Love Languages + Galentine’s Day

I’m a firm believer in love languages. If you prefer to give love through giving a hug or writing a letter, I want to know. I want to know what to expect, so I don’t expect something that you don’t like to do. If you’re not into PDA, great, now that I know, I won’t […]

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Texas, my forever friend

I’m officially home from my first trip of 2019! Spending a weekend in a place I called home for 10 years, with the people I called best friends growing up, and celebrating new life made for the greatest weekend trip to Texas. I feel so fortunate to be able to continue to go back to […]

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My friend Abby

A year ago I was a pile of nerves driving up to my first day at my new job. I’m not kidding, before leaving my house, I was crying wishing I didn’t have to go back to work. Yeah, I loved being unemployed simply for the fact I got to hang out with my dog. […]

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My 2019 resolutions

This morning I didn’t go to the gym because it was really cold outside and thinking of driving to the gym in the cold made me sad, so I skipped. Then I checked my email and someone liked my “renewed commitment to the gym” post and I realized 2019 is savage and ready to shame […]

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Ways to feel accomplished first thing in the morning

Mornings are hard. Really hard. Waking up, brushing your teeth, taking a shower, eating food, and getting ready…the struggle is real. Unlike most people, I’m a morning person (pause for gasps & scoffs). I’d prefer starting my day earlier than staying up late. I work better in the mornings and get sleepy in the afternoons. […]

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My renewed commitment to the gym

Everyday I wake up at five a.m. I grumble my way out of bed, brush my teeth, blink into the mirror questioning my sanity, put on my workout clothes, and then head to the gym. This hasn’t always been my routine. I’m lazy. I like to just relax, bum around, and watch tv (“oh my […]

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From Venice to Houston

One year ago I was standing alone in the Venice, Italy airport on the verge of a panic attack because I couldn’t find my group and the people I’d be spending the next two weeks with. I was desperately trying to connect to WiFi or get some type of service to get in touch with […]

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