This probably doesn’t follow proper blogging etiquette, as I just posted something yesterday and I’m simultaneously typing this out on my phone while doing the stair master. But I have something to say, and thankfully a platform to say it on. You know, I talk so often of all theRead More
I don’t usually post videos, but I had something to say, and not enough gumption to write it out. So, here we go. My first video. Thank you for following along on this journey. It hasn’t always been easy. My life isn’t perfect and I still struggle with anxiety andRead More
“The world will tell you how to live. Don’t let it.” – Shauna Neiquist, Present Over Perfect The Dieter’s Meal One time, years ago, during some of my worst days, I went on a trip with my family to visit my grandmother in Florida. With a family of six, goingRead More
It’s been a while since I’ve written, but for good reason. If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you may know that I recently traveled to Portugal and Spain for a pilgrimage to Fatima. This next sequence of blog posts will dig a bit deeper into what I learnedRead More
I said to myself as I looked at my thighs in the mirror with some anguish. “Maybe if I turn this way they won’t look so huge. Like, maybe it’s just the lighting.” “It’s not. It wasn’t. It probably never will be the lighting,” I remarked… to myself. At leastRead More
Oh what a wonderful conversation I had with Rich Bracken of the EnRich Your Soul podcast. I still find it strange – this whole interview thing. I’m used to hiding behind my written word where I can tweak and edit to my heart’s content. Interviews, well, they’re scary. They’re real.Read More
Hi friends! You may have read my interview with Laura Mckenna on PCOS, Infertility, and Womanhood. It’s amazing what opportunities God puts in your life, because after that interview I was asked to speak at the PCOS Summit (more on PCOS here) on eating disorders, balancing health and wellness, andRead More
What a ride that was. 30 (well, 28.5) days of eating clean. Like, the cleanest of clean. And I know I’ll get feedback that goes a little something like, “Oh my gosh. 28.5 days? Really, Maria? You couldn’t stick it out for 1.5 more days.” Nope. I was over it.Read More
What has the Whole30 meant for me in terms of my history with an eating disorder? Am I a hypocrite for doing the Whole30? Week 2 of the Whole30 has been a deep week, my friends.
Ever felt less-than because of what and who you see in the media? Take a seat and join in on my interview with Louise Green, as she shares her story of overcoming fears and how she became an athlete. She talks about body image, how we can change today’s culture, and what it means to be an athlete… no matter what size you are.