While trying to consume less, I feel like I started to neglect myself. Sometimes my brain just takes things too far and then I forget all together some basic things I need to function. You know, the little things.Here are a few things I've recently purchased that have helped me; 2023 Planner: After a few … Continue reading The Little Things. 🌿
I've been working on my physical therapy exercises for my hip almost a couple of weeks. I've also been doing mobility work for AT LEAST ten minutes daily.Lately, I've found that I need to do some form of stretching or mobility DAILY even if it's just for those ten minutes to keep my hip loose. … Continue reading Hip Injury Progress.
Just a small warning if you are triggered or sensitive to information about eating disorders, please skip this blog post. Your mental health is important. Thank you for your support on the blog. ❤ . . . Since feeling "lost," I had a realization that my relationship with food wasn't so great. Since stopping Crossfit, bodybuilding and … Continue reading Healing. 🌿
As I mentioned in my last post, I thought 2022 was going to be my year. The other day, my partner told me that I did a lot of "finding myself" last year. He told me I wasn't quite yet there, but that I was on the right path. It's true; in 2022, I completely … Continue reading 2023 Intentions. ❄️
As we are almost approaching the new year, I wanted to end with some book recommendations. Some of these books are more for personal development, but a good chunk are for fun and sharing what really interests me without fear of being judged.It's why I changed my blog name in the first place; I wanted to … Continue reading End of 2022 In Books.
I've been in sort of a writing funk lately. Plus, I didn't want to continue to feel like such a "scrooge" while everyone is trying to enjoy the holidays. To top it off, I've been having an issue with my left hip... but let's save that for another day. I haven't felt motivated much to workout … Continue reading Slow Winter.
If we are being honest, the most "minimalist" equipment would just be yourself. Maybe yourself and a mat? Over the past couple of months of taking down my workouts and focusing on low impact workouts, I not only look better, but feel better in my body and joints. I did a previous post back in … Continue reading Minimalist[ish] Workout Equipment
To my surprise, this NSM was my most successful. I didn't anticipate I'd cut my grocery bill by a smidge over $200 as my goal was to simply cut it by $100 if I could.I think for me between not working as much and being more intentional with my spending and time, I found that … Continue reading NSM Recap; 2022. 🌿
I'll admit I'm a bit of a scrooge during the holidays.Over the past couple of years, I haven't become better about the holidays. But for myself, where I don't have the kids on whole days of holidays (we split the day itself in half) I just feel empty sometimes. A bit before Thanksgiving, I was … Continue reading Navigating Holidays; Divorced. 🌿
Why was I holding on so long? As the leaves let go of the trees and the earth where I live prepares for winter, I've been finding myself letting go of who I've become over the last 10 (or so) years. When I agreed to work a couple of Saturday shifts a month at the … Continue reading Letting Go. 🍂