I think it’s interesting how people in the social media space often speak about similar topics at similar times. Whether it’s because someone else brings it to light or a mention helps solidify another person’s opinion, I find that there’s a lot of overlap in what people postulate online. I have a running list of post topics that I add to as I think of something. Sometimes there are concrete ideas, but other times it’s a huge run on sentence with parentheses and question marks because I haven’t quite narrowed down what it is I’m trying to say.  This post was one… View Post

You guys. This weekend was the BEST. I’ve talked about it before, but the blogging and social media communities are amazing. You’re able to find people with similar interests and almost pre-screen them before even meeting. After commenting and getting to know people online, it feels like you’ve known each other forever when you actually meet in person. My friends Ashley and Jess came to visit me for a long 4-day weekend. I had met and spent time with both of them before, but this was a legit girls weekend. We weren’t together for an event or a conference, just… View Post

This week has been a little crazy for me. Even though I only worked for three days of it (the reason why is #5 today), by Tuesday night I had a bit of a breakdown. I was feeling overwhelmed and pulled in too many directions. I enjoy everything that I do, but lately I’ve been feeling like I’m doing everything adequately and nothing 100%. Does that make sense? I have a long weekend with friends here in the city to relax, then I’m going to take some time to reprioritize everything I’ve got going on. These are good problems to… View Post

A couple weeks ago I got a massage. It was part of Neil’s birthday present and I didn’t think much of it aside from the fact that my body could certainly use one. As a personal trainer and someone who works out pretty aggressively, rest days and active recovery are something that need to be incorporated into my schedule. I’ve got the rest days down, but I don’t do much for active recovery. I know well enough that things like yoga, massage, and other forms of holistic treatment can sometimes elicit emotional responses as well. It’s why I don’t do… View Post