Category Archives: Rants

Touch the Stove

My family and I ventured to East Tennessee for a week.  We’ve hiked, chased waterfalls, fished, swam, cooked, and sipped on wine.  I’ve laughed, loved, and slept.  Sometimes vacation seems like an alternate existence to me.  No work, no blood work to get done, no doctors, no schedule, no planning.  It’s been amazing. The truth…

Because Highlight Reels Fade- You don’t have to be everything all of the time.

It’s really easy to live life in the highlight reel.  Just focusing on being the fun, smiling, fitness loving version of myself that I want to be.  What’s hard is when those moments fade and I’m reminded of the heavier things. The things I don’t share. The things I should share. I am not a…

Being a Rookie in the NPC- What I Learned

It is so hard to believe the journey of prep for my first show has come to an end.  To be completely honest I actually had a hard time right after- post show blues if you will. I learned so much that I’ve actually decided to do a second show to put those lessons to…

Don’t Settle. 

This past weekend I was in Omaha Nebraska (hi. go to WheatFields if your travels take you to the corn husker state- I promise it won’t disappoint.) celebrating the marriage of one of my dearest friends. If you know me, you know I’ve had quite a road when it comes to romance so often times…

Endurance Monday!

Wahoo! It’s everyone’s favorite day! I’m not really sure what happened to me this weekend besides finally seeing some improvement in my poison ivy covered legs, but I hit a breaking point. As you may know my journey with paleo started due to a gastroparesis diagnosis. Last year I was also diagnosed with hypothyroidism. Without…