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Sex, Sweat and Taboos

My large hispanic family shrinks shudders cringes at the thought of talking anything related to health, fitness, sex, partnerships, politics, love, life, and pretty much any topic with opposing views. But, what can we all agree on?FOOD! <— Click here for some food PRON!That’s right, who would’ve thought that Hispanics are foodies? {eye-roll}Yes, most of us are foodies. Actually, I’ve never met a Latina/Latino who doesn’t practically worship good food (what type…

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More Skinny, Less Bitch

Holy freaking bio-balls, Batman!There is so much to update you all on.I’ll keep it short, and do my best to add some juicy tidbits throughout.Sound fair?Great, let’s get going! Here’s my past week, in a nutshell.[Oh yes, I brought my crap-ass allergy ridden issues into this mess]I flipped off my boss last week by giving him the Peace sign backwards.{note: a peace sign facing you – palm toward body –…

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Slow Your Roll!

I had a very long chat with my bestie last night. Unfortunately, her words stuck with me and very much interfered with my studying/cramming review time. She told me how she worries that I am always too busy to just sit back and enjoy the day. I guess that, for the most part, she’s right. My idea of relaxing is going for a 30 minute run or reading a chapter from…

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The Challenge!

It’s over!24 days. Done!Hallelujah! I’ve lost 9 pounds and I am damn proud of myself. So proud, in fact – that I’m purchasing myself a LBD (little black dress – a sexy one, to celebrate our 5 year anniversary in chicness!)Plus, a pair of bootines and an awesome pair of running shoes ::cough, underarmour, cough:: Oh darling, the choices! These booties caught my eye. They come in black and green. Hmmm……

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Love your Booty!

Here’s one for you to remember: Pamper yourself! I am always forgetting this. Between work, studying and volunteer work – I tend to put my needs last and all others first. This is the fastest way to run yourself into the ground! AVOID! AVOID! AVOID! I’ve been seriously forgetting to spend any time on myself, especially since I still feel phat. Ugh. Yes, I’m losing weight – but I’m not…

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Bundle of Crazy

Still working on the diet thing, while dealing with girlisms. UGH. For those who don’t know, today is yesterday was (I just missed posting this by a few minutes, drat!) October 3rd!  Mean Girls Day! :]  There was so much crazy-drama-bat-crud-randomness today, that this simple little notion was able to bring a smile to my face.  I used this multiple times today. Oh yeah! I blame my hormones for all…

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For the love of Sharpies!

I have been working my butt off all day!  In the past week I’ve gone through 3 highlighters and a whole mess of Sharpie pens – this studying business is no joke! That said, my diet has been a little wishy-washy as of late. Thank goodness for the meal replacement shakes I have for the 24-Day challenge! They taste so yummy! I now blend the chocolate shake with a banana,…

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TOM is HERE

Let me tell you now, I’m hormonal – which means that I’m pissy, tired, SHOUTY and couldn’t control my tears if i tried. It’s been all chick-flicks and seriously craving some Ben&Jerry’s…and then my rational mind briefly stepped in to present my health-conscience. That bitch! Trying to diet and workout these past few days has been so-freaking-hard! I’ve wanted to just curl up into a ball and lay on the…

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Whoop, Whoop!

Six days down! Can I get a whoop, whoop?! I’m not starving, which is a plus. My workouts have been pretty consistent (I missed Friday night, but did get a late night walk in on Saturday, so I didn’t get thrown too far off.)My energy is soaring! I think that’s my favorite part. It’s almost like there’s extra hours in my day. Being extra-productive is epic and reading for class…

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Love Affair

Day Five! I went to work and came home to the beau and one of my besties waiting for me. Coffee run (the Starbucks ban didn’t last too long, but I did stay within my caloric intake limit for the day and even got a TALL size. Can anyone say epic restraint skills?) followed by lounging and a Thai food adventure. It’s been great and the energy is still coming…

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