shrimp and grits for one

Growing up in the Southern Midwest left me in a bit of a weird place when it comes to culture. I grew up 30 minutes away from the Kentucky border. Kentucky is decidedly the gateway to “the South” but no one would ever consider Indiana southern. So I grew up living in a Yankee state… 

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monday motivation + weekly goals

roadMy gosh, did this quote ever resonate with me! I feel like I'm the #1, Grade A abuser of tempting parking spots. I live in a world of "that's good enough" when in all actuality, I want to be better. It is a common thread throughout everything in my life. Weight loss, running, eating, my career, my relationships. I find myself some safe spot and hang out there for months (years even) because I'm afraid or too lazy to get. . .
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