I haven't been on my blog much lately. To be honest, I haven't been on it at all, actually. I've been in this stress-ridden rut lately, where everything I do seems to take too much energy. I don't know if it's the end of the cold, dark season catching up to me, or the fact… Continue reading This Is Simply Real Life.
....Because you'll always find something to hate. So something happened this weekend. It was kind of a life changing moment. For some, it may seem minuscule, but it almost felt like a breakthrough for me. I've been writing a lot lately about my struggle with self-love. I'm a bully to myself constantly and it's both… Continue reading Love Yourself The Way You Are…
Eating Disorders are not diets. But are Mental Disorders with physical side effects. This is a difficult topic for me to write about. I have had this post ready to publish for quite some time, but haven't had the guts to share it. The fear of feeling judged or looked down upon has led to… Continue reading Food Addiction and Eating Disorders
I've mentioned about a million times since I started The Cyster Story, that PCOS and its quirks are no joke. It pretty much raises hell on every aspect of your being, and certainly not in a good way. My symptoms have always made me pretty self-conscious. Every time I notice my side burns coming in,… Continue reading Products I use to Cope with PCOS Symptoms
So I am a little overdue with this update, but things have been really hectic lately and I am kind of slacking in the blogging department. Also, I bought a Cricut machine with my Christmas money and I have been a little obsessed with using it in my free time... It is AWESOME. ANY WHO.… Continue reading Sweating for the Wedding Challenge: 6 Week Update
I don't know about you all, but for me, the winter time blues are REAL. And they hit me hard Every. Single. Year. It seems ironic that I set all these new goals at the beginning of the year, most of which have to do with my mental health and my personal relationship with myself, and… Continue reading How I plan to beat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Cliché. I KNOW. But with 2018 right around the corner, I feel like it's time to really start being a goal digger. In my opinion there has never been anything wrong with a person showing some ambition, and making the effort to be the best possible version of themselves. And for most, that first day… Continue reading New Year, New Me. 9 ways I am making 2018 the best year yet.
If you're going through Infertility, know someone who is, or have read any of my blogs, than you should be well aware that it is friggin HARD. It consumes your every thought. I seriously cannot stress that enough. There isn't one thing you can successfully do throughout the day that won't remind you of the… Continue reading Infertility, and why it’s okay to be a quitter
Those of you who know me on a personal level, are aware that I have been taking college classes off and on since 2005. I have studied a large range of courses, changing my major more times than I can count. I've had intentions of getting a degree in Social Work, Nursing, Medical Assisting, Radiography...… Continue reading Taking steps towards success
The big wedding day is just a little over 7 months away (holy crap where did the time go?!). I wish I could say I was right where I want to be health/weight wise, but I definitely am not. And I am assuming that since the last 11.5 months went by so fast, I can… Continue reading Sweating for the Wedding Challenge