Hello, friends! Wow, so much has happened in my life (and the world) since my last post, which was almost 5 months ago! (Thanks for sticking with me…) First things first, I’m no longer pregnant, which is really excellent because that means I’ve been snuggling the world’s sweetest, most perfect little baby boy for the … More The Truth About Postpartum Weight Loss
Phew! Long time no talk… As a little apology for those of you who are new around here, I’ve been sharing updates on my newsletter about how and why the blog schedule is different [sign up here if you’d like to read the newsletter] but I realized I never left an FYI here on the … More Why I Don’t Work Out Anymore
Most fitness blogs tend to have weight-focused undertones. The language that the media uses when talking about exercise emphasize terms like “tone” and “slim” and “body fat percentage” which drives me completely crazy. Of course, there are metabolic benefits to exercise (specifically in terms of blood sugar control) and exercise does have stress-relieving effects when … More 4 Types of Exercise That Are More Important Than Cardio
Sometime in high school or college, I read a book called God-Shaped Hole by Tiffanie DeBartolo that really left an impression on me. It wasn’t the the storyline of novel necessarily, but a single quote which harkened back to the title: We’re all searching for something to fill up what I like to call that … More 3 Things That Can’t Fulfill You (and 1 Thing That Can!)
Social media has a way of highlighting our collective tendency to compare ourselves to other people. It’s often said that social media is a “highlight reel,” meaning that we end up comparing our regular, standard, everyday lives to the cleanest, prettiest, proudest and most polished moments in somebody else’s. Nobody’s life is perfect. However, comparison … More I used to be so _______________.