Accepting the Struggle

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Today, I am still. The day is busy, but my mind eases from the strain of overanalyzing what is wrong with me and why I can't look a certain way or lose weight as quickly as I want to. The nagging has taken a nap today, and for that I am grateful. Struggle has it's purpose in life, no matter how awful it may seem. Personally, I think struggle is what makes us stronger, more determined, and grateful for the result at the end. We fight the Continue Reading

Sunday Ramblings

Hi friends. Wow, it's been a few days since I've posted! For some reason, I've overbooked myself like crazy this month. In the past 3 weeks I've been to Chicago and Nashville, and in a little over 1 week, I'll be in New York City. Thankfully after May 1, I don't have any other crazy out of town things for another few months, so hopefully I can write more - it's so cathartic for me. Here are some bullet points of things I wanted to share: I Continue Reading

Workout with Positive Affirmations (Guest Video)

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Emmie Note: I get lots of emails from random companies and "gurus" who know nothing about my struggles or journey and want to guest post on this blog. I am really picky with guest posts because this is my little space on the web, and I don't want to put anything on it that I don't love, or from someone who wants to promote something I don't believe in. Nichole Kellerman offered something unique that I loved: a short workout coupled with Continue Reading

A Betting Birthday

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Last Thursday was my 31st birthday. It's been difficult to really celebrate my birthday since my mom passed as the anniversary of her death and my birthday are only 2 days apart. Since I didn't do anything to celebrate the big 3-0 last year, I decided to do 2 things I love this year: go to the horse races and sing karaoke. If you're not familiar with Lexington, Keeneland is a race track here in town that runs in April and October. I might be Continue Reading

OOTD: White Stripes

The sign of a good outfit isn't how many compliments you get on it or how close it is to a look in a magazine - it's how damn good an outfit makes you feel. Today, I put on this casual outfit and felt comfortable and chic and modern - how I wish all my outfits made me feel. (Sorry for the computer photo - I was on the way out the door for a Starbucks run. Can't keep me away from caffeine!) Shirt: H&M+, less than $20, 3x (blogged about Continue Reading