Growing up, I came from a very non-traditional family. We are very blended, and really no one followed a "straight and narrow" path through life. I loved my family despite its patchwork pattern, and will still defend each person with fury and passion, even if I don't love every single one of their actions. Yet, … Continue reading Learning Compassion in Food Service
So after being fairly open about my fitness progress over the last 4 years, my bodybuilding competitions, and my focus on what goes into my body I get lots of questions from family, friends, and strangers on Instagram about what my "diet" is like. While I am not a nutritionist or dietician, I have used … Continue reading What the Heck is IIFYM?
So, I've hit that time of year. The time of year where the holidays haven't quite picked up, but summer is over, and life has kind of chilled out for a moment. It's this time of year that I find myself reverting back to one of my favorite past times: vacation shopping. It drives my … Continue reading Vegas- FitGypsy Style