Finding Treasures in Your Local Market

Local Markets are Amazing Finds It’s 3 am and I am sipping on an eclectic array of African seeds I purchased this weekend while searching for a liquor store for my Ancestors.  The later I’m sure sounds anything but normal but as in most African-centered religions or those by way of the Far East offerings of fruit,Continue reading “Finding Treasures in Your Local Market”

Uplift, Purify, Tone! Ancient Cedarwood Aromatherapy

Cleanse, Empower and Relieve Muscles Aches from a Gruesome Workout! Not only do Essential Oils feel good on the skin, they can be used potently in Aromatherapy and inhaled through the nasal passages. Aromatherapy is an ancient healing modality practiced in Antiquity such as Egypt, Africa, India, Tibet, the Mediterranean and throughout the Tribal RegionsContinue reading “Uplift, Purify, Tone! Ancient Cedarwood Aromatherapy”

Happy Fortitude Fitness ♥ Friday

Happy Friday Family! (Happy New Moon in Sagittarius and for the vedic kemetic astrology Opichius New Moon!) I had no idea it was a new moon although I think a few days ago, I was looking at a crescent waning moon and thought “Ahh, how gorgeous” before rushing into my next task.  At some point I did findContinue reading “Happy Fortitude Fitness ♥ Friday”

Watercress – ♥ The Anti-Aging Intracellular Super Food that Loves You Back!

Watercress the SuperFood that Loves You Back!♥   I LOVE WATERCRESS! I started eating this mineral-rich green leafy veggie in the 90s in New York City and have been hooked ever since. Why? It’s extremely bitter,  a bit difficult to get used to the tart flavor, but it’s extremely healthy and something about watercress letsContinue reading “Watercress – ♥ The Anti-Aging Intracellular Super Food that Loves You Back!”

MY COMING OUT, FINDING BALANCE, LISTENING TO YOUR BODY

WHERE HAS RIA BEEN? You probably think I jumped off the face of the earth but I was  recovering from  a serious bout of Anemia and had to take a break from weight training lifting and exercise. It was awful! I had extreme guilt, shame and was in denial. For years I bragged about my almostContinue reading “MY COMING OUT, FINDING BALANCE, LISTENING TO YOUR BODY”

Fitness Update, Fitness Programs, Nutritional Meal Plans, Fit Apps

Fitness Goal: Be Healthy, Feel Lighter, More Energy Programs: 30 Day Vegan Challenge: May 6, 2015 – June 6, 2015 Initial Weight: 140 lbs, May 6, 2015 End Weight: 131 lbs Fitness Goal: Cultivate Daily Fitness Habit  Program Motivation: 30 Day Fitness Challenge Programs: Hero’s Journey (30 Days), Cardio, 30 Day Yoga, Running, Sprints InitialContinue reading “Fitness Update, Fitness Programs, Nutritional Meal Plans, Fit Apps”

Iron Rich Vegan Foods + Why Vegans are Crazy!

Happy Thursday! ♥ So this started out as a how to fitness quickie article then turned into How to make Homemade protein bars to  “Why Im not 100% Raw!”  Ok Im gonna split this up! First things first!  My energy is a little low these past few days. I haven’t figured out what ‘right’ balance I need whenContinue reading “Iron Rich Vegan Foods + Why Vegans are Crazy!”

#1 Menses Yoga Pose – Savasana ?

I recently saw this video on a search for finding the best and or worst yoga poses to do when on you menses. I dont have cramps, Im not out of sorts, quite the contrary Im high vibration and high optimistic and moving forward with big energy. I can admit my periods had become aContinue reading “#1 Menses Yoga Pose – Savasana ?”

Day 9 ♥ – Crow Pose – From My Yoga Pages

So yesterday I did the  Crow Pose in my Yoga practice! You can imagine how stoked I am right now!! I had only planned on ‘stretching’ out better to make up for missing my Warm ups, cool downs and stretches the day before my HIIT morning practice! Since I was sore, I really just went intoContinue reading “Day 9 ♥ – Crow Pose – From My Yoga Pages”

Benefits of Completing My First 30 Day ((PURE)) Vegan Challenge

Benefits of Completing My First  30 Day Vegan Challenge My 30 Day Vegan Challenge actually helped prepare me for this next phase in my overall fitness, nutrition and wellness journey. While training (bodybuilding and weight training in Georgia, I truly fell off the wagon and drank the Kool Aide (well I haven’t had kool aide sinceContinue reading “Benefits of Completing My First 30 Day ((PURE)) Vegan Challenge”