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Little Luxuries

What do you do to make your day just a little more “special”? Do you regularly indulge in practices that are just for yourself, or to savor a moment? If you don’t – I HIGHLY suggest it! Daily little bursts of joy and/or luxury are sprinkled throughout my day, and life, to make my days just […]

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Can’t stop? Correction – WON’T stop!

The above picture/quote is from James Clear, author of the book Atomic Habits. Much like the picture at the end of this post – there is a lot more to life than just saying “yes” to everything. Saying “yes” will get you tons of opportunities and probably lead down many avenues that would have otherwise […]

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Macros – Update

It’s been a week or so since I started counting my Macro’s for my 40 day challenge (read about it more here), and it’s been interesting! It’s sort of time consuming – I knew this going into it, but I do think that the first few days I made it hard(er) on myself because I […]

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Dry January in Review

Dry January has officially wrapped! I finished the 30 days with only having 4 alcoholic beverages, which is PRETTY good for me! Funny enough, I had a party to attend the night of February 1st, so it came just at the right time for me to reflect! First and foremost, I am proud of having exercised […]

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January 2020 Recap

I started 2020 with some lofty (but manageable) goals – read about them in depth here. 1. Money – Read about this more in depth here Debt Paid: In January 2020 – I paid $2,023.00 toward debt, with $700.00 of that being toward my car loan. Car loan is down to $4,400.00 Budget: I stuck […]

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February 2020 Goals

Money Debt: Continue to pay off as much as I can and aggressively use extra money to chip away at car loan. Car loan payoff goal date is July 2020! Income: Continue attempting to sell clothes, jewelry and anything else I find around my house that I don’t need or use. Health & Fitness Diet: […]

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Fitness Journey

This is just one story of one piece of who I am. Let me say starting out that it is embarrassing, uncomfortable, and awkward AF to share pictures and stats about myself like this BUT it’s also something that I know is worth sharing. If I can help one person feel like starting their journey, […]

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Counting Macros

For the next 38 days (it’s been two days since I started this) I am/will be “counting macros” as a part of my diet/health journey. As my friend Bethany stated quite accurately, it’s a lot “like a living puzzle” – in the way that you are working to piece together a plan for your food […]

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Rest, Reset and Reboot

December was slow going for me on the fitness front, having taken a vacation at the start of the month. For those of you who don’t know – I had a very positive, growth filled year from April 2018 to April 2019 in the health and fitness realm of my life. I will do a […]

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Success by design

Chapter 12 of the book Atomic Habits, discusses the idea of “Environment design”. Broadly – this refers to the process of making your home (or work) the most conducive to the success of your habit formation. James Clear touches on this in various points of the book – and I think it’s a great way […]

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