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On Discovering Identity + Deflecting Lies

On Discovering Identity + Deflecting Lies

I was finally feeling somewhat settled. I knew where I was supposed to be each day and each week, what mornings I had to rise before 4AM. I alternated between slingin’ yoga pants at lululemon and coaching my heart out at Orange Theory, teaching a […]

How to Establish a Routine When Your Whole Life Changes

How to Establish a Routine When Your Whole Life Changes

HELLO THERE I’M BACK!!! So between my 6-week shoulder surgery recovery, holidays, moving, and career upheaval, the past few months have lacked any sort of semblance of a routine. I went to bed when I wanted, woke when I wanted, got happy hour and stayed up […]

This is what I want you to know about my depression

This is what I want you to know about my depression

It can be risky to publish posts like last week’s. But lately God has been granting me more and more opportunities to speak up about my struggle with mental illness. This truth has helped tie authentic relationships even tighter, while allowing me to seek help and […]

Cardio-Induced Panic Attacks are Real—Here’s How to Manage Them

Cardio-Induced Panic Attacks are Real—Here’s How to Manage Them

It was just another Tuesday night at the indoor cycling studio when it happened. I stepped off my instructor bike to bid my clients goodbye, slapping sweaty high-fives on their way out. Suddenly I was overcome by a deadening squeeze in my chest and an […]

I’m Still Amazed at How the Whole30 Impacted My Life — p.s. I’m on Popsugar!

I’m Still Amazed at How the Whole30 Impacted My Life — p.s. I’m on Popsugar!

As a fitness instructor, I always thought of myself as more or less a healthy eater. I lived by the “everything in moderation” rule and dispelled food guilt with thoughts of I’m worth it, Treat yourself girl! and Hey, I worked out twice today. I packed my lunches (when I remembered), […]