Day 5: 21-Day-Detox

Friday, June 30, 2017

Let’s just say, ropes and I have a love/hate relationship! 

This morning I woke up before my alarm. It was 5:00 AM and my brain was ready to go before my body was. I slowly crept out of bed and grabbed my pre-workout shake that I prepped the night before and slowly gathered my things since I was up early. 

I always love waking up before my alarm, but it is also annoying because I could have gotten an extra 15 minutes of sleep. 

After drinking some homemade cucumber water, and drinking my pre-workout shake, I headed to The Camp Transformation Center. As I drove, I thought about the type of workouts we had done my first 3 days and prepped myself to continue that trend. When I got to The Camp, what I expected was not what was in store for me…

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Photo Credit: Charles Cook, business owner and personal trainer


Here is a  break-down of the workout we did as a group for about 45 minutes:

  • Run a block while holding the rope (as a group)
  • 20 Squats at the corner

  • Walk a block with arms up in the air (holding rope)
  • 25 Side Squats at the corner

  • Run a block
  • 20 lunges at the corner (left leg)

  • Walk a block with arms in the air
  • 20 lunges at the corner (right leg)

AND repeat…..


It was rough….. It was painful…… The sweat never stopped…. I jumped out of the ropes 2x …… (Sorry AFF) The burn in my shoulders and legs are real……. But I wouldn’t have it any other way!!!! –Ta’lor Pinkspen (follow me on Facebook)

To learn more about The Camp Transformation Center in Pittsburgh, PA, how to join, location, classes available, please go to their Facebook page, The Camp Transformation Center – Pittsburgh

Farmer’s Market Fun

I decided to take my mom and my daughter to the farmers market to get some produce for this week coming. I love the farmers market near my house. Great produce. Great people.


Meals/Recipes: 

  • Day 5: Pre Workout Shake
    • 6 oz. of Spring Water
    • 6 oz. of Vanilla Almond Milk (unsweetened)
    • 1 scoop of Pea Protein Powder
    • 1 tbsp. of Milled Flax Seed
    • 1 Granny Smith Apple
    • 2 tsp. of Spicy Organic Cinnamon
  • Day 5: Breakfast
    • 2 Eggs 
    • 1 cup of Fresh Fruit
      • Strawberries 
      • Pineapple
      • Honey Dew Melon 

day 5 lunch

  • Day 5: Lunch 
    • 1 cup of Tomato Soup 
    • Salad
      • Spring Mix
      • Red Onion
      • Baby Carrots
      • Tomatoes 

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Self-love Affirmation:

“NO EXCUSES! Lose your excuses, find your results!” –The Camp Transformation Center

Daily Gratitude Log:

Here are the 5 things I am grateful for today:

  1. My AFF (awesome fit family)
  2. The Camp Transformation Center – Pittsburgh for being unique
  3. My mother for her constant support
  4. My daughter for reminding me why I am doing this detox
  5. God for giving me strength 

-Pinkspen

 

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Ta'lor Pinkspen

Welcome ladies and gentlemen! This is Ta'lor Pinkspen, BA|MSW|SFW, Inspirational Blogger for women, Poet, Prospective Self-love Coach, Feminist, Equality Advocate, and Women & Family Therapist My blog focuses on Women's Empowerment, Beauty Standards, Body Positivity, Motherhood, Healthy Relationships, College girls and Equality. LADYHOOD journey seeks to uplift all women and promote self-love. LADYHOOD journey challenges social concerns like body shaming, beauty standards, racial and gender discrimination, in order to empower women to be advocates and to incorporate self-love into their journey. I want women and all my readers to leave my site feeling uplifted, supported, and empowered in every stage of life. I love to spend time with my daughter, going to local bars and restaurants with family & friends, online shopping, photography, writing poetry, sipping Chia Tea or Iced Coffee, sitting on my porch while drinking a glass of dry red wine or dark beer, and listening to music from artists like Chance the Rapper, SZA, Pentatonix, H.E.R, Alessia Cara, Sabrina Claudio, Jhene Aiko, Frank Ocean, Coldplay, and Kings of Leon.

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