Engaged AF

So it was a busy weekend! I got engaged!!!! Friday night my boyfriend (now fiance) and  I went to dinner at Cooper’s Hawk, like we do every Friday night, and just before the bill came our server, who we request every week because she’s so friendly and always takes care of us, brought out a…

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Drunk Me & Sober Me Are Not on Speaking Terms

Since deciding to give up alcohol for Lent I have been extremely surprised at how easy it is for me to stick to it! I didn’t let the lack of alcohol keep me away from living my life. Every Friday night my boyfriend and I still went to dinner at Cooper’s Hawk Restaurant and Winery.…

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#TBT

Happy Thursday! I did this side-by-side comparison of my health and wellness journey and let me just tell you, the photo doesn’t do it justice! I’ve had so many incredible changes to, not only my physical appearance, but my mental health as well. What you don’t see in this before and after is the mindset…

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Week 1 Check In – without Alcohol

It has been one week since I have given up alcohol for lent! I honestly don’t feel any different! Going 7 whole days without alcohol was a lot easier than I thought it was going to be. I didn’t wake up and immediately feel clearer or have an orb of light shooting out of me…

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Learning to Slow Down

This week has been draining mentally and physically. With the new moon coming into the picture I feel like my energy levels have been all over the place. I’ve been feeling more irritable and overall grumpy. My saving grace has been my workouts and using energize to get me focused. I’m glad I’ve been sticking…

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January was a Tough Year but We Made It!

What can I possibly say about the first 31 days of 2019 other than BURRR…. The beginning of the month started off great! I had a 9 day countdown until I flew to Ft. Myers in Florida to see my boyfriends mom for 5 days before driving over to Ft. Lauderdale to vacation for another…

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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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From Cocktails to Coffee and Everything in Between

When I was 11-16 I suffered from an eating disorder. I didn’t know how to manage the chaos that was my life: school, friends, boys, family, etc. The one thing I thought I could control was my weight. I suddenly became obsessed with losing weight. Not knowing much about exercise outside of P.E. class or…

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New Month, New Goals, Same Mindset

  Every month I like to set aside some time to write out my goals for the month, budget my bills out, and track where my weight is at. It gives me the chance to view my progress and to set some goals for the next 4 weeks. We’re just two months out from the…

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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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