It's 12:30 in the fucking morning, and I'm about .2 seconds from balling my eyes out. Scratch that. The waterworks have begun. Why? I couldn't tell you. That's the worst fucking part. One of the hardest parts of depression is knowing something is wrong, but not knowing what that something is. You don't know how … Continue reading When Depression Hits at 12:30AM
POUND fitness, a cardio based, drumming workout that has grown increasingly popular over the last couple years. I became a certified Pound Pro about a year and a half ago, but I fell in love with it long before that... Bringing POUND to the YMCA I currently instruct at always seemed like an impossible feat. … Continue reading Why Should YOU Give POUND Fitness a Try?
In the beginning of January, I began an 80 Day Obsession program. I was nervous, I was scared, I was unsure - but I decided to take the leap. I finally hit a point in my life where I'm sick of eating like crap all the time and I'm sick of using my busy schedule … Continue reading What I Eat in a Day
Hi there, Here's something I haven't said to you in awhile (in a very, very long while): I AM PROUD OF YOU. Although it is often hard to give credit to ourselves, I want to take a second to do just that. This year you have decided to make some MAJOR, positive changes in your … Continue reading An Open Letter to Myself
Having a well prepared gym bag is a big key to success. I refuse to go to the gym without the necessities. Don't have a gym bag? Get one! There are so many out there to choose from - my personal, new favorite, is from Sol and Selene. It has two straps (shorter ones and … Continue reading What’s In My (Gym) Bag?
So the new year is finally (or already, depending on how you look at it) over, and it's that time when I choose to reflect on my past year. Most of the time I do this by posting collages, writing long passages, and creating a "New Years Resolutions" chart for myself... but this year I … Continue reading 2017: My Year in Review
Now that Christmas has come and gone, it's time to start thinking about the new year. Typically, now is the time when everyone is thinking about what resolutions they want to set for the new year. Now I understand you can start a new habit whenever, but a new year is a great time for … Continue reading 12 Realistic New Years Resolutions
For the one who is always cold... A fleece tie blanket. I like mine bigger, so I do two separate fabrics at 3 yards each. Generally, I like to do a print on one side, and a solid color on the opposite side. Lay your fabrics down on the floor, one on top of the … Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide
My forehead is pretty big, it makes my hairline look weird. My hair doesn't really lay the way I want it to, instead it looks dull and flat. Whenever it's shorter, my face always looks fatter. I take medication, because something chemically wrong in my brain gave me depression. My eyes squint too much when … Continue reading The Distorted Mirror
1. I'm left handed It actually surprises me how many people don't know this! I swear every time someone sees me write, I always hear - "You're left handed?!?". Luckily, my college has left handed desks! Writing can be a struggle, especially with crappy paper and a pencil. I remember having the worst time smearing … Continue reading 12 Things You May or May Not Know About Me