It's been uncomfortable gaining some weight. Since learning that my thyroid isn't functioning properly and that my blood sugar seems to drop to dangerous lows (hypoglycemia), it's been quite the few weeks of UNlearning habits and behaviors of 5, 10+ years. I was doing intermittent fasting (IF) for almost six years and it worked. Clearly, … Continue reading UNleanring. 🌿
Author: Sabrina @ Minimalistish Sabs
Have you ever stopped to wonder why we are here?This question popped into my mind the other day as I was experiencing a flare up. Shocker, I know. 🌿 It was nothing to be concerned about but it was just enough to bother me.Why me? How can I enjoy doing anything in life if I am … Continue reading Mundane. 🌿
Listen to YOUR Body. 🌱
Ever since having the twins, I've been trying to find where I can fit in the fitness space. Not only as an instructor, but for myself. I thought I was ready to give it up being a fitness professional, but between life and my mind, I struggle to see which choice is best.Before I had … Continue reading Listen to YOUR Body. 🌱
My body has become quite vocal when it's time to reset boundaries in my life. Usually whenever I feel I'm starting to do too much or stretch myself too thin... it begins to slowly shut down.I can hear my soul telling me to rest, sit down, sleep more. SLOW down Sabrina.[Book HERE.] Just be. Do … Continue reading Quiet. 🌱
Slow and Steady. 🌱
I started reading Slow: Simple Living For a Frantic World by Brooke McAlvery. It felt as if I was reading a book I wrote.An overwhelmed, anxious mom trying to do it all for her family while caffeinated running not enough sleep? Ya, that's me. It's been better but I still find myself overwhelmed between motherhood, … Continue reading Slow and Steady. 🌱
One could say I have it all; I have three amazing kiddos, a wonderful partner, a house, a great job and my overall physical health is pretty decent at the moment. I should be happy, but I'm not. I'm anxious and drained.But, why? Guilt. Guilt of things that I regret doing as a parent; whether … Continue reading Guilt.
2023 in Books [Jan-March]. 📚
Here are the books I've read so far for 2023. If you recall my "goals" post for this year, I wanted to read at least ONE book per month. Anything more was just an added bonus. For the first three months I managed to at least read TWO books. Of course, January was the impressive month with FOUR … Continue reading 2023 in Books [Jan-March]. 📚
Cleaning for the Heart + Mind. 🌿
I didn't expect to get so much joy from this book. A Monk's Guide to a Clean House and Mind by Shoukei Matsumoto was in my "recommended for you" after reading Don't Worry: 48 Lessons on Relieving Anxiety from a Zen Buddhist Monk by Shunmyo Masuno (which I will talk about a smidge next week). … Continue reading Cleaning for the Heart + Mind. 🌿
3 Ways I’m Creating Balance.
As I pick up more shifts and add back more classes, I've been trying to create a better balance for myself during the week. Not only for myself but for the kids as well. I reached my point of burn out and I'm slowly trying to recover. I started "really" picking things back up the … Continue reading 3 Ways I’m Creating Balance.
Burnt Out. 🌿
Yet again, I am burnt out. My ADHD brain doesn't know when to say no... but it has been better. Back in the day, pre-diagnosis, I would have said YES to everything. So 100% of things. Now I'm between 50-60% saying "YES" to what I should probably say no to. Not bad, but still a … Continue reading Burnt Out. 🌿