21 Days: The Struggle To Acclimate To A Healthier (And Realistic) Lifestyle

I've heard that it takes 21 days to get used to a new routine. Now, I'll be the first to openly admit that living a healthy lifestyle has always been far from a priority for me. Eating carbs and watching TV are a couple of my favorite things in life, and dieting and exercise are… Continue reading 21 Days: The Struggle To Acclimate To A Healthier (And Realistic) Lifestyle

Birthday Weekend: Bellini, Beer, Basketball, And Ballin’!!!!

So yesterday was my 35th birthday, and the hubby and I made one hell of a weekend out of it. After all, I'm officially old enough to run for President now! That's not just any ordinary birthday! To start off the festivities, we went to Bellini Fine Italian Cuisine for dinner on Saturday. It's a… Continue reading Birthday Weekend: Bellini, Beer, Basketball, And Ballin’!!!!

Lactose Intolerance Has Ruined Restaurants For Me (Except Sushi) And It Sucks

Everyone likes going out to eat, especially the person who does the majority of the cooking in the household. It’s nice to have someone else take over that responsibility sometimes, but it sucks trying to find something on the menu if you have dietary restrictions. I wasn’t born lactose intolerant, so I grew up eating… Continue reading Lactose Intolerance Has Ruined Restaurants For Me (Except Sushi) And It Sucks

I’m Glad My Husband Is Pro-Anna, Not Pro Ana

Let’s talk about eating disorders for a minute, and how some people glamorize them as a means of becoming physically acceptable according to some really fucked up beauty standards. If you google “pro ana,” you’ll find some pretty disturbing shit, like websites devoted to promoting anorexia and photos of people who are so emaciated it… Continue reading I’m Glad My Husband Is Pro-Anna, Not Pro Ana

My Green Smoothie Habit Makes Me Look Like A Health Nut But It’s Really A Lazy Girl Life Hack

I never thought I’d be the type to blend up green smoothies full of spinach and kale, but I got a Ninja blender as a wedding gift last year and decided to try it. I discovered that replacing a meal a day with a smoothie was actually a great way to lose a few pounds… Continue reading My Green Smoothie Habit Makes Me Look Like A Health Nut But It’s Really A Lazy Girl Life Hack

Dog Mom Life: I Have A Standing Lunch Date With My Dogs Every Day

It was a magical new world when I transitioned from commuting to an office every day to working from home as an independent contractor. The perks are obvious. I get to set my own hours, save a ton of money on gas, take vacation days whenever I want, and I haven’t dressed up in business… Continue reading Dog Mom Life: I Have A Standing Lunch Date With My Dogs Every Day