Welcome to a new week! My sister Jackie left early this morning and it’s time to get back to the real world. Before I get into the actual events of the weekend, let’s marvel at this beauty. You may remember it from one of my earlier posts. Jackie landed on Friday morning. We headed out for some shopping with Neil and I stopped in a spice store hoping to find some ghost pepper to use on my eggs since TJs has stopped carrying it (insert crying face). The spices were all overpriced, so I didn’t leave with anything, but I… View Post

Hellloooooo Friday! I have a tiiiiiny bit of work to get done today before my sister lands for the weekend. Getting in an early morning workout, training one client, then it’s PARTY TIME. It’s been just about a year since she was here, so we are going to have new adventures, new foods, and new fun. Follow along on IG stories if you want some behind the scenes action and absurdities. Here’s a look at my favorite things from this week! Make sure to tell me some of yours in the comments. I’m always looking for new things to try!… View Post

Most days I wake up feeling pretty good. Since being properly treated for my depression for about a year now (!), I no longer wake up feeling anxious, lethargic, and like the whole world is out to get me. I usually wake up ready to take on the day and able to practice gratitude for all the things I have and have worked for over time. The other week I did not haveĀ one of those days. I woke up feeling overwhelmed and dreading the day as it lay before me. There wasn’t any particular reason for my feeling this way,… View Post

This post is sponsored by Vital Proteins. Thanks for your continued support Don’t be scared by the name of this post. Although there’s actually more vegetables than fruit in this bowl, you’d never know it based on how delicious it is. Since I know I don’t eat enough greens on a daily basis, I usually try to do it in one fell swoop in my smoothies. I use a ridiculous amount of greens, toss in a zucchini (among other things), and use blueberries as my fruit of choice, which basically leaves the whole thing looking some weird black/brown/swamp color. #photooftheyear… View Post