All about my mixed up life

Monthly Archives: September 2017

Life

On: Selfies

I think selfies often get a bad rap. Sure, some people abuse it with constant duckface photos clogging up your news feed, but you know what? They are looking good and feeling confident and want to share a picture of themselves with the world, so I [...]

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Challenge

Sugar Detox: Week Two Update

Week two of my sugar detox is in the books! It was definitely a little easier than the first week, being able to eat fruit was FANTASTIC. I didn't feel like I had as many cravings for cookies or ice cream, which is exactly what I was going for. I [...]

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Life

Life Lessons from Candy Crush

  I am slightly addicted to the game Candy Crush. I'm sure my husband is rolling his eyes right now at my gross misuse of the word "slightly." Okay, I probably play it far too often, but the more I play, the more I realize the game can [...]

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Challenge

Sugar Detox: Week One Update

I survived week one of the sugar detox!! I can only describe it as a struggle. I'm sure my husband and friends were questioning how old I am, because I was definitely acting like a child at some points. I would ask my husband almost daily if I could [...]

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Health

On: Stress Eating

I have a friend who always loses weight when she's stressed, she just doesn't feel like eating when she's got so much on her mind. I cannot even remotely relate, I am the exact opposite. When I'm in a bad mood or stressed out, all I want to do is [...]

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Book Review

On: Just Mercy

The book "Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption" by Bryan Stevenson was an incredibly eye opening book about the unfairness of the justice system in the US, with the main focus being on the death penalty. I think everyone should read [...]

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Challenge

Sugar Detox

One of the things I want to do with this blog is chronicle my attempts to improve myself. To do that, I'm planning to do one month "challenges" where I change something, take away, add, whatever, for a month. The goal is for that one month change to [...]

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Parenting

On: Being a Working Mom

I have two beautiful, amazing daughters, and also work full time (40+ hours per week) outside of the home. I have absolutely zero guilt about being a working mom. None. Is it because I have an amazing sense of security and confidence in my life [...]

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Life

On: Being Contrary

The word contrary relates to things that are opposite or contradictory of one another. But what if that contradiction is all within the same person? Within their thoughts and beliefs? Welcome to my life. I'm sure everyone feels this way at some [...]

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