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  • How a 5am Wakeup Changed My World

    The past few months I have had a big focus on mental health. I shared part of my mental funk story and how I got myself out. One way I did that was waking up at 5 am. Who would have thought that doing this one thing would make such an impact. But it did and I have to share. I am a full time worker and mom. Sometimes life gets hard trying to fit everything into your day and include sleep. Rewind to pre-baby me and tell me if this sounds oh too familiar to any of you... Wake up at 7:45to the blari…

  • 3 Life Changes That Helped Me Persevere

    There are times I feel strange sharing my story.Thoughts like, who do you think you are cross my mind at times. Who am I? I’m no famous actor, musician, or political figure. I am just me - a 30 something year old with a story to tell. I started this blog to inspire people to keep pushing forward - never give up - because you are never alone. Alone. Now there is a word most, at some time or another, has felt. That’s how I felt and it was hard to get myself out of that funk. But, I DID! Last m…

  • How I Found The Light Amist The Darkness

    In the summer of 2016, I received the wonderful news that I was pregnant. After countless failed attempts and one miscarriage, I looked down at the test results and read the word “Pregnant”. I had a rush of mixed emotions – I was excited, relieved, but ultimately, scared. If you’ve ever experienced a miscarriage, you may understand the internal turmoil associated with such a loss. I forced myself to be positive and optimistic on the outside while internally begging God to keep my baby in my bell…

  • My Weight Loss Journey - Embracing A Lifestyle

    When I started writing this blog, I was enjoying a shrimp scampi pizza. Yes, you read that right - a SHRIMP SCAMPI PIZZA! It's heavy on the stomach but an indulgence that I felt zero guilt over. It took me a long time to get to where I am today. Countless diet programs or fad diets that either didn't work or didn't provide the long term solution I was craving (no pun intended). Now, at the age of 34 and after becoming a mom - I think I figured it out. I feel compelled to share my story so you to…

  • Weird Ways to Burn Calories

    I subscribe to a podcast that reads articles on Health and Personal Development called Optimal Living Daily and Optimal Health Daily. Literally - they find articles and read them. Its like an audio book. Genius really; wish i thought of that. But either way; some of the articles are extremely interesting and it always sparks something within me either creatively or motivationally. The latest podcast was an article by Diet Spotlight called "6 Out-of-the-Box Solutions For Calorie Burning - 13 Thin…