Taking Lita Lewis’s “You Fit” Pledge

Good Morning Fit Nation! I was going to talk about Sprinkles and Cookies N’ Cream Ice Cream–don’t worry, you’ll get some yumminess next week– but a recent Instagram post from one of my favorite Fitness role models inspired me to change course. Today, I take Lita Lewis’s “You Fit” Pledge (below) and I encourage you to do… Continue reading Taking Lita Lewis’s “You Fit” Pledge

In a Fitness Rut? Press Restart!

Oh, hello there! I’ve been M.I.A. the past few weeks. I wanted to take some time to myself, to mull over what my next steps in this Fitness journey would be and to regain my motivation. Restarting can be frustrating, especially if you feel as if you “let yourself down” by losing momentum. It is… Continue reading In a Fitness Rut? Press Restart!

Staying Put

I try to keep things pretty positive on here, but I think the talk of self-care is extremely important when talking about Health & Fitness. I have been going through a bit of a tough time lately, and as a result taking care of myself became the least of my worries. One day, I simply… Continue reading Staying Put

The Little Dominican Eats: Magic Fountain Homemade Ice Cream!

For the 4th of July weekend, J and I traveled over to his family’s home in Long Island. I had tons of food, from sausages to lasagna to a burger and two different types of cake. Despite how stuffed I was earlier in the day, I still had room for more dessert. If there is… Continue reading The Little Dominican Eats: Magic Fountain Homemade Ice Cream!

Cutting The Cord

In college, I used to carry around this little composition notebook where I wrote down everything I ate. A few of my college friends poked fun at me because I would whip it out at the lunch table, and feverishly write down every single bit of food on my plate: “Mixed greens, tomatoes, olives, 2… Continue reading Cutting The Cord