Dillion Harper on Oct. 23 @ 5pm PST
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My approach to meal prepping!

Hey guys! Most of you know that I am really disciplined when it comes to following my workouts but I am just as disciplined when it comes to what I fuel my body with. That’s the only way that I have been able to keep my weight at a moderate level with having hashimotos. Around the holidays, it can be really tough to stick to your plan but where there’s a will, there’s a way!

When I am following the Train With Lyzabeth (my holistic nutritionist & trainer) plan, I generally do an elimination for the first 2 weeks of the plan. Which means being strict and not eating certain foods such as gluten, dairy, and the other common irritants that Lyzabeth mentions; peppers, strawberries etc. I already know what irritates my system so I can feel a difference when I do this. Just kind of cleansing for me. I usually do a gentle cleanse at the same time. Upon completing the plan, I give myself between 1-2 weeks of different workouts and similar eating and then start again.

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Now for people with thyroid issues, it is recommended that you cut out gluten and 90% of the time, I do. When I eat it, its usually on a cheat/re-feed meal and although I enjoy every bite, I can feel it afterwards…making it something I don’t wish to do often. I am also severely lactose intolerant (throwing up intolerant), so I use lactaid products or dairy free products as long as they do not contain soy.

My food prep life has a few different approaches depending on what I have going on with work or traveling.

Typically I cook for more than just myself and while most of the things that I make are healthy as well as very tasty, the things like the occasional gluten free pasta or cream of rice…I simply make the real deal for other people and the gluten free for myself.

There ARE ways to make your meal prep tasty and flavorful so that others that are not used to eating healthy are going to love it too!

If I am in town working, I will meal prep for around 4 days so that the food stays fresh and I will do several meals all on one day or I will do one meal one day, then another the next if I am short on time.

Example #1: Sunday meal prep-which takes most of the day

Before heading to the gym, I will make a list of ingredients that I will need to make several meals for the week. I workout and bring a protein shake with me, head to the grocery stores afterwards (because costco or sprouts never has everything I need) and I head home to start batching out my food. I will start all of the veggies: green beans, broccolini, zucchini and then do the proteins: bake my chicken breasts, turkey pattys etc. Depending on what week it is, I will also make my carbs; sweet potato, brown rice, quinoa etc. I will then toss all of the veggie (zucchini) in one big container, all broc in one container etc and will weigh out my chicken and protein portions to 4 oz and put them all in one container as well. Also toss the carbs in their own containers and you can measure as you go. This saves space in my fridge and its easy for me to grab a portioned piece of chicken breast and scoop out a cup of veg and 1/2 cup of carb to heat up.  Its also easier since my family/friends are not going to eat a 1/2 cup of rice or carb…they need more lol.

Example #2: Short on time meal prep

I will make ‘dinner’ which would consist of a protein, carb and veg…but I will make several portions of everything, store the leftovers the same way I do in ex 1. The next day, I will make a different dinner and store, then switch off the rest of the week.

*This usually takes me around 35-45 min which we can ALL find time for. It takes just as much time to drive your happy ass to a fast food joint, order, eat etc.

Travel meals or long stints at work:

I invested in a couple of sixpackfitness bags and LOVE them! The freezer packs keep my food fresh and cold for 12 hours. I can bring these bags anywhere and they come with meal prep containers. So the night before or day of work, I can toss my already made food in them and jet!

Meals on vacation:
Because I am overly hard & strict with myself, over the years I tend to stress out about vacation eating before I go anywhere. Over time I have realized that for me, relaxing is the key. So you have a couple of drinks and a dessert. Just don’t over do it and no this is not a free for all either! There are plenty of places that prep healthy meals that you can order while away. I generally pack a carry on suitcase of food like a weirdo lol! Protein shake powder, protein bars, breakfast items like gluten free oats-hard to find in hotels. And healthy snacks. When I travel, I try to find places with kitchenette’s or kitchens so I can make my own eggs in the am. Store fresh produce and meal prep food. There are a million food prep delivery services that claim to be healthy. If you opt to try one of them, just make sure you read their ingredient and macros. A lot of them I have found are not as healthy as they claim to be, very high in carbs/salt/sugar etc.

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Eating with family and friends:

I recently went to visit my family in Florida. None of which are as strict with their diet as myself. I have received a LOT of flack over the years. Them attempting to make me feel guilty for not eating what they are. Now a days, they have seen me struggle over the years and when I bust out a meal prepped meal that I bring with me while they are eating, they are cool with it and even ask me what it is and if they can taste it. Do not allow anyone to guilt you into not eating healthy! Having said all of that, I WILL reserve my cheat meal just for my loved ones. I am from a big Italian/Puerto Rican family where food is love, so I know it makes them happy and I have no problems planning a cheat meal around them.

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Example of my daily eating:

So today was leg day for me, where I eat a little more carbs

I generally try to stick to 160g protein, 160g carbs and 60-65g fat

7am

Pre-breakfast:

water with lemon, wait 30 min (which is perfect because I have to take my thyroid meds and wait 30 min to eat anything anyway!)

8am

2 scrambled eggs-little salt/pepper/tumeric

1/4 c cream rice with water & a spash of almond milk

1 fire shot with fresh squeezed grapefruit

Vitamins: B, D, C, Fish oil, primrose oil, digestive enzymes

830-1030am gym time!

I drink a shot of super greens, non stimulant fat burner and maca root before.

I drink EAA’S during the workout

I take glutamine afterwards

1130am

Quest bar

130pm Lunchtime!

4oz Chicken breast, 1 cup of yummy sauteed zucchini and on leg day, a 1/2 piece of ezekial muffin (I am aware this has gluten however the ezekial is a little easier to digest and I have no issues with it) or I will have no carbs if its a lighter workout day or rest day.

