A few months ago, I had a pretty enlightening conversation with my therapist. Yes, I see a therapist. This is me stating it like a celebrity pregnancy announcement. A common theme she and I talk about is how I can continue to seek balance in my life. Balance was something I struggled with back when… Continue reading Advice from my Therapist
As a soon-to-be Registered Dietitian, I often have people ask me about certain diets or eating patterns that they have thought about trying. Many times the inspiration has come from social media, a friend or coworker, or a celebrity, because clearly if Gwyneth Paltrow juice cleanses, it must be good for you! Surprisingly, many times… Continue reading Documentaries: Science or BS?
The past few weeks have been some of the most challenging days I’ve had in a while. While I did have some amazing days throughout (like my sister’s wedding, where I danced my booty off), I had some days where I reallllly struggled to cope with everything I had going on. I recognize that my… Continue reading The Struggle Bus
Some time ago, I was given a free personal training session by the gym when I joined, and it was only what I can describe as a troubling experience. I arrived to the gym thinking that a trainer would be taking me through a workout (obviously as a means to try to sell me a… Continue reading Check Yourself
About a month ago, I decided to get back in the gym. After spending 10 months doing at-home workouts, I decided I wanted a new challenge. And to be quite honest, the Instagram trainers stopped posting free workouts. I’ve always been pretty familiar with the gym, but I would be lying if I said I… Continue reading Showing Up for Yourself: Gym Edition
I’m the type of person who loves to romanticize my life. After having a rough past couple of days, I’m currently on the train out of Chicago and am fully pretending that my life is a movie. “City girl escapes to her quaint country hometown to reconnect with her values and spend some time to… Continue reading Taking Control: Advice from Eat Pray Love
Today I’m coming at you LIVE from my kitchen with a holiday candle burning, Folklore playing, and my second glass of wine in hand. My landlord technically doesn’t allow candles, but I simply cannot be tamed. Today was different than a lot of days I have had lately. For the first time in a while,… Continue reading Just Being- the COVID series
Sharing some super easy, affordable, and yummy staples that I eat on the regular!
If you’ve been following along with my blog for a while, then you probably know about some of my past struggles with body image, food, and over-exercising. If you’re new here, I shared my past experiences with dieting and body dysmorphia in my second-ever blog post. While I’ve worked hard to combat these thoughts and… Continue reading Fixer Upper
How to choose a probiotic and what to eat for your gut health!