excited to announce that ya girl has been chosen to be a 2019 Chevron Houston Marathon Ambassador!!!


i'm one of 15;

click here to get to know each of us a lil' bit better.

yesterday was #throwbackthursday so i took a lil' trip down memory lane and posted a few nostalgic pics from past CHM weekends.  it's one of my favorite traditions and i hope to run alongside my babies one day.


CONGRATS to all my fellow 2019 ambassadors; looking forward to making memories and racking up miles together this year! 

make sure you are following the @chevronhoustonmarthon IG page for updates.

THANK YOU GUYS for your sweet support, well wishes, and encouragement, comments, and LOVE!  race registration is opening soon (June 7th); i hope to meet, run, and train with some of y'all:)

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meet me at the bar

so about those FITzee bars i was telling you about- well, we love'em.  ESPECIALLY my little guy!  the older he gets, the pickier his appetite becomes.  so, i'm glad he is quite fond of them *wipes forehead*


they make for a healthy, kid friendly, toddler-tested-fitmom-approved snack.  this is the Apples 'n Oats bar (whey protein + gluten-free oats + dried apples and cinnamon), but there are 9 flavors to choose from.


so, i talk about the 80/20 rule (80% clean diet / 20% whatever i desire in moderation calculated into my macros) a lot and how i prefer to eat real, low - no processed food over bars or shakes.  however, when i do chow down on a bar (and i do), it needs to meet certain standards for me and these do! FITzee bars are:

*all natural

*portable for on-the-go


* no mess

* ideal carb:protein:fat ratio

*easy to digest and eliminates hunger

*lactose, wheat, & gluten-free

*naturally sweetened

 *low sodium

  the result? one amazing energy bar designed to replicate a balanced meal that is suitable for every person and any lifestyle!


they are sweet, chewy and i adore the little chunks of apple and oats in there.  see the nutritional contents for each bar on the FITzee Foods menu here.

the latest FITzee Foods meal i'm feelin' is the read beans and rice with chicken andouille.


i added some fresh green onion and shredded cheddar almond cheese on top before i mixed it all together.  comfort food at it's finest!  i told you, they have it all.

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in deep thought at the squat bar during this morning's early workout, as always!  i do hope your Thursday was a PRODUCTIVE one.  if you don't do it, it won't get done.


beast mode ON


i have great news that i received last night just before hitting the sack.


hey now, fit foodie le was selected to be an Athleta Esprit de She Ambassador, :shock: WOWZERS.  what an honor.


'Beyond the finish line, Esprit de She is a community of active women connected by a shared desire to celebrate fitness and fun, sisterhood and strength.'

i love and support their mission and because they are partnered with Lifetime, this deal is that much sweeter!  more details to come as they are rolling out this awesome program as you read this.


class this morning was doooope!  1 hour of HIIT done at the crack of dark.  i am determined to make yoga apart of my normal workout routine, dang it.  one class does WONDERS for my body, immediately.  in addition to increased flexibility (duh), i am calmer, any anxiety is reduced, circulation is increased, and i love that no fancy equipment is needed.  just yo body (ok and a mat, but that's it).  i have always steered clear of yoga cause, well, it's super slow-paced and i'd rather be doing aerial front and back flips or something crazy. but seriously taking your time to stretch is good stuff for your muscles, especially after a great weight workout.   even if you don't take an actual class, don't skip post-workout stretching.  you can't be on 10 all the time!  yoga is physical, mental, & spiritual and just might be the balance you need too.

more news! why? because God is good, that's why.


i received this guy in the mail just this morning from the gorgeous CEO of Fitzee Foods, Michelle Weinstein.




i just want to take a bite out of each one all at once!!! thanks a TON, Michelle.

Fitzee foods is based out of San Diego, but they ship all over the US.  they are making big waves in the health and fitness industry, so keep up with 'em:




you know what's next- product reviews coming your way bay-bay.


never get too comfortable and count your blessings daily, heck, hourly.  every chance you get.

fit foodie LEAN ebook update post to follow as i finally have a solid one to share!  thank you for your patience.

Q: do you practice yoga regularly? what does it do for you?