Category: Self-Care

What it’s like to parent twins when one has a disability…

What it’s like to parent twins when one has a disability…

This past weekend, Mila started to read.  Now, I know this doesn’t happen overnight and it was due to what she has been working on at school, but she suddenly wanted to do it all the time.  You could see light bulbs turning on for […]

How to carve out a consistent workout schedule…

How to carve out a consistent workout schedule…

One of the biggest hurdles around finding and sustaining a healthy lifestyle is turning working out and eating healthy into things you just do, instead of feeling like they are things you “should” be doing. If you’re someone who finds themselves going full-on  with a […]

Why you can’t make a change (yet)…

Why you can’t make a change (yet)…

This lsat year was hard for many many reasons. It started with a chronic running injury that wouldn’t heal.  Running had always been my escape- my addiction- my healthy “drug” and having it taken away was beyond stressful for me.  So, I would eat to […]

Drift is deadly…some real reasons why I gained weight

Drift is deadly…some real reasons why I gained weight

One thing that I’ve learned over this last week is that drift is deadly. Here’s the deal- when I went in for my weekly doctor appointment with my metabolic doctor, I had dropped 10 pounds in one week.  10 pounds. Granted, I was on an […]

How I broke my metabolism…

How I broke my metabolism…

I wasn’t quite sure where to start this post.  It’s been a year in the making- a year full of frustration, tears, research, learning, and FINALLY getting some answers. I’ll guess I’ll start with the bullet point version: The summer of 2016, I was in […]

Why running SUCKS (when you’re staring out)…

Why running SUCKS (when you’re staring out)…

I remember my first run vividly. It was my senior year of high school and two of my friends and I had gone to the local gym to workout.  My friends were soccer players and track stars- they had the athleticism and the stamina to […]

Cookie Dough Bites

Cookie Dough Bites

Excuse me while I find a quiet room and stuff my face with peanutbutterychocolateygoodness. If you love chocolate, peanut butter, and cookie dough, you NEED to make these. I actually created these cookie dough bites as a clever way to get in MORE nutrition for […]

How to break a bad habit…

How to break a bad habit…

“Considering that our habits create our life, there is arguably no single skill more important for you to learn and master than controlling your habits.” -Hal Elrod Welcome everyone!  I’ve honestly been stuck for days thinking about what to write for my first official post. […]

My morning routine (Part 1)

My morning routine (Part 1)

  I have always been an early riser. As a teacher, I learned if I wanted to get my workout in, the morning was the only time I would do it. So waking up really early isn’t new to me. However, over the last few […]

Some Thoughts about Body Image

Some Thoughts about Body Image

It starts and stops throughout the day. A pinch of the arm flab. A thought. A self-criticism. I’ll look in the mirror at one angle and then another to check how I look, how I compare, how I feel. And the picking and the criticism […]