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Okay, so heres the thing.  Ever since 2013-2014 I really can’t remember which year it was (its been that long), but anyways.  Ever since I can remember I’ve been plugging away and putting my daily macros and food into FitnessPal.  It was second nature to me and I got so used to it, that I felt wrong when I didn’t add them in that day.  I got so good at the macro thing that I’d wait until the end of the day to plug it all in instead of planning it all out, like i did at the beginning.   I would totally just be spot on with it all at the end of the day and didn’t have to plan it out.  So that led me to think, ya know, why don’t I just take this time to have a little break, listen to my body and feed it what It needs, when It needs it.  So I did!

The past 2 months I’ve just been intuitively eating, not getting on the scale ever, listening to my body and feeling really balanced.  I’ve counted my macros for 4 years straight.  I know how to eat by now, I know whats in what, when I’m overdoing it and how much my body needs of something.  I eye ball measure and have gotten so good at it that I just don’t really need to pull out measuring cups etc…  Now heres the thing, I’m 100% a HUGE believer in counting macros.  I think it teaches you so many things.  How to eat in moderation, how to eat clean, how to get creative with food, how to have a balanced healthy life, all while trying to get fit and stay that way longterm.  It’s a longterm thing to me, not a fad diet at all, which is why I did it for so long.  I’d take breaks for vacations obviously, but you get what I mean.  It was very consistent.  

Anyways, I’m going off track, sorry.  So for someone just starting out, I would say definitely go with it.  Teach yourself how to learn about food, and about balance.  For someone wanting to lose weight, I wouldn’t recommend what I’m doing at this very moment.  Counting macros teaches you discipline, and balance and really just teaches you all about the protein, fat and carbs your body needs.  I’ve done several articles on it, if you want to learn about it, and are curious in starting to count yours, read this article I did on “SIMPLIFY KEEPING TRACK OF YOUR MACROS

Now, this isn’t to say I won’t ever go back to counting them!  It’s honestly fun to me!  But for now, I’m loving this whole intuitive thing.  I know my limits, and I don’t really do a “cheat meal” anymore.  I just try and eat as healthy as I can while splurging here and there, when I feel like my body needs it.  I don’t plan out my saturday night cheat meal anymore, I don’t feel like I want to binge out anymore.  I think what it is, is I mentally flipped the switch in my head because I didn’t want to binge out on 10 slices of pizza, 10 oreos, 10 cupcakes etc.. haha I feel that all girls are familiar with a good ol binge sesh haha aka hormones.  But it just made me feel like shit, and made me feel like shit the next day.  

Now, whenever I feel that urge, I’ll take a step back and say “why?” and “why is this going to help you, how is this going to help you?”  I’ll literally ask this to myself and tell myself to stop, keep it under control, YOU are in control of this, YOU don’t need that extra cookie, because you know what they say “a moment on the lips, forever on the hips!” haha.   And by ALL MEANS.  If you happen to break the cycle, DON’T give up, DON’T think “okay, well I already had a cookie for lunch, I might as well go balls to the wall today!”  Instead, say … okay thats going to be it for the day, I’m starting NOW.  Where would you be now if you could take back all the times you said “I’m going to start monday, OR I’ll start tomorrow after I binge all day.”

I feel like I’m totally ranting, right?! haha this is who I am, I kinda go off on rants, but hey whatever.

OKAY back on track with the whole MIND VS YOU.  Guys, your mind is SO powerful.  It’s unreal.  What you tell yourself in your head, is what you will be and become.  Tell yourself you’re in control, tell yourself you’re beautiful, tell yourself that YOU can do it!  Feed your mind with positive thoughts, it will change your life!









Onto this outfit… kinda of obsessed with this brand.  They’re called Public Myth.  I feel like from 2017 to now, that activewear has become SO on point and cute…. am I right??  Check them out!

Have a great week!




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Cannot get of it.  You know how much I love my coffee.  Especially now that I have the busiest toddler I have to chase, plus side note: he’s teething & sleeping the worst so I am running on little sleep here.  But with that said I get shit done & handled with my coffee.

I am always posting what I get on my snapchat & insta stories, and you guys love it & always ask what it is,  So I wanted to make a full post on it.  It is the most simple drink & super good on macros.  When ordering at Starbucks you have to be careful of almost everything on the menu… full of empty calories & sugar.

SO, What to stay away from?

The trick to Starbucks is to order a latte with milk & no added sugars (vanilla, chocolate hazelnut syrup etc..)  Otherwise those drinks will get you.  Most of them are high in sugar, carbs & fat.  All you have to do is google “starbucks calories” & most of them pop up.  For example a Frappuccino Blended Coffee has 51 carbs!!  No thanks.  That is SO much and so not worth it (to me at least)   I would rather have two slices of Aspen Mills whole wheat toast, with some grass fed butter.

SO, what to order?

I always order an Iced Soy Latte w/ cinnamon powder sprinkled on top.  Macros?

Calories: 130, Carbs: 17, Fat:3.5, Protein: 7

Or, I order an Iced Grande Almond Milk Latte w/ cinnamon powder on top.  Macros?

Calories: 70, Carbs: 6, Fat: 4, Protein: 2

Or if you like Milk better, then I recommend getting skim or 2%.  

So I like the Soy Latte better, because the taste is better to me, but if you don’t want to make room in your macros for them then you can get the almond milk.  Still good too!  

If you’re not the BIGGEST coffee lover, but still love drinking it, then get 1 pump to 1/2 pump of their sugar free syrup.  

So since each coffee is over $4, that can get a little pricey if you’re going everyday.  So I decided I would just make my own at home and it actually tastes identical to starbucks!  The photo above is the Iced Soy at home Coffee.  


Add 1/2 cup ice into large cup

Add in 1 cup Starbucks brewed Iced Coffee

Add 1 cup Soy Milk

Stir, and sprinkle cinnamon on top!  & finished!



Calories: 90 Calories, Carbs: 7, Fats: 4

Okay guys, off to do some Headspace meditation for 10 minutes while Oaks naps.  Going to talk about it so soon!  This is only my second day 🙂

Chat soon,


Sara Lynn