phoenix rising.
22 years old. Chicagoland. Cosplayer. Personal trainer. CLICK HERE FOR MY FULL GUIDE TO HEALTHY LIVING
Hello, my name is Natasha! I'm a certified personal trainer and I also work at a yoga studio. Since 2011, I have lost over 70 pounds, kept it off, and changed my entire lifestyle. This blog kept me on track and helped me reach my goals. Make that change!
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I am a certified personal trainer, also working on my fitness nutrition and group fitness certification. I offer in person and online training! CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO! Email me at makethatchangefitness@ gmail.com! I also work at a yoga studio! check it out!

The “unwiches” from Jimmy Johns are the best things ever. Wrapped in lettuce instead of bread, full of veggies and extra avocado nom nom.

Planned out the rest of my meals and ALMOST PERFECT MACROS YASSSSS

Made my macros correct in myfitnesspal finally! Gains.

nomz for lunch. organic brown rice topped with green chile, green beans, a baked sweet potato, baked chicken breast and two deviled eggs.

Intake: 1/17/14

Breakfast: 2 eggs scrambled with organic tomatoes, spinach and cheddar cheese. One whole wheat everything bagel thin with organic light cream cheese. 

Lunch: Half of a organic chicken pesto wrap from Trader Joe’s with a few handfuls of organic herbs and spices popcorn. 

Dinner: Organic buffalo chicken wrap from Trader Joe’s with organic veggie and flaxseed chips with reduced guilt organic chunky guacamole. 

Alcohol (so far): One Mike’s Hard Lemonade, one glass of cake vodka with half and half. 

Cheat: One organic chocolate bar. 

It was a shitty day and one of the few days I ever drink. Blech.

Intake: 1/16/14

Breakfast at 6:30 am: whole grain everything bagel thin with light organic cream cheese, vegan coconut milk yogurt with slivered almonds, oats and flax instant organic oatmeal wit coconut milk.

2nd breakfast at 10 am because I was starving and stuck at work: 6 inch subway flatbread with egg whites, provolone cheese, green peppers, onions and spinach.

Lunch at 2 pm: 2 organic sundried tomato and basil chicken sausages, whole grain organic rice with avocado.

Snack at 4 pm: trailmix with nuts, raspberries and dark chocolate.

Dinner at 5:45 pm: Amy’s organic vegan burrito with black beans and tomatoes, whole grain organic rice topped with organic garlic salsa.

Workout at 6:30 pm: 40 minutes on the elliptical varying between levels 9 and 11, 5 minutes of walking lunges at an incline of 15 on the treadmill, 15 minutes of arms and abs.

Post workout snack at 8 pm: whole grain chia tortilla with organic peanut butter and strawberry preserves.

I ate a lot today because I am PMSing lol

Intake: 1/15/14

Breakfast: one piece of organic wheat bread with avocado, vegan coconut milk yogurt with slivered almonds, organic flax instant oatmeal with coconut milk.

Snack: Clif Bar kids Z bar.

Lunch: 2 organic sun dried tomato chicken sausage links, organic brown rice topped with avocado.

Snack: raspberry, dark chocolate and various nuts organic trailmix (small handful).

Dinner: organic black bean soup.

Snack: dried cranberries, almonds, and chocolate chip trailmix.

Workout: 30 minutes HIIT on the treadmill (varying between speed walking at an incline of 15, running, and walking lunges.) 30 minutes strength training.

Snack of the day: homemade “trail mix” with almonds, dried cranberries and chocolate chips!

Intake: 1/14/13

Breakfast: whole wheat everything bagel thin with light organic cream cheese, oatmeal and flax organic instant oats with coconut milk.

Lunch: sandwich on whole grain toast, with an organic chicken patty from trader joes, reduced guilt guacamole with Greek yogurt from trader joes, and spinach with organic red pepper and tomato soup.

Dinner: organic vegetable and lentil soup.

Snacks: granola between breakfast and lunch, organic flax and veggie chips with roasted garlic salsa, organic herb and spices popcorn from trader joes after dinner.

I don’t count calories but yeah! Yay nummy healthy food.

Breakfast: two gluten free blueberry waffles with bananas, strawberries and melted peanut butter. Mmmmm.

Lunchhhh. Giant salad with organic spinach and spring mix, sprouts, turkey breast, avocado, almonds, feta cheese and some pretzel crisps as croutons. No dressing.

Breakfast! Pumpkin flax granola with soy milk and fresh strawberries, plus two slices of whole wheat bread with peanut butter and bananas!