The Year that Changed My Life

I’m on a mission to transform myself from normal woman to badass, and so far I’m proud of what I’ve accomplished. But I think it’s important for me to remember where I really started, back when I was carrying 194 pounds on my 5′ 7″ frame, and was miserable. The worst year of my life. Truth is, it should’veContinue reading “The Year that Changed My Life”

Medicine for My Mental Health

Today was a rough day at work, which is the norm these days. Not that this is uncommon for anyone, really – lots of people carry around a great deal of stress because of work. That’s one of the reasons why I love my workout routine. After work, at least three days a week, IContinue reading “Medicine for My Mental Health”

Finding Empowerment in “No”

I don’t like to be told no, or that I can’t have what I want. Who does? By nature, it feels like deprivation, and puts a negative connotation on whatever it is you’re saying “no” to. But in order to achieve my goals, I know I have to get used to “no,” and I canContinue reading “Finding Empowerment in “No””

Relationship Weight

In Christopher Titus’ stand-up “Love is Evol,” he talks about relationships and “first date weight,” asking audience members to be honest with themselves – are they within five percent of their first date weight? This really got me thinking… About five months ago, I got into a new relationship with a wonderful man who lovesContinue reading “Relationship Weight”