The Alternative

I mentioned in yesterday’s blog post that I was in the middle of a new book, and that book would be, Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed. I chose this book on a whim of a “Buy 2, Get 1 Free” deal at Barnes and Noble (which, … More The Alternative

Crash and Burn

The true testament to the power of truly eating clean, unprocessed food? The moment you stop eating that way after, oh, 10 days straight. Not long after I hit “submit” on yesterday’s blog post, I was struggling mentally with needing to take the “edge off,” and indulging because, look how well I’ve done so far. … More Crash and Burn

Ton of Bricks

Today, I’m carrying a heavy heart that’s weighing on me, aching every inch of my body. I’m teetering between getting it out or allowing it to fester, while I’m silently suffering. I can’t sit still today, my mind and pulse are racing, but the livelihood from my face has melted into somber, dull, lifeless, and … More Ton of Bricks

Sweaters and Leaves

Chilly, cloudy Wednesday morning in October. Low, fluffy clouds are lying on the mountains outside and there is visible whispers of snow covering them. I wake up at 5:30am, wide awake and energetic, just like every morning previously so far on this Ultimate Reset. I’m snuggled up close to Michael in my pink and gray … More Sweaters and Leaves

Week One Results

I’m going to keep this short, simply because I’m being buried deep in homework, my friends.My apologies, but mid-terms. Mid-terms are nearly killing me. [Note to self to NOT take 18 credit hours next semester. Okay, deal.] Today is day 8 of the Beachbody Ultimate Reset and I’m officially down 6.4 pounds so far and … More Week One Results

The Big Difference

How much time do we spending just eating instead of actually feeding our bodies what they crave, what they really need to repair themselves, and what will sustain us permanently? I don’t know about you, but I barely spent ANY time doing the latter. I’m used to making snap judgements about what may make me … More The Big Difference