As some of you may have noticed, I took a hiatus from blogging last week. It wasn’t really planned, it just kindof happened. My nephews were in town for the week, life had been very busy for a while, and I was feeling overwhelmed with everything on my plate. Blogging just didn’t make the cut for the week, but now I’m feeling more rejuvenated and ready to give you an update on what I’ve been up to. Continue reading
I’m getting closer to the end of my crazy week, but until then, enjoy some of my favorite posts from days gone by. I promise I’ll have some fresh content next week! Today this post feels especially timely to me.
We talk a lot in the wellness movement about balance, the art of keeping all aspects of your life in proper perspective, not neglecting one area for another. It’s an important concept, and when you’re able to live that way, you tends to feel calmer, more relaxed, and, well, balanced. But life has seasons that may demand us to pay more attention to one aspect than usual, and in those times, balance goes out the window. I feel like I’m in one of those seasons right now. I’ve been working hard on my certification for 9 months now, trying to soak up as much knowledge as possible. Don’t get me wrong, I love it. However, its required me to make some adjustments in how I spend my time. In the past when I’ve gone through seasons of imbalance, I burned the candle at both ends, trying to still keep up with everything I felt I needed to do, not acknowledging that some things were less important. As a result, my body was thrown into adrenal fatigue, and I was forced to slow down. I’m mostly past that, but the lesson was well learned. This time around, I’ve made a list of priorities to get me through this time, and everything else has been placed on hold. While this list looks different for everyone, here’s the things I’ve chosen to focus on to keep myself from doing too much. Continue reading
So, today I wanted to share with you yet another embarassing health moment in my life, in hopes that it will save you some trouble. (If you missed my other embarassing health moment, you can read all about it here). It all started with a weekend trip to my future in-laws. The whole family was there, mom and dad, siblings and significant others. The hubs and I had been engaged about 3 months, and I was pretty anxious to make a good impression since this was the first time we’d all been together after the engagement. Should’ve known I was in for some trouble. Continue reading