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…

Mental Health Month: Renewal

I guess it’s been a full year since I bore my soul for all to see here on my blog. Mental Health Awareness is still an issue very close to my heart. I’m not really involved in any organizations (I should fix that) but I do my best to be supportive and voice the side…

Eating Keto after Moving

It’s been seven months now that Jason and I have been eating keto. Although I think at this point, it’s safe to say it’s more been low-carb than really truly keto. The cheating we did back in late February and early March really made going back to keto difficult. So let me say this to…

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…