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Bulletproof Coffee 2 Week Experiment: Day 1

Above is the video that I recorded at about 8:45 this morning. I had a Bulletproof Coffee instead of breakfast and it hit me. I want to try something. I've known that several people have done an experiment to see how well bulletproof coffee sustains their appetite and energy levels throughout the day. I thought it would be a good idea to try this for 2 weeks myself. Every day for two weeks I'll have a bulletproof coffee instead of having breakfast. I want to see how it affects my energy level. I also want to see how it affects my appetite. You will follow me on this journey. Feel free to do so here or on Snapchat via Mariakins
This morning I brewed some organic coffee with a tablespoon of coconut oil and 1 TB Kerrygold unsalted grass-fed butter. For the first time I ran it through my blender. It was so frothy and delicious.  Confession: I don't do very well with black coffee so I added a tablespoon of International Delight 'sweet cream' creamer. It's m…


Lethargic? Lazy? Unmotivated? 

Whatever it is that's what I am feeling. I've not had any desire at all to blog recently. 
I think that the back pain has definitely been a major factor in the drop that my personal morale has taken. 
I am not eating right, active or very social lately. I feel like I lack energy these days. Ugh. Not good. 

So yeah...
I am going to really try to actively change all of this.

I actually made a step towards this the other day when I decided to go to the gym and try doing some activity that wasn't aggravate my back. While I was able to swim of 42 laps....

 I also took a spill down some wet stairs that gave me a fist sized bruise above my left ankle and a hand sized bruise on my left hamstring.

I am thankful that my back was not affected by the fall, but it took a huge chunk out of how encouraged I was to go to the gym in the 1st place. I know I need to go back, but a little part of me is afraid of falling again. I was only planning on going to swim right no…