What can I possibly say about the first 31 days of 2019 other than BURRR…. The beginning of the month started off great! I had a 9 day countdown until I flew to Ft. Myers in Florida to see my boyfriends mom for 5 days before driving over to Ft. Lauderdale to vacation for another 5 days, I completed a 3 day juice cleanse, and … Continue reading January was a Tough Year but We Made It!
I have this fire burning inside of me. It’s telling me that “It’s okay to not be okay”. What I mean by that is, it’s okay to not have it all together. One of the reasons I started my blog was to show that it’s okay to be a work in progress and that yes, sometimes the struggle is real. But how you choose to … Continue reading No More FOMO
I’m always on the go! From 6am-9pm you’ll constantly catch me running around whether it’s working all day downtown or working out with my trainer! Some nights I switch it up and take a Pilates class. The last thing I need is a pimple popping up and ruining my day! I don’t usually have time to check my makeup in the mirror so I make … Continue reading My On-the-Go Skincare Savior
With the holiday season in full effect I’m bracing myself for all the yummy treats that it entails! I have my work Christmas part this week, Christmas Eve and Day dinners coming up, New Year’s Eve dinner, and then I’m taking a 9 day trip to Florida the second week of January oh my! I have been fortunate enough the past 6 months to develop … Continue reading I Did a 3 Day Juice Cleanse and I LIKED it!
Ever notice how you want to save money at the end of the year and that just so happens to be when all the holiday events, shopping, and trips get planned? Same. I’m in this back and forth battle of, “Save your money” and “Oooh I wanna go to that, Oooh I wanna buy that, and ooooh I need that!” In an effort to stay … Continue reading 5 Ways to Prepare for the Holidays on a Budget
I have a love affair with black and white. It is classic, timeless, and goes well in any occasion. When I wear black it makes me feel sophisticated with a touch of mystique. I love mixing textures to add an element of surprise. In the photographed outfit I’m wearing I have on a white tweed jacket, faux leather leggings, and pearl studded moto boots! … Continue reading All Black Everything
Without diving too deep into my childhood or therapy sessions, my relationship with my dad has always been different than the average father-daughter relationship. Mine wasn’t around much as a kid and then he came back into my life when I was around 14. A very delicate age for a teenager and lots of hormones and changes. Being naturally thin I ate without worry due … Continue reading I’ve Lost Over 30 Pounds and My Dad Still Fat Shamed Me