Epic Meltdown, and a Pick-Me-Up


Oh, friends. I try to be as positive as possible. To say that I'm proud of my progress (and I am) and to not get frustrated with myself. I am not sorry for my actions or efforts. I stand firm behind them. It doesn't mean I'm always rainbows and unicorns. Today, I was on a local CBS affiliate's morning show with my friend Heather. We were talking about a blog we write along with 4 other women, HerKentucky. I was feeling stylin'. I thought my Continue Reading

August 1 – Ideeli Plus Picks


Today (August 1), flash sale site ideeli is having a plus size sale. For those unfamiliar with the site, there is a new set of sales each day. All items are first come, first served, and the sales expire about 72 hours after they begin. I get lots and lots of clothes and accessories from ideeli - here's a link to all the posts with ideeli in them. Here are my top picks from today's sale. Love... Ady colorblock dress, $39.99 Seven7 bootcut Continue Reading

Offering No Apologies


I'm a people-pleaser. Always have been, and always will be. In having this characteristic, I tend to apologize a lot, even if things aren't quite my fault. I'll grab ownership and apologize, making myself feel awful in the process. Over the years, I've worked hard to stop internalizing everything, and for the most part, it has worked. The past few weeks, however, I've noticed the pattern of apologizing: Said to my trainer after completing Continue Reading

New outfits from Gwynnie Bee and last call!


It's amazing how excited I get when new packages land at my door. Today, I've got some brand new arrivals from Gwynnie Bee to share. No idea what Gwynnie Bee is? Here's my overview. On to the pictures! I would have NEVER purchased any of these 4 pieces on my own. I would have looked at them in admiration, then dismissed them as things that probably wouldn't look good on me. The hassle of ordering and returning them (not to Continue Reading

The Color Run Recap


Today, I rolled out of bed super early to head to The Color Run in Louisville. Billed as "The happiest 5K on the planet," this untimed race is held at locations across the country. The premise? You do a 5K and at certain stations throughout the course, you get doused in color (dyed corn starch). 8,000 people participated in the Louisville event. The crowd was crazy, but it was super-organized. Before After! This was the first "organized" Continue Reading