Food, Learning, Self Care, Self Improvement

XPT: Breathe, Move, Recover… LIVE.

Guys. This is real life. Rewind. Tim has been quietly obsessed with this subculture of a subculture Ice Bath-Sauna-Workout thing in Hawaii. Prior to this, the only thing I knew about Laird Hamilton was he made a mean coffee creamer. Tim, on the other hand, was fully aware of both Laird and Gabrielle and the… Continue reading XPT: Breathe, Move, Recover… LIVE.

Family, Food, Learning, Self Care

Navigating Allopathic Medicine With a Holistic Heart

Driving home from my massage therapist on March 25, a seemingly harmless Podcast about boosting my energy defined the persistent pit in my stomach. At 17:36 of the show I'm pulling on to I-264 and I burst into tears. "The conventional wisdom is that loneliness is a condition experienced by others - the Eleanor Rigby's of the… Continue reading Navigating Allopathic Medicine With a Holistic Heart

Food, Learning, Misc, Travel

Camp TimeOut Dia Dos: Me Gusta!

Day 2: Saturday (Cinco De Mayo) (If you haven't read Day 1 yet - it's HERE!) Sunrise Yoga: Tim and I got up before dawn (sans coffee) to do yoga on the lake with Carmen from Crossfit 757. Three things she did that no other instructor has ever done in the history of my personal… Continue reading Camp TimeOut Dia Dos: Me Gusta!

Family, Food, Travel

What was your favorite part of your day?

If you have ever spent a holiday or vacation meal with me, you are already rolling your eyes at the title of this one. If you are my husband, you have more than likely played this game with me in the past 24 hours. For as long as I can remember, I have forced people… Continue reading What was your favorite part of your day?

Food, Self Improvement

My More Mindful Year: 365 Days of Food

Well that was anticlimactic. I'm seeing "369 Day Streak" at the top of my My Fitness Pal home page. No bells, no notifications, no fireworks exploding out of my phone in accomplishment. An entire year has flown by since I sent a frantic text message to Shari asking for her to pull me out of… Continue reading My More Mindful Year: 365 Days of Food

Family

Finding Your Tribe

I'm a huge believer in taking things as they come. But let's be honest, sometimes the "blips" come a bit more regularly than we were built to withstand. Take my last three weeks for example. The waterheater/sick old dog/non-Nashville weekend happened. In the midst of all that, I've been experiencing this weird/frustrating thing where my… Continue reading Finding Your Tribe