Lace Obsession

Gwynnie Bee cardigan

Well, my lace obsession continues with the lastest batch of clothes from Gwynnie Bee (the Netflix of clothes - here are all of my Gwynnie Bee posts). I sent back a chunk of items including the amazing all sequin skirt and red lace dress as those are more festive items and I have nowhere in the near future to wear them. Let's look at my latest box: INC. Cardigan c/o Gwynnie Bee Maxi Skirt by Old Navy Fitzwell Boots from Zappose Kiyonna Continue Reading

Swimming Against a Riptide


You're frolicking in the ocean, having a grand old time, when all of a sudden you get pulled into a riptide. You are being drawn further and further away from where you were, and fight with all your might to stop the drifting. You get choked by some waves and your arms and legs are tiring fast. Your friends and family are shrinking as you are pulled further away from them. I promise I've not jumped ship and decided to start giving swimming Continue Reading

Review: Diet-to-Go


Food is the toughest part of this weight loss journey for me, bar none. Since I prepare meals for myself, I often end up eating leftovers for days, and get tired of the food. I'm also just a plain lazy cook and it takes some extra planning and prep for me to come up with a tasty dish to eat. The cycle I have is that I wait until I'm really hungry, then eat something like a protein bar, then later decide to eat something really awful and it leads Continue Reading

Refreshing Exhaustion

image via tarafirma on instagram

My first post for 2013 is going to be free-written, without planning, proofing, pretense, or regard for what people might think. I'm someone who is always hyper-aware of what others are thinking of me, and 99% of the time, I decide that people are thinking negative things about me, without any evidence that they are. This is more of a reflection of the negativity I have about myself than anyone else, and it's exhausting. Thinking about my Continue Reading

Plus Size New Years Dresses


Leading up to Christmas, an old post of mine about new years eve dresses was getting a lot of search traffic, which led me to believe people are looking for fancy items to get gussied up in! I love fancy dresses and things (as evidenced by my most recent Gwynnie Bee selections) and New Years Eve is the perfect time to bust out some lace or sparkle. I'm not sure what I'm wearing this New Years, but these are some of my top picks from my favorite Continue Reading