Yesterday, I helped my parents move. They've lived three hours away from us for years, and now live less than a mile away. They loaded up their moving truck, and we promised that when they got to town, we'd help them unload the truck and get settled. They're in great shape, but well...they're in their sixties and … Continue reading What Counts as Exercise?
This morning, I pulled into my part-time gig at the Will Rogers Air National Guard Base, which shares a runway with the commercial airport. A plane was taking off, and I just stopped and watched it until it was in the air and out of sight. Something struck me about that moment. There were no … Continue reading What If No One Cares?
Every morning, I wake up and do my Miracle Morning routine and run the checklist I recently created so I don't leave out anything important. I look forward to getting up early because it's such an enjoyable part of my day! I love that the first hour of my day is so restful and relaxing...and quiet. The … Continue reading The Surprising Thing I Drink Daily
Offices constantly celebrates birthdays, promotions, and retirements. Weekends are filled with weddings, birthday parties, and other special events. Eating out? At least a few times a week because schedules are so busy. How can you know when you should stay on track and when you should indulge? Everyone has to decide what works best for … Continue reading When Should I Indulge?
I finally selected a show for my return to the stage this fall! I'll be competing in the St. Louis Gateway Naturals on September 29th, 2018. That means I'm officially 16 Weeks Out! EEEEEK! 16 Weeks is a standard amount of prep in the bodybuilding world, so that makes it feel more real. And it … Continue reading 16 Weeks Out
I hate meal prep. I loathe it. I barely tolerate cooking at all, and it's mainly because I have three small humans who rely on me for their sustenance. So when it comes to cooking for myself, I'd just rather not. If I was a millionaire, I wouldn't live in a fancy house or drive a pricey … Continue reading Five-Minute Meal Prep
When I set a goal, I let the world know. It's accountability for me. I'm putting it out there but still wanting it to stay a secret as much as possible. I won't be talking about this anywhere except my blog for a while. I'm returning to the stage in the fall. I thought I … Continue reading Scary Announcement
Eating healthy doesn’t have to boring, expensive, or tedious! I’ve fallen in love with my Instant Pot because it makes healthy eating so much easier. This Lazy Girl Instant Pot Tortilla Soup is delicious and only took 15 minutes to throw together! I love that it uses common ingredients you probably already have on hand! … Continue reading Lazy Girl IP Chicken Tortilla Soup