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.
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.
June. My birthday month and also when I decided to come back to more regular blogging. There had been a lot going on last month; a mix of good and a mix of bad. I just felt like I needed to take a step back from blogging. I was a bit burnt out, in pain, … Continue reading June .
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.
I've only been lifting once a week for almost two months. It's funny how with my injuries, my workout routine went from doing a bit of everything to now just focusing on bodyweight movements with Pilates [sculpt] and Yoga as I mentioned in THIS post. Here's what my current workout routine looks like: Mondays: Leg Day … Continue reading Stress.
I've been giving a lot of thought to how my workouts have changed over the last few weeks. I've been focusing more on yoga [and other bodyweight exercises] as well as going back to my Strength + HIIT E-Guide. As I've been going through the guide, I find myself modifying or removing some moves to … Continue reading Less.
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.
I realized that I've been a Maximalist when it comes to fitness. Can you believe it? I, Sabrina the self proclaimed Minimalist. As I was reading the chapter on "relationship with money" in the Love People, Use Things book by the Minimalists it dawned on me I was spending a ton of money on fitness … Continue reading Why I Stopped Crossfit; Maximalist.