Every time we go on vacation, our biggest question tends to be : do we rent a hotel or do we air bnb it? For all of our trips, we take into consideration the city, time of year, the weather, and the days of the week. Before our last getaway to California, we were faced with that same question. However, although we have visited SoCal many times, there are two main reasons why you should stay in a hotel while visiting La Jolla:
One of the most commonly asked questions I’ve gotten since my miscarriage is “when you going to start trying again?” Let me tell you how enraging that question is. I mean SHIT, it took my body 3 months after miscarrying to lose the HcGs, it took my mind / confidence even longer to heal (up until late March to be exact), and we lost our adopted puppy from Distemper in February. Of course trying again for our Rainbow Baby has been a priority, but can you cut a girl some slack?
I’m officially coining this term “a gallon (of water) a day, keeps the dr away.” As I write this article, I’m sitting here bloated AF from eating way too much yesterday. There was really only one non diet compliant type of food that I ate, but holy hell, does it wreck my stomach and make my body all around sore. Looking back at my prior detox article, I was trying to figure out how to help my current situation. But, I’ve realized that I left off one key thing to successful detoxing….aqua !
Because everyone has crazy schedules (including me) and don’t have time to read long(er) articles, I created a monthly series called, “Healthy Quickies.” Working with my favorite trainer and friend, David Hardin, HQ’s will be quick and simple pointers on how to make each and every one of us a better (healthier) human. Whether it’s a workout move, health tip of the day, common idea, etc. check out the HQ’s for your monthly download. This month’s topic: Wedding Arms and Shoulders
Behind every blogger, there is a person, and their story. Focusing on food, lifestyle, health conscious, fashion – each concept is unique and we all have our favorites. Since I came onto the blogging scene back in 2015, Her Tasty Life has been one of my personal favorites to follow….and for many good reasons.
Ugh what I would do to live in Italy. Although I’ve only visited twice, I’ve spent a good chunk of time there both times I’ve visited. As you can imagine, my favorite part of Italy is obviously the food. Don’t get me wrong, the sites are beautiful and the air is fresh AF, but the food is pure gold. I had ZERO stomach or skin issues when I was just there. None. I ate whatever I wanted, where I wanted, no limits on quantity either. And even though we walked around a ton everyday, I LOST weight. Yes, lost. Why? Again, the food is pure.
As you know, we live in a world where using shit ingredients like canola oil (in almost EVERY good on the shelves) , aspartame (in gum), food dyes, sodium nitrates (in normal bacon, sausages, etc.), and man-made ingredients is socially accepted. Why? A part of society doesn’t 1. read the ingredients, 2. doesn’t care about the ingredients, or (and the worst) 3. can’t afford to eat better. Sure, all of these foods in grocery stores AND in the majority of restaurants have super tasty food, but are they beneficial for our current and future health? EFF NO. Okay, I’m done ranting about the foods in our country (for now) and am veering back to the true purpose….
Although Chicago has started to jump on the clean-sustainable-ingredient-restaurant wagon, the gears are still slowly turning. The main struggle I (and everyone else with food issues) have is finding places to eat out where you can trust the quality. Unfortunately, I can count the places where I can “safely” eat in Chicago on one hand — which is extremely sad. However, after much research, I learned that I can now add Range Chicago in Lincoln Park to my inventory.