Vitamins: C, multi, selenium, probiotic, tonalin, chlorella, digestive enzymes

430pm Snack

1 cup of lactaid cottage cheese and around 30-45 min later a piece of fruit or I reverse it depending on where I am. (If I am on the go,  I will have a Bar or shake)

**If I am starving in between this snack and dinner, I will not allow myself to starve, I will eat a salad with just greens, cucumber, other green vegs and vinegar.

730pm Dinner

2 cups of my protein filled turkey chili and a cup of my simple but amazing butternut squash soup-filling and so tasty!

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4 oz salmon, 1/2 cup quinoa, 1 cup green beans

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5 oz filet mignon, 1/2 c cauliflower mashed, 1 cup broccloini

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4 oz chicken breast, 1 cup veg….you get the idea 😉

Vitamins: C, tonalin, glucosamine, digestive enzymes

930pm 

Chocolate Protein shake with almond milk and 1 scoop of PB (I’m addicted and this will be the 1 thing I am letting go of next month :O(

Vitamins: Tonalin, C, fish oil, primrose oil, calcium (if you are on thyroid meds, DO NOT take calcium supps 4 hours after taking the meds, it will make them inactive), lysine (taking this with glutamine can increase your body’s natural HGH, snooze in.

10pm

**everyone is different but for me, one of my hashimotos symptoms is severe constipation**

Nighttime drink: miralax-dr recommended it for me and its a life changer! sleep-melatonin product, collagen, chrolella.

I usually go to sleep around 1230-1am. I am normally not hungry when I go to sleep but on the rare occasions that I am, I just sip water or tea and that satiates me.

EVERYTHING I eat is organic, its not worth ingesting the chemicals from the hormone pumped up proteins.

This day of eating is between 1800-1900 calories. I workout 90 min to 2 hours every day except Saturday when I do something active outdoors. I include HIIT cardio into my routine but also make sure to get that MISS as well.

Hopefully this helps give you another insight as to how meal prepping can be done! As always, if you have questions or comments, feel free to reach out!

Brianna’s Butternut squash soup

1 32oz package of Organic Butternut Squash

1 small organic sweet onion

1 (overflowing) cup of organic baby carrots

2 c Organic Low Sodium chicken broth

1 6oz organic Plain yogurt

dash of sea salt

Add squash, carrots and chopped onion to large pot on med high heat-cover, stirring occasionally for 12 min. (if needed, add a splash of water to keep from burning-usually covering creates enough condensation to not need oil or anything)

Add in the chicken broth, bring to a boil and then reduce to simmer for 25 min.

Add salt & yogurt

Transfer to a blemder/Vitamix and blend until smooth.

Serve and enjoy!

Brianna’s Spicy Red Pepper Chicken 
 
Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 30 min
Serving size: 2
You will need:
2 Organic Chicken breast
2 Organic Red Bell Peppers
1 package of Organic haricoverts or green beans Or 2 cups cooked
1 tbsp Organic Olive Oil
1/2  tsp Sea Salt
1 tsp Cajun seasoning
1/2 to 1 tsp of hot sauce (depends on how you like it)
Sprig of Organic Curly Parsley
2 Large Organic Zucchini-angel hair cut
  • Cube the red peppers & place in steamer for 15-20 min
  • Cut Chicken breast into strips and place in a glass bowl, mix in Cajun seasoning
  • Boil Green beans until they reach desired tenderness-drain, cover, set aside
  • Saute the chicken breast using olive oil cooking spray or similar (usually 6 min)
  • Add steamed peppers, salt, olive oil, parsley & hot sauce to blender & blend until smooth saucy consistency.
  •  If you prefer to saute the zucchini after you cut it, it only takes 2 min, but its very tasty raw as well!
Time to plate it!
Start with zucchini, add haricovert, chicken then top with sauce, gently mix, top with additional parsley if desired and serve!
Macros:
229 Calories
29 G Protein , 8G Carbs, 2 G Fat
(one 4oz portion of chicken for you & remaining for your spouse
You might also want to sub the zucchini for pasta for other family members!
Double recipe if you have kids)
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Happy Halloween!

Hopefully you guys missed me as much as I missed you?! Not going to lie, I have been MIA due to some stressful shit going down in my life BUT today, we are not focusing on that. We are going to be happy & positive!

I am not big into Halloween, besides dressing up to shoot for it! Mainly because there is almost always tons of drunken psychos that come to Vegas. So I usually sit at home & pass out candy but not doing that this year. Instead, I am being mean to the girls, and dressing them up so that they can enter into the 2nd annual Dog costume contest near where I live! LOL. They hate me right now but the proceeds all go to a nice puppy charity and they will thank me for the experience when they are finished! LOL

Costumes? Well little London is a BEEEEEE because she is always fluttering around from everywhere in the house. My little Rose bud is a ladybug, well because its adorable and they needed matching costumes. :O) I of course will don some ladybug antenna’s and we will be one happy bug family!

