body image, wellness

Advice from my Therapist

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

dietetics, wellness

Documentaries: Science or BS?

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?

Uncategorized, wellness

Showing Up for Yourself: Gym Edition

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


Taking Control: Advice from Eat Pray Love

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

body image, Uncategorized

Just Being- the COVID series

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