Gas Station Coffee

Passing through my hometown during a 6-hour drive. My music is loud but I’m tired. I pull into the local gas station for a gas station coffee, sometimes the best kind. The one time I wanted to treat myself to something sweet the vanilla cappuccino machine was broke, it’s okay, I’ll just go for my…

18 Lessons.

A list of lessons I’ve learned this past year: Don’t depend on anyone or anything in life. You will only be left wondering why you couldn’t take care of yourself. Just because you can drink doesn’t mean you have to get a beer or cocktail at every single restaurant. Save your money and calories for…

This Is It.

I’ve been staring at this stupid screen for 53 minutes now figuring out what to say. I’ve typed and deleted typed and deleted typed and deleted. But then I went through my thoughts from the past two years, only to feel sad about the words I wrote down in that exact moment. Out of all…

Help: I’m Addicted to Black Bean Burgers

Usually my blog is too deep sometimes and my mind at 2AM is completely different than my mind at 2PM, so right now I just want to share my favorite lunch because it is SO GOOD. I have been eating so many of these for lunch because they are so addicting. I use the frozen…

Dear Megan….

Dear Megan, I miss you! Where have you been? I’ve tried to find you in the mountains of Colorado and the lakes of Ohio but when I looked all I saw was a reflection of your empty wine or vodka bottle. Depended on the night I guess. I think I was always one step behind…

“Wow, you don’t see that on Instagram”

I was catching up with an old friend a few weeks ago and saw each other for the first time in like, three years?? (Hi, Aaron!!) We were talking for awhile and filling each other in on what’s been going on in life when suddenly he says, “Wow, you definitely don’t see that on Instagram!”,…

Grounding Myself

Long time no talk, I know. And for those wondering, yes I completed my 7 day break-up with bread, pasta, sweets, and alcohol! (Except I can’t lie, Saturday I did have a couple Vodka Sprites). I’ve been spending the past week self-reflecting. Do you ever get in those “funks” and can’t seem to get yourself…

Monday Vibes

Another weekend, another Monday, another day of missing bread and pasta. The weekends are always the hardest for me when it comes to eating healthy. I didn’t even exercise due to how busy I was! My weekend was spent with weddings, friends, and hiking; where the trails kicked my butt. Hocking Hills has always been…

Day 2 of 7

Hello friends. Day 2 has arrived. I just need to point out the fact of how hard yesterday was like DAMN. I had to watch a whole table eat Texas Roadhouse rolls smeared in the cinnamon butter the Lord has provided. I made it through dinner only to come home to my mom not baking…

Detoxing my body & soul

It dawned on me that I haven’t taken the time to write in TWO YEARS. I jot things down here and there on my phone and laptop but I’m tired of saying “I want to write again” or “I want to start cooking again”. I say those things but I don’t take action into physically…