Life Lately


appy Friday! I hope you are all doing well. I have been loving my blog as of late. Documenting my thoughts has always felt right. My summer has been a great one. When I came home from college I was mainly focused on unpacking and resting. I binged the entire season of Parenthood (I loved it so much), traveled to Ventura with my family, bought a desk for my room, and enjoyed shopping trips with my friend Emily. Now, I'm back in school mode and busy with homework deadlines, which I don't miss at all (okay, kinda not true but it's July).

Anyways, so much has been going on and I've been terrible about posting photos or even mentioning it all here on the blog and my Instagram. So, I thought I would break it up and share a few topics that have been a part of my life lately (see what I did there, ;).

Health // It's been 3 weeks after this weekend since I began eating healthy and walking. So far I lost 4 lbs. in the first week (I haven't weighed since). I'm so proud of the achievements I've made in such a little time frame. I joined the gym, something I had so much fear over. I can't exactly pin the anxiety over walking into the gym, but it's getting easier every time. Maybe I'll write up it's own post sometime soon about that, because I already have a lot to say (just not today, haha).

My Room // As you can see in the photo below, I bought a desk. I absolutely love it, and I'm really trying to plan out how I'm going to blog an official tour of it. My bookshelf is also super organized, which makes me so happy. When I came home this summer, my foiled windows were replaced by actual blinds (score!). It makes my room lighter, but natural light is my favorite so I don't mind.

College Courses // Well, I started two courses this summer that are going to last 8 weeks. I just finished week 2, so 6 more to go! One is an English course, which has so much reading involved. Everything is online and I have to say how happy I am with my professors. It's crazy to think that after I graduate, I will have completed more units online, than inside actual classrooms. But, it works for me and working at my own pace is wonderful. Oh, and did I mention is ended up being the least expensive option for me to complete my degree? Yes, I believe that makes it all worth it! :)

Looking Forward To // I cannot wait until July 20th, because Mama Mia 2 comes out!! Oh, and I still haven't seen Incredibles 2, is it worth seeing?

Finding Inspiration // Changing my lifestyle patterns and bad habits is tricky. I still have hard days, and times when I think 4lbs. isn't putting a dent into anything. I have found that the key is to change my social media feed to fit my new lifestyle, so I won't be tempted of the old one. I've been pinning more healthy recipes on Pinterest, and following girls on Instagram who talk about their weight loss journey through sharing their workouts, smoothie bowls, and daily tips. I cannot tell you how much this motivates me to stay on track!

What have you been up to lately? 


  1. You're crushing it, girl! 4 pounds is a huge deal! And I totally hear you; I'm trying to change up my social media to reflect my new lifestyle too. I still have yet to post more on my fitness journey, but I'm getting a big post ready! Hoping that sort of crosses me over to chat more about that more routinely! xo

    1. Thanks Tieka!! I am so excited to hear more about your health journey, I've been following along for years now & you are so inspiring! :) xo

  2. That's a very cute desk! It looks so perfect with the rest of your stuff.


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