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Life Update

Hello friends! It feels like it has been a long time since my last post! I felt like I needed a bit of a life update since it’s been a while. It really has only been a few weeks but it’s amazing how our concept of time is tied to what is going on in our lives.

Life Update

I started off the new year and had so many plans for posts and content scheduled. Then life started going CRAZY on me. Isn’t it crazy how when it rains, it pours? For the sake of privacy for my family and those around me, I won’t share ALL the details but I will go into part of it.

Early in January, I visited the doctor for my yearly exam and she had me do all kinds of blood tests. I’m not scared of needles or anything but they took so many vials that I honestly felt I would have nothing left by the time they were done. Jordan and I had been trying to conceive for a year. I know I’m not alone when I say that many tears were shed and so many questions went unanswered. There were two times where we truly felt it happened only to be brought to our knees by the negative test.

Well, my results came back less than stellar and there’s a big question on whether or not I am ever able to conceive. This news broke my heart and I couldn’t understand why the body that I took care of was doing this to me, My doctor explained that there may be many reasons why my results came back the way they did but further testing would be required.

At this point, other issues came up and Jordan and I decided that we would stop actively trying to conceive for an infinite amount of time. With the stress of this new situation, there is no way I would even think about having a child.

That brings us to now. My heart has been breaking and it’s a constant battle to get out of bed each day. I pray to God each morning for comfort to get me through infertility and our other situation. I have started working out regularly and eating well again. I deleted social media from my phone for a while and have just gotten back to feeling like myself. Of course, as I was going through this pregnancy announcements kept popping up and I absolutely HATED it.

I also lost my job but I was able to get a new one within a week due to an old friend. It has been a rough time in our household, y’all. However, I believe we are somewhat on the mend. My new job brings me so much joy and I’m surrounded by a great group of friends. I don’t talk about it as much as I should but I have been pouring out my heart to God each day and just asking for patience in all of this. Only He knows how it will all turn out, so I just have to trust Him.

With that being said, I will do my best to get back to blogging and sharing health and fitness with you guys! It’s truly something that brings me joy and I really did miss it. Thank you so much for hanging with me guys!

The Weekend In Pictures!

Happy Monday! This weekend was pretty calm although I did get a chance to see a few friends. It’s been a rough couple of days lately so seeing some familiar faces was definitely uplifting!

Nothing like waking up on Saturday morning to the sounds of Snowflake throwing up in the living room. Y’all, there’s never a dull moment in our house. I used my boot to cover the baking soda I used to clean it up, lol.

After our lovely wake up call, we started off our morning with some breakfast! I couldn’t agree more with this coffee cup.

I planned to go to a mid-morning yoga class but I had a few minutes to spare. I stopped by my gym to pick up a shirt and it was so nice to see my friend! My membership is on hold while my back gets better so I was so happy to catch up.

My friends have an organization called Fitness In The Loop which is an information hub for all free fitness events around the city of Houston. They sponsored an event for an up and coming yoga studio. Yoga at a bar was a first for me but it was awesome!

After yoga, I picked up this awesome book to read. Shut Up and Run is a great book written by Peloton instructor Robin Arzon. There’s something about her that’s just so inspiring and this book definitely gets me motivated to get out and run!

This is one of the passages that just got me fired up and ready to hit the pavement.

After some time reading, Jordan and I played Battleship! We have a small collection of board games and we love to bring them out during rainy days.

I received an awesome makeup sample from Influencer. I’m a HUGE highlighter fan so this primer is perfect for me. It provides a subtle glow for everyday wear!

After making sure it fit in our budget, I went ahead and reserved my Peloton Tread! I was floored when they announced this and I’m so excited to be able to get one!

Sunday morning was pretty normal. After church, Jordan and I went back home and caught up on shows. We’re fasting one meal a day for six weeks along with our church. We try to stay busy during lunch time and we don’t really notice it anymore.

We took Snowflake for a walk around the neighborhood. The weather was in the teens earlier this week and it was in the 70s on Sunday! Gotta love Texas, y’all!

Jordan and I went for a drive and stopped at Buc-ee’s. I found these Sour Sloth Gummies and I had to have them. I’m not a HUGE fan of sweets but I get the urge once in a while.

Did you do anything exciting this weekend?

The Weekend In Pictures!

Good Morning! I had such a fun filled weekend and I hope you had a a great one too! Now that my race is over and I’m not training for anything, most of the weekends will be going with the flow. Trying to enjoy just a bit of time before it gets crazy for the holidays!

The Weekend In Pictures
Saturday morning was warm, humid, and very foggy. This was on my way to the gym.

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It’s Okay To Ask For Help

Good Morning! I’m coming at you at a different time than normal but it’s because life has been terribly crazy for the past few weeks. Illnesses and unexpected family emergencies have had me running around like a crazy person. My husband was in the hospital this weekend as well so it’s been tough. Luckily he’s doing much better and he’s home!

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Taking Chances In Life

So I’m coming at you with a different kind of post today. We’re talking about taking chances and going for what you want. Every day, I’m sure you’re bombarded with positive mantras and cute messages about living life how you want it and getting what you want. While these are great motivators, I highly most of us are applying this to our lives.

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