Lately I have been thinking a lot about exercise. I recently decided to cancel my gym membership, in hopes to save a little money each month, and told myself I would utilize the gym on campus or fill my mornings with running like I used to. I used to be good at running. Not fast, … Continue reading what would happen if you exercised for yourself and not for someone else?
My birthday was absolutley wonderful. Want to know a secret? I have always hated my birthday. I have all these expectations and I am always let down for my own personal reasons. I can't remember a birthday where I didn't stress about the cake, the food, or how I looked in pictures. But this year … Continue reading 22.
Hi! It's been a while...a week to be exact. That feels like a long time for someone who usually loves sharing about their life 2 or 3 times a week online. How have you all been? Are you ready for Christmas? I cannot believe it is only a few short days away. I am so … Continue reading Life Update: a cold, the stomach bug, and depression.
Yay, yay, yay it's Mondayyyy! I'm sure you're thinking, "ummmm, why the heck is she so excited about Mondays?" Well, I don't have school. It's December. Christmas is only a few short weeks away. And I am almost done with my Christmas shopping! I have got a lot to be thankful for and if you … Continue reading don’t stress.
Happy Thursday friends ❤ I wanted to get on here real quick to say hello! I challenge you today to take some time to enjoy the small and simple things in life. This week has been extremely busy and stressful. I have a lot to do and a lot of assignments to turn in but … Continue reading Thursday thoughts: enjoy the small things
Today I am feeling funky. off. weird. sad. Why? I have no idea. I went to bed last night feeling emotionally and mentally exhausted. I cried myself to sleep last night and I haven't done that in a long, long time. I woke up at my normal 4:45 alarm clock and hoped heading to the … Continue reading let yourself be sad
Good morning and happy Monday! Instead of my usual weekend recap, I am writing today about something that has been weighing heavy on my heart. I think I'll also include some picture from the weekend because Barrett took me on the most amazing hiking trip to Red River Gorge! OK. Let's get started. To be … Continue reading accepting how others see you
This morning I was reading my Jesus Calling devotional and it was all about redirecting our "self-hatred energy." It says, "rather than using your energy to judge yourself, redirect it to praising Me (God)." (pg. 204) I really, really needed to read that today. It is so easy for me to look in the mirror … Continue reading Redirecting our “Self-hatred” energy
Lettuce talk about something serious. Like, serious serious. *If you currently struggle with an eating disorder, please note there is content that may be triggering in this post* I am a perfectionist. I hate messes, I hate clutter, I hate clothes that don't fit, I hate drama, I hate confrontation, and I hate hurting anyone's … Continue reading I Yam What I Yam
Hi friends! How are you? I am just peachy except that is actually a lie and I am really actually totally not fine. Lately I have been one anxiety attack away from possibly being put into a hospital. I might be exaggerating a little. But in all seriousness, this season of life has been the … Continue reading am I a yogi yet?