I’m 33! Thirty-freakin-three! How do some days move so so slow but suddenly you turn around and a whole year has gone by? I am officially three years older than when my mom was when she had me (and lord knows I thought that was SO.OLD.)! For reasons unbeknownst to me, my birthday has always… Continue reading 33 Lessons in My 33 Years
Whether you buy into the hype of Valentine’s Day or not, there’s no denying love is in the air. Regardless if you’re feeling a bit more like Grinch than Cupid, I’m here to remind you that love really is the answer. Because whether you’re in a romantic relationship or not it’s irrelevant. Love is everywhere.… Continue reading LOVE is in the Air
I used to be one of those people that had to make a New Year’s resolution. I just had to have goals to keep me on track. I credit that to 1) being driven AF and 2) being single. I was on a full-fledged quest to become the very best version of myself. Competing in… Continue reading More & Less in 2017
On the blog I’ve talked quite a bit about practicing self-love and making promises – promises to love ourselves and strive for grace over perfection – and it got me thinking. What about making promises to our partners? As we all reflect on 2016 and what we aim to achieve in 2017, I encourage you… Continue reading Promises to My Partner
In 2016 I committed to living life a bit simpler. The year started out with my boyfriend and I in a cross-country relationship, I was completing a full-house renovation, juggling my career, making time for friends and family, and figuring out post-fitness competition life. It was a hectic – yet amazing- time and I knew… Continue reading 5 Ways I Simplified Life in 2016
I recently came across a snippet of Victoria Beckman’s British Vogue interview in which she penned a letter to her 18-year-old self. I found the article heartwarming – and it got me thinking. What would I say to my 18-year-old, college-bound, spitfire self? I know you’re not the thinnest. I know you wish your hips were… Continue reading What I Wish I Could Tell My 18-Year-Old Self
It’s almost hard for me to believe tomorrow is Thanksgiving. I can’t seem to go anywhere these days without hearing Christmas music playing on repeat… which leads me to the realization that the holidays are upon us. One of my all-time favorite things to do over the holidays is reflect. Take a few moments to… Continue reading Grateful.