Shades of red, blending into the yellows.Radiant beams flowing out in all directions.Warmth.Filling in the crevices of dark.Turning night into glorious day.Ascent.
Oh, beautiful girl!You are going to be ok.You are special and kind.You are loved.You are enough.Even on the days you don’t feel it, fight hard to believe it.You are not a mistake.You are chosen.Oh, beautiful girl!You’re a child of God!
Chubby toddler hands, interlocked in mine.TV noise in the background.Lounging on the couch; soaking it all in.Drawing, and playing.My heart is so full.Overwhelmed with gratitude.These are the moments I want to remember.When I’m old and grey, let days like today be on repeat in my mind.
breathe.focus.let the words come to you.they always come.inhale.exhale.write!
The pictures of us hang on the walls, just like the memories that occupy my mind.A reminder to create, because I so often forget.This couch has held much more than our bodies, and it shows.It will remember us long after we’ve gone.As the screen plays clips of fairytales, real life stretches out before me.Far better… Continue reading Living Room
The question I get asked most often about macros is, "How do you hit your numbers?" Most of the time, I'm being asked by people who have tried counting macros but struggled hitting one of the targets. Too much fat, not enough protein. Not enough carbs. How do you hit all of your numbers every… Continue reading My Favorite Hacks for Counting Macros!
We are at war among ourselves.The streets are brimming with hatred.Another senseless crime.A tragedy fueled by intolerance. As I sit in my grief, I wonder.When will it end?I mourn those lost to a meaningless prejudice. I hug my kids a little bit tighter tonight.I kiss my husband a little bit longer.If we want a brighter… Continue reading Take a Stand
Progress is not linear. I need to be reminded of this often. It's ok to have a bad day. It's ok to have a bad week. Hell, it's ok to have a bad several months. Diet culture tells us that when we mess up and break our diet, or workout plan, we have failed. We… Continue reading Progress Is Not Linear
Come away with me.We’ll be wild and we’ll be free.It’ll be fun. You’ll see.
My biggest fear used to be that I would forget you.That time would turn my mind against you.But lately, I find myself trying to move on.Maybe I never loved you at all.I loved the comfort that you brought; stability.My biggest fear used to be that I would have to leave you.And now that I’m gone,… Continue reading My Biggest Fear