functional wellness

Makeup and Cleansers and Soap, Oh My!

We know what we use. We like what we use. We’ve spent years and years cultivating and curating a collection of perfumes, foundations, deodorants, lotions, detergents, and all of our toiletry goodies. Now we’re told these things could be causing an imbalance in our hormones, a disturbance in our thyroid, and even cancers that are becoming more prevalent. One of the hardest changes I had to make, next to food, was getting rid of the products that were causing harm to my body.

Are You There, Motivation? It's Me, Katie

Are You There, Motivation? It's Me, Katie

You see, the problem I had with the word "motivation" is that I made it synonymous with being productive. I had convinced myself that all those women my age were just feeling motivation that I didn't have and they were getting. shit. done. Meanwhile, I was jealous of them wondering when the hell my motivation was going to show up. I lived like this up until like... I don't know... last week? 

Stop... Eliminate and Listen

Stop... Eliminate and Listen

I am an expert at a lot of things. I know how to wear a Ninja Turtle onesie while watching The Office. I am especially skilled at forgetting clothes in the washing machine and having to run it again. My skills for forgetting someone’s name as soon as they tell it to me are unmatched. However, I am not an expert at any of the things I’m about to share with you. This is just my life, my story, and my crazy self trying to get healthy.