Do something for yourself.

Do something for yourself.

Stress is worse for your body than an entire box of pizza. Legit. Prolonged periods of stress can lead to the following : Low energy. Headaches. Upset stomach, including diarrhoea, constipation and nausea. Aches, pains, and tense muscles. Chest pain and rapid heartbeat. Insomnia. Frequent colds and infections. Loss of sexual desire and/or ability. ...to [...]

Two sources of evil: fuckboys and alcohol.

Two sources of evil: fuckboys and alcohol.

"Happy New Year, Beth :)" the text(s) read. Does that happen to anyone else? As soon as Christmas or NYE hits, your inbox suddenly becomes flooded with messages from men you haven't spoken to in months? It's like, ah, I know I fucked up, but it's the holidays! Happy Holidays! Let's forget about everything I've ever [...]

Just a type 1 diabetic tryna be paleo & sh*t

Just a type 1 diabetic tryna be paleo & sh*t

*sigh* Another paleo blog. *sigh heavier while simultaneously rolling eyes* What is paleo? (click that) The intent of this blog is not to explain what paleo means or what the diet entails (ok fine, in one sentence: I can't have any of the main food groups: melted cheese, garlic bread, or Half Baked ice cream). This [...]

Living fit with my “new normal”

Living fit with my “new normal”

Life has been different, sort of. For the first week, I was sad. Well, more like f*cking pissed. I was mourning the loss of my  perfectly healthy body and viewed my new diagnosis as something that would hold me back. I feared eating, running, and taking my medication because I was afraid of failing. I [...]

Can I be someone’s “fitspo” without having a six pack?

Can I be someone’s “fitspo” without having a six pack?

I was going to frame this post around the same ideas that most “fitspo” articles do: However, then I was thinking, why is the fitness community based around perfectionism? I would consider myself “fit,” although I’m not sure if my lack-of-six-pack will lead you to think otherwise. I am in the “ideal” weight range for my height, [...]

I’m in a toxic relationship with an inanimate object.

I’m in a toxic relationship with an inanimate object.

I'm in a toxic relationship.  It's been pretty on and off since freshman year of college, and as soon as I feel semi-OK about it, I allow myself to get reeled back into it. I'd accurately describe the relationship as destructive, but when it's good, it provides me with an invigorating satisfaction that is undeniable. [...]