5 Major Life Updates! Spoilers: Admitted to grad school & the hospital

Hi, Friends! You may have noticed a few cosmetic changes on the blog (or not)- I’m working on creating a cohesive brand, and I’m an all-over-the-place kind of person, so please bear with me! A few major things have happened since we last chatted. I’m going to start sharing blog posts more consistently now that […]

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Weekend 5K & Being an Imperfect Intuitive Eater

Hi, Friends! Coming at ‘cha from the hospital break room at work today. If my photos are unusually ugly and my grammar is especially nightmarish, we are gonna still be friends, okay? Good. Real life: Hope your weekend was restful and left you feeling rejuvenated! I went to (surprise, surprise) Dallas…again. Our cousin, Chance, came […]

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Another Whole30 Complete + How to do it on a budget

Hi, Friends! It’s been awhile. Let’s catch up 🙂 I decided to do another Whole30 after feeling…sluggish. Just a classic case of the blehhs, and I wanted to get inflammatory markers under control to maintain remission. If you’re not familiar with the Whole30, I HIGHLY suggest you check out their website. They have TONS of […]

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Have Snacks, Will Travel + 3 Healthy Road-Trip Snacks

Hi, Friend! I know it’s been a minute. Let’s catch up. We have been doing even more traveling, but that’s the purpose of summer, right?! We drove to West Texas last weekend, and if you’ve ever seen Fievel Goes West for all my ’90s kids, that’s the kind of landscape I’m talking about: roadrunners, cactus, and […]

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Let Them Eat Carbs!

I read something infuriating today. It was one of those “Daily Mail” articles from SnapChat- I know, it’s basically tabloids a la social media; not my proudest moment. This article was about how Kim Kardashian has been sweating her way to redemption from those thong bikini pictures. (disclaimer: I don’t even know the difference between […]

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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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Superfoods Recovery Smoothie

Hello! Hope you’re enjoying your Wednesday! This week is flyin’. Superfoods smoothie time. It’s important if you’re working out, you realize that you’re putting (good) stress on your muscles, which can sometimes lead to oxidative stress. To help optimize your body’s recovery process it’s important to include some antioxidants, like blueberries, dark green veggies, or […]

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This is The Remix to Remission

Hi, friends! Hope you’re having a great Wednesday! I’ve been seeing a lot of encouraging posts from my friends on Instagram along the lines of, “Keep persevering! The good stuff is right around the corner.” And “I hated the first hard four miles of my run today, but I kept enduring, and by mile five […]

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How to Start Running in 4 Easy Steps

Have you ever thought, “I’d really like to run, but there’s no way I can run __ miles.” OR “I used to run all the time! But I haven’t in forever.”? Fear not, I’m here for ya. Solidarity. When I started running my longest distance was a 5k obstacle race that I basically walked with […]

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