Through a group of women empowering women, I stumbled across Miss Active and their Brand Rep opportunity. I’ve done some similar things in the past that didn’t really work out or turn in to anything, and I was keen to try something else. So I applied via the Miss Active website, and after about a… Continue reading Miss Active Brand Review
After my disastrous purchase and review of the Too Faced Melted Matte Lipstick, I decided I needed to try again. My mission, to find a liquid lipstick that stays on and looking good all day. So, back to Mecca Maxima I went. I wandered around looking for what I thought would work. Mauve was my… Continue reading Nars Liquid Lipstick Review
It’s been about a month and my weight hasn’t changed. This isn’t all bad though, I was slacking pretty bad. Extra cheat meals, and little exercise. Really, I’m lucky that my weight hasn’t changed. But after a few weeks of coasting and eating comfortably, it’s time to kick back into gear. I’ve had a good… Continue reading Diary: Changing Things Up
The first thing people do when they’re trying to lose weight is cut out calories, but it needs to be done the right way in order to work. If you cut out too much for an extended period of time, your body will enter starvation mode. What is Starvation Mode? When the body isn’t… Continue reading Starvation Mode
Water is important, but a lot of people don’t know just how important it is. Not drinking enough water can affect your kidneys’ ability to function properly and is even the leading cause of kidney stones. Drinking plenty of water is one of the easiest ways to avoid UTIs (urinary tract infections) as it flushes… Continue reading Drinking Water and Weight Loss
Most of us have heard the statement that “muscle burns more calories than fat”, but just how many more calories does muscle burn than fat, and what does that mean? Let’s start with the numbers: Calories burned per day by fat: 2 calories per pound of fat Calories burned per day by muscle: 6 calories… Continue reading Muscle Burns More Calories than Fat, But How Much?
Read Chapter 7 here It was a Tuesday, and I was originally driving to work, on two hours of sleep after staying up all night when Mike* threatened to kill himself. I spoke to my Mom on the phone and told her that he’d hit me the week before. I told her I was… Continue reading My DV Story Chapter 8