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I will be taking a LOT more pics, hahaha! I am not a nice mommy and they are pretty mad at me right now but will get over it ;o)

Have an amazing Halloween and be safe if you are going out! xo

Brianna

 

PS, be sure to check my new list of LIVE show dates! I am trying to keep all of them, starting with tomorrow’s Halloween show! Be there or….I WILL COME FIND U, jk, but you should check it out ;o)

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Having Hashimotos but not letting it have you.
A lot of you ladies have asked me to share my experience & knowledge with my Thyroid journey, so I am going to share my story.
**Please know that I am NOT a medical professional or in the health care industry whatsoever. I am not offering medical advice and highly recommend going to a Doctor in your area that is well versed in your condition-If thyroid issues are what you are diagnosed with. We are ALL made up very differently inside & not everything effects us the same, therefore, I cannot tell you that what I am doing will work for you.
Starting from the beginning, if you are like me even a little and are in tune with your body, you can tell when something is off. Over a decade ago, I began telling my doctors of my symptoms that seemed to be getting more persistent as time went on. The symptoms for me were terrible cystic facial acne, very serious mood swings, dry mouth, excessive sweating, hot/cold flashes, depression, fatigue, potty issues,  insomnia and the list went on. I was in my early 20s and the consensus from the doctors was; “You’re too young to have hormonal issues”, “You just have bad PMS” and the one that made me feel the worst was, “Its all in your head, you need to get over it”.  It seemed like an uphill battle, so I conceded and listened to the last doctor that pressured me into seeing a psychiatrist. The shrink immediately put me on anti-depressants. It not only didn’t help any of my symptoms but made them worse and added a few more in the form of side effects! I gave it a good try, and decided to ween myself off as I was feeling worse and worse each month. Being that diabetes and Hypo-thyroid is hereditary and both my mother & paternal Aunt had hashimotos, I kept begging Drs to test for them. I was very young at the time and when the told me, no the insurance won’t cover it, you’re too young…I just took their word for it. I didn’t know that I could challenge the insurance or even just pay for it out of pocket.
So I went about my life thinking I was perhaps imagining the symptoms as I was living a healthy lifestyle, keeping myself at a weight I was happy with when all of a sudden, I started feeling so sick. Throwing up & nausea daily. Weight gain etc. Boom, I was 5 months pregnant and had no clue! I still had a normal cycle each month and was on the pill! It was pretty crazy. The result was a miscarriage later that month. This was the turning point in my health as I knew it. I went into a depression and gained around 70 lbs. That is where you see my before-during that time, and after, when I saw myself in my brothers wedding video and with utter disgust with how far I let myself go, made a huge change.
I lost all of the weight within a year and although I was doing everything properly, training perfectly (I got NASM certified) and my nutrition was great….I only maintained that goal weight for a year and then out of the blue, the weight started creeping back on. Terrified of gaining weight (mainly due to the industry I am in), I continuously added time to my already long & strenuous workouts. I also drastically cut my calories. In my head it made perfect sense. Output more than you input and it equals perfect weight control! That worked…..for a while. The whole time, I continued having extreme symptoms that felt worse and worse every few months. My skin was TERRIBLE! I look back at old photo shoots now and thank God they weren’t in super HD yet, like they are now! My moods were erratic and uncontrollable. I would swing into a horrid depression and then go into a more normal state. It really sucked, but my weight was good so I was happy with that.
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Before and After

 

Then all of a sudden, I started gaining weight again! FUCK! I was also sick ALL of the time, had multiple muscle and tendon injuries from all of the over-training and my quality of life was shit. After really being sick of all of the asshole doctors telling me this or that, but never trying to find out what it was, it dawned on me. Hmmm, doctors are just people, they are not all knowing beings with the ability to look at one person to the next and determine what their issues were. I said fuck it, I will pay out of pocket for a doctor that will take the time to see what is really going on.
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I was around 20lbs heavier than my original weight loss, but thankfully knew how to cheat with flattering angles. Life had to go & I had to keep working regardless of my added lbs.

I found a well recommended MD who also specialized in holistic health. If I could tell you just how simple it would have been for every other doctor over those many years to give me a few specific blood tests to figure things out, you wouldn’t believe me. He straight up said, well, you have a family history plus all of your symptoms match up…let’s do an in depth test of your thyroid.

**I will say that there was 1 test 1 doctor did on my TSH that showed normal-however in a young woman that is over all healthy, it will show normal**
It wasn’t until he tested my T3 T4, free T3 T4, DHEA, estrodial etc that it showed what they could have easily seen that entire time! I had hashimotos disease. My levels were so low that the doctor was shocked I wasn’t 300lbs! Being an athlete fended that off.
Hashimotos disease is an auto immune disease in which your immune system attacks your thyroid, a small gland at the base of your neck. The thyroid gland is part of your endocrine system, which produces hormones that coordinate many of your body’s activities. When this is disrupted, your hormones either aren’t secreting properly, aren’t being sent to the right places, or doesn’t allow you to absorb properly…or in my case, ALL OF THE ABOVE! Which explained a few other health issues I had. Your hormones control your entire body! Skin, moods, weight, everything I was having issues with. >>more info<<
I did not know how hard it would be after being diagnosed to then figure out the proper treatment with the right doctor. I began 3 years of being a guinea pig to find the proper treatment plan for me. I will be forever grateful that this Doctor made the original diagnosis. However, he was unable to correctly prescribe medications to manage my hashimotos effectively.  None of the natural meds worked for me, so we went synthetic. At one point my medication levels were so high that I was having heart palpitations daily. I couldn’t do the intense cardio that I was used to. I remember breaking down in the gym and just wondering WHY my body would not cooperate with me. Once the heart issues arose, I felt it was time to see an endocrine specialist who immediately took me off of the super high dosage of Levothyroxine and put me on a lower dose. It took time for my body to get used to it and another shift in hormones occurred but the heart issues stopped, so I thought that was better. I patiently waited for my body to regulate back to what I thought it should be normally….patiently for over a year. I asked this doctor why am I still not losing weight? Why is my skin still so bad? My moods etc? She simply said, “Look, you’re just always going to be a little heavier than you want to be and the older you get, the more mood symptoms you’ll have”. (My uncontrollable moods were so bad that it had major effect on my loved ones around me. My family and friends.) Again, something had to change before I lost it.
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I was able to “manage” and although everyone thought I looked great on the outside, my insides were really suffering.

