Unpacking mental illness: Early years and relationships.

“That’s so petty.” I remember in fifth grade, one day, sitting at the lunchroom table with a group of people that I was friends with at the time. The conversation, about someone in another group. Making fun of, calling that person names. Everyone chiming in something that, every other 10 year old at the table, […]

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Cutting hair, and letting go.

I wrote this post a few months ago, unsure of what I’d ever do with it. I had been sitting in my cousin’s salon chair for a trim, thinking about all of the times I cut my hair for more than just the sake of cutting my hair. All of the times I cut my […]

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It’s Okay To Not Be Okay.

I’m still here. I’m still alive. Life has just caught up, and crashed into me in such a crazy way, that some days, I don’t even have time to catch my breath before the next day starts. I’m still writing. I’m a writer at heart, and that Notepad app on my phone gets put to […]

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Threads Thursday: Spring Fix.

(*This is a sponsored post as I am Stitch Fix Influencer.) It’s official, I’ve become a seasonal Fixer. What’s most interesting is, when this all started, I didn’t know if I’d go beyond that first box or not. I can say that even though sometimes it’s just one thing I keep from the box, that […]

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FasciaBlaster® review, and how it changed my workout recovery.

(This is a sponsored review. I received these products for free, in return for my review after using them for a bit.) Honest confession: My post-workout recovery approach is enough to make anyone cringe. Or at least my post-workout recovery before I had my son. As a personal trainer, I knew the importance of it. […]

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Tasty Tuesday: Finally, Home Chef reviewed.

Oh, Home Chef. Where do I even start? If you’re following me on Instagram, you saw my stories the week our first Home Chef box arrived. And I’m also sure that you have an idea of exactly where this blog post is going to go… But, for those that don’t, or if you have a […]

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Motivation Monday: Reassessments.

Every year is a year full of growth through various aspects. Usually, the most growth is experienced in my professional fields, and in fitness. Last year wasn’t any different. Despite hitches in the “program” of life, I had probably my most successful year with the weights, and even on the pavement with my running. I […]

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