Wordless Wednesday

Reaching for the finish

Of course, I can't really be "wordless," so I guess I lied in my blog title. Whoops. Went to the horse races today. Going to Keeneland is one of those uniquely-Lexington things, and today I just needed some time to marvel in the sun and pretty weather. Continue Reading

Review and Giveaway: Skin Authority

Skin Authority Giveaway

My skin is something I've always struggled with. As soon as I hit puberty, my face broke out with horrible, painful, cystic acne and at the age of 31, I'm still dealing with it (although thankfully not as frequently). I've taken prescriptions, smothered all kinds of creams on my face, scrubbed, spot-treated, masked, and picked at my face. I have combination skin that tends to get really oily in the T-zone (forehead, nose, and chin), and in recent Continue Reading

Yoga a Day, Week 2


Last week, I talked about how I'm doing the #yogaaday challenge this month, where I take photos doing different poses and put them on Instagram. There are lots of people doing this, and I have loved every second of it so far - even the poses that are extremely challenging for me. Check out the #yogaaday tag on Instagram to see, and follow me @skinnyemmie while you’re at it It's amazing to see so many different people doing these poses - all ages, Continue Reading

Evidence of Life

Me, Townsley, Retta, Lydia

Earlier this week I had to write a short bio about myself. Cue anxiety. How do you condense yourself in a few words so that people really understand who you are and what you are all about? It's nearly impossible. I used to just say "I have a weight loss blog," but seeing as my weight isn't falling at the moment, that seems misleading. If I go broad and say "I blog about life," that doesn't seem to fit in a box. I read a brilliant post from Continue Reading