Lessons From My First Triathlon

Lessons From My First Triathlon

For years, completing a triathlon has been a dream I thought I couldn’t physically achieve – but just over a week ago, that all changed. I am so beyond happy to say that I completed my first triathlon just over a week ago in Chicago. Today, receiving the photos of me from race day really [...]

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These three celebrities are talking body image and I’m SO here for it

These three celebrities are talking body image and I’m SO here for it

Well, hello everyone. It’s been a bit since I’ve written a blog post… I’m excited to be back! Side note from this blog, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about my blog and how to spice things up and bring more updates to you all. Without getting into too much detail… get ready for [...]

The Workout (and Positive Mindset) that Changed my Life

The Workout (and Positive Mindset) that Changed my Life

"I'm not a runner." This was a phrase I frequently used before, as I opted for elliptical workouts, yoga, spinning, or basically any workout where I could avoid heavy cardio. I've always been an athlete, playing competitive volleyball through high school, but I just never loved (or was good at) running. But about eight months ago, [...]

Easy Ways to Practice Self-Love – and why it’s So Important

Easy Ways to Practice Self-Love – and why it’s So Important

Ah, self-love. Something that the hustle and bustle of our lives – a busy schedule, crazy work week, or stressful situations in our personal lives – can quickly try to ignore or diminish. Well I’m here as your little reminder to take a moment, reflect on how your week (or life) is going, and give [...]

How Loving My Body Allowed Me to Make a Big Lifestyle Change in 2017

How Loving My Body Allowed Me to Make a Big Lifestyle Change in 2017

Before you read my story, here’s a quick disclaimer: My body image is something that will live with me forever. It’s not something that goes away with the loss of a few pounds, a guy being attracted to me, or finally feeling like I’m at a healthier weight. That’s part of why I wanted to [...]