I Quit my Gym. Here’s Why.

I don’t know if I’ve written about this previously (my mind doesn’t really work anymore) and I really don’t feel like digging through old posts. But a few months ago, I signed up for Orangetheory Fitness. My mind, body, and type 1 diabetes (t1d) needed some exercise, and I liked the idea of group fitness.Continue reading “I Quit my Gym. Here’s Why.”

Mental Health Check

Hey, guys. I haven’t been feeling the best lately. My anxiety has come back to an disruptive level. It’s been close to a year since I’ve felt this way and I don’t like it. The past week has been shitty. The youngest came down with a stomach bug while also getting 9,000 of his teethContinue reading “Mental Health Check”

I tried a weighted blanket. Here’s what happened.

Turns out weighted blankets aren’t miracle workers. At least not for me. I believed weighted blankets were the unicorns of the sleep world, and catching one would surely grant me immediate access to an uninterrupted night’s sleep. Oh, the things you believe when you’re exhausted. Weighted blankets have become a trendy thing. With me, itContinue reading “I tried a weighted blanket. Here’s what happened.”

The Reason I’ve Pledged to Ditch Alcohol

With all that is going on in my life and feeling like I’m running ragged all the time, I decided to become more accountable about what I put in my body. My whole life I’ve been conscious of food and enjoy exercising, but I have really struggled since having my second baby. Lack of timeContinue reading “The Reason I’ve Pledged to Ditch Alcohol”

It’s been a face-smacking kind of week

It’s been one of those weeks that seems to have stretched on forever. I’ve been pumping out an exorbitant amount of content at work this week, toggling between vomiting words on a page and hitting a wall. Good stuff. My normal morning routine has been altered by my husband needing to be at his jobContinue reading “It’s been a face-smacking kind of week”