 

I had been on a waiting list for an endocrine Dr, Dr B. who was not accepting new patients. He was said to be the best in town. I went in person to BEG them to take me in. They did! I was elated! I thought this was it! I would be cured! He took me off ALL thyroid meds and began to treat the symptoms one by one, prescribing me a strong med for skin, for moods etc etc. He said, please give these all a try for at least 6 months. After the 1st week, I know why he urged me to give the meds a chance. I was suffering the worst dizziness, nausea and other side effects from them that my quality of life again diminished. Meanwhile, I still had 2 companies to run, a household, my family, my jobs on top of the businesses and travel. After 8 months of HELL, I kept telling him that I was just too sick feeling every day to continue. He never once told me to stop the meds but I again said, FUCK THIS! I have been so patient and I am losing so much of my life! Time I will never get back. A trip to Europe that was overshadowed by my constant nausea and exhaustion. You do what you can not to let it effect you, but there really is only so much a person can tolerate. I stopped the meds on my own and stopped going to Dr B.
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I remember feeling so ill, forcing a smile and was so down on myself for not being able to suck it up during a trip of a lifetime.

 

As fate would have it, my insurance forced me to select a Primary Care Physician and Dr B had referred me to my current Dr. Dr Andrea Dempsey, an internist that preferred a hollistic approach when available. She ran all of my bloodwork and noticed a lot of issues with my thyroid, my adrenals etc. She took SO much time with me. Really knew her shit and anything she didn’t know, she said so. We started off slowly, one medication at a time as to not disrupt my body dramatically. It also allowed us to know if one of the added items was causing a negative effect. This was the doctor that I had been waiting for all of these years. We addressed the possible root causes of the hashimotos as there is normal an event in our lives that allows the major change in our body. For me, it was the miscarriage. That sudden change in hormones and sickness was what caused the hashimotos to appear for me.
As if enough wasn’t enough, BOOM, no progress in the gym, no matter how healthy or how portioned I was, I would gain and/or hold onto weight. I was then referred to an amazing coach who had a lot of experience with women in general but women with thyroid/hormone issues. He immediately let me know that from the many years of over training and under eating, I trashed my metabolism, creating >neuroendocrineimmune dysfunction< (or in easy to understand terms-metabolic damage). Now MOST of you out there will not have this issue. Its pretty loosely thrown around when people hit a plateau or can’t loose the weight they want to. I created this damage to my body over a 7 year period of doing 4-5 hour workouts each and every day. Eating less than 1500 cals each day. Not taking any days off…. I thought that was the only way that I could maintain a weight I was happy with, but in turn I fucked myself worse than I could have ever imagined! Reversing the damage took more inner strength than I thought I had. It required me working out a LOT less and eating a LOT more! UGH. I got used to the working out less as my body was so badly beaten up, injury stricken etc. but every time I had to put food in my mouth I felt sick. It was so much more than I was used to and I was gaining lbs to boot! All things my coach warned me about. He said it would take anywhere between 1-2 years for me to fix things. During that time I was also getting my hashimotos treatment plan in place with Dr Dempsey. Little by little, I got there. It took an ENTIRE 2 years that I am just at the end of now to heal the neuroendocrineimmune dysfunction.

Much heavier than I wanted to be but as usual, fake it til you make it! Most people that know me don’t even know that I have gone through all of these struggles.

Today, I am on a treatment plan with both synthetic and holistic remedies. I learned that my body does not tolerate any generic form of Synthroid or Cytomel, so I am on both name brands of those. I am also using a low dose of progesterone. Part of hashimotos treatment has to be dealing with your hormones and adrenals.  Nothing alone worked for me, it is the combination of things for me that is helpful. I feel better than I have in many years. I do need to mention that just because I am on a treatment plan, does not mean I am cured or do not experience symptoms.  In some way or another, I am effected by hashimotos each and every day. Sometimes I feel amazing, like yesterday when I was able to wake up without being groggy, have an amazing workout where I doubled my normal max weight, go off to accomplish a million things! And then there are days like today, where my brain feels foggy, I feel a bit down, exhaustion to the point of wanting to crawl in a hole and never come out. BUT listen, YOU control how your life is going to be. I now realize that I cannot be so very hard on myself. On days like today, you better bet your ass I still got up…stumbled around dropping things…got to the gym, did a very good-hard workout, even though I did not have it in me, I DUG into the depths of my mind, and I fucking did it. Then I got home took the dogs out for a walk-which is scientifically proven to increase your serotonin levels, making you happier. I didn’t get everything I wanted to done today, but I did a lot and I am happy with that.
I’ve seen people with a LOT of excuses my entire life. There’s literally ALWAYS going to be a reason NOT to be healthy. There’s always the, “Oh, I’m so stressed, I deserve ______”, “Oh my back hurts, I can’t go to the gym”. Sweetie, I have been in over a dozen car accidents and am blessed when I have a day without a severe neck/back/hip issue and I still hit that gym as hard as I can! :O) Its really up to you if you decide to let things rule your life. I chose not to. While I am NOT perfect in any way, I strive to better myself each day-inside and out. I don’t know if I will ever be completely rid of the body dysmorphia that I have created but I am learning to love myself and be comfortable with myself. Baby steps guys.

After completing TWL 90 day challenge the 2nd time through. My main improvements were how my weight shifted from fat to more muscle, the shape of my muscles and glutes were much improved!

