Category: Health

How to Overcome the Envy that Social Media Causes

How to Overcome the Envy that Social Media Causes

I’ll be the first to say that I love social media. Just ask my husband! I love that it allows me to connect with people all over the freaking world. It allows me to develop genuine friendships with people across the United States. When I was feeling extreme loneliness due to postpartum depression, I was able to find comfort within Facebook mom groups. If I’m feeling uninspired before I do my makeup, I turn to social media for inspiration. Social media is also a great place to learn about new things – social media is how I discovered bullet journaling, […]

How I Got My @$&# Together | Wrap Up

How I Got My @$&# Together | Wrap Up

Firstly – holy cow – I can’t believe this week is over! It seems to have just flown by! I’m not gonna lie – I’m relieved to be wrapping up this series for now because a daily blog post requires a lot of time. Way more than you’d think! Secondly, this wrap up is only for this week specifically, not the entire series. As I was thinking during the week, there’s actually a few more topics I’d like to cover under this umbrella. So keeps your eyes peeled during January for my other tips! Wrap Up How I Got My […]

How I Got My @$&# Together | Write It All Down

How I Got My @$&# Together | Write It All Down

  If you haven’t yet, please check out the other installments in this series: diet and exercise, soul inspiration, and discover your passion. There’s not much for me to intro here, so let’s get right into what you should be writing down and, more importantly, why. Goals You should be writing your goals down – end of story. If you have something you want to accomplish, then you need to reaffirm it by writing it down. Writing down your goals provides clarity and will allow you to refocus during times of stress and frustration. There’s a little more to writing […]

How I Got My @$&# Together | Discover Your Passion

How I Got My @$&# Together | Discover Your Passion

  If you haven’t yet, please take a peek at the other three installments in this series here, here, and here. Have you taken the time to discover your passion in life? And I’m talking like a hobby that you love to do. I’m not talking about your purpose or how you bring home money each month. I more mean what you do to unwind and decompress. When I say “passion” I mean something that sets your soul on fire, which is an extremely painful-sounding metaphor for something that you really, really, really like to do. In the book You Are A […]

How I Got My @$&# Together | Soul Inspiration

How I Got My @$&# Together | Soul Inspiration

  If you haven’t yet, be sure to check out my first two installments in this blog series here and here. Have you ever been in a rut? Ya know, just in a funk where you seem to mess up everything? Maybe you feel like Austin Powers where someone stole your mojo and you just can’t quite adult right? So you just turn on a sad song that resonates with your emotions. Or maybe you turn to Pinterest for some grim quotes for a good cry. Yeah, stop doing that. Because, before you know it, your sad moment has turned […]

How I Got My @$&# Together | Diet and Exercise

How I Got My @$&# Together | Diet and Exercise

  I’m gonna be straight with you – I never thought I would be someone that would hail diet and exercise as a life changer, and I say that because of my past experiences with it. My Past Experience with Diet and Exercise I’ve always struggled with my weight and have attempted to lose weight several times through out my life, and I never saw any results. In fact, I would gain weight. I put on 20 pounds right before my wedding when trying to lose weight. It was baffling and frustrating and no one had answers. And if I […]

Keto Cinnamon Rolls | Christmas Morning Breakfast

Keto Cinnamon Rolls | Christmas Morning Breakfast

Cinnamon rolls were always the delectable breakfast of choice for Christmas morning while growing up. The scent as they baked clung to the air, warm and sweet at the same time. There was nothing like biting into a warm, fluffy cinnamon roll slathered in tangy cream cheese frosting after opening presents. Even just typing this now makes me close my eyes and zoom back to my childhood with a smile on my face. This is a tradition I’d like to keep alive in our household. Not only are cinnamon rolls delicious, but they’re easy too, which means I don’t have […]

5 Tips to Get You Started with the Ketogenic Diet

5 Tips to Get You Started with the Ketogenic Diet

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor, medical professional, or nutritionist of any kind. I’m simply a woman who has had success with the keto diet. It is recommended that you discuss any significant diet changes with your doctor. 2017 is coming to a close, which means New Years resolutions are around the corner! It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that the most common resolution is to lose weight. And with the ketogenic diet on the rise, I thought I would throw out some of my tips on how to get started. Before we get into the tips, if […]

Delicious Keto Soups

Delicious Keto Soups

My husband and I are soup people. We love a delicious soup to warm our souls during the bracing, bitter winter. Just kidding. We live in Phoenix and the coldest it gets is like, 28 degrees Fahrenheit during the dead of night. BUT STILL! We love soup! I love how easy they are to make and it creates a cozy atmosphere and leftovers are almost always more delicious. So it was important to us that we found some great ketogenic friendly soups this winter season! I’m thrilled to say that we have!   Broccoli Cheese Soup This recipe is so […]

Easy Keto Desserts

Easy Keto Desserts

One of my favorite things about the ketogenic diet is the fact that there are substitutes for just about anything. For me at least, when it comes down to sustainability of a new way of eating, not feeling deprived is key. So the fact that I can pretty much keto – yes, I do use it as a verb now – a version of anything is amazing. And what is more amazing than some easy keto desserts? And if you’ve known me for any amount of time, then you know that I have a voracious sweet tooth. That little sucker […]