The Outstanding Blogger Award

I was nominated by Jojo A-waealy for the Outstanding Blogger Award and I couldn’t be more excited! I am so thankful and I love my wordpress fam so much! Please check out his amazing blog! CLICK HERE Read More

Show Up For You

Happy Friday!

We have made it to another beautiful Friday. I feel blessed, and I hope that you do too.

This post is inspired by a challenge that I saw on Instagram and Facebook. Read More

Take Me As I am

I get so frustrated when I see people transform into something they aren’t just so they can get the attention of whom they desire.

Do you know how amazing you are?

I mean, do you realize that there isn’t anyone else alive like you? You are powerful, sharp, breathtakingly gorgeous, and have the capability of being anything you want to be. Read More

Gratitude! 1018 Views

I welcome everyone new to Belladonna’s Flashlight and for everyone else, Thank you for staying! I hope you enjoy being apart of the fam and will continue to read and join in on discussions. I love hearing from you all. Read More

Just A Thought

Prayer will take you a long way! Right, when you think about giving up God will grab you up and hold you tight and show you why you shouldn’t.

I’m listening to God and I believe in his power.

I hope you all let God be God and direct you on the right path.

You could have chosen to read any blog but you chose mine and I’m honored.

~Belladonna~

Are you Okay?

All she can feel is the weight of the world on her shoulders and the breath of temptation breathing heavy on her neck. She can feel the sun beating down on her skin scorching every part of her that’s exposed. When she rises, everything goes black, Read More

My Saturday Routine

My alarm is set for 7:45 and on a good Saturday I’ll wake up 30 minutes before that delightful chime goes off. I take my time rising up and make me a warm cup of coffee. I was never a big coffee drinker until a couple of years ago when bought a Keurig and it was so much fun to operate and so easy to use.

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This Is The Day That Counts

Yes, I know It’s Saturday and you want a rest day. But this is the day that counts the most. I know that you had a full week of work and hopefully you did some type of workout every day. However, every positive action that you took towards becoming a better you can and will be undone by the choices you make today.

So many of us choose to make Saturday our day to have a cheat meal, which is totally okay if you stick to only one meal. Don’t turn that cheat meal into a cheat day. often times we will start the day off with an unhealthy option and from that moment on our body and mind will crave more sugar. So let’s start off right.

For instance, when you wake up have a healthy breakfast and then WORKOUT. When you return home to have a protein shake make this the time to throw a few greens in the blender so that you are getting your daily vitamin intake. Lastly, don’t forget to continue to DRINK WATER. I tend to stick with drink half of my body weight and if I am working out in the warm weather then I will increase my consumption.

Now here we are at dinner and you are probably ready to consume some major calories. But guess what? I guarantee that due to the wise choices that you made previously you will not eat as much as you wanted to. The body is a funny machine. Mentally you are wanting everything that you gave up during the week but your body isn’t craving or missing the calories. So listen to your body and not that hungry mind.

Make this day count and continue to make healthy choices!

Below you will find links for healthy meal options.

 Breakfast https://wordpress.com/posts/belladonnasflashlight.com

Lunch https://wordpress.com/post/belladonnasflashlight.com/1042

You could have chosen to read any blog but you chose mine and I’m honored!

~Belladonna~