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I Thought I Lost My Menstrual Cup
in HEALTH, Product Reviews

I Thought I Lost My Menstrual Cup | Product Review

Menstrual cups are popular fad for women to use in place of pads and tampons. They last for years before replacing them and you can wear them for hours at a time before changing it. They are said to be better for your body than tampons. I began seeing and hearing about menstrual cups and was very intrigued on how they worked. I get tired of buying pads and tampons. Anything that can help me save money and is better for my body, I am all for trying. After trying,…

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How to Achieve a New Body
in Fitness, HEALTH

How To Achieve A New Body

The long, sleepless nights, the stretch marks, bigger areolas, and wider hips. This ALL happened to me while I was pregnant and now I am pretty much stuck it all. Or am I? It took me a long time to be comfortable with my body and be confident with myself after I had my son. I was dealing with some other factors including being on medications for Ulcerative Colitis, which caused me to gain excessive weight after birth. It began to make me feel depressed and I felt like I…

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5 Things to Remember When Going Back to School in Your Late Twenties
in Advice, LIFE

5 Things to Remember When Going Back to School in Your Late Twenties

I told myself that I would never get a Master’s degree once I graduated from undergrad in 2013. You could not even persuade me to go to grad school. After two years of working at my big girl job, I decided that I wanted to go back for my Master’s in Social Work. That did not work out. I took two classes and dropped out because I was really sick while pregnant. I had a choice to go back but realized it was not for me like I initially thought….

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How Many Fruits and Vegetables Do You Eat?
in HEALTH, Health Tips

How Many Fruits and Vegetables Do You Eat?

Do you like fruits and vegetables? I do. It took me a while to get there with vegetables but my taste buds have changed A LOT over the years. I eat way more vegetables than I used to 5 years ago. Fruits have never been an issue for me because I LOVE fruit! However, regardless of if you love them or hate them, do you know how many fruits and vegetables you should eat daily? The daily recommendation for fruit and vegetable intake is 5-7 servings per day. Yes, that…

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What You Should Know About Coloring Natural Hair
in BEAUTY, Natural Hair

What You Should Know About Coloring Natural Hair

Fall time is here! You know what that means? Pretty colors are near and the pretty leaves are beginning to fall off the trees, well in Indiana it is LOL. This is the time of the year where my natural sistas start to look for a new color to dye their hair for this wonderful season. What should you know about coloring your natural hair? I have been natural for almost three and a half years and I have colored my hair since about my six month mark. There are…

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The Importance of Breakfast
in HEALTH, Health Tips

The Importance of Breakfast

I know what you are thinking. We have been hearing our whole lives how important eating breakfast is to have a successful day. Well, I am here to tell you that it is the truth! Having breakfast is the fuel that you need to jump-start your day, just like how you need gas to drive your car. It helps your metabolism and helps to burn calories throughout the day. Here are some reasons you should eat breakfast and tips on what to eat. Why You Should Eat Break Skipping the…

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10 Quick and Easy Snack Ideas
in HEALTH, Recipes

10 Quick and Easy Snack Ideas

Everyone loves to snack, me ESPECIALLY. One thing that I struggle with is finding snacks that are easy and considered healthy. I have 10 quick and easy snacks to share with you all and think you would thoroughly enjoy them. Some of these are simple and may have tried them, but many have a twist! Jam Yogurt – 1 tbsp of jam (any flavor) with 1 container of nonfat plain Greek yogurt Hummus Deviled Eggs – Cut boiled eggs in half and discard yolk. Add 2 tsp of hummus to each…

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7 Infused Waters to Try for the Summer
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7 Infused Waters to Try for the Summer

Infused water is something that is new to me. You can do so much with infused waters. The ingredients to make them are endless. For the people who struggle with drinking water, this is for you. A lot of people feel that water is too boring and that is why they do not drink it. Well, you do not have this problem any longer. MIX IT UP!!! I want to start off with telling you how to make infused water. First, you want to add your fruits and herbs to…

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