Fashion Friday Featuring Onzie’s Summer Line

You guy’s I have been anxiously waiting to share this post with you all! I’m so excited about Onzie’s new Summer line.

I tend to be the kind of person who samples all sorts of products and I wouldn’t really consider myself a strict brand loyalist, except when it comes to Onzie. How did they earn my loyalty you may ask? Well Onzie is a 100% made in the USA company which will always get me onboard, their clothes are stunningly beautiful, with their unique structure and effortlessly chic prints and colors, and their clothes use Free Flow Fabric Technology which means your garments move with you, breathe with you, and keep you supported. The best way I know how to describe it is like a second skin! What more could you possibly want in athletic gear? Onzie is my yoga clothing of choice, but it isn’t limited to the yoga mat, Onzie clothes can be worn while running, biking, hooping, pilates, and even during swimming and surfing because of its fast drying technology and the fact that it can be worn in both salt water and chlorine. Really you could replace your entire wardrobe with Onzie if we’re being honest 😉

I loved this company ever since I first came across them (past features on Onzie can be read here) but I have to say I’ve grown even more in love as time has gone on. While I was in California a couple months back I actually had the honor of doing a little tour of Onzie and met the people who truly makes this company great! The minute I walked through the doors I felt incandescently happy! Everyone was so incredibly kind and I’ve never seen so many smiling faces on people who were working haha. Of course it makes complete sense that their clothes are as beautiful as they are when see the beautiful souls of the people behind the scenes. I’m now more loyal than ever, give me a great quality product and wonderful people who run the show and you will earn my love and loyalty.

 

Here is look 1.

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Sun Ray Bra Top: Onzie All hail the Onzie sports bra! I’ve tried on many a sports bras and have yet to find one more comfortable and supportive than a Onzie, also can we take a moment to appreciate how gorgeous the back detailing is? Not only does this detailing give a fabulous visual but I also felt like this particular design gave even more support, so if you need a little more strength in your yoga tops you can not go wrong in picking the Sun Ray.

Full Coverage Short: Onzie Quite literally the best yoga shorts I have ever worn! They don’t roll or ride up but they manage to still move with you, the cut is incredibly figure flattering, and the Sedona print is just so lively and happy! Why can’t all shorts be as perfect as Onzie shorts? Heck maybe I’ll take my own advice and just have a wardrobe of Onzie 😉

 

Look 2.

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Pretty happy about the pockets 😉

Sun Ray Bra Top: Onzie

Pure Vida Tank: Onzie I have a feeling  this tank top is going to be worn quite a bit this summer. When the average temp during our Texas summers is usually about 105 you can bet I am going to be beyond thankful this tank is feather light, fast drying (sweat marks are not sexy), and the back detailing is more than decorative, it will help keep me cool!

Gypsy Pant: Onzie Waist band that folds over, pockets, stunning print, and the just the right touch of harem style without going full fledged MC Hammer. These pants are so cute I will not restrict them to just athletic wear! From everyday outings, hangouts with friends, to travel Onzie is always there to keep you cool and comfy but also incredibly stylish!

I hope you all enjoyed this post as much as I did and that you get yourself some Onzie! Happy Friday and Happy Independence day!

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So Glad I Found Yoga!

For those of you who don’t know I’ve lost a good bit of weight, I can recall seeing the dreaded scale read 178 when I was at my heaviest. Honestly it almost made me cry, I’m such a girl. As of today I have lost 28lbs *Sarah pats herself on the back*. I was never the “skinny girl” but wasn’t necessarily the “fat girl” either, I categorized myself as curvy and could stand to lose a bit of weight.

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Black was just about the only color I would wear.

I’ve always been a pretty healthy eater, lean meat, fruits, and veggies you know? But I was never consistent enough in my workouts I would be really dedicated at first, but never made it past 3 weeks. Well one day I was really upset (boy problems of course) so in order to clear my mind I decided to go for a walk, since I was livid the walk turned into basically a march, then a run. I had finally experienced the mindclearing powers of a run and was hooked after that! I kept jogging for several months, I would jog around the park and jog back home, and that is how I lost a good bit of weight to begin with. But I had to stop jogging at Doctors orders after I had a weird dizzy spell spaz episode. So I was bummed, I tried dancing to lose weight…didn’t care for it, also tried weights, liked it but after awhile it made my neck and shoulders hurt. So there I was wondering what to do, so I went on youtube and looked up yoga routines. Thank God I did, I found Tara Stiles and started following her videos and saw even quicker results than jogging gave me. I lost fat from running, but with yoga I am gaining muscle, improving my flexibility, and getting better balance, which for a klutz like me is incredible!

IMG_8450By far my favorite yoga accomplishment! Crow Pose.

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IMG_8420Forward bend. I can’t get over the way my sides dip in, its like a crater haha!

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If this post seemed like endless bragging on my part well…it is haha. I’ve worked hard and I am proud of my accomplishments. The only person who can hold you back is you, get out of your own way and make things happen!

Let me know your weightloss stories, what are some of your favorite workouts, ever try bikram yoga or SUP yoga? I love hearing from you guys! Anything you want to share feel free. As always I love you guys, have a happy and healthy Monday!

Oh Pinterest Why?

I have a love-hate relationship with Pinterest. I love it because basically its a giant culmination of everything I wanted, plus stuff I never knew I wanted. I hate pinterest though because I waste far too much time on it, and the main reason I hate it, is because it walks up to me all seductive and inviting… then slaps me in the face with the wet blanket that is reality *BAM*! The reality that…

Eating like this

Will not result in a body like this.

That I will never own a pair of these.

I mean yes I could save up and buy these…but $1000!!! Seriously I am the girl who manages a panic attack while spending $60. So no I don’t think I will ever own the beautiful Louboutins 😦

That my dream dress’ price matches that of a car.

Quit taunting me!

That my engagement ring will probably not look like this.

Wowza that’s gorgeous!

And the fact that I have zero patience to make something like this has not, nor will it ever change.

I made a coaster using this technique…ya only a coaster 😦

That with all the practice in the world I will still paint my nails like a drunken 4yr old.

Seriously what kind of black magic is this?

That in order to restore a beautiful automobile like this, I will have to save lots of money, and oh ya learn how to restore a car.

*drool*

That growing my hair to this length is going to take at least another 2 years.

If only.

The fact mommy will probably always detest the idea of tattoos, no matter how fabulous they are.

And lastly, finding a home in my budget that also happens to contain all of this, is about as likely as me running for president and winning!

Yes pinterest is a cruel mistress indeed. But it gives you something to strive, work, and save for…So I will probably frequent the site all the same. I hope you all enjoyed this post, and if you have any similar reality checks you have come across please feel free to share. Happy Thursday all!