Category: Personal Growth

Bad Food, Bad Mood: Getting Back on Track

Finally, I'm back! I’ve been in a funk lately and I know I really need to get back on track. I was feeling down, tired and moody, probably because of all the junk I've been eating. It's a vicious cycle. What I eat makes me tired, and when I'm tired, I go for what's convenient ...

Week 8: Sometimes Being Healthy Just Sucks

This week, I was having one of those days where I just hated life. It was hard to get out of bed and I just wanted to hide away from the world. My limbs felt heavy and I just wanted to stuff my face with fries, pizza, and ice cream.These days, I realize, are the ...

Week 5 Health Challenge Update and Happy Post-Friday!

We made it through this 4-day week! Is it just me or whenever it's a holiday weekend and we get a shorter week, it almost seems just as long or even longer than a regular five day week? Confession time... So I had a couple of cheat meals this week... I went out to dinner ...

Surviving Life with Depression: How I Manage

There is such a stigma associated with depression or any type of mental health issue. I'm always wary about talking about my depression because I almost feel ashamed of myself. For some reason I feel like it's my fault I feel this way. But I know better. In an effort to learn to love myself ...

Health Challenge Weekend Update…

Forgive me... This is my first confession... I learned something over the weekend. So before I confess, I want to refer back to my rules that I came up with for my health challenge from a previous post of mine, "My last dessert... Weight Loss Challenge to ensue." Health Challenge Rules (or shall we say guidelines?)  ...

My Last Dessert… Weight Loss Challenge to Ensue

That ice cream was so fricken delicious. I savored it as Kit Kat attempted to nudge her way in under my spoon arm to get a lick of my delectable dessert. But her annoying persistence did not take away from my enjoyment. So I finished about half the pint. I'm not going to let myself ...

Since I’ve turned 30…

Turning 30 was a huge personal milestone for me. To me, it signifies true adulthood. No more crazy shenanigans and no more excuses. Time to be mature and responsible without bitching about it. When I was in my 20s, I was in that between stage of child and adult. I guess I was a grown ...