After putting in the work and learning how to maintain my healthy lifestyle, I was so sure it could never happen to me. There was no way I would be the bride who packed on the pounds after the wedding was over. Well, no matter how much we prepare, huge life events have a way of throwing us off course.
Relationships

Marriage Smothered My Weight Loss Goal (When I Swore it Could Never Happen to Me)

“When you have expectations, you are setting yourself up for disappointment.” ~Ryan Reynolds  I was so sure it could never happen to me. The freshman 15 had gotten me before. A new job had caused massive weight gain in the past, too. But now, I had put in the work and I knew how to… Continue reading Marriage Smothered My Weight Loss Goal (When I Swore it Could Never Happen to Me)

Twice in the past year, I have allowed difficult situations to get the better of me. Stress and chaos took over my life, I gave up on meal planning, exercise, and me time . . . it didn’t work out so well.
Relationships, Time Management

5 Reasons to Take Care of Yourself When Life is Too Busy

“It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, & to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary.” ~Mandy Hale   Twice in the past year, I have allowed difficult situations to get the better of me. Stress and chaos took over my life, I gave up on meal planning, exercise, and me time.… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Take Care of Yourself When Life is Too Busy

Relationships, Self Confidence

How My Life Changed After I Realized I am Worthy of Love

"Revolution might sound a little dramatic, but in this world, choosing authenticity and worthiness is an absolute act of resistance. Choosing to live and love with our whole hearts is an act of defiance." ~Brené Brown   When my husband and I got married, we didn't invite our friends and family. A lot of people… Continue reading How My Life Changed After I Realized I am Worthy of Love

Mind, Relationships, Self Confidence

11 People Who Inspire Me to Crush My Goals

"Let people power your passion. Connect with positive, inspiring people who bring out the best in you." ~Peg Fitzpatrick I have friends and family who often ask me for advice and ask how I continue to motivate myself toward my goals. My secret is, I don't motivate myself – I surround myself with motivational people.… Continue reading 11 People Who Inspire Me to Crush My Goals