journey | consumption

this morning during my devotional i had a revelation. i found myself writing: i want to consume good things.  my heart needs it.  and then i went on to write, but also for my body. the truth is i’ve been struggling. i recently chatted about how i’m starting a new diet (yay paleo!) to try […]

July 28, 2016

LIVING WELL, THOUGHTS

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journey | staying healthy at a 8-5 job

staying healthy is hard. staying healthy while having office hours from 830-5 and nightly commitments seems to be even harder. now some of you may have a gym in your office building (i do, but it isn’t the best) – but not everyone has access to that perk; so making sure that you are moving […]

April 1, 2016

COLLABORATIONS / REVIEWS, LIVING WELL

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recipe | protein + banana pancakes!

pancakes. yes to all the pancakes. let me see a raise of hands of all the people out there love a good ol’ warm flapjack to start their day? even though i’m a morning person – breakfast during the week can be a bit of a challenge. normally my struggle is i don’t eat enough […]

March 23, 2016

LIVING WELL

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travel | hiking caesar head + lifestraw giveaway

eddie and i recently went on another hike up in cleveland, sc. we left home around 6am and got to the mountain about 11ish (thank you tandem crepes for being a delicious stopping point for breakfast! you’ll hear all about them!). it was a cold day – but gorgeous. the sun never stopped shining an […]

February 29, 2016

COLLABORATIONS / REVIEWS, LIVING WELL, TRAVEL

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journey | the struggle of the gain

it’s 10:12pm on a thursday night as i start this post. i’m not sure if i’ll keep it in the draft folder forever – or share it with the masses. but this is one of those moments i just have to get my thoughts out. i stepped on the scale tonight and saw a number […]

February 17, 2016

LIVING WELL

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fitness | death at the barre

can i just admit something upfront? i didn’t know what i was getting myself into with this dang barre class. i thought “i mean, i’ve heard it’s really hard, i’m sure it will be, but it won’t be like death or anything.” im an idiot. a complete and ridiculous idiot. let me just throw a […]

December 29, 2015

LIVING WELL

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fitness | TRX workout

hi friends, it’s that time again. time to talk about fitness and share one of my most favorite pieces of equipment ever. the TRX. i first started using the TRX when i was working with a trainer back in 2013, it was hard – but really fun. i mean, swinging around back and forth, working on […]

September 23, 2015

LIVING WELL

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fitness | valleau apparel

let’s talk about workout apparel shall we? items that are not only cute, fit within the budget, but can also be worn when not working out. truth be told i was hunting for a bra that would work with certain dresses and tops that showed a little more back than i’m used to…and everything i […]

May 19, 2015

LIVING WELL, Uncategorized

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journey | weight loss progress

it’s been a while since i’ve done an weight-loss outfit post. and since it’s #TransformationTuesday i figured why not?! you can see the same outfits (minus a few) from may 2014. i accidentally got rid the black dress with the buttons (whoops), as well as the pink shorts with the blue stripped shirt…apparently i forgot […]

April 21, 2015

LIVING WELL

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recipe | sausage + veggie goodness

one thing i’ve learned while on this weight loss journey – you’ve got to eat right. you can put in hours in the gym, lift as many weights as you want, and run miles on miles but if your diet consists of you over-eating or even just eating plan ol’ garbage you’re not going to […]

February 26, 2015

LIVING WELL, Uncategorized

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