 

All of that is a HUGE reason why I LOVE Lyzabeth’s TWL plan. Not only is she the go to girl for amazing workouts that are realistically achievable, fun and different every day, but she is one of the VERY few fitness professionals that know anything about hypothyroidism. The holistic nutrition aspect of the TWL plan has inspired me to make a few tweaks and changes to my life for the better, as I have actually felt the improvements.  (cutting out fake sugars, etc) I can actually feel my body responding to different foods/herbs/etc.  If you are not fully committed to the plan and nutrition aspect of the TWL, I urge you to really try to stick with it. It doesn’t ever get easier…YOU JUST GET BETTER! (if you have not joined, >>CLICK HERE <<to join).  I have now done the plan twice and am on my 3rd time through. While my weight loss was not dramatic from start to finish, the hourglass goals of changing my shape definitely show. I have lost inches and lost Body fat…so try not to let the scale rule your life. For me personally, I can at most weigh in every 2 weeks or more or I become obsessed with the number and get down on myself, which is also impedes results!  I treat my nutrition and training like an actual job, I really think it is. I schedule my workouts and lift 5x per week, and I add in my HIIT cardio throughout, the number of days I add it varies based on whether I have a shoot coming up or how tired I am. On the 6th day, I usually do fasted cardio, then the 7th, I rest. That was the toughest thing for me to train myself to do. Allow my body to take it easy. So now if I feel good, I will go outdoors and hike with my puppies or something fun!
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No, we don’t look like this on a hike! HAHA!

End of TWL 2nd time around. Lots of base with a side of abs! 😉

Nutrition wise, I have the luxury of being my own boss, so I am not confined to a 9-5 schedule. However! I do still make the time to food prep. I usually like to make food for 2-3 days and store in one large container; 4oz portioned chicken breasts-1 container, 4 large zucchini’s-1 container, 4 portions brown rice-1 container, etc. Then the next day, I will do a different meal with left overs in large containers, so I am set for the week. If I am on the run, which I am often, I make sure I have food with me where ever I go. That is so important. Most friends I speak with don’t eat all day and then gorge at night. This too trashes your metabolism. Then there’s the cheat day, EH HEMM, I mean cheat meal. Don’t go ham and eat everything that you’ve been craving all week! Moderate yourself. I like to plan these meals around an event; family BBQ, dinner out with the girls, a vacay etc. I usually do this once a week-if its a mini cheat meal or once every 2 weeks if I ate a doughnut or something insanely delish!

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Snapped this the other day, I am in month 2, week 1. I gained some lbs back from when I was in Europe but not mad at living my life!

In closing, I hope that my story can help at least one other person whether it motivates you to make some healthy changes or if you have not been feeling like yourself lately. If you have symptoms, or you feel off. DO NOT allow another person to tell you that its in your head! Do not be afraid to challenge authority, do not be afraid to get 2nd or 3rd opinions! I have learned that in women (and sometimes men-my Unc has a less severe form of Hypo-thyroid) approaching or in their 30s, its super common to have imbalances. If your hormones are even a little off, it can create a lot of issues within your body. It doesn’t mean you have to be medicated, but there are natural things you can do as well as lifestyle changes. I rarely eat gluten for example, unless its a cheat meal that I have been dying for….but less and less do I even want to feel the after effects of that-swelling, bloating, gas, nausea. So little changes can help too if you are not as jacked as I am lol! By all means, get checked out at the very least! Never wait around for symptoms to get worse. I will also add that most of you will not have such a difficult time finding doctors. I live in Las Vegas, NV which is great for many things but not for healthcare. Few and far between. Now that I know that I am the main one that controls my health, I won’t allow another individual to tell me I am not feeling what I feel.
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We have to stop seeing our flaws and appreciate our blessings.

Thanks for taking the time to read and I wish you all the very best!
XO
Brianna
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Brianna, missing in action

Hey guys, just wanted to drop a quick note to let you know that I am alive! If you follow my social media, (AND YOU SHOULD BE 🙂 you know that I have been dealing with some personal problems. Not to fret, if you’re a BriannaJordan.com member (AND YOU SHOULD BE!), all of my content keeps pumping out better than ever! And I will get to the new blog posts later this week and into next week! I will also fill you all in on everything soon!

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and fuck facebook in the ear. If you see a profile with my photos, they’re stolen.

Here’s some HOT upcoming shit for you to drool over in the meantime! xoxo, Brianna

 

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YAYAYAY! Football is back bitches!

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Almost home! Missing my bitches!!!!

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Its been a long journey of work & sight seeing and I am ready to come home & get right back into my routine! Its amazing & humbling being able to travel the world & work at the same time but I am ready for my girls, my bed, my gym, my food prep! And in that order lol!

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If you’ve noticed, my updates & sexy posts haven’t stopped, so make sure you keep up! Text me >>>HERE<<< And DON’T YOU DARE MISS A SEXY UPDATE from BriannaJordan.com Because its getting better and better each week!!!

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Follow my Bestie here: Taylor Stevens

And I CANNOT WAIT TO SEE MY BESTIE! YAY! This time she’s not surprising me for fucks sake, give a bitch some notice hahaha! Can’t wait, She’s my soul mate & understands the REAL me! Love <3

 

So “Merica, hope you’ve been holding down the fort for me! Praying my house isn’t a huge shit fest with the pups being off of their normal routine.  Worst case scenario, I have to spend the next few months potty training ALL OVER AGAIN! Not fun, but what am I gonna do?! Its life.

Until our next live show PEACE * LOVE ***BOOBIES****

xo Brianna
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TEXT ME BITCH!

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Well if you didn’t already know, now you do. If you DM me via social media, I don’t answer ;o) If you TEXT me, I do! Super simple, but seems like a few of you are having trouble with it, so I will make it as easy as possible!

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My Phone Number is FREE! And it won’t be free forever, just for a limited time, so add me to your contact list ASAP!

GO TO: TextBriannaJordan.com

Add me to your contacts FREE

TEXT ME

You really can ask me anything, I am a cool ass chick and love to chat so hit me up! We can exchange fun pics or naughty ones, up to you! Just ask for what you want.

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This is a FUN way & the only way to get this personal attention from yours truly! I’m having a blast texting some of you so far, so keep it up! Can’t wait to get to know you better! xxoo

Brianna J

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LET’S GOOOOOOOO!

