What I’m Reading this January

What I’m Reading this January

Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis I picked this book up in late November of last year, after seeing it all over my Instagram feeds and Pinterest suggestions. Everything I was hearing about this book was positive and amazing, and it just seemed like a really good idea. Once I purchased the book, it [...]

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Why letting go is different from letting yourself go…

Why letting go is different from letting yourself go…

You know the saying let go and let God. How many times have ever associated that with your weight or your shape or your overall health and body image??? Never, right?? God doesn’t care about our fitness regimens or how many times a week we work out. He doesn’t care that you think of a [...]

A (new) New Years perspective and why I won’t be making resolutions this year

A (new) New Years perspective and why I won’t be making resolutions this year

It’s January 1st and I feel unstoppable. I feel weightless. I feel free. I feel like I’m already flying, and the journey is just beginning. I guess I should *buckle up for take off* because 2019, I’m here. For the first time in my life, I’m starting the year without a long list of things [...]

Part 2: My Unhealthy Relationship with Food and How “I know br​eakthrough is coming”…

Part 2: My Unhealthy Relationship with Food and How “I know br​eakthrough is coming”…

This is one of my favorite song lyrics of all time. It's from the song "Won't Stop Now", by my favorite Worship Band, Elevation Worship. The whole chorus goes: I know breakthrough is comingBy faith I see a miracleMy God made me a promiseAnd it won't stop now... In 2018, I got my breakthrough, and [...]

I hate everything about swimsuit shopping, until now…

I hate everything about swimsuit shopping, until now…

I’m writing this as I sit in my car, just minutes after it happened because I want to share this story while I still feel the incredible effects of someone’s ridiculous kindness and they changed everything I’ve ever believed about swimsuit shopping. Tonight. I did the thing. I went swimwear shopping in the dead of [...]