Archives for June 2011

Down Time

Hi friends 😀 How are you? Hope you’ve had a great day so far <3


Apologies for leaving ya hanging today with only one post. I ended up going home sick from work and have been laying low. I’m feeling a little better, but think it will be a good idea to spend the rest of the night chillin’.


Just wanted to say hello and that I’ll be back in the morning! 😀



Reader’s Request: Tucson Faves

Hiiii 😀 Happy almost-Friday! How’s your morning going? Hope you’re having a lovely day so far. Thank you so much for your tips on avoiding the takeout monster 🙂 Let’s see how I do today… So I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to write a post on Tucson faves, since it’s a request […]

Avoiding the takeout monster

Hi friends 😀 How was your day? I’m so glad you’re enjoying the Focus On: Zumba post! Of course I’m a little biased since I teach, but I really love it so much 🙂 So I have a confession to make… I smile, but I’ve turned into a TAKEOUT MONSTER. From Mexican,   to gluten-free […]

June 28: What I wore

I actually got to wear non-gym clothes on a weekday! Who would have known? This top was actually a gift from the madre- it used to be hers and she knows I’m trying to camouflage my bump until it’s 100% obvious.   I was just talking about embroidered tops and now I have a new-to-me […]

Focus On: Zumba

Zumba is a giant party. I fell in love with it about 4 years ago and since then, there’s been no turning back. Source In class, you spend the entire time dancing and it’s easy to forget that you’re actually working out, burning a crazy amount of calories and blasting fat. What is Zumba? Zumba […]

Dessert instead

Hi friends! Hope you’re having a lovely night <3 Just got back from acupuncture, dinner and a super schweaty Zumba class – a trifecta of happiness 🙂 I had every intention of making a “real dinner” tonight, but when my friend Marisa suggested we go to acupuncture, stay on the downtown side of Tucson and […]

How my workouts have changed- 1st trimester

So I’ve received quite a few requests to talk about how my workouts have changed since the little nugget began to build its home in my belly 🙂 Please keep in mind that even though I’m a certified Personal Trainer, I do not have any prenatal certs, just sharing what I’ve been doing. If you […]


BYOC: Bring your own chili Morning friends! How’s your day going? Hope it’s off to a fantastic start 😀 I’ve been a meal repeater the past couple of days…. That’s the lovely “slice and salad” from Renee’s Organic Oven. Renee’s opened fairly recently and specializes in local, organic foods and they have a TON of […]

Let’s Snoogle

Hi friends 😀 How was your day? It’s hot as ballz here. Tucson summers don’t mess around, but I love them. No humidity (my hair says thank you) and the monsoons are incredible. Today was kind of a weird day. We had an ultrasound, which I was super nervous about but it ended up going […]

Baby Can Zumba

4 1/2 weeks: 12 1/2 weeks: There’s a legit baby in there 🙂 It was so crazy to go to today’s ultrasound and see a REAL baby. No lentil, no little bean… a baby. And my experience with today’s ultrasound compared to the one I had almost a month ago: night and day. No cold […]

Summer Shape Up 2011 Week 4

Hey hey 😀 Happy Monday! Let’s make this week an amazing one <3 It’s the final week of Summer Shape Up 2011! I hope that everyone enjoyed switching up their workout routines and are seeing some results from the hard work. If you’d like to make it an 8-week Summer Shape Up, you can always […]

All things Summer

Hi friends 😀 How are you? Hope you had a lovely Sunday <3 My day was full of what summer dreams are made of… sleeping in a noodly yoga class floating on a raft in the pool while gabbing with a friend and watermelon fresh from the farmer’s market 😀 The Pilot and I shared […]