Green smoothie

Hey Berries,

Prrrrrrrr….I’m just going to sneak in like a kitten that didn’t leave its warm haven.lol. Anyway I’m here. This January kicked off on a heavy I don’t really want to call it bad)note. A very close family member of mine fell critically ill and spent a few days in the intensive care Unit. My those were hard days! This taught me one thing if not a thousand things, Live the best way you know how because the next second is not guaranteed. However, I thank God
Today’s post is not about all the critical downs, it’s about a new turn I felt i needed to share. Having gained lots of pounds over the years I decided to change a few things in my diet and I hope this will help. I’m not on a strict diet though I am simply trying to eat “clean”.
I delved into the world of smoothies! Not my favorite, but can’t a girl drink an “emancipation portion” once in 10 light years? Lol OK.
So far I have done two smoothies.
1. A mixture of Bananas, watermelon ,avocado and mangoes.
2. The green smoothies-Spinach, cucumber, avocado and ginger (I should have thrown in a pineapple but I excluded it)
Today I’ll tell you a little more about the green smoothie.
All the ingredients used in the green smoothie are very healthy. I’ll just discuss a few of the benefits I considered before incorporating what I used in the smoothies. I considered what I am dealing with such as the muscle pains I get from the exercise, my weight loss goals, and skin benefits and so on. There are a thousand other benefits that are known, I solely based on what I am dealing with currently.
GINGER.
If you are on a way loss journey like i am lose weight, then ginger root can be of great help to you. It is said to be one of the biggest fat burners because it promotes general weight loss and helps to eliminates the stubborn fat from your body.
Ginger also helps in solving gastric troubles in the intestine. It relieve stomach upsets and indigestion.
Ginger is also said to lower the blood glucose levels in the body. Since glucose levels have a direct impact on your weight gain or weight loss.
Ginger helps relieve muscle pain caused by exercise. This is because of the heat treatment provided by the ginger internally; the muscle inflammation and pain levels are lowered considerably.

CUCUMBER.
It offers relief from sunburn.
It improves the complexion of the skin and makes it soft supple and helps the skin to glow.
Cucumber seeds also help in losing weight and prevent indigestion, as the seeds and pulp have a low-calorie count, high water content and replete with vitamins and fiber.

SPINACH.
Spinach helps in weight reduction as it is low in calories and fat. Spinach maintains low blood sugar and curbs overeating, It is nutritious and has a good quality of fat soluble dietary fiber. The fiber is said to aid in digestion, preventing constipation .It also keeps the body relaxed and completely stress free. It contains tremendous amounts of zinc and magnesium which enable you to sleep better at night.
It’s also known to prevent anemia and boosts immunity
It’s a veggie! My mum told me all veggies are healthy.lol
AVOCADO.
Avocado juice is among the best mouthwashes in the world. Avocado juice cleanses the intestine. It also helps remove intestinal decomposition and putrefaction, the real causes of bad breath.
Because of its properties Avocado boosts nervous system activity and improves muscle function
Avocados can help treat stomach ulcers and provide relief from the conditions.
Avocados are yummy! I just love them so I just had to have them in my smoothies.
I will try to keep up with this and take more pics as I make other smoothies. I shall try out more.
What smoothies do you love? Which ones have you made so far and what would you recommend? Think you for stopping by.
Xx
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BELLA.

HOLIDAY STYLE-2

Hey fam, How is everyone doing?

Here is a post to share what I wore on one of the days I visited Fort Jesus Mombasa.

I went for a super comfy casual outfit. Its a coastal town, which means I had to beat the heat too….I wore the same shoes HERE which I got form Bata shoes store at only 299Kshs(steal)!!!!

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Thank you for stopping by.

Enjoy your weekend.

xoxo

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HOLIDAY STYLE-1

Hey berries,

I had a chance to get away for a couple of days and here are some of the outfits i did. My style was majorly retro themed with loads of shorts , super long braids and bold lippies. Ill share more of the outfits in other posts. Here is one of my favorite looks.

Some of these looks were styled by my three adorable sisters, Sash, Reggy and Lolo.

