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Lets get started on GETTING STARTED


Saturday, January 2, 2016

  Lets get started on GETTING STARTED Important to remember: NOTHING about this will be easy. Think about it ... you are clearly considering changing your life for the better in one of the most drastic, but effective ways ever. You have chosen to adopt a healthy lifestyle - and you need to do simple things EACH ...

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EASY: Propagating Basil in your NYC windowsill


Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Mid summer I bought a suffering basil plant off the hot streets of Harlem. There is a lovely fresh street market on Lenox between the train stop and my apartment. I admire it on the Fridays in which I get home before dark. I purchased a small cilantro plant as well as a basil plant that looked moderately healthy. They ...

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Roberta Rules: Holiday Edition 2015


Wednesday, November 25, 2015

If you know me in real life you know a few things for sure, cake is my favorite food group, I swear often and I LOVE the holidays! Starting with Thanksgiving, halloween is really just a springboard to my madness. For past 3 years I have hosted a HUGE Thanksgiving meal, filled with the richest southern touched comfort ...

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On 34. (turning)


Monday, September 21, 2015

My life is amazing because I make it that way.  As another accomplished year quickly approaches, I think its important to marvel in the aspects of life that completely make up who I am. Adversity makes us all stronger and builds the character that compliments who we are. Whether stemming from growing up poor & "at risk", coming from ...

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Conversation: Ladylike: Being a lady


Sunday, June 7, 2015

With summer quickly approaching, the life of the crop top and mini skirt will soon begin to thrive. I have already begun to see signs of ill thought clothing choices on the train and even at brunch. Many - but not all of us women have spent a considerable amount of time in the gym this long ...

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Clean Eating 101: Understanding Food Labels


Monday, June 1, 2015

I thought you guys would enjoy this very important article from Soundbodylife.com. More and more people are becoming aware of the war between safe, organic foods and chemically altered, steroid induced foods. We live in a day and an age where personal choice matters, especially when it comes to protecting our bodies from poisonous hormones and ...

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Review: Vivofit Activity Tracker (JOIN THE MOVEMENT)


Wednesday, February 25, 2015

I received a new lifestyle "toy" for Christmas - a fitness band from my parents. A Vivofit Activity Tracker, how they knew what to buy me so eloquently I will never know. I am familiar with fitbits, exercise watches and fitness bands mostly through #instagram and the #fitfam that I follow there but I never thought to purchase ...

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CaRdio = Girl Power Playlist Picks


Thursday, January 29, 2015

Often enough people ask me to share my gym playlist. It changes frequently according to mood and what i'm focusing my work out on weekly. A cardio playlist is usually a different playlist than a lifting playlist and cardio inside the gym is different from the music I might want to listen to when i'm running ...

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Transformation | Art Musings with Natalie Walker and #88


Sunday, January 25, 2015

  The amazing journey with Natalie Walker and 88. Late last year (2014) I was approached with an opportunity to become art. What I mean is a long time friend, Natalie Walker of fashion embroidery / embellishment fame asked if I would be interested in modeling a new line of jewelry she was creating. I immediately ...

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The plateau. The Backslide. The LESSON.


Tuesday, January 13, 2015

NO joke - this post was inspired by random self serving, self googling. Being a somewhat / some time public figure I like to at least check to see if what google says about me is accurate. AND being an all-the-time Web Designer by profession I have to be sure my portfolio stays current and ...

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HUGE Holiday Hunger – Tips Revisited


Tuesday, December 16, 2014

In general, eating is at the top of my MOST favorite things to do list and drinking accompanies it, but perhaps around the holidays it completely takes first place. It's the only time of the year I am compelled to it without consequences. Maybe somewhere deep down I think the other nine months of mostly good, clean eating ...

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Ask Roberta : Instagram Q&A – part1


Monday, September 29, 2014

Ask Roberta I frequently get amazing health and weight loss questions throughout all sorts of social media. On Friday I took my Instagram @therobertashow to answer a few weight loss and motivation questions. Q1. What did you do for abs & thighs? In addition to cardio 5 times a week, on the weekends I do a vigorous leg routine that ...

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