Flufftastic Protein Waffles and Week of Workouts: April 22-28

3-part Blog post with: my week of workouts chart, flufftastic waffle recipe, and brief review of the bible study workbook I just completed… fitness, food, faith 🙂 Here is my accountability chart for the week, which you can read more about here  (like what macros I am using, why the 12hr fast, etc) and/or you can download this template I use if you’d like to use … Continue reading Flufftastic Protein Waffles and Week of Workouts: April 22-28

Week of Yoga, Giving Yourself Space to Grow, Warrior Diet Update

When you want something new and exciting to happen in your life, then you have to create some space. Too often we spend so much time and energy trying to figure out and anticipate every scenario. All the while God is saying, “Just create a little space for Me, and I’ll come in and fill it. Workouts — Dates: February 26-March 3 Here is what … Continue reading Week of Yoga, Giving Yourself Space to Grow, Warrior Diet Update

Week of Yoga Workouts, Evolving Goals, Soul Detox, & How to breathe correctly (I’ve been breathing wrong my whole life!)

Workouts  — Dates: February 19-26 PROGRESS Photo of the week!    I’m switching up how I log my ‘workouts’ this week, due to the past couple weeks of logging taking a bit more time than I’d like! So, here is what my typical weekdays are looking like: Steps: approximately 11,000-16,000 a day Morning Yoga Practice: 30 minutes This week, Yasi and I started a “Complete … Continue reading Week of Yoga Workouts, Evolving Goals, Soul Detox, & How to breathe correctly (I’ve been breathing wrong my whole life!)

Long run, Calorie-free ‘salted caramel’ Cream/Sugar, giving up Protein ice cream, and Great Book

I met up with my friend Cathy this morning to run! I had 12 and she did the first 5 with me (about 8min/mile pace), which was awesome of her! She got me off to a great start that I kept up through the run.  And my last 3 miles were my fastest, which was the goal my coach had for me! 🙂 Cathy shared … Continue reading Long run, Calorie-free ‘salted caramel’ Cream/Sugar, giving up Protein ice cream, and Great Book

Update: Reverse Diet, Training, New Goals

From right before the start of my reverse diet -25weeks ago! ➡️ to this past weekend. The first pic on the left was taken 2days before my npc show in October. My goal when I started with Amber Fokken was to stay in the current shape while increasing my calories (& metabolism) to a level that is sustainable as a lifestyle. I finished my NPC … Continue reading Update: Reverse Diet, Training, New Goals

Everything-Free Birthday Cake Donuts, Interval Run, & Praying for your Husband

I used the Enjoy Life Pancake mix to whip up a batch of donuts this morning. Enjoy Life is a company that produces foods that are gluten-free and free-from the top 8 most common allergens (hence the ‘everything-free’ name for these donuts).  This recipe used 3 ingredients (1 is optional!) to make a batch of 5 mini-donuts that are just 37kcals each: 1g protein, 5.8g carbs, … Continue reading Everything-Free Birthday Cake Donuts, Interval Run, & Praying for your Husband

Reverse dieting, Macros, Faith

Reverse dieting & IIFYM : My experience, Science behind it, How macros has really helped me in Life & Faith  My personal experience: Here is the most recent update. But I also did previous (informational) posts on reverse dieting here and here. I am 20weeks into a reverse diet, and am so excited about the results.  My calories have doubled and my weight is down 6.5lbs.  I’m beside myself. … Continue reading Reverse dieting, Macros, Faith

Reverse diet update, Training, & Leaving a Legacy 

Reverse Diet update: So I emailed Amber this morning with my progress pics & was a little down. Then realized about about an hour later how wrong that was. In the past 18weeks, I’ve come really far. (From NPC Phoenix in October to this morning!) Here are the stats after 18weeks ➡️ My Weight is down⬇️ 5lbs & calories have ⬆️increased by Over 900/day 😲since … Continue reading Reverse diet update, Training, & Leaving a Legacy 

Pumpkin protein Donuts & Giving Perfect Gifts Everyday

Just finished up a long run with my running group! And decided to make a friend’s recipe as a post-run meal.  I modified Emma Beth’s Doozies recipe into 28kcal protein Donuts :).  I have previously made these as cookies/Doozies. But the donut maker makes them in about 1/3- 1/2 the time as the oven …. so Donuts it was !  As they were baking, I … Continue reading Pumpkin protein Donuts & Giving Perfect Gifts Everyday