Tour Radar Amalfi Coast Trip

That Time I Won a Trip to Italy with Tour Radar

As I write this, I’m on day 3 of my two weeks of vacation time before school starts back up again for the year. In case you don’t already know, I teach English in Spain, and this summer I have worked through July and August giving intensive courses for students who wanted to prepare for […]
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Why I'm Going to Grad School And What It Means for My Future- Andalucía Bound

Why I’m Going to Grad School and What It Means for My Future

Sometimes life gives you lemons, sometimes life gives you lemonade. And sometimes, life helps you realize that lemons are actually really healthy and lemonade is a sugary poison. See where I’m going with this? No? Oh. I’ll make it clear then. I’M GOING TO GRAD SCHOOL!!  Still confused? Read on. After four going on five […]
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Apartment in Spain

Tips for Finding the Perfect Apartment in Spain

Thinking about finding an apartment in Spain (or any foreign country) can be stressful enough for some people to induce hyperventilation. Going on my 5th year in Spain I’ve had my fair share of ups and downs when it comes to finding an apartment and the more experiences that are shared out there on the […]
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Transferwise

How to Transfer Money from the US to Spain and Vice Versa

Wow everyone. It has been quiteeeeee a while since I’ve written anything on (either of) my blog(s). The 100% honest truth is that I just got bored and didn’t feel like I had anything interesting to say. Life has been more or less monotonous and as of now, I don’t have any big news to […]
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love-yourself-first-quote

Love Yourself

    Love yourself. I know, It’s a bit cliché… but it’s one of those clichés that are still around because they actually have a powerful meaning. Love yourself. I’m quite convinced that I never could have begun this weight loss journey if I hadn’t first decided to love myself. I never said, “Once you […]
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Perseverance- Find Your Limit and Go Beyond It

Perseverance

  Someone reached out to me yesterday on Facebook to make sure I hadn’t fallen off the horse. To be honest, I’ve only ever met this person once when she graciously opened her Thanksgiving table to me when her friend was hosting me before a flight 3 years ago, and she was lovely even though […]
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Reflections and Goals

Reflections on 2014 and Goals for 2015

  I honestly can’t believe 2014 is over. I know, everyone says that. But January 12th, 2014, the day I took my first baby step towards a happier me, seems like it was just yesterday. That was the day when I decided to make some healthy changes and stick with them and keep going and […]
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Can you spot the thing that does not belong?

My Typical Healthy Meal Plan

  In my opinion, the absolute hardest part about this whole weight loss journey has been dealing with food. Finding a healthy meal plan, what to eat and how much to eat have probably been my most googled topics over the past 11 months, and even so I’ve had to sift through the plethora of […]
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7 Day NSV

7-Day Challenge: Non-Scale Victory

I first heard the term Non-Scale Victory (NSV) over the summer while browsing a sub-Reddit about weight loss and thought it was a great idea to contemplate and one I hadn’t given much thought to before. The idea of acknowledging a Non-Scale Victory is that while on a weight loss journey, sometimes the scale can […]
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Creamy Chicken and Broccoli

Savory Chicken and Broccoli in a Creamy Sauce Recipe

  Soo it’s been a hot second since I’ve posted a new foodspiration up in here, but this savory chicken and broccoli in a creamy sauce recipe totally inspired me to share. It’s really easy, and the recipe can easily be scaled to make more or less. This recipe serves two. P.S I just kind of […]
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