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. 🌿
2023 Intentions. ❄️
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. ❄️
End of 2022 In Books.
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.
Minimalist [ish] Planner.
Over the passed year or so, I've been trying to get back into the habit of being a better planner. Before Covid hit, I was very on top of my "planning" game. Yet for some reason, when I started working again, mixed with my partner moving in, my oldest in school, more extracurricular activities plus … Continue reading Minimalist [ish] Planner.
Stoicism and Control.
I've finally been able to finish THIS book* I started a month ago. What stood out for me was the topic of "externals." What are "externals?" Stoic "externals" are NOT in your control, therefore they are NOT up to you. They are things such as your body, work, your home and such. In the book, … Continue reading Stoicism and Control.
October Reset. 🍂
I was inspired by THIS video to have a self-care day.On Saturday, I was solo; no kids and my partner was working. This meant I'd be alone for almost eight hours. Let me tell you that was needed, especially with what happened last week.I took my time taking care of myself as well as things in … Continue reading October Reset. 🍂
One part of my life that I haven't decluttered is my digital space. For me this includes pictures/ videos on my phone, unused files on my computer, Instagram, Facebook and the blog. So, what to do? Well for starters, I ended up decluttering the blog first. I got rid of almost 300 posts. Some of … Continue reading Digital Declutter.
ONE YEAR IN; Low Carb Lifestyle.
It's been almost a year since I started on this low-carb "journey." Initially I wanted to go back to a low GI "diet" as recommended by my doctor. My goal was to just try a lower carb lifestyle which seemed to pair well with eating foods on the low glycemic index. I wanted to see how … Continue reading ONE YEAR IN; Low Carb Lifestyle.