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

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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

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The Girl in the Tractor

On Sunday, April 5th, something great happened to me. I got matched to my Dietetic Internship and Master’s Program at Rush University Medical Center!  *cue happy tears* This is me being really freakin' excited. For those of you who don’t know, to be a dietitian you have to complete the Dietetic Internship, which is 1200… Continue reading The Girl in the Tractor

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Making the Best out of Chaos

As an anxious person, times like these take quite a mental toll, and I’m sure a lot of you can relate. That’s why I’m not going to make this a post about food to stock up on, or hygiene procedures to take. It won’t include much about nutrition at all.  Instead, I’m going to share… Continue reading Making the Best out of Chaos

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Incorporating Health Into the Holidays

It’s my favorite time of the year, and if you’re reading this I’d bet there’s a good chance it’s yours too. As a self-proclaimed foodie, one of my favorite things about the holidays is obvious-the food. On the opposite end of the spectrum, as someone who tries to live healthfully 80% of the time, the… Continue reading Incorporating Health Into the Holidays

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Fighting Fullness Guilt

The feeling of fullness after eating can instill a lot of different feelings for us. For some, it’s comfort. For some, it’s energy. For some, it’s satisfying. For me, it used to be guilt. I used to finish a meal and immediately start obsessing over how expanded my stomach felt, which led to me confusing… Continue reading Fighting Fullness Guilt