WOOOOOOOO

Its back boys & girls, its FINALLY back! So excited for the 2016 NFL season! If you ever had any question as to who my team is…this blog will clear that up for you! LOL

Hint: GOOOOOO PACK GOOOOOOO!

Wasn’t clear enough for you?? 
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There you go that should help things out a bit! SO now that we are all healed up from last seasons injuries, we are going to KICK ASS and take names dammit! Who’s with me??? Let’s GOOOOO team!

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I really hope to get to a game this season since my 1st ever was the WORST game of the season :O((( Against Arizona. SAD! Too many injuries & away games in a row. Wasn’t fair. ONLY 6 days until we meet the Colts!

Anyway, let’s fucking go team! And if you’re a BRIANNAJORDAN.com member! Enjoy my latest & greatest Packer posts! This year I am going to be a lot more involved ;o)

XXOO Brianna Jordan

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Anxiety is real, don’t ignore it.

Whew, last week SUCKED big fat donkey balls dude! It was like I was in a tornado & couldn’t get out! Its times like that when you really see who has your 6! I am lucky that a few people care about me :O)

I try not to be negative in my posts here or my social media, but sometimes I am a little vulnerable and open with my feelings. Last week SO many things were going wrong for me that I really was having panic attacks-and on the verge of a big anxiety attack. I don’t often pay attention to the rude comments that people post, but obviously being in a fragile state of mind, I was a little more sensitive. Some fucktard decided it was ok to go on ALL of my posts that day & say I was making it all up & had no panic or anxiety. Like who the fuck are you bro to tell me what I am feeling. I give ya’ll an inside peek into my life, some more than others but because you see someone on social media, doesn’t mean you know them or have the right to talk shit. OH, don’t worry, I put said fucktard in his little dick place.

What was up you ask? Well, some bitch (a dude) hit my car & didn’t stop. Not major damage & I am fine but when you have a high performance vehicle, its costs a LOT & damages your bank account. Ended up not filing an insurance claim because over the next 2 years, I’d pay more in higher premiums than if I just paid outright to fix the mofo.

Then my fractured finger (if you don’t follow my IG posts), I was defending a girl-friend at the gym who was physically attacked and in the may lay & adreneline of it all, my finger was fractured. It has been super hard to work out & grip things, but I am getting it done. (that happened a few weeks ago)

I thought all was well with my fingers but all of a sudden after 2 weeks, my thumb started throbbing for no reason. I had my nail lady remove the acrylic & its black underneath. It must have also been hit in the may lay of the gym incident & I didn’t notice. An air pocket developed between my nail & my skin and it got horribly infected. I immediately call my Dr, who cannot fit me in supposedly and so I went to the ER Urgent care for them to tell me that they couldn’t treat me because the meds I needed only my primary Dr could give me due to something about my liver needing to be tested. LIKE WTF! So I spent the rest of Friday & saturday that week attempting to beg my Dr’s front desk people & nurse to squeeze me in…only to be told that they didn’t have time to ask her and they closed all day Sun. So I sat in pain and lived my life…not fully losing it yet. But….

Then my dog sitter tells me that she “has a life” and doesn’t want to sit at my house with my dogs while I am in Europe. (It was brought on by my calling her on a big lie she told me while watching them during my last photo shoot.) Which completely through me for a fucking loop. The ‘dog sitter’ is actually my mother who is not my mother, I am her mother. She’s a highly functioning alcoholic (which is why I rarely drink anything at all) who never wanted kids and had NO clue on how to mother a child. I raised myself & my siblings. I have helped her in ways that a child should not have had to help their parent. Not getting into all of that, but literally the LEAST she could do is watch my pups without complaining about it.

On top of all of that, my neighbor who I consider family, completely iced me out! After knowing what I do for over a decade & never judging me, all of a sudden, I am not good enough or Godly enough to be her family?! WOW, that was a shocker.

So I lose my shit, full blow panic attack….

I am blessed to be a really very strong person. I have been through a lot of strife in my life & it made me the person I am today. I am a little rough around the edges for protection and the strength I have to persevere is amazing to me at times. We’ll get into that another day.

Needless to say. Things always get better. The whole key is to stay as positive as possible! Its SO hard, I know! but the better outlook you have on everything, the easier it is to get through the miserable times. We all have them. My favorite quote is 10% of life is what happens to you and 90% is how you react to it. SO damn true!

So…my car is getting fixed, I worked quadruple over time to cover it. It could have been worse. And perhaps it was a wake up call for me to stop texting and driving! I have a VERY bad habit of doing so. I wasn’t at the time of the incident but maybe having to shell out all this money for it was the universes way of saying, YO, Brianna! Eyes on the road at all times! Nothing is as important than safe driving!

My fractured finger is still fractured and my grip still sucks but I bought some wrist straps with grips to help lift heavy without as much pain. It works actually pretty well.

My thumb is not on the mend….yet I was able to finally get in to see my Drs PA, who was really great.  However the meds I would have to take have a LOT of side effects and are pretty insane, so I will wait until I am done traveling & deal with it day by day. Its still hurting but really could be worse. HOPEFULLY won’t get worse without meds. I am thankful that I was not in Nice or Dallas or Baton Rouge. It could be way worse. Who cares about an ugly thumb for the time being?

The non-mother situation will always be there. I accept her for who she is and that she will not change. I am never going to have an actual mother.  She has agreed to “watch” my girls. If she actually does has yet to be seen, the lie I caught her in was that she said she was still at the house & let them go potty when I could see her on my cameras at home & my house texts me when she left at 6:20am when she was supposed to stay until 12pm. SOOOO, my very sweet cleaning girl & her daughter are my backup. And because she is going through a tough divorce (like brought her valuables & guns to my house to hide from him drama) I will have yet one more person backing up the backup. Sheesh!  They will hopefully come every day to help with the doggies. Play with them & love on them.

