self love: 2016 challenge

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If you know me personally, or have been following my blog for some time, you will know that I have always struggled with my weight and my self-image. Since the first time I was called fat in grade 2, at a mere 60 lbs, all the way up to my highest weight of 175 in 2013, there has never been a time that I have felt comfortable in my own skin. 2016 is the year I am going to change that.  Continue reading “self love: 2016 challenge”

Tell All Tuesday: FitGirl

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Back in October, after returning home from Cuba 10lbs heavier than when I had left, I decided (for the millionth time) that I needed to make a change. As if by divine intervention, I saw a post on Instagram about FitGirlsGuide and their #28DayJumpStart program.

I joined the FitGirl community on October 27th. I lasted two weeks. Continue reading “Tell All Tuesday: FitGirl”

confucius says (part one)

I know it seems like I don’t sincerely mean it when I say “Sorry” over and over for not writing as often as I wish I did.

“If you were really sorry, you would do something about it,” I imagine you muttering under your breath at your screen, in the same tone that I recollect is used by disappointed lovers.

But really, I am! Life just gets so… hectic. One minute, it’s early fall and your boarding a flight to Cuba, the next minute, December is on the horizon, you’re on another healthy-living kick, you’re scraping ice off your windshield, the end of your work contract is approaching, and you see that your ex boyfriend is back in town to terrorize and take advantage of unsuspecting women.

Yeesh, I have a lot to catch you up on! Continue reading “confucius says (part one)”