Whole30 Summer 2020 Days 25-30

Day 25: Errrrrr don’t remember Day 26-28: Ditto Day 29: Oveja con trufa cheese happened. It’s amazing if you can ever get your hands on it. Day 30: I gave up…But I figured I’d eat 80-90% this way all of the time. Woot woot! All in all, I love the Whole30 and love how it…

Whole 30: A Redo (Days 1-7)

Starting a Whole30 pre-vacation feels a little silly. I got home last Friday night and decided that Saturday I’d start over. I’ve decided to keep a short diary to describe each day of the Whole 30. Day 1: You moody, moody SOB. Day 2: I’m hungry. Second dinner in my mouth. I had what I’d…

Whole30: Part I

I did about four successfully modified Whole30s in 2016-2017 (I quit my last one because I found out I was pregnant/suspected I was). The results were always great, but the process difficult. I’m not really into dieting at all, or cutting out whole food groups, but I did like the Whole30 solely for weight loss…

There’ll be Stye in the Eye When We Die

Disclaimer: All content and media on this blog is created and published online, and contain personal anecdotes. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, and should not be relied on as health or personal advice. A couple of weeks ago, I had the tail end of my second stye in less than…

Pelvic Floor Physio: What to Expect

Disclaimer: All content and media on this blog is created and published online, and contain personal anecdotes. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, and should not be relied on as health or personal advice. There’s a big movement (maybe it’s a little movement but it’s big to me because new mom…

Surprise, your skin hates you!

T he last few times I’ve worn eyeshadow, my eyelids feel itchy. Like they’re wearing a wool sweater. This. Has. Never. Happened. Before. Skin, why you hate me?! Part of me suspects the massive hormonal fluctuations I’ve gone through the last few months could be one of the culprits, but I’m not entirely certain. My…

Sara’s September Challenge Diary Part 2/3

Day 11-15 – Nothing to report except that I’ve finally been feeling like my old self again! Still, some progress to go, but slowly catching up on sleep since the baby IS FINALLY SLEEPING THROUGH THE NIGHT! We’re talking 8+ hours of uninterrupted sleep ❤ this is definitely helping my skin, haha. Days 16-21 –…

Sara’s September Challenge: A Diary of the First 1/3

Day 1, September 2 – Did a half-assed face washing and moisturizing plus sunscreening to go out. Mascara and Bite’s Dirty Chai lipgloss for make-up. Kept forgetting I had mascara on and smudged it (gah). Took 10 minutes to put on a face mask before going to bed. My skin is happy. Day 2, September…

Carving out time for my face: September Challenge

Since the day I became a mother 11 weeks ago, I’ve only gone through my entire skincare regimen and applied make-up a handful of times. I’m not lamenting this, but I’m the kind of person that is (I fear I’ll sound dramatic) deeply affected by a lack of self-care. For me, washing my face, taking…

Salty-Sweet: Some Thoughts on DIY

Quick post since it’s been kind of busy on my end recently, but I think I can make this pretty succinct: please, please, please get your make-up from reputable sources. Look, I get it: Pinterest makes it look so easy to conjure up your own products out of coconut oil and charcoal. Whole blogs are…