Goals, Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Nutrition

That WEIGHT-LOSS Life, though…

Want to know the CRAZIEST thing about losing weight?  (truth: you are here, so I am going to assume THAT is a yes!) You don't get to stop.  Like, YOU HAVE TO keep going, or the entire process just becomes a big FAT FLOP (pun intended, pun accepted, pun befriended). If you have read my… Continue reading That WEIGHT-LOSS Life, though…

#unicorntruth, Goals, Gratitude, Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Mindset, Nutrition, weight loss

Positivity and SPICE Wellness Community

It is OFFICIALLY HERE!!! I have finally created a ONE-STOP, FREE community (on Facebook here) where you can gain access to all things WELLNESS!! Some of us have goals and wonder HOW to reach them....I am going to be diving into the different tools that I have utilized to lose weight, remove medication, find BETTER… Continue reading Positivity and SPICE Wellness Community

Goals, Mindset, weight loss

The Teachings of Entrepreneurship

It took me until I was 32 to really take a stab at WHAT foods should be incorporated into my daily nutrition. I had no idea that foods were breaking my body. I had no idea that my beloved favorites were slowly destroying my joints. I had no idea that life existed for me outside… Continue reading The Teachings of Entrepreneurship

Fun, Goals, Mindset, Nutrition, weight loss

What is your Fiber Fitness Score?

Humor me for a minute, what part of your life does FIBER get to play a huge role in?? I know, right?!!  Dietary FIBER.  EW. BUT!!!  How's your digestion?  Your bloat?  Your poop schedule? I went there.  And, I have a solution.  Maybe you are not having ANY issues, and for you I clap and… Continue reading What is your Fiber Fitness Score?

Goals, Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Mindset, weight loss

Food vs Fitness

Where are my babes who feel UTTERLY confused??!! You hear this diet works like this..... And, that diet works like that.... Eat this, don't eat that.... Skip the carbs, pump up the cardio..... Truth is INDIVIDUALITY will always make you have to figure out the BEST plan for your body, but the best news is… Continue reading Food vs Fitness

Dreams, Goals, Gratitude, Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Mindset, Nutrition, Pushing Play

Shifting to the GET TO mentality

When I first tried home workouts, I had NO workout gear.  I had asked for a Wii Fit for Christmas in 2009, and it took until January 2013 before I attempted to actually use it like a boss. That's right, Wii Fit.  The video game + board.   And, that is also right, I wore pajama… Continue reading Shifting to the GET TO mentality

#unicorntruth, Dreams, Fun, Goals, Gratitude, Mindset, Teacher Life

Grass is Greener

As I sit here, listening to the sound of two different neighbors mowing their lawns, I am overcome with the idea of hustle, breath, and fascination of pride. I am no expert, and absolutely NOT a gardener or even have anything CLOSE to a green thumb, so I take both of these instances as SHEER… Continue reading Grass is Greener

Dreams, Fun, Goals, Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Mindset, Nutrition, Teacher Life

Allow Myself to Introduce…..Myself

Okay, if you know the movie this title quote is from, can I GIVE YOU A HIGH FIVE???!!! ♥ I am Nicky, you could have guessed that much.  And, unlike any other introduction I have shared before, this one is NOT rainbows and unicorns....it is TRUTH in a nutshell.  I believe in making a GREAT… Continue reading Allow Myself to Introduce…..Myself

Fun, Goals, Gratitude, Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Mindset, Nutrition, Recipes, Teacher Life

Are Pepperoni Slices KILLING your Spring Break Jive?

Listen, I get it.  You get served the same rotation of "healthy" classroom snacks each afternoon, and NOTHING (I literally mean, NOTHING) is as exciting as the precipice that is SPRING BREAK. It almost feels like a mythical creature that you cannot grasp...think unicorn here ♥ The kids are wild.  The breaks are nonexistent.  The… Continue reading Are Pepperoni Slices KILLING your Spring Break Jive?

Dreams, Goals, Mindset, Nutrition, Pushing Play, Teacher Life

An Unsuspecting Leader

You know that feeling....walking past the school kitchen or teacher's meeting....the smell of FRESH donuts and Starbucks coffee wafting past your nose....and you KNOW the gut check that happens if you decide to SKIP the regular option of diving in and going with the crowd... Brutal. There are no words for the POWER that comes… Continue reading An Unsuspecting Leader