Hi Guys. A little bit about me:
The Jewels first, then the Profession:
I have been married to the love of her life and kidney transplant donor, Joseph for twenty-five years. We have two sons, Julian Bernard thirty -three years old, Tyler nineteen years old and two beautiful grandchildren Naleyla, nine years old and a six-year grandson, Michael Julian. My life mantra is, " No matter what life brings, live your dreams short or long."
HERE'S WHAT I KNOW:
I understand what life feels like, when you have no idea if you will see your children grow up or never see the face of your grandkids. I was born with kidney disease and battled for almost 40 years until my husband of now, 25 years donated his kidney to me. Living a balance life, physically, mentally and spiritually was never an option for me to entertain. My life depends on it. I wrote this blog to share my journey and maybe touch the lives of those around me. My husband's generosity and the power of the grace of God has given me a second chance at life. I have been in and out of the hospitals all my life, came out of a coma, had multiple surgeries. I understand the importance of a positive mind. I have lost two babies and my mom, brother and grandmother in just months of each other.
I want to share inspiration what inspires me to live and enjoy life each day. I have been a devoted yoga and meditation practitioner and a nutrition wellness coach for over 25 years, this was my road to staying as healthy as possible with failing kidneys and all the complications that come with it. I am grateful to share my life with you, through my food, my yoga and meditation practice, and just good old positivity. I hope my posts will bring joy to your heart, soul and tummy.
I am the the CEO of B'Tyli Wellness and Beauty Co. I created this company after I finished my studies in Holistic Nutrition and Medicine from Clayton College of Natural Health. B'Tyli Wellness and Beauty Co. is a holistic wellness company specializing in body, mind and spirit alignment, through yoga, nutrition, meditation and organic skin and body care products.
I am the author of three books, a healthy lifestyle cookbook, titled, Set the Table with Love, which was named after my blog page and two inspirational mediation books, titled, Living With The Silver Lining and Whispers of Silence.
I am also a Health, Wellness and Beauty Expert and has had the honor to share my culinary perspective o Food Network's second season of All-Star Academy food competition for a two month. I have shared my approach to healthy living and eating in both medias of television and radio. She has been featured on Fox 5, Good Day Atlanta, 11 Alive, Atlanta and Company, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, as well as radio, V103 and 104.7 The Fish and several magazine publications
How one affirmation and conscious practice can change your mood and possibly your brain chemistry. Try it out for a week and let me know how it goes!💕💕💕💕☘️☘️Always the student! It’s so cool when my clients take these experiments and they see how just the power of their words and energy can change their lives.
Okay it’s been an awesome day, but one that required lots of energy! Here’s some encouragement for today that will keep you going, if you are running out of positivity fuel. 😅😀😃4 THINGS I TELL MYSELF WHEN I AM BEING HARD ON MYSELF.
Hard work and Fiber! Fiber! Fiber! + Water! Water! Water! Makes for a happy tummy. Moving our bodies, plus consuming foods his digestible fiber with plenty of water helps with bloating and other digestive problems. Eating foods rich in soluble fiber may help you lose belly fat. Soluble fiber helps keep your gut bacteria healthy […]
The brain is one of the most complex organs in our bodies, but also one of the most overlooked organs in our bodies. We are taught how to take care of our hearts, reproductive systems, and bone health to name a few, but what about our brains?Well here are a few things you can do […]
. I absolutely love this kid. He makes I laugh. He’s super smart and he’s my mini-me.Today is my grandson’s ninth birthday and one of the favorite things we love to do together makes smoothies so I want to share with you two of our favorites. I have to say Mikey is the smoothie king […]
LOVING LIFE 101: Learning how to give.Fill your cup up until it overflows and give from the overflow.Lisa Washington We think it’s a good and spiritual thing to pour ourselves out to utter exhaustion. We are even taught this is sacrificial but is it?I am learning that in order to truly give from a place […]
Grateful for the amazing souls in my life that challenge me and constantly make me put it out there. Thanks to everyone that keeps me out of my comfort zone. My 3 books You can find them on amazon and luluhttps://www.lulu.com/shop/lisa-washington/set-the-table-with-love-simple-and-delicious-whole-food-recipes-from-the-farm-to-your-table/ebook/product-1q2y7ykg.html?q=set+the+table+with+love&page=1&pageSize=4
$75.00 Brain and body health are both equally important and they have ONE thing in common: Food is the fuel for our bodies. Knowing this: How can we make better food choices and incorporate more brain-healthy foods into our diets? Come learn how to practice mindful cooking with Chef and Wellness Expert Lisa Washington Your […]
Spring is probably one of my favorite seasons. I understand we are not quite there yet, but here in the south spring has sprung all over the place. Flowers are blooming, green grass is popping up in my backyard, and of course the pollen. This weather puts me in the mood to ditch the hearty […]
Super Bowl Sunday!!!! Are we ready? Well if you are looking for a what I call M and M ( modification and moderation) twist on a couple of super bowl favorites, you have come to the right place? These two will please all your guests. I love this recipe I found on https://www.wellplated.com/buffalo-chicken-stuffed-peppers/ I adapted […]
As I am preparing for next month’s Mindful Living Weekend Retreat, I go in deeper within myself, through more prayer, meditation, and self-examination. Time and honoring it have taught me, people are not showing up for me, but for something much greater.Here is a bit of what was given to me in my meditation. I […]
Valentine’s Day is coming up soon and love is in the air. Lol.😄. So, what do you when you want something chocolate, delicious and healthy? I gotcha boo. This amazing Raw Chocolate Ganache Peanut Butter Tart, topped with a Cacao Peanut butter truffle with a Raw raspberry sauce, is the ticket. Yummy! This would make […]
Keep going. Why because this is your dream, this is your growth, this is a transformation, this is your life. Keep going. Why because this is your time, this is your moment, this is why you are here. Keep going. Why because if you stop, you’ll never know. Keep going.