Let’s Celebrate International Women’s Day 2019

This is a special post in collaboration with my Style Collective Sisters! Who I am and Why I blog:  In case you have never come across my blog, welcome! A Beautiful Little Fool is inspired by F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby I loved the character of Daisy Buchanan and her message so much that I…

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My Weight Loss Journey

When I was little I was always told to “finish my food” before I could leave the table. When I was in high school and my first boyfriend broke up with me my dad offered to take me out to eat, whatever I wanted (picture Portillos chocolate cake shake, bacon cheeseburger, and large cheese fries).…

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I Did a 3 Day Juice Cleanse and I LIKED it!

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…

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Head Cold 1 > Workout 0

What better way to throw off your goals for the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving and the Holidays? Nothing like a good ol’ sinus infection! It started creeping its nasty little way into my throat Sunday morning but I pushed it aside with some cardio and leg-day. I was feeling fine the rest of the…

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I Overindulged and it Made Me Respect My Progress More

Oh where to begin? I had an interesting weekend and it was a great eye-opening experience for me! What started out as a normal Friday night: came home from work, did 30mins of cardio, got ready for dinner, went to dinner with my boyfriend at our weekly spot, had a glass of wine at Pinstripes…

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Hello 40!

No this isn’t a birthday post, this is a “I’ve lost 40 pounds and I’m damn proud” post! You read that right, 40 pounds down! I cannot begin to tell you how amazing this feeling is! I remember when I started out my journey and there were times I would let fearful thoughts creep into…

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I’ve Lost Over 30 Pounds and My Dad Still Fat Shamed Me

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…

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I’m Body Positive but Still Focused on Losing Weight

Deciding to lose weight wasn’t something I woke up and decided I was going to do one day. It took a lot of mental strength and willpower. A lot of things in my life weren’t how I imagined them to be at the time and I decided enough was enough. I had to be honest…

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What to Wear When You’re Losing Weight

I’m at such a crossroads right now because I’m in the process of losing weight but still being too big for some of my favorite clothes. It can really be frustrating when you walk into your closet to pick out something to wear but you’re limited to a small corner of the closet where your…

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Mind > Body

I spend a lot of my free time scrolling through Pinterest. Half of it is daydreaming about what I want my life to look like and the other half is steps to take of what I want my life to look like. Sometimes I think though, no matter how I look on the outside it…

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