The lipstick is WET AND WILD-VAMP IT UP.(Thanx to my fab fashionista)

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THANK YOU FOR STOPPING BY

XOXO

LOVE AND MORE LOVE

BELLA

TAKING STOCK-3

Hey Fam,

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HAPPY NEW YEAR FOLKS…Its already 9 days into the year and I thank God. HAPPY NEW YEAR ONCE MORE.
Last I posted was in December when Exams had gotten the best of me, then I took some time off the blog, though it was unannounced .My Apologies for that. I was blessed enough to go on vacation with my friend and my Fav for almost a week of the holiday. More on that in the next fashion post. For now let’s dive right into it.
THANKFUL FOR THE NEW YEAR!!! ITS 2015 BUNNIES
GRATEFUL for the gift of life, health and mental stability
EXCITED about valentines (is it so early???Forgive me I just love flowers and I don’t get them every day yet)
GEARING UP for myfinal semester in Law school.God has been faithful
APPRECIATING that critical downs that I had in 2014 for they have made me better
DE-CLUTTERING my small haven (house) coz I have e tendency of keeping unnecessary stuff
HOPING I’ll keep on track with my monthly plans
KILLING my “addiction” for Instagram and Pinterest hoping I can shift that to reading a newspaper*lol* and working out more
BLESSED to have my family, my fav and my friends. I pray I strengthen these relationships this year
PLANNING to get done with my dissertation as soon as I can so that I graduate on time (wohhooooo gear up for the party IM scheduled to graduate this year)-EXCITOS
DOING more of the wish list compared to random shopping
CURRENTLY watching REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA SEASON 7…and just getting pissed with Neneleakes and Pheadra parks…do they know there is a word that humans use when they are wrong???ok SORRY is the word!!!
READING no books at all just plain law journal on Refugee LAW*DOZES OFF*
REFINING me as a person, my outlook in life,what I stand for and other basics.
THINKING more of my style, the blog and the future plans for it.
Thank you for stopping by.
ENJOY .FAB WEEKEND
XOXO
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HAPPY HOLIDAYS.

HEY BERRIES,

HAPPY HOLIDAYS……

Its just a few days to christmass and Im so excited, not for christmass though…Ill let you know what it is. So i fnshed my finals yesterday and God knows I needed a break. Law can be an *** some times.

For those asking, the hair is Marley Braid( Marley Twist) I had them crotched on that very part of my head. I have a round face so I knda try to get a hairdo that takes that away.

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Here Is  a look I did when i went for an icecream date with a sweet friend of mine-Salome Moraa|(Love u babykin)

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS

STAY SAFE

XOXO

YOURS TRULY

BELLA.

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BEAT THE COLD-PLAID TRENCH WITH A TINGE OF STYLE.

Hey Berries,

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Lately the weather has been very unpredictable. I styled a comfy yet stylish look, one can wear on an evening out with the girls or a loved one.

Im a lover of crop tops, so I decided to keep it simple with a black crop and faux leather detailed leggings. The trench gives colour to the ensemble since the minimal heels are black too.

These leggings have been styled HERE and the heels HERE.

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I opted for minimal make up and less accessories. I’m still playing around with the Marley hair until i can crotched it myself.

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Hey everyone, meet Sheila a pal of mine and my “shoot director” for the day. It was lots of fun taking these pics.

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AS THEY SAY THE DEVIL IS IN THE DETAILS…

Have a lovely week everyone.

xoxo.Keep safe.

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…OF AZTEC AND NEON HIGHLIGHTS

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Hey Berries,

How is everyone doing? Im well, im typing this right from my Environmental Law exams. Lord just have mercy on me! anyway, here are a few pics of an outfit i put together. These Aztec monochrome pants are about a year old and i styled once HERE.

I just needed a colour splash of some sorts and so i went for the neon highlights. These pink heels have been styled HERE

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This is marley hair. Oh how I love it. Iv styled it severaly as I buy time to learn how to crotched. I bet as soon as am done with my exams ill try it out.

I got the top at Toi market at 300bob9TALK OF BARGAINS).- Around 3$.

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To be honest im still reeling in exhaustion, so im not gona be able to write as much as I would have loved.

Thank you everyone for your undying support. THANK YOU

Do not forget that no one is perfect so keep working on whatever you need to m,ake a better you. Im realy trying*amjustsaying*.

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XOXO

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BELLA