All about my mixed up life

Life

On: Comparing Yourself to Others

One of the biggest issues I have right now is constantly comparing myself to other people, and I never quite stack up. I know it’s not good to do, and I constantly tell myself to stop, but I can’t. My mind is constantly on a loop of how I [...]

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Sugar Detox: Week Five Update

Week five of the sugar detox has been my favorite yet!! Obviously each week is getting a little better because I get to add in more sweet items, but this week I actually got to have some baked goods, which is my Kryptonite, so that helped a lot :) I [...]

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Parenting

On: The Favorite Child

If you grew up with siblings, there were bound to be times when you suspected your parents had a favorite child. Come on, admit it. In our family, of course my brother was the favorite, and don't believe anything he says to the contrary. (I promise [...]

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Sugar Detox: Week Four Update

Week four on the sugar detox was pretty uneventful. Things seemed to go a little smoother this week (other than the breakdown that led to the pretty emotional week three update on Monday). I don't think it's because I added back Shakeology and [...]

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Sugar Detox: Week Three Update

Guys, I hit the wall HARD this week. I still didn't cheat, but motivation and morale are at an all time low. It definitely didn't help that I've barely lost any weight since the first week. I am making myself completely miserable, denying my [...]

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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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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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