Tuesday, March 13, 2018

We have made a change...

My last post talked about how I have been sick so much this year and how my migraines are taking over my life YET I appear to be doing everything right as far as being healthy. I mean I have another appointment with another neurologist scheduled, a botox for migraines consult with a neurologist scheduled and I am switching pills again. It is a never ending cycle. 
Let me say that I do not believe that I will ever be 100% migraine free, I do believe there must be a better way to live with this illness and still have a happy productive life. Matt is also in a rut, he works out and still he complains he just feels unhealthy. For YEARS we have toyed with the idea of going vegan and we have incorporated vegan meals into our life occasionally. One of his agents had migraines and after switching to vegan she is 75% better. 
So what are we waiting for? Is convenience worth our health? WHAT IF this could help with 50% of my migraines and give Matt a healthier and happier life.... WHY wouldn't we try this? And so we have.... This past Saturday we started and today is Day 4 completely Vegan!
Last Thursday we watched the documentary What The Health on Netflix and that was the final straw or push if you will to make us make the change. And for those of you who think I must have talked Matt into this, no..... he was the one pushing. He wants to try anything for me to get relief from my migraines and he is desperate for a change as well. We highly recommend this documentary and even if you have no desire to go Vegan watch this and think of ways to change up your diet. 
 I also loved this documentary which is another eye opening look at our food industry.....
Now we have no qualms about occasionally eating an egg or fish but we are really giving this our full effort to have an untainted experiment. This Friday night will be a free food day because a month ago we booked a St Pattys day cooking class with friends. But guys, WHAT IF this could really have an impact on my life and my health? I have hope it does, I hope that I will be one of the people with a positive outcome and then when I am feeling pain free I will not be missing that steak.

Wish us luck, and I will keep you all updated!

Thursday, March 8, 2018


Hi Everyone, sorry I have been away but so far 2018 has not been very good to me. I want to update and vent to you all today!
Some of you may recall that I do a word of the year and this years is Wellness, you can read that post HERE AND so far I am doing everything I have set out to....
* Yoga 2xs a week since Jan 7
* Acupuncture 2xs a month
* Cutting back on fast food, only 1 pop per week
* Cut back to only having wine maybe once a week
* I have had a complete blood panel done
* trying new migraine meds

You see I am following my plan, I am proud of myself. But the thing is that this year has been horrible to me. For starters I have had a cold, a severe sinus infection and the flu which combined have put me down for literally like 3+ weeks of this year. My migraines have been OUT OF CONTROL bad. The new medicine I tried isn't for me so I am currently tapering off of that which is making me ill. I mean you guys it is very very discouraging and if I think about it too long it can make me very blue. How ironic this is my year of wellness and I am sicker this year than I have been in recent memory. It's not fair, you know... it isn't. I feel like how in the heck is it March, where did the year go? Oh ya, a fog of not feeling well.
I am going to get off this medicine and find a new start point hopefully in 3 weeks to try something else. I am going to continue to do yoga when I am not a flipping incubus of plague and I am going to focus more on eating healthy and just have HOPE that things will turn around. That is why I haven't been blogging much because I am honestly a bit of a Debbie Downer lately and I don't have much to say.
I have this dream that I win the lottery and instead of money I am given the option of never having another migraine ever again and I choose that. I honestly do not know what it is like to open my eyes in the morning and feel good, ready to get up and start the day. I would kill for that (maybe no literally but you never know how desperate I can be LOL)


Friday, March 2, 2018

Romantic Getaway

Hey Everyone! A friend of mine is headed to a relaxing and romantic weekend getaway and I was so excited to style her for the weekend! She deserves a great weekend and guy! This is last minute and on a budget so I only shopped 3 stores.... Macy's, Target and Old Navy! She already has great skinny jeans and black booties so I planned around those items, I also kept the jewelry simple using the same piece throughout the weekend.

I love this look for a travel day, distressed sweatshirt with or without a tee under it and the simple black booties! Comfy and Chic!
Travel Day Look

She is going to a romantic steakhouse dinner and I love this subtly sexy look. The heels are not too high because she is tall which will also help for comfort! I love the look of black on black and she should pair this with a red lip!!!
Date Night in Dallas

I assume there will be some sight seeing, maybe some shopping and I love mixing prints. This look will also be great to rewear throughout spring!
Sight Seeing

Saturday night will be a Hockey Game Night and I love the look of an easy jacket paired with a simple tee. I have given her two options both from Old Navy that I love.... Camo or this pink suede! So chic!
Game Night

Lastly I wanted something casual for her to lounge in the hotel, sexy but not silly and I think these pieces will be good for a weekend away with a new boyfriend!
Hotel Lounging


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