My husband and I had our first getaway since having our third child who’s now one. It was a long time coming and boy, did we need it. A third kid during a pandemic year and we needed alone time desperately. We arrived at our destination and immediately I found myself anxious. What do we… Continue reading Permission Granted
Well, you can take the blog away from the writer but you can't truly take the writer away from the blog. I missed writing. I missed this blog. I was on the fence about returning for awhile. I had to do a lot of soul searching as to my reasons for quitting and… Continue reading Letting Go of What Others Think
When I became pregnant with my miracle rainbow baby, I weighed in at whopping 167lb which, on my five foot frame, put me in the obese category. Add in the four miscarriages I’ve had and that has created a toxic cocktail of self-loathing these past few years. With miscarriages and other forms of fertility issues,… Continue reading How Pregnancy Affected My Body Image
Are any of these you? You crave something sweet or salty or downright shitty, eat it and immediately regret the decision? Or you eat “clean” all week only to cave on Saturday and eat EVERYTHING IN SIGHT? Or are you the one who gets intoxicated on the weekend and finish the night eating McDonald's? Do… Continue reading Feeding More than Our Bodies…
Are you one of those people who set New Year Resolutions? Or are you someone who knows yourself well enough to avoid making such a preposterous 365 day goal? Maybe you prefer bite size goals so you set 30 day goals or three month goals. I have been both but this year I’m saying to… Continue reading Four Books to Help Make Your 2018 Incredible
The time has come for us to lay down the Weapons of Body Destruction and throw up our arms in Victory. You know what I mean, right? The weapons. Of body destruction. The scale is the biggest one. The diet books are another. The "get slim quick" pill. The wraps. The cellulite blasting lasers. Basically… Continue reading Fall in Love with Your Body: Release the Guilt and Eat the Damn Chips!
Welcome to our new weekly segment! Each week I sit down with a strong woman with an empowering story or message that will motivate, inspire and help you change your life for the better. Marie Barker is a high school teacher turned lifestyle entrepreneur who helps women empower themselves and find their healthiest, happiest lifestyle… Continue reading Real Talk: Body Image, Red Wine and Empowerment with Marie Barker
So I've recently reconnected with a woman I lost touch with a few years ago. I can't understand how it happened either. She's smart, open-minded, easy to talk to, funny, and interested in a lot of things which makes talking with her fun, inspiring and thought provoking. I really enjoyed her company but somehow, we… Continue reading Meet My New Best Friend!