My body grew and housed this perfect tiny human. For the past 5 months it has been his only source of food. So why then have I spent the past 5 months frustrated that my abs haven't returned, or my arms and thighs are chunkier? 🤷🏻♀️ I'm human, and I struggle with things like body image … Continue reading What do you see when you look in the mirror?
How to stay motivated when the scale is bringing you down. People are often to quick to jump on the scale every morning to see if the number has changed (and by "people" I mean ME). I gained 55 pounds while I was pregnant with Caleb. I have felt pretty embarrassed about that number because, instead … Continue reading 8 Non-Scale Successes: Healthy is not a number!
It’s been a week (well, it’s been just over a week, because I forgot to share this on Friday), and our lives have completely changed. I shared my whole pregnancy journey on social media, and so I thought I would share my postpartum journey on Facebook and Instagram as well. There are so many expectations put … Continue reading Let the next journey begin!
Some people have naturally open hips and, therefore, hip openers feel like heaven. For others who have tight hips, or hips that have been made tight by running or sports, hip openers can be the most dreaded form of stretching. Whether we spend most of our time sitting down in an office chair or driving … Continue reading 4 Great Hip Openers
It really comes down to each individual person. There are many people I know who are perfectly happy and confident no matter what their weight is, and then there are others I know who feel unhappy and unhealthy even though they are viewed as "skinny" in the eyes of the world. Getting healthy or getting … Continue reading Midsummer Madness
I love a good pampering as much as any girl, especially after a great workout! I was experimenting with some homemade salt scrubs, and after the success of my Lemon Rosemary Salt Scrub, I thought I would try something new. It has been scientifically proven, that when consumed in moderation, coffee promotes good health and contains properties … Continue reading Coffee Salt Scrub
A few years ago I bought these skinny jeans because I couldn't fit into any of my others. I was going through a pretty rough time, and this necessary purchase definitely didn't help. Since then there have been times I've needed to pull these jeans out, and other months they been safely tucked away in … Continue reading Love the Skin You’re In!