Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Mindset, rheumatoid arthritis

It is a gift.

Do you ever wonder EXACTLY why certain things happen to you in your life? The job loss. The diagnosis. The friendship that fell apart. The doubters, naysayers, haters. The circumstances. The pain. Sure, in the forefront, it is freaking painful.  It stings.  It leaves us stuck, frozen, and without the will to push...but, it also… Continue reading It is a gift.

Nutrition, Recipes, weight loss

Kitchen (On Demand) Online Cooking Bootcamp Membership

Welcome to your chance to LEVEL UP in YOUR kitchen. Kitchen (On Demand) is an online space hosted by Nicky Flores of @nickyandspice.  Within this community, you will have access to a growing library of sizzling recipes, entertaining cooking tutorials, and exceptional culinary tips from a professional pastry chef. You get full-ACCESS of this cultivated… Continue reading Kitchen (On Demand) Online Cooking Bootcamp Membership

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??!

#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

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

#unicorntruth, Dreams, Goals, Gratitude, Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Love, Mindset, Nutrition

Winning Week by Week

Does life ever leave you feeling like there is not much you can do with your circumstances? Like, no matter HOW FAR you push yourself, you fall 3 more steps behind?? It gets like that sometimes, but what if you took control and STARTED your own revolution?? I am going to share with you just… Continue reading Winning Week by Week