Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Why I’m NOT scared to travel to Mexico

Honeymoon. One of the most exciting parts of getting married. When a couple gets to take time away from every day life to be spent with your one and only, your other half, your Husband. I get giddy just thinking about it. What a magical and romantic occasion. Shortly after Mike and I got engaged… Continue reading Why I’m NOT scared to travel to Mexico

Lifestyle, Uncategorized

DIY Date Jar

In honor of Valentines Day, I thought I would share the DIY gift that I made for Mike. I know there are a lot of people out there who don't support (or like) this holiday because of the idea that it was created by big companies trying to sell their good.  But the way I… Continue reading DIY Date Jar

Lifestyle, Uncategorized

It’s A Small World After All

One of my favorite things about blogging is seeing how many people from different countries I am communicating with. When I look at my daily stats and see many views from MANY different countries, I just can't help but think how awesome that is. Not only because I am AMAZED that my blogs are somehow… Continue reading It’s A Small World After All

Lifestyle, Self Love, Uncategorized

Love Yourself The Way You Are…

....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…

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

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)