Back to the Basics with Alzheimer’s and Dementia.

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Happy Friday friends,

Today I have a very special post that I’ve been thinking about lately and I think a lot of you will enjoy it. Since the end of August, I’ve been volunteering with Hospice of the Valley and began my class about Alzheimer’s and Dementia. I came into this course with no prior experience with the disease and never met anyone who’s been linked with it. So coming in with a clean slate, I had only an idea of what it’ll be like from movies or TV shows. So, when you hear the word Alzheimer’s or dementia, you may think of Allie from The Notebook or someone just forgetting a lot about their past. Well here’s a couple of things I’ve learned…Continue reading “Back to the Basics with Alzheimer’s and Dementia.”

Fall Quotes That Refuel My Soul

Hi friends,

As inspiration from my fall-inspired looks, I wanted to share a couple of my favorite fall quotes that I’ve stumbled upon on Pinterest. Reading them just gets me into the mood of being calm, cool and cozy. Also, wanting to grab a hot chocolate or pumpkin spiced latte (even though it’s currently still 96 degrees in AZ, yikes!). So grab a cozy blanket, maybe some warm tea and enjoy! 🙂

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Fall Clothing Inspiration

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Hey y’all,

It’s officially fall season and I’m super excited to share my outfit ideas and looks! Autumn is the perfect time to bring out boots, sweaters, denim and leather jackets, scarves.. you name it! Neutrals are my go-to when styling my outfits because they are so versatile and match with anything. For this fall season, I’ve seen more patterns being implemented throughout outfits and I’m really liking this checkered trend because it is eye-catching and different. At the end of this post, I’ve also added some additional fall inspiration outfits that I found on Pinterest and I hope you’ll enjoy! Continue reading “Fall Clothing Inspiration”

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Hey there!

As dedication to my first fitness post, I wanted to include my favorite products that I always use within my daily life whether I’m working out at the gym or running errands. I’ve been an active gym-goer ever since my volleyball career ended in high school and during this time, I’ve run (no pun intended, haha) across amazing products that I highly recommend for you to try! Here’s my top 5 favorite products that I use EVERYDAY:

Resistance Bands (2)

Resistance bands are a staple to my leg day and booty workouts due to the resistance that it adds while doing compound exercises or stretches. I recommend using these bands for exercises such as: glute bridges, donkey kicks, fire hydrants, front squats, standing adduction, lateral band walks and etc. to fire up the glutes and prepare for an awesome workout. Always remember, glute activation is KEY to growing your bum especially if you’re sedentary for most of the day. The resistance bands pictured above are only $10.95 on Amazon Prime and other brands are relatively around the same price. Get yours here: https://goo.gl/8pnTYe. Continue reading

Hello and welcome to my 1st blog post!

I’m super excited to deliver fun insight of my experiences through life and hopefully you can learn a thing or two as you continue this journey with me. As some of you may know, I did a volunteer clinical medicine trip a summer ago for 8 weeks in Trujillo, Peru. During this trip I had the most amazing and rewarding time of my life serving the people of this country with community workshops for the youth about hygiene and a medical campaign serving over 150 people. However, I also experienced the BEST food while I was there. I’m a huge foodie lover so please be ready to have your mouth watering by the end of this post. Continue reading