Metamorphosis (2016-2018)

It’s pretty insane finding photos of yourself from just a year ago and thinking about how different everything is now.  Everything really can change in a year. Advertisements

Detoxification

This blog post originates from a Twitter rant I posted earlier on today. The best thing I ever for myself did was take control of my life back in late 2016. I finally lost my weight (I put on 40 pounds during a rather dark period of my life), cleaned up my eating, escaped law…

Goodbye, Amaranthine || Welcome, Blood Spice

As you may or may not know, I recently rebranded, well… this whole thing.  I switched over the website, the social media handles, the hashtags… all of it! Changing my hair color to match whatever madness I have brewing inside me was the final shove I needed to admit to myself that it was time…

Green Tea: A Game Changer

Green tea is pretty hyped up these days.  Google “benefits of green tea”, “green tea and weight loss”, “green tea and beauty”, or literally anything else containing the words “green” and “tea” and you’ll find that there’s no shortage of search results.  Here’s the thing, though: the green tea part of the Internet can be…

5 Ways MMA Has Impacted My Fashion and Beauty Choices

The saga of my MMA fight training continues. And let me tell you — man, do I love fight training.  It’s been glorious so far, and I’ve enjoyed each new skill I’ve learned, each opportunity to drill the same thing over and over again for the sake of gradual [but sure] improvement, the whole blood/sweat/tears…

11 Reasons to Make “My Fitness Pal” Your Ride or Die

“So, tell me… what’s your trick to losing all that weight?” “Just between you and me, how did you really lose so much weight?” These are the types of questions I get pretty often these days [ever since I successfully dropped the many, many pounds I accumulated in my final few semesters of college and…