Dear Cold, Black Heart:

Dear Cold, Black Heart:

I love watching the oldest girl. She is so gentle, thoughtful, kind and genuine. I love watching the kindness and love flow from her so abundantly. She is consistently the best big sister to the little one. She prays for people's needs at dinner and befriends the "weird" kid at school. Just this morning, she [...]

Welcome It, Defeat It and Toss It Aside

Welcome It, Defeat It and Toss It Aside

The Plateau. That moment when the massive changes have stopped happening, when the weight stops falling off. It’s when you start to lose motivation, when you’re mind starts to try and trick you into giving up. It’s the moment when your doubt creeps in and tells you all the hard work and dedication aren’t working [...]

Exogenous Ketones: Worth it or Waste of Money

Exogenous Ketones: Worth it or Waste of Money

So, this is a little out of my usual comfort zone. I want to preface this post by stating I am not sponsored. I don't sell anything (except this glam lifestyle,yo). I paid for this product. There is literally nothing it this for me. Unless the claims are true! I also want to state that [...]

The Race

The Race

Yesterday was the culmination of about one year's worth of training. I made a commitment to friend about one year ago, and it spiraled into this awesome and unexpected journey. I have never been so committed to something I was so bad at before. I have also never been so relieved to have something be [...]

The Struggle, The Journey, The Freedom

The Struggle, The Journey, The Freedom

I will admit that I started this journey because I couldn’t tolerate the indescribable "monster" in the mirror in 2017. Let's start from the beginning, shall we... After my first daughter’s birth in March 2012, I took on a much more stressful job, shredding about 30 pounds in a frighteningly short amount of time, along [...]