Lifestyle, Uncategorized

The Awesome Blogger Award

I am so very honored and excited to have been considered for the Awesome Blogger Award! Writing has been such an awesome outlet for me, and to know that others appreciate my posts makes it all that more special! I was nominated by the lovely Kathryn over at Let's Talk Depression . She is such an honest… Continue reading The Awesome Blogger Award

Eating Disorder, Lifestyle, Self Love, Uncategorized

Food Addiction and Eating Disorders

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

Lifestyle, PCOS, Self Love

Products I use to Cope with PCOS Symptoms

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

Lifestyle, Self Love, Uncategorized, weight loss

Sweating for the Wedding Challenge: 6 Week Update

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

Lifestyle, PCOS Recipes, weight loss

January PCOS Recipe: Zucchini and Ground Turkey Bake

The first recipe I am going to share with my Cysters is something I have been making for SO long, that I actually have no clue where I got the idea from. This is a simple meal that I throw together when I'm in a time crunch. The best part is that I get EIGHT… Continue reading January PCOS Recipe: Zucchini and Ground Turkey Bake

depression, Lifestyle, Self Love, Uncategorized

How I plan to beat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

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)

PCOS, PCOS Recipes, weight loss

PCOS, Weight Loss, and Fad Diets

I find that many people these days are looking for a quick fix. We are all hoping there is a magic diet, pill, or drink that is going to make us lose weight over night. It's impossible to go onto any style of social media without seeing some form of smoothie or wrap that is… Continue reading PCOS, Weight Loss, and Fad Diets

Lifestyle, Self Love, Uncategorized

New Year, New Me. 9 ways I am making 2018 the best year yet.

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.

infertility, Self Love

Infertility, and why it’s okay to be a quitter

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