And baby makes three…

I feel terrible that I forgot to do this post here on the blog! I shared this exciting news on Instagram and Twitter basically a month ago and I know some of you read here more so than follow me on social media. D’oh! So yes! The hubby and I are super excited to share […]

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Local Love: Scents of Serenity organic spa

If you follow me on my social media accounts – you may be aware that 2015 has been all about self-care for me. It isn’t exclusive to diet and exercise, its also been about my mental, emotional and psychological health. Some may know about mindfulness, but if you don’t, here’s a great story from 60 […]

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It feels like summer!

Happy Friday to you all. It certainly has felt like summer here in RVA since April. Maybe a week or two of random chilly days, but overall we’ve had high 70s to low 90s and increasing humidity as the days go by. It’s been a busy Spring for me, with lots of change. After almost […]

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PCOS update

{Ammentorp Photography, iStock purchase} I thought some of you might be interested in hearing how my stats have been since my polycystic ovarian syndrome diagnosis in December. Here are some stats – the body measurements have been since last January: Weight – 19 lbs down {since I got my FitBit in Jan 2013} Weight – […]

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Diagnosis

Thank you all for your kind comments and words the past couple weeks. It has meant so much to me during a time of true fear, nervousness, and uncertainty. I am so grateful to have people in my life, some who I have never ever met ‘in real life,’ who care enough about me to […]

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Health

It has been a while since I posted here, and not all of you have Twitter or Instagram. I have not felt inspired to write – or post any of my drafted posts – lately, as I have been dealing with health issues that seemed to come out of nowhere (or escalate from what I […]

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Giveaway: One quart of Tropical Traditions coconut oil

Win 1 quart of Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil! Tropical Traditions is America’s source for coconut oil. Their Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil is hand crafted in small batches by family producers, and it is the highest quality coconut oil they offer. You can read more about how virgin coconut oil is different from other […]

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Dress to flatter you

A lot of you who follow me on Twitter, Instagram, even IRL on Facebook, know that I have been documenting my weight loss and “whaa”-ing about outfits and clothes. Particularly pre-wedding and now as a gluten-free Celiac disease person (I would put sufferer, but I am not suffering anymore!). My weight has plummeted since Christmas […]

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Workin’ on my fitness

Well, I am going to get real with y’all on this post. I am going to tell you lots of details about my health, and I will be completely blunt. Remember: this blog is my opinion and my opinion only. I might be super harsh with some of my comments but it is my personal […]

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Things I enjoy

There are many things I enjoy.One of those is Mario Badescu’s ‘special mask for oily skin’. Apply it to my nose every two days. Then I don’t have to look like an idiot with those pore strips on my nose. It’s a winner.Another thing I love is scarves. But I think I have literally read […]

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