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Why I Need Fitness.

Fitness

In 2015 I hit my lowest point. It was then that I realized how depressed I actually was. I was 27, about to marry the man of my dreams and had the world at my fingertips but felt like none of it mattered. Sitting here looking back, the depression started in the later years of middle school— between being bullied at school, having a dead-beat dad, a not-so-great relationship (if any) with a sibling— and it never really went away.

It’s important to understand that as humans it’s normal that we go through ups and downs but those feelings of not wanting to exist, or feeling worthless, or wanting to sleep 24/7, or not caring how you look, or crying for no reason, or not wanting to wake up the next morning on a regular basis— that is not normal. Those are signs that you need help.

And I …

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Daily Eats.

Daily Eats

Over the past few weeks I had taken a short break from blogging to remind myself why I started this little space on the internet. While I still posted on IG—runlifteatrepeatblog (follow me over there!) — I held off posting here because I wasn’t all there. But I’m back and refreshed! Workout — OTF (670 cals active / 806 cals total) Breakfast — bulletproof tea (brewed hot tea), 1-2 scoops collagen peptides, 1 scoop vanilla plant protein, coconut oil, honey, and unsweetened almond  ...

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Whole Wheat Mini Pumpkin Muffins.

Breads + Muffins, Breakfast, Snacks

 Made with whole wheat flour, zero refined sugar and dairy-free! Oh hey! It’s nice to be back— I took a little bit of a break but I’m back and refreshed! I’ll get more into why in a few days. Before we chat about these muffins, I want to take a second to offer my thoughts, prayers and hope to everyone in Florida affected by the hurricane. While we’re getting hit with a tropical storm here, it’s not nearly what Florida has endured. My heart pours out to each of  ...

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The Gym Should Be Your Safe Space.

Fitness

It’s been 2.5 years since I hit rock bottom— since I cried myself to sleep or in my car on the daily, or ashamed of what I saw in the mirror, or embarrassed to be in public, embarrassed to go shopping for clothes, embarrassed to eat in a restaurant, or felt like I didn’t matter— that there was no reason to exist. Looking back it breaks my heart that I felt that way. ♥♥♥ It’s been almost 2 years since I found a place that welcomed me with open arms— a place that looked past  ...

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