The neighbor that I considered a mother for over 10 years….I am still pretty upset about that. If she really is a woman of God, she would not be judging me or my life. Especially because she knew forever what I did, even gritty details…. I know she suffered the loss of her kids moving out & going to college, so perhaps she had a breakdown of some sort. Very strange but I cannot dwell or focus on those that do not care for me as I care for them. Time to move on.

So folks, you don’t always know what people are going through. Why not just always be nice? It costs you nothing. Everyone handles anxiety & stress differently. If you are going through something. Don’t be afraid to talk to someone, even if you think it burdens them.  That’s my biggest issue! I never want to be weak! However, it shows more strength to be honest.

I am fully intending to create more balance in my life so that I do not get overwhelmed as often. I encourage you to do the same. xo

 

Brianna Jordan

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HOT as _________

SERIOUSLY HOT in Vegas right now! OMGEEEE! I never get used to it! I definitely would not trade for somewhere horribly freezing though (like Minn-E-SOO-Ta LOL)! I’ll take a few months of going from AC to AC I guess :O)

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Guess I’ll just wear less clothing??!

Hope you are all amazing! Things are the same for me :O) working out, working, making HOT content for you lovers & being with my puppies & family!

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Feeling good & seeing my metabolism start working again!

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London & Mommy

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Rosie & Mommy

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Sexy content JUST for my members!

Super excited to see Europe again this year and am starting the packing process :O) Yay. Love my time there, I always come back with a better life perspective & appreciation for what I have. As always, I will write a detailed review on each city I travel to :O) You can see past trips by scrolling back to last August and the few years before that in Aug as well.

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On a previous trip in Mykonos, Greece

For now I will continue working my ass off right until I leave! Which means if you saw my INSTAGRAM post, you STILL have time to get your sexy worn panties! Email me NOW for details. Brianna@briannajordan.com SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY, If you email me with some rude comments, I will delete you ;o)

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Panties worn ALL day & played in before mailing out!

Until next time guys! Just in case you needed a big wet kiss today….. XXOO

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Brianna

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Ask anything!

Hey guys! Well I invited you to ask me anything and was impressed with your Qs! So I am going to start answering now! This was so fun, I might do it again, so be on the look out for another post later this year!

DIRECT FROM MY INSTAGRAM FEED! <——– Follow me there now if you’re not already, I post lots of FREE fun & sexy shit!

QUESTIONS…..

I definitely do! I love fan interaction & making new friends, so I have a variety of options for fans to book me for dinner or business meetings, parties and much more.

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  • __yadrielIf the money was right, if everything was laid on the table crystal clear, whether it be solo, GG, BG, would you ever consider shooting scenes with a major porn company? (Brazzers, N.A, Jules Jordan, etc)

Well, I already ave shot with just about every major company out there. Mainly solo and a few soft GG. You can ask them to book me again if you want to see more ;o)

For me personally, the money would never be right for BG since mandatory protection is not required with most companies. Even with health screenings, it can take months or even years for some STDs to show up. I go into depth on this in this blog, check it out, pretty interesting stuff! WHY DONT YOU FUCK ON FILM

From Brazzers HOT & MEAN

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  • __yadrielI read your blog on the BG topic, but didn’t seem like you closed the book on that completely.

While I don’t judge anyone else for what they do, I would definitely not consider ever doing BG. There are WAY too many girls doing way too much for pennies on the dollar. My fees for any & everything I do have always been considerably higher, and I do not foresee things changing before I am completely retired from this public life. I will and do see people that book me privately but it does cost a pretty penny ;o)

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Thanks! Its cliche but Pink is my fav color!

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  • b_nicky_bDo you see yourself exploring more deeply the fitness scene, i.e., competition, fitness modeling, or lifestyle in workingout and healthy eating? Thanks.✌

Good question! I have definitely given it some good thought since I am so passionate about it and I have had so much adversity surrounding my own health. I may possibly be looking into holistic nutrition, being that I was so inspired by Lyzabeth Lopez. If I went to school for that, it would really just be for the knowledge & to help others that are struggling…not really a career but more a labor of love. I am already NASM certified as a trainer but don’t train people. I give programs & nutrition plans to my friends and I have done some fitness modeling. I am not sure that I would jump into competition as it is very hard on your body & being that I just came out of metabolic damage (which was HELL!), I wouldn’t want to risk that                happening again…If by next year, I am completely healed and my thryoid is doing well (as I have hashimotos disease too), I might consider 1 comp. 😉

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  • ghess.suzuki81@thebriannajordan It is obvious you are focused on health and fitness and work hard to stay on track and hit your personal goals. What are your favorite food choices? What would you describe as the perfect breakfast or lunch? What bottled water meets your criteria? What is your favorite cardio exercise choice?

Thank you! Its always a valiant effort lol! In order to stay on track, I make sure that I treat working out and meal prep as part          of my job. If you take care of yourself & your body, it will reflect on everything else that you do…just like not taking care of it does. For meals I generally eat between 1800-1900 calories per day and for my blood type, a ratio of 35% protein, 25% & 40% carbs is what I do well on. These are all lean proteins, mainly chicken breast, filet mignon, bison or protein supps-all organic. ((I hate seafood! or I would eat more salmon)), carbs are usually brown rice, ezekial bread, potato, gluten free oats and the fats are usually mixed nuts, PB or a tiny bit of olive oil here & there. The point for me is to get the proper nutrition my body needs to sustain & maximize my workouts.

My go to cheat meals are generally NO protein, bleh (pretty much over it by the time the cheat meal comes), and either pasta or pizza and a very decadent dessert! MMMM I generally have 1 cheat meal-NOT day lol, every 2 weeks.

