Let’s talk about gym memberships! One of the toughest things to come across while shopping. I try just about everything to try reject the sales people from avoiding eye contact, running, dodging. If could do cart wheels I would! Once they I do manage to stop me I try to make excuse after excuse. Well the day had to come when they finally caught me and sold me a membership and a few training sessions. It was a blessing in disguise now that I realize and see. I loved my trainer she really helped me get comfortable with working out especially at the gym! Who would of known?! I lost weight and gained some muscle! She and working out really gave me an appreciation for working out and life! I was truly happy during those weigh ins and coming each week and seeing results! She gave me alot of tips and was patient with me. I would highly recommend using a trainer or at least to help you get comfortable with the equipment! It’s definitely a lifestyle but it ended up being something that I wanted to continue to keep in my life. I try to go at least 2 times a week and daily at home! Booty bands are my best friend! Add them to your exercise routine I’ve yet to carry them with me but it’s a great idea! Squats are another one of my favorites for the booty! My current goal is to work on a bigger booty. Then of course work on abs this has been really tuff for me especially when it comes to the pooch! Lower tummy area is the hardest but I have been seeing results lately! When I do get discouraged I remember all the tips and encouragement my trainer gave! If you can work out with a friend please do so! Heard it helps especially to be kept accountable! Plant based proteins are my favorite with oat milk! Oatly oat milk and Vega Chocolate protein are my favorites currently! Some of my other favorites equipments and highly recommend are the treadmill, elliptical, and leg press! Jumping into squats on padded boxes where the hardest when I just started using them. But eventually they became somewhat easier and gave me a great workout. Let’s talk about leg press machine it has become my go to gym equipment I’ve managed to push up to 290 pounds! Pretty impressed with myself and always try to come up with more goals for the gym. At some points I felt overwhelmed as to what to what to do a the gym. Some tips I would recommend and that really helped were just setting days for certain parts like just legs Or just arms . As well as using workout routines that I had on my phone. I found great set of workouts online and others that my trainer had posted on Instagram. Instagram is a great place to find great workouts and tips! As well as downloading workouts apps! One of my favorites and would recommend is Tone It Up. It has a little of everything from like yoga poses. I love yoga I’d like to set a new goal to add it to my morning routine! Let’s just say the gym is like a second home now! Working out has become almost second nature and the other day I lifted my self up just using my arms off a chair! I’ve become strong and a bit confident working out! Outdoors hiking highly recommend as well, you burn a lot calories get to see great landscapes and views! Biking outdoors and downhills also most joyous times of my life! Try it please but be safe out there. Hope I helped you in some way. Tip if you’d like!!
Our first date night was supposed to be at a cafe. He called it an eclectic cafe spot. Knew from his texts he was going to be a cool date. He was going to meet me on a Friday night when he usually spends it with coworkers after going out to bars or anything they come up with. He decided to go with me What a a lucky girl I thought. My knees bucked up and I was shaking all over he could sense and visibly see me. I was super nervous and excited though. Our spontaneous date didn’t quite work out I had work the next day super early. So we postponed, I made sure he still set a date to meet! I didn’t want to miss my shot at meeting him. We ended up meeting on a Monday I believe it was one of the days I had off. I got their early and looked nervously through the window, he texted me saying he had gotten a table for us. I saw him and I was In shock he was so much more handsome than his profile picture. I said hi then ran to restroom in this small pretty story book cafe spot. He made me feel comfortable and helped order food. Once I calmed down we had such a great conversation I didn’t think I could have with someone let alone of the opposite sex. He was like a Dream sure he said some weird things at some points but I ignored them. He looked at me with loving eyes I don’t think anyone has ever made me feel that way. He was a major flirt and I tried my best to flirt. By fitting I grabbed his hot tea and dipped in a sexy way kind of cringe worthy. He didn’t mind or a least mention that I was weird. Made me feel wanted and loved. I was in a ruff spot in my life at the time, thought I needed to have everything figured out being in my late twenties. He was my first date ever. He kind of spoke life into me, if that makes sense. We spoke through texts after this great date I swear it was like eating the best chocolate cake with tons