At the end of this month, I will be leaving the fitness industry. To be honest, it just does not align with my current path of life. It's been a wonderful 10 + years but it's time. I don't know where life will take me yet but all I know is this feels right and … Continue reading It’s Time.
You know what's stressful? Lack of communication with your partner. Overworking out. Always saying YES. You know what's NOT stressful? Communicating with your partner. Listening to your body and resting when needed. Learning to say NO. If it's anything I realized over the past couple of months is that it boils down to a mindset … Continue reading Stress: Part II.
It's been a while since I've done one of these posts. I figured, since I'm focusing on a "low buy July," I might as well share what I spend in a week being a bit more mindful of my spending. Let's jump right into it, shall we? Monday: $0As I mentioned in THIS post, I'm … Continue reading What I Spend In A Week.
For today's post, I decided to update my morning routine. For those who MIGHT be new here, I'm a mom of three [two being boy/girl twins] and currently living with my partner. My mornings have changed and shifted a bit since the last time. Plus, it's summer and we don't have to worry about getting … Continue reading Morning Routine [Summer 2022].
I used to over-complicate the summers and try to think of elaborate places to go. During this "low buy" July, I've been trying to get more creative with our activities.I used to take the kids to this petting farm that's 45 minutes away.But recently I found a farm that's under 20 minutes away where you … Continue reading Simple Summers.
I mentioned in a previous post that I was doing a "Low Buy July" challenge. Here's how it's going... You can say that this challenge came at a right time as I was already looking at my fiances since I had cut down my hour at work [due to my knee]. I talked about limiting … Continue reading Low Buy Update.
Over the past couple of months, my grocery spend has gone up quite a bit. I realize this is obviously in part because my boyfriend moved in with me (we do split bills, fyi), but I also noticed I wasn't really planning or budgeting. I just honestly wasn't being mindful in some of my grocery … Continue reading Five [Grocery] Budgeting Tips.
Typically, I do a "No Spend" November or "NospendVember" for kicks.But one of my new favorite Minimalist Youtubers, Christina Mychas, shared that she was going to be doing a "low buy" July. I decided to opt in.Lately, I've been trying to find way to save money here and there. Since I'm not working as much, … Continue reading Low Buy July .
My [right] knee got worse.The pain from my arthritis got so severe that on one of my work shifts recently, I knew there was no way I could finish the shift without taking medication. However the medication DOES cause drowsiness. If there was an emergency at work that included a weight falling on someone, I … Continue reading Slowing More.
As my 34th birthday approaches, I've had a lot on my mind; Looking over the past year and seeing how I've grown.If you would have told me last year that I would stop Crossfit, be diagnosed with arthritis, change my body with more Pilates classes and found a wonderful person to share my time with, … Continue reading Almost 34.