Balance

It wasn’t until, for the first time in 30 years, I was able to develop a healthy relationship with food and exercise that I could see how unhealthy I had always been. For the first time in my life I had found it- balance. I was eating clean, exercising daily and being active. I was…

Dear “Fat” Girl

To the girl who thinks she’s fat, I see you second guessing every single thing you eat or drink. Judging yourself relentlessly for every bite of something that you “shouldn’t” have. Casting so much shame on yourself for something most people do mindlessly all day, everyday. I see you feeling the pang of disappointment when…

What To-Do List?

As my mile-long to do list was haunting me from a few feet away, I sat (uncomfortably) on the floor rocking my sweet, teething baby to sleep. She needed to be held, and wasn’t taking no for an answer. I had such big plans with that nap time! How could she?! She’s supposed to sleep…

Beautiful Simplicity

I was putting the laundry away (again) and cleaning, basically just doing the “million things at once” mom thing. Ainsley was napping and McKinley was playing quietly with all of my scarves. Yes- ALL of them. All over our bedroom. It’s a trade-off am I right? Pick the scarves up later and avoid the tantrum….