When life hands you lemons…

I was a baton twirler in high school, so naturally I juggle. My backup career is to join the circus. Barefooted. ^ This book (highly recommend!) is what got me thinking about this topic. Not the joining the circus as a solid Plan B, but the topic of “When life hands you lemons…” You get […]

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My Mythical Thigh Gap

Confession: I have body image issues. Not mega-deep, clinical body issues, and not to degrade or demean anyone who has had serious, life-altering, core-rattling body image issues that has wrecked mental havoc in your life and unwelcomely seeped its way your health. That is TOUGH, and you should feel like some version of a superhero […]

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What do YOU want?

Have you ever listened to a podcast and thought, “This had to have been created especially with me in mind. ” ^Maybe that’s a bit narcissistic, but I listened to a TEDx Talk today on youtube and swore homegirl was talking directly to me. She started her talk by asking the audience “What do you want?” […]

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A Life-Changing Diagnosis & 5 Ways to Cope

The question I get asked most often by friends and strangers alike is, “How did you know something was wrong?” Please don’t use my experience in lieu of a doctor’s professional opinion. If you think something is wrong…go get checked out!  Okay. Here’s my story: Once upon a time in early Fall at a coffee […]

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Weekend Recap & Monday Motivation

Hope your Monday sucks less than most 🙂 Soon after I finished my nutrition exam on Friday, Zack came in from work. “Grab the dog, and let’s go hiking! I bought beer.” <- The way to my heart. I grabbed the dog, some EPIC brand snacks with some smart pop and an RX Bar, and […]

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Wildflowers > Worries

Hello there! Hope you’re having a wonderful Wednesday. If not, hopefully this will cheer you up. I got all up in ma’ feels in my journal, and I thought I’d share it here in case someone needs a pick-me-up: Vulnerable moment: One of my biggest fears (aside from overpasses, but I’m working on that one) […]

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