Goals, Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Mindset, rheumatoid arthritis, weight loss

When HARD is exactly WHAT you need to move you…

"When life is hard, we give up on what we really believe in." OUCH.  I heard this statement a few weeks ago within a mindset community I am a part of.  It hit me like a ton of bricks.  I have read this statement for the last few weeks and admitted to myself, more than… Continue reading When HARD is exactly WHAT you need to move you…

#unicorntruth, Goals, Gratitude, Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Mindset

Consider yourself BLOCKED.

Can we just address this for a minute? (and I will keep it brief.....) Have you ever encountered keyboard ninjas? I LOVE to keep the peace and really display a very positive aspect of my life on the internet, but I am going to touch on this topic, because the deeper I dive into sharing… Continue reading Consider yourself BLOCKED.

Dreams, Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Mindset, rheumatoid arthritis

What it’s like. Millennial Married without kids Edition

I am just going to be blunt here for a second, wasting time in your life S U C K S. Living by the standards of society, also sucks.  I have gone back and forth about EVEN talking about this topic. Because it is taboo. Because it is hard.  Because messy is easier left swept… Continue reading What it’s like. Millennial Married without kids Edition

Gratitude, Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Mindset, rheumatoid arthritis

World Arthritis Day 2018

Welcome to the glimpse of a disease that affects one in four individuals, arthritis.  This disease is personal, local, and worldwide.  So many of us are affected that I wanted to share my peace with today. First things first, we get to release AWARENESS. In the sanctity of my life, I NEVER shared about rheumatoid… Continue reading World Arthritis Day 2018

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, 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

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?