Health and Happiness

How A Normal Gal With A Normal Life Ended Up With Depression

I had depression. Hard to imagine if you know me. The above quote sums up my life during depression to a T. I love the show Parks and Recreation and if you haven't watched it, I advise you start as soon as you're done reading and sharing this post. I discovered my depression when I… Continue reading How A Normal Gal With A Normal Life Ended Up With Depression

Health and Happiness

Why Can’t I Sleep!?

"Why can't I sleep!?" I was desperate for answers. I considered my diet, alcohol, thyroid,  liver, gall bladder, birth control pills, you name it. The list went on and on and I cut everything out. I started clean eating, I stopped drinking, I stopped taking birth control pills, I saw a GI doctor to rule… Continue reading Why Can’t I Sleep!?

Fitness, Nutrition and Dieting

My 6 Week Progress: Weight Loss/Body Composition Changes

On February 13, 2017, I started the process of altering my body composition and reworking my diet so that I can have the balanced lifestyle that I have wanted for such a long time. Over 6 weeks I lost 13.1 lbs, 2 inches in my waist, 1.25 inches in the circumference of my upper thigh… Continue reading My 6 Week Progress: Weight Loss/Body Composition Changes

Nutrition and Dieting

The Lessons I Learned Before Reaching My Goal Weight

Has anyone out there ever been on a diet? I've been on thousands. In fact, my whole life has been on and off dieting. This time, I stuck with my goal and here's what I learned along the way. On February 13, 2017 I started a diet. I was ready. I was tired of eating… Continue reading The Lessons I Learned Before Reaching My Goal Weight