My experiences as I move along the path to wellness and living my best life with a healthy lifestyle. I will write about self-care, healthy living, depression, gut health, migraine, body mind and spirit, workouts and other topics that strike my fancy. Arbonne, 30 days to healthy living, nutrition, skincare, makeup, clean products, nature

I am so, SO experiencing the 5 Stages of Grief during this…startling pandemic. Startling. Yes, that’s a good word. I was startled in the beginning and continue to be each day. I don’t know about you, but this whole thing has knocked me off my game. You see, I was already grieving the loss of […]

My personal path to wellness requires moderation and healthy living. Moderation is key for me to be successful. Why moderation? Can’t I just go all-in and be super strict with drastic changes? Oh, hell no. And if I tell the truth, I love food! It’s just not always “healthy” food. Ya, I don’t do good […]

You hear the phrase “self-care” a lot lately, but really, do you know why self-care matters? Is it really so important, or is it simply another way for people to practice self-absorption? You know, be selfish and put themselves first. Oh ya, I went there, because it’s female human nature to go there with ourselves. […]

Let’s talk about something I rarely do – practice self-care for my mind, my body, and my spirit. I am the last person I think to take care of. It’s easier to handle everything else before looking within. I am terrible about self-care. I ignore it until I’m backed into a corner and forced to […]

How to beat the holiday blues is something that many of us have to deal with each year and few talk about. Holiday blues happen for a number of reasons. It’s Winter! The sun shines much less in the winter than the rest of the year. December 21 is the shortest day of the year, […]

I had to give up dairy (mostly) when I realized how it was impacting my body. As a child, I hated drinking milk. I didn’t feel good after drinking it, and to this day, looking at a jug of milk makes my stomach turn and my mouth feel like I need to throw up. My […]

I’d like to tell you why you need to quit drinking soda. Then I’ll tell you how I did it so you can too! If anyone tells you it’s easy, they are lying to you. It’s hard. Damn hard! 8 Reasons to Quit Drinking Soda (and there are more if you do some research!) Soda […]

So, what were my personal 30-Days to Make a Change challenge results? I’m super, duper excited to report that I am absolutely ecstatic. Let me tell you something, change is good and I’ve seen changes! How Did I Do It? Cleaner Eating, Sensible Choices & Serving Sizes: Protein shakes 1-2 times a day Veggies and […]

You’re no doubt heard the term “find your tribe”, but what exactly is a tribe? A group of friends that becomes your family. The people that will be there for you no matter what and who you’re guaranteed to have a good time with. Although people may not understand how close they are and their […]

It’s been about a week, how’s your challenge going? Are you having a lot of good days? Just getting by each day? Trying to remember what challenge I’m talking about? My Update When last we chatted here, I was having a bit of an IBS issue. Well, that reared it’s ugly head the Saturday before […]