Family: Building Us Up or Breaking Us Down?

For those with the perfect, functional, cinematic home life where everyone gets along great all of the time and life is just grand- we don’t relate on this level, so this post might not be for you. I still love you, but this isn’t for you. If thats not you, did you…¬†Grow up in a […]

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An Atheist’s take on the “Woman of God”

They say they want to be a “woman of God” as if it is such a righteous and glorifying thing. What does it mean? Is there any alternative that is not negative, wrong, or damning? For a few years in my teens, I was very religious. I went to church every Sunday morning, was involved […]

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Matcha Green Tea Frappe

Hello, loves! I am by no means a tea-drinker and as much as I wish I preferred the taste over coffee, I don’t. HOWEVER, I can’t ignore the many benefits of Matcha, so I try to incorporate it at least 1-3 times per week. This recipe is so simple, quick, delicious and full of satisfying […]

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My Eating Disorder Story

A reoccurring theme throughout this blog will be this: we’re all fucked up. What I have realized is that shame and fear of judgement or criticism is pointless, because your story of struggle and triumph is worth more than your weight in gold. So here it is: “I’m Samantha, and I struggle with eating disorders […]

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Frozen Protein Bark

I’ve recently discovered this easy macro-hack and have been having it every day for the last 2 weeks. For a delicious, satisfying, on-the-go snack that can be easily manipulated to fit your needs, look no further. Ingredients: 1 container of light greek yogurt (I love the pumpkin pie & toasted coconut vanilla) 1/3-1/2 scoop of […]

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Personal Training

Since 2016, I have been a certified personal trainer through ISSA. Fitness has improved my life in more ways than I can count; through fitness I have found self love, acceptance, confidence and happiness. I have learned to value my health and nourish my body in order to think, act and perform to my maximum […]

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