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…

Dreams, Goals, Gratitude, Mindset, weight loss

Does your MINDSET kill your vibes??!

Hey SWEET babe!!It has been LONG TIME NO TALK!! Well, let's change that real quick, yeah?? So, I have been REALLY interested in mindset lately, and WHAT can be done to overcome some of the CRAP that goes on up there......and, this is what I have found:  It is not only NOT our fault, but we… Continue reading Does your MINDSET kill your vibes??!

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…

Recipes

The Beautiful TRUTH that is Toasted Coconut Butter (Manna if you’re fancy ♥)

If you have ever dabbled in the world of autoimmune diets, nutrition, protocols, eliminations, or anything related to REMOVING inflammation from your body, there has probably BEEN a time that you stumbled across the fact that peanut butter is an excessively inflammatory food....I, myself, am an enthusiast of the aforementioned butter, and I absolutely know… Continue reading The Beautiful TRUTH that is Toasted Coconut Butter (Manna if you’re fancy ♥)

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?