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may 2018 update

weighing.  i didn’t weigh, but i know i gained some.  i noticed some things about my body that told me this.  i don’t feel the need to actually weigh right now though. diet.  i have not completely abandoned my weekday vegetarian thing.  in fact, i would like to work my way back to it.  i’m still… Continue reading may 2018 update

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april 2018 update

weighing.  i have lost three pounds.  it’s not much but we’re finally moving in the right direction. weekday vegetarian.  still doing this well!  i was kind of skipping meat on the weekends, but have now purposefully added it back in.  but i’m very picky about my meat so it has to be high quality and… Continue reading april 2018 update

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march 2018 update

weighing.  i have gained more weight, sadly.  i am not really sure why.  i am eating well, but i refuse to change it or restrict it to something unhealthy.  i could be working out more and harder so that’s what i’m going to try.  i also need to watch my portions.  but still…i don’t know what’s going on.  i think i… Continue reading march 2018 update

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february 2018 update

weighing.  i actually gained weight, which seems crazy.  but i have toned up some so maybe it’s muscle building. i am excited to see some actual changes.  the number can motivate me.  it’s obviously not doing that right now, but maybe i’ll take my measurements to see a more accurate view in the future. weekday… Continue reading february 2018 update

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january 2018 update

okay… so we are about halfway through january so that’s a good point to reflect on how the month is going. i still haven’t weighed.  i don’t want to obsess, which can totally happen.  i used to weight almost every day and i know how damaging that can be for me so i try to… Continue reading january 2018 update

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september 2016 monthly favorites.

{favorite makeup and skincare} the kat von d shade and light eye contour palette was a gamble.  i had seen it in sephora but never could quite pull the trigger.  but after reading lots of reviews of lots of neutral palettes, i decided on this one.  it is beautiful.  the shades are a perfect mix.  the… Continue reading september 2016 monthly favorites.

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august 2016 monthly favorites.

{favorite makeup and skincare} the wet and wild highligher in boozy brunch is very pretty golden/champagne highlighter.  it’s not as smooth as a high end highlighter, but it still does the job very well.  |  milani everyday eyes palette in earthy elements was what was missing from my eyeshadow collection.  the warm shades are beautiful and will see me through… Continue reading august 2016 monthly favorites.

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8•26 | high five for friday!

…one…   the first week of the new school year was a success!  there were some hiccups here and there, but there always are.  (and most of mine were with adults not kids.)  i’m excited to explore some new things this year and see where it leads me!  {click HERE for my classroom tour!} ….two…… Continue reading 8•26 | high five for friday!

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6•24 | high five for friday!

…one…   this may not seem like a thing to celebrate, but i have to be positive about it at this point… last saturday, i had to say goodbye to my beloved kitty, Luca.  he was so special to me, and i am so grateful for my ten years with him.  i am planning a… Continue reading 6•24 | high five for friday!

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WOW 10•28 | and we’re back again.

i’m starting up my WOW posts because i need it.  i need to reflect and figure out why i keep messing up big time.  i know little mistakes and slip-ups will happen.  that’s life.  but these huge sidesteps and reroutes are ridiculous.  and the thing is i know i’m doing it.  i’m just letting it… Continue reading WOW 10•28 | and we’re back again.

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8•28 | high five for friday!

…one…   yep! ….two…   the first week of school is under my belt.  and it was GREAT.  so good i was questioning it and waiting for something bad to happen.  it wasn’t perfect, but it was a really good start.  click HERE for a quick tour of my classroom! …three… fear the walking dead… Continue reading 8•28 | high five for friday!

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8•7 | high five for friday!

…one…   i went back to school this week to prep for the new year.  with my new position as the 21st century learning coach (and still teaching), i am required to put in a little extra time.  i have a good feeling about the school year.  lots of good vibes going around…  🙂 ….two…… Continue reading 8•7 | high five for friday!

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WOW 7•22 | just keep swimming

it’s been a hot minute since i’ve done a workout wednesday post! actually…it’s been a lot of minutes. but i’m back! almost a month ago, i had a car accident.  it wasn’t a terrible one considering, but i went to the hospital because of the black and purple bruises covering my torso from the seatbelt.  i… Continue reading WOW 7•22 | just keep swimming

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7•17 | high five for friday!

…one…   i spent this past weekend in the dallas area on a much needed getaway with some girlfriends.  it was so fun.  🙂  you can read about it HERE. ….two…   after the trip, i needed a little resetting.  see picture above.  add the excessive eating and lack of sleep during the trip to my… Continue reading 7•17 | high five for friday!

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2•13 | high five for friday!

…one…   this week at school felt soooo long.  i was struggling with motivating myself and having a good attitude.  but on tuesday, one of my favorite students (yes, we teachers have favorites!)  brought me a gift she made for me with one of my favorite quotes on it.  i didn’t realize what she wanted… Continue reading 2•13 | high five for friday!