• Life,  Wellness

    Breaking routine

    There is definitely something to be said for having a routine. It grounds us. It provides consistency, which is key to achieving many things, be it a nutrition or fitness regimen, mastering new skills, building a community, career ambitions and more. It brings a sense of safety, familiarity, and ease. However, there is also something to be said for breaking your routine. You know that other dish on the menu that you’ve been curious to try, but keep sticking with your “favorite” because you know you’ll like it? Well what if you would actually like the other dish wayyy more? You’ll never know if you never break that routine. The…

  • Health,  Life

    My Journey to Health, Part IV: The Overhaul

    I was the Midwest good girl, straight A student, Division I athlete, MBA graduate, corporate business woman…I did everything that was asked of me and more, and look where it got me. Sick. I think sick for a reason though…I had more to learn, more to grow and more to give. My life needed a change of course. Commitment, Changes and a Support System Deciding to take a leave from work to focus 100% of my time and energy on my health was scary, but a major turning point in my life. Luckily I was building a support system around me, including incredible roommates who were so supportive of all the weird things I…