weird salads, an afternoon in Nashville,& a visit from the Bishop!

Well, hello there! This week has been a wonderful one so far. I am slowly getting back into the swing of taking pictures again. I went most of the summer without really snapping pictures of my food so it’s been nice to get back into the flow of things. The kindest people at Banza pasta…

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10 Things To Do to Help Ease Anxiety

If there’s anyone who understands depression, anxiety, or mental health in general…it’s me. I’ve battled depression since I was a junior in high school which led to an eating disorder. You can read about that HERE and HERE. I’ve also always been slightly OCD and as of recently I have dealt with some pretty intense…

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This is what happens you start thinking positively…

Less than a year ago I was the most negative person I knew…like I wasn’t just a “glass half empty” kind of gal – no, I was a “the glass is empty” kind of gal! I could give you 15 reasons why every situation would turn out badly. I could list off 100 things I…

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Life Update: a cold, the stomach bug, and depression.

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…

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let yourself be sad

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…

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accepting how others see you

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…

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