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.
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.
Habits can be difficult. But if you are consistent and set your mind to it, you can accomplish ANYTHING. For today's post, I wanted to share FIVE habits that have helped me live a more simple lifestyle as a minimalist mom of three. I was inspired by Michelle Reed for this post, one of my … Continue reading FIVE Habits.
If you are apart of the "minimalist" community, you may have seen some of these "things I am no longer buying" videos and posts pop up before the New Year. Check out this one by Ashlynne. She one of my favorite minimalist, simple living YouTubers. I wanted to save my post until after to have … Continue reading 6 Things I’m No Longer Buying for 2022.
During the week of November 22nd, I had to take a hard look at things. I had been going through a wave of emotions; work was getting a bit overwhelming (though so amazing at the same time), dating was let's just say not so great plus some other things were on my mind. I hit … Continue reading Back to Simple.
So I didn't get my groceries for the month under $450 as intended. My groceries came out to $452, which honestly I'm fine with. I will say I did focus on cooking more and also thought twice, if not three times on many purchases. If anything, had I not done the no spend month, I … Continue reading No Spend 2021 Recap.
I have to say, this no spend month went south in most areas the second week in.Not only did our stimulus money come in, I ran out of a few things. There were a few of purchases that I had not planned. Two of them were vitamins; vitamin D and my B-complex. I didn't realized … Continue reading No Spend Month [Halfway Update].
I decided to pack my entire wardrobe. If you've been following my blog for a while, you'll know I'm pretty minimal when it comes to my wardrobe as is. With everything going on this year, I clearly wasn't using much of my wardrobe. I found that I started gravitating towards the same things every week; … Continue reading I Packed Away 50% Of My Wadrobe.