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Everyone gets on me for my bottled water consumption…I ONLY drink dasani. It tastes yummy to me where as arrowhead etc tastes bleh. (notice in my before pic I was stoked with my dasani’s because I hadn’t found any during my travels and I drink at least 8-10 bottles per day! Drinking one right now actually! AHHH lol!)

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No habla espanol (although I should! Blasted Rosetta Stone lol!)

  • kirk9664Do you know if the brass butts at the Riviera were saved before the demolition?

I’m so upset I didn’t know they were even demo’ing it until I saw the news that day & I didn’t even get a chip! I have no idea about the butts but generally they liquidate everything in estate sales before blowing it up!

  • titansfan91Hi there@thebriannajordan I was wondering, do you like video games? & if so do you have any game systems… & another thing, who are some of your favorite sports teams besides the GB Packers?!

HI! I used to LOVE nintendo, Super mario bros & had a gameboy for the longest time, I’m sure I have it somewhere. I just got too busy to play and I am not a fan of the newer games out there. Nintendo was dope in the 90s tho!

Packer fan, through & through. I don’t really get into many other sports unless I am playing them. I have way too short an attention span, so it bores the fuck outta me! lol  My watching football is a recent development over the last 3 years.

  • fatboy45andyYou discover that the person you’re head-over-heels interested in loves a good homemade and handmade dessert. What will you concoct when you have this person over?@thebriannajordan

I am an amazing cook, so just because I don’t cheat on my meal plan often, doesn’t mean I won’t go all out for the people I care about. For my most recent dinner party, I made homemade lemon cake & homemade lemon gelato…it was BOMB! I also make fantastic chocolate Lava cake, tirimisu (without coffee) and kind of bomb everything lol, too many to chose from!

  • fatboy45andy#2– What was the most embarrassing thing you have done while on a date?

When I was around 16 (I always lied & said I was 18 at least), I went on a date with a chef and argued with him over the correct way to pronounce prosciutto. I was saying, ProSKWEtoe HAHAHAHA! He gave up and was like, ok, I guess apparently,  she’s cray.

  • alexpete1988You are so beautiful inside and out Brianna, my question is how much does inner beauty/personality matter to you in a relationship/friendship?

AW, thanks! It matters quite a bit. I just dropped a friend because of how he treated wait staff while we were dining out once.

My bestie Tay Stevens & I

  • titansfan91do you have a snapchat? & if so do you use it often?

I sure don’t! Well I actually signed up for it & then decided that there are already enough ways for my fans to connect with me. I am also now allowing them to text me! All you have to do is go to TEXTBRIANNAJORDAN.COM  and add my contact  # to your list for free. I can send you pics that no one else sees and coming soon, videos! MUCH better than snap chat. I would charge for snap if I ever did it anyway.

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At the moment, I am! Got out of a LONG relationship & AM NOT looking for another 1….EVER! Ok, for a long time! Lol….I have no time for anyone presently except for my family, puppies & work!

Me & my bitches!

  • iamlawrencefishburneBesides your website, you’re always working and running about. What exactly do you do for work/business?

Glad you asked! People always ask me this. 🙂  I’m an entrepreneur by nature and have my degree in business with an associates in psych. I own a real estate investment company & a bunch of vacation rental properties. I am a silent partner in a few businesses. I have a natural oil company where I make bio-diesel out of used vegetable oil. I also manage other models, guide them, help them with investments to secure a better future for themselves.  The adult business is something like icing for me. Its not my main source of income and will never be because I make SO much more in real estate :O)

  • serena_cacti06What’s the funniest thing you wanna do when your older… Like 60 ??? sliding down the biggest slide in the world? Something big and weird

Hmmmm… I don’t think I’ll be doing anything funny. I am a pretty serious person that likes to have fun but I am not the type to slide down anything lol! Hopefully when I am 60, I will be healthy & able to travel the world still. :O)

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  • manoffire83Do you have a bucket list? If so what are your top 5 thing you would love to do?

I don’t have a bucket list per say, I have a lot I want to accomplish and I put a LOT of pressure on myself. My biggest goal right now is to find balance. I can work until I’m dead and then what? I want to live, travel, learn, love, etc.

  • richie_cookAny chance of you and Angela White doing any GG in the future??

I would LOVE that! She seems so sweet & definitely my type. Tweet to her & ask ;o)

Until then, check my latest girly scene with the sexy Katie Banks!

I’m never attracted to someone by appearance at 1st…..EVER. I usually end up starting a friendship, developing a relationship with trust & then taking it to a romantic level. It takes me a while to warm up to people and I am really picky! Most men I date usually make me laugh, are successful, actual gentlemen (if a dude isn’t opening my door-BYE!), and are into the same things I am into or can intro me to new things I don’t know anything about yet. (which is hard, cuz I know everything AHAHAHAHAAAA JK!). HYGIENE! is big for me since I am OCD clean & keep all my shit; myself, my home, my car, my life…tight & right!

  •  besides the newest additions to your family I.e. Rosie and London what r the 3 best things to come into your life past 5 yrs.

Honestly, the last 5 years were pretty tough. I really don’t like to let everyone see all of the negative things & I try to stay UBER positive! The friendships that have developed from simply my putting myself out here on social media were unexpected and something I really cherish. And no I am not talking about the few hundred thousand followers that while I appreciate, I don’t know them ALL lol. I have a few people that have made me feel special when certain family & friends let me down. I will also be forever grateful for my health journey, while its not over yet…every obstacle is making me better & stronger! I have a long road ahead but with great friends & support, I will be A-ok!

Your questions were GREAT guys! Thanks for doing that. Hope you get a kick out of some of my answers 🙂 Until next we meet, have a fantastic week! xxoo

KISSES!

Brianna Jordan

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