of sparkly sprinkles. He said he wanted to continue seeing me. I was over the moon excited. He was going to go on a trip to Japan and said he’d bring me something back! I was excited he even sent greetings from Japan in a form of a photo. I waited to text him till he came back. Finally after a while he set a date for our second date to a concert. He picked me up from my house he mentioned he didn’t really want to come because he was having such a good time at a baby shower. I felt a little bad about myself but I didn’t say anything. I wanted to go out I didn’t have any other plans I probably should of stepped out of the car. We went on about our date he took me to eat first. He talked a lot and was kinda judgmental of others surrounding us. But I was so in love with him even the way he walked made me like him he moved like he was dancing. We went to the show and spoke a little had alcohol which I don’t really drink. He was nice about it. He held my hand to guided me through the crowd I felt like such a boss babe I almost died. He mentioned he needed gas and I said let’s! While he was putting gas it started to sprinkle out. I was in the car as I made eye contact with him he opened the passenger door and sat down. I felt his chubby back side. He said to me, I want to connect can I kiss you and I said yes. I had mentioned earlier to him that I had not ever had a boyfriend and that he was my first date ever. It was a simple peck on the lips it was perfect. Then he got back in the drivers side and with an excited smile said if he could kiss me again and I said yes this time it was sloppy and he said ,“was it weird” I said no even though it was. I felt so good to feel loved and liked! As we were driving on the freeway he asked me if he could hold my hand and I said yes! He was the best hand holder! As we were close to my place he said I want to kiss you! And I said let’s find a good spot and we made out. I cried as he gave me all the types of kisses there were. I mean name them French kiss butterfly kiss. It was better than the movies! He was laughing I was laughing. It was like two in the morning when our date ended. He mentioned he wanted to see me again and of course I said yes. We texted the next few days. As I was getting ready to go out I checked his location and he was in Vegas! I lost it, I cried and felt my body get hot. I texted him and asked him where he was at and he said working, he had lied to me. My feelings for him had left. I was devastated, he didn’t know I knew. Days passed I mentioned to him we should go to beach he agreed. We were texting and I told him if he liked me and we were agreeing on starting a relationship! I was crying and excited. He wanted to meet to celebrate it was pretty late at night maybe close to midnight. We went to the beach, we had a great time I had feelings for him all over again. He was polite and a gentleman. He even twirled me around. We had a good times together. We made out again. We parted ways. We texted the next few days then out of nowhere he saids he doesn’t think it’ll last. I was crying through this whole process of him dumping me and all the reasons why it wouldn’t work out and how he wanted to just be friends. We’ve texted for a while but I knew he’d break my heart and hurt me. I knew I couldn’t be friends with him. Then came a day when he no longer replied to my texts. I’m trying not to lose hope, still waiting for prince charming to come who ever that may be! Tips would help or advice! Much love.
Hello ladies! Ive got advice and tips that I’ve used for years. I’ve read lots of articles and seen many posts and magazines so I feel like I have a pretty great beauty regimen. I have tested many things on my face from natural products and natural diys. Not ready or don’t think I’ll ever be ready to do any surgery or needles near my face. I try to eat healthy and stay active I feel that kind of helps. I love taking vitamins, recent started taking New Chapter women’s vitamins. I haven’t noticed a lot of major changes. I do feel a little less drowsy and sleepy. I’m sure you’ve heard of coconut oil and all it’s benefits for your skin! I love using it to remove my water proof masquera it leaves my skin feeling soft and gentle on my eyes. Because no one wants fine lines and wrinkles am I right? Ladies. It’s great along with coffee grounds to use as a body scrub or on your face. I like to make my drip coffee and right after use the coffee grounds with coconut oil mixed together and the. Rub it on my hands. Or save some of the left over coffee grounds and coconut oil for when I get in the shower to rub all over my face and body exfoliater. I’ve purchased the peppermint coffee grounds from target before that were meant for your body to elimate stretch marks. It left my skin feeling really soft and even lighten some dark spots I had. I’ve added it with baking soda when I want to use it as a scrub on my face. Recently I heard baking soda is harsh for your face so I prefer to use it once a week or once a month. Haven’t researched a lot but I have or I usually do when it comes to adding internally or externally new products or ingredients to my