitute for medical advice. Listen to your body and do what works for you!
Category Archives: Product Reviews
Hello, everyone! A few weeks ago I did a post sharing my tips for successful morning workouts. If you missed the post, you can check it out here. In keeping with that theme, I wanted to share three products that … Continue reading
I’ve read about Too Faced eye shadow palettes on other blogs and seen rave reviews on YouTube of Too Faced’s Chocolate Bar palette and Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar palette. The colors looked amazing but since I don’t do sugar, the thought … Continue reading
I recently had the opportunity to try a couple of nail polishes from the SinfulColors Spring 2015 Collection – I loved them!!
A few months ago I had the opportunity to review SinfulColors Holi-dazzled Collection and loved the polishes I received. You can read my review here. I’m thrilled to let you know that SinfulColors put together an amazing Valentine’s Day collection … Continue reading
I love having painted nails! Painted nails help me feel cute, feminine and festive. However, painting my nails takes work and I’m not a fan of investing the time only to have the polish chip a day or two later. … Continue reading
I can’t believe it’s November already – wow! The holidays will be here before we know it. I LOVE Thanksgiving and Christmas for many reasons but one of my favorites is the opportunity to spend time with family and friends. … Continue reading
Have you read about ENERGYbits? ENERGYbits are tablets of spirulina algae used a fuel source by runners and other athletes. ENERGYbits do not contain sugar, caffeine, gluten, additives, animal products, chemicals or fillers. I’d seen ENERGYbits pop up on other … Continue reading
Since I’m incorporating longer running distances and more strength training into my marathon training program, I’m looking for healthy sources of protein as well as healthy snacks to carry with me throughout the day. I’m so excited to tell you … Continue reading
A few weeks ago I was contacted by Protein Milkshake Bar and offered a sample of protein powder to review. I love the benefits protein supplements provide (quicker recovery and less soreness after workouts, feeling fuller doing the day, etc.) … Continue reading
I’m thrilled to announce that I am now a Swirlgear Brand Ambassador! Swirlgear was created by Lacie Whyte and offers women quality running apparel in flattering styles. One of my favorite things about Swirlgear is the company’s focus on empowering … Continue reading