Co-parenting isn't always easy. Things haven't been easy over the past few months. Going from having the kids four days a week to essentially six with little help has been rough. And I mean rough. I know, I know there are others that have it WORSE then I do. I'm beyond grateful to have them … Continue reading Stress: Part III
Since I knew I wouldn't find myself at the gym too often anymore, I decided to focus on more "at home" workouts over the last few weeks. I designed this chest, back and tricep workout* with the idea that you only have to use ONE set of dumbbells to work with. For this workout, I … Continue reading Chest, Back + Tricep SuperSets.
I used to have a bad habit with impulsive decisions. Like I previously mentioned, I lost the desire for the fitness industry. It was just time to end that part of my life. Perhaps in time my desire for training and teaching will come back. For now I just want to focus on the most … Continue reading Impulse.
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.
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.
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.
Why are we so afraid to live authentically true to ourselves? Fear of judgment. Fear of criticism.I'll admit that when I got into a relationship, I was afraid of all the habits that I delivered since getting divorced. I'd become more in tune with nature, the moon cycles and spending time alone; "hippy crunchy" as someone … Continue reading Fear.
Lately, I've been watching many videos on being an slow and intentionally living. Helena Woods is a great person to follow is that is something up your ally. One of the beautiful things about social media is to find out that you are not alone. I remember when The Minimalists documentary came out and was … Continue reading Slow.
I recently watching this video and it got me thinking about being alone. While I'm in a relationship and have my three children, I truly enjoy and thrive when I am alone. Alone to sit with my thoughts. Alone to just be myself. I feel my most authentic self when I am alone. It's a … Continue reading The Art of Being Alone.
This year, I used 80% of my tax refund to pay off debt. Now, I know this isn't something everyone can do but this is the first time I've been able to do this. For the past two tax returns I've had to catch up on bills/ pay off debt that my ex-husband had accumulated. … Continue reading Intentional Spending.