body. Warm water on a towel against your skin is the best feeling ever! I read it somewhere said by a model it’s like a spa. It really does feel like your pampering yourself set daily and you get to save a lot of money instead of going to fancy spas! But do save or splurge if you can! I have been wanting to try professional facials! I will possibly do that maybe as a once a month treat! Another GREAT product I love to use for my face is oil! Well not just any oil Vitamin e oil is one of my favorites to moisturize my face as well as argan oil! I like using Josie maran products for argan oil. When I discovered it I felt like I had found a holy grail product! Like how is this even possible to have your skin feel this good! Use spf ladies prevent skin damage!! I try to buy makeup with spf just Incase I don’t apply any. I like using face masks once a week. Sephora, drugstores , and Ulta carry some pretty good ones! Another favorite for under eyes are patches and I heard putting them in the fridge give even better results I have yet to test out but will do in the future!Lush is one of my favorite natural stores! I’ve tried a little of everything except maybe their bath products. Highly recommend LUSH make sure to visit a store near you or their only website! The ordinary 10 minute exfoliating facial has been leaving my face looking good it’s a recent product I’ve added to my skin regimen. Another new product I’ve been loving is evanhealy the skin breathes balancing face care kit! I’ve noticed my face is less dry and smooth looking! I look my age or even younger. People say I look a lot younger than I really am I usually get 5 years younger or the youngest is 10 years! My skin care to thank. If you’d like to know more advice let me know and please tip help a girl out.
I’ll call this piece espresso machine. I love espresso,having worked at a few cafes I think my love for it grew or I had better appreciation for lattes and art. Serving others and then them expressing their gratitude had to be one the best feelings and times of my life. Trying to make the best milk for latte art was not as easy as I thought it be. It was challenging but I loved it when I kept improving. I learned ho to make hearts and things that resembles leaves! Customers appreciated the latte art as much or more which was a great surprise. Genuine smiles and happiness we’re experienced during these times. Never would I have thought I would enjoy or let alone be working as a barista and loving it?! And getting paid sure there were days when I didn’t feel so well and some rude customers. But the happy moments made me still want to show up and continue to be a barista maybe not a that location but others. My favorite location as a barista had to of been when I was working on a pier super close by the water. Perfect views everyday I had times when I could sip on lattes and just look out at the windows. Nights were my favorites that’s when it would get busy and I would get to see the moon light up the ocean. Lots of free baked goods or chef made vegan ice cream! I’d love to have one of those fancy coffee carts you see on Pinterest or instagram for weddings or fancy parties! This past year I got the opportunity to see one in person at a wedding for a family member! I’d love to be working an event like that and having my own business on the weekends! Maybe one day I’ll work up the courage and time! Later when I’m older have my own French cafe inspired coffee shop possibly by a beach. Sounds kind of different and a bit strange. I currently don’t work near an espresso machine but I would love to go back to a cafe temporarily or just for fun in another country. Cafes are not only great study spots but great for getting inspiration for art or interior decorating. I love water coloring and sketching in n books. I love reading magazines about interiors and decorating. I feel most inspired or motivated to decorate or even start a business when I have read an article or have seen an interior in a one of my favorite magazines. Magazines are also great art pieces, I love ripping pages out that are the most colorful and making framed pieces for my walls. Recently I’ve been into design anthology magazine it has a little of everything interiors, art, architecture, and travel. It’s a great decor piece as well! It’s almost like a pie of art itself or like a book a bit pricey but they tend to be. I don’t blame them for the high prices after all it’s art. Another one of my favorites is domino magazine I discovered it years ago then it disappeared for a while. They brought it back a few years ago through digital copies I believe. Their website had a lot of diy ideas! Great place to get inspired or gets tips from. I love looking at celebrities interiors and this magazine features celebrities like lena Dunham. As I was sitting here at this cafe trying to work up the courage to hand out my business cards to nearby businesses I realized Uber is expensive and iced coffee is perfection. I kind of feel like Carrie Bradshaw typing this. Let me know if you’d like to hear my opinion on certain topics or anything beauty related. Hope you enjoyed this piece.