Rise and Shine.

Such an honest and inspiring first blog post from my daughter about her journey toward greater health, fitness and wholeness.

Curls, Carbs, and Crazy Ramblings

If we’re being completely honest with one another, I never thought I would weigh over one-hundred-and-fifty pounds. But there I was, four weeks ago, clocking in at one-seventy. And what a terrible kick in the teeth that was. That freshman fifteen took a quick turn into freshman forty. But it’s not fair to blame it all on college, even though I wish I could blame it for everything (it’s not like it doesn’t deserve it). But no, I had been struggling with my weight, with my motivation, and with loving who I am, long before college.

Untitled design.png It wasn’t just that I was one-seventy, it was that my husband was only twelve pounds heavier than me.

I knew I wasn’t happy with the way things were, so I made a plan. My husband and I started going to the gym, which is always scary when you haven’t been in a long…

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