• In Honor of National Eating Disorder Week {Gypsy Magpie}

    For National Eating Disorder Week & Elle

    On Monday, my darling cousin posted this to Facebook along with a link to the NATIONAL EATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATION: “Hey everyone guess what?! It’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week!!! *Throws confetti* About 6 years ago I started my battle with anorexia nervosa, an extremely dangerous eating disorder. In those 6 years I’ve had ups and […]

  • Friday Favorites #9: Health Helpers

    This month I have been working hard trying to get a little healthier. Things sort of fell apart for me after my ACCIDENT and I decided on the year marker of that MESS that I deserved to feel good again. I never had a clue how much snapping your clavicle or ripping parts of your […]

  • Bottles | Gypsy Magpie

    Bottles

    The last two weeks I have done a lot of self reflection. I had a conversation with a loved one, and I surprised myself with what I said. It really bothered me. Like I said before, I’m a bottler and I’m trying to learn to overcome that this year. Well, I finally opened the lid […]

  • Roll on Along {Gypsy Magpie}

    Roll on Along

    When I was growing up, one of my family’s favorite bands was ALABAMA. Anytime we headed off on an adventure you could pretty much bet your shirt that dad would play a little Mountain Music. A couple of my brothers may deny it now, but we used to belt those songs at the top of […]

  • Nothings {Gypsy Magpie}

    Nothings

    I am sore and feeling a little wierded out that three total strangers all handled my breast this morning. Yet, at the same time I honestly couldn’t be more thankful that they did. I ended up needing several mammograms and an ultrasound before the radiologist decided to come in for yet another ultrasound just to […]

  • Blue Eyes {Gypsy Magpie}

    Blue Eyes

    The doctor called tonight. The mammogram didn’t go like I had hoped. There is something there and they don’t know what. Next week I will meet with the head Radiologist and get two spot specific mammograms and an ultrasound, then we will go from there. I realize that it’s too early to freak out, that […]

  • Live Happy Challenge: Results

    Last week I announced to the universe that I was going to try the LIVE HAPPY CHALLENGE, big mistake. I think it’s like praying for patience. Pray for patience and somebody says, “You want patience? Hold on to your seat, girl!” That’s exactly what happened when I decided to do DR. MATT’S challenge. The daily […]