Do you know why some people do not share their journey? They fear failure. Do you know why some people on a journey fail? They do not share their journey. Not only are we wired for connection but, we are also wired to belong. Fear of failure keeps us from connecting and thus keeps us from belonging. Failure is not unavoidable. Failure is actually apart of the … [Read more...] about Share Your Failures
There are days I want to quit. There are morning I wake up and just want to not be plagued with all the side effects of polycystic ovarian syndrome. There are moments of doubt and frustration. There are times I feel like I am losing control of all my emotions and feelings. There are days that giving up sounds like a good plan. But, when I look back and I think about why I started: … [Read more...] about Faith Over Fear
I am good at hiding out! I tend to be an introvert who gets her super powers from being alone. There is nothing wrong with hiding out unless you are hiding and wishing you could live. Do you ever catch yourself watching others live wishing you could have what they have or do what they do? Do you catch yourself scrolling through the highlights of others lives and wish it was you NOT … [Read more...] about Start Living.
My son got picked to be apart of the All Star team which means long baseball practices EVERY night. In an attempt to continue with my vow to not eat junk food during this busy season I threw together this recipe. Ingredients: 4 boneless chicken breast 1/4 cup of Sweet Baby Rays Sweet & Spicy BBQ sauce 1/4 cup of Worcestershire Sauce 1/4 cup of Low Sodium Soy Sauce 1/4 cup of … [Read more...] about Fast Meal Monday: BBQ Chicken
We do it all the time. We hide from our feelings. We run from the pain and struggle. We lie about not being okay... but, why? Is it not okay to not be okay? Holding in the pain can cause more damage than surrendering it to Him. Recently I went off my medication for PCOS and I began to feel sad, disconnected and anxious about everything. I was frustrated, annoyed and angry at everyone and … [Read more...] about It’s Okay to be Not Okay
We all have reasons for why we do something or don't do something for that matter. I hear often when I share my journey with learning to live healthy that I am and was beautiful in my before and after pictures. As sweet as the comments are they have made me scratch my head and wonder why people felt the need to tell me I was beautiful when I was heavier... as if losing weight and getting healthy … [Read more...] about More Than Skin Deep