Huge Life Update & Big Lofty Sewing Goals

So I guess I should announce first that I got engaged! Jason and I have been together for almost two and a half years and I couldn’t be happier. We met on Okcupid around December of 2013, exchanged a couple messages, both deactivated our accounts for a bit to explore other things, then both reactivated…

One Whole Year Soda Free!

On August 27, 2015 I vowed to not drink soda for a year. This wasn’t the first time I had ever sworn off soda. I did it once in high school for lent (and immediately broke it on Ash Wednesday, but then turned around and went without for 100 days to prove I could). I…

On Gaining Happiness

“If your goal is happiness (and it should be!), you need to adjust that unhappiness equation, and learn to work with ‘enough.’ Celebrate the reality you DO have. ย … [B]e okay with who you are and how your reality turned out. It doesnโ€™t mean getting complacent and accepting โ€œgood enoughโ€ syndrome, but rather realizing that…

Keto 6-month check-in!

This month saw a lot of cheat meals. Mostly pizza-oriented. With our big move to Bend on the horizon, Jason and I have been indulging a bit in our favorite Austin foods. We had Homeslice pizza one weekend and then Pinthouse Pizza another when friends were in town. I would’ve liked to do a cheat…