Horchata Chia Pudding

This is my favorite midday snack or quick, on-the-go breakfast solution. It is packed with protein and fiber making it a great post-workout snack as well. I will highlight some shortcuts to the very simple recipe that I hope you will enjoy! You will need a clean 1/2 pint jar with a lid. Canning jars…

Ramadan Success Plan

In less than 3 days, the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, Insha Allah (God willing) with begin. ย This is a time that most Muslims look forward to and consists of equal part sacrifice and great reward. My days will consist of awakening at 3:00 AM (US Central Time) ย in order to eat…

The External Me vs. Internal Me

For many years, I’ve been told how calm I am. I have been in situations that would make others hysterical or act irrationally, yet I stand there, making mostly rational decisions and moving intentionally and not frantically. I would think I would be the best person to call in an emergency. I would be the…

RACE REPORT: Ironman Monterrey Mexico 70.3

On May 14, 2017, I competed in my very first 70.3 distance race, the Ironman Monterrey 70.3 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. ย It has been 9 days since I competed in Ironman Monterrey 70.3 and I needed the time and distance to properly appreciate and evaluate the race, my performance and overall experience there. I…

Modestly Tri-ing

Swimming, biking and running “under cover”. One mom’s triathlon journey the hijabi way.