Thursday, February 18, 2010

I'm happy to introduce my newest handbag....

The Louis Vuitton Speedy 30

Isn't she gorgeous? This was actually my first LV purchase and I had the hardest time deciding on the perfect one. I knew I wanted a timeless piece. Well, once I saw these pictures of Audrey Hepburn wearing it so wonderfully, I was sold. Please take a look at the below pics.:

My review on this purse:

I absolutely love the style of this purse. It is the perfect transition bag from work to an evening out. However, I will be looking for a shoulder bag in the future as I'm sure carrying in my hands and in the crook of my arm will get old. Leave me a comment if you have any questions on the Louis Vuitton Speedy 30.

Sorry for the quick post! I need to get my beauty sleep. ;)

The Healthy Fashionista

Sunday, January 3, 2010

It's like riding a bike....

In October I ran my first 5k race! It was amazing and for a cause that I'm very passionate about. It was in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness month. The race was established in honor of a breast cancer survivor named Liz Hurley, a television anchor. Liz Hurley has had a huge impact in our local community in raising awareness in breast cancer. In just 6 years her race has raised over 1 million dollars!

Completing the race felt like such a great accomplishment. It was raining and the energy was filled with a wonderful group of people. The race course awesome. We ran through the historical district of our town and the community was there to cheer us on.
My adrenaline was pumping. Things were great, but at some point during the race I injured my ankle but was unaware until a couple of hours later. The days following the race I stayed off my sore ankles but tried to get back on track around day 3. My poor ankles would not give. After a couple of Dr's visits, X-rays (including a bone scan), and weeks of crutches it was determined that I strained my left ankle. Needless to say, this was no fun. My Dr. advised me to stop running for 8 additional weeks.

After following Dr's orders I was finally able to run again. To be honest, I was very hesitant out of fear of re injuring my ankle. I'm so glad that I waited, because it was like riding a bike.... I was able to jump right back in. It felt great! I ran/walked 2 miles on my first day back.

I will be posting in the future on injury prevention. For more information on breast cancer awareness please click the following link: Breast Cancer Awareness

Have a great day!

The Healthy Fashionista

Friday, January 1, 2010

Happy New Year!!!

2009 was a tough year, but has brought so many blessing my way. My husband and I celebrated I our one year anniversary in August. He also lived through 2 blood clots in his lungs, which were results from a major knee surgery. Along with that my Grandma, Grandfather and Mother in law (twice) were also hospitalized. Through these issues and all others I'm so grateful to have such a healthy and loving family and all the many great moments. It is my goal this year to never forget the tough moments for they make me stronger and more appreciative for the great ones. I look foward to 2010. :)

Have a great year!


Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Amazing Yoga Class

I took the most amazing yoga class on yesterday! Being a beginner, I'm becoming familar with the different teaching styles at my gym. In my past experiences I've left classes feeling great, but like I needed to do some cardio. The teacher last night... he kicked our butt. So hard that 3 or 4 students left the class; and at some point even the most experienced people in the class took a break. I started wandering if I was in a bikram yoga class because I was sweating my butt off. I finally get what all the craze is about over yoga. The only way to describe is, feeling 'centered' after class. And very sore today. ;) Needless to to say I'm can't wait to go back for more. I know I'm missing some of the poses but here's some links to the bulk of what we did (over and over):

Plank Pose

Four Limb Staff Pose (lower plank)

Downward Dog

Upward Dog

Cat Pose

Cow Pose

Chair Pose

Foward Bend

Warrior Pose I

Warrior Pose II

Warrior Pose III

I also plan to participate in Angela's Whittle My Middle challenge. Feel free to join me and comment on Angela's page with your results. I plan to do the exercises on days I'm not in yoga class. Angela is a huge inspiration to me. Check out her awesome blog called Oh She Glows.

Here's some cute yoga wear I have my eyes on:

Lululemon Energy Pullover

Lululemon Wunder Under Pants

How cute are these Lululemon Wunder Under Pants in Purple?

Nike Knit Knot Pants

Nike Dri-Fit Soft Hand Base Layer

Have a great day!
The Healthy Fashionista

Friday, December 4, 2009


Hello readers!

I’m Tamara, a 20 something year old, recently married, business woman. I have a degree in Fashion Merchandising but I'm not currently work in my field of choice. I love all things fashion and beauty related and really long for the industry. So here I am starting a blog...

So why the health piece? I am in no way an expert in nutrition. I'm merely documenting my transition into a healthier lifestyle, while staying in touch with my creative stylish side.

More facts about me:

*I love the LORD!

*I value my family more than anything in this world (including our family puppy Coco) :)

*I also love home decorating

I hope you enjoy my posts! Please feel free to comment!

The Healthy Fashionista