body image, memory lane, mental health, weight loss

healthy living anniversary and the 47 lb pink elephant in the room

A little over three years ago, I weighed 311 pounds and looked like this.Around that same time, my little sister sent me an email that sent me on a two year journey of self-discovery. I lost 135 pounds, getting down to 175 and looking like this.This weekend marks my three year health living anniversary and… Continue reading healthy living anniversary and the 47 lb pink elephant in the room

healthy living, memory lane, running, weight loss

happy one year blogiversary to moi!

So, um, how is it already May? I mean, really. 'Cause it seriously feels like just yesterday I was complaining about winter snow.Nope, wait, that was actually just last week. Hello Northeast Ohio. The Year of the Phoenix technically has two anniversaries: There is the day I started the blog and the day I focused on… Continue reading happy one year blogiversary to moi!

Cleveland, film festival, memory lane, shopping

dress to kill at the cleveland international film festival

Hope everyone had a fun and fantastic weekend while I was hanging out at the 37th Annual Cleveland International Film Festival! All told I saw 8 Narratives/Feature Films, 8 Documentaries, and 4 Shorts Programs. While that's a few more films than I saw last year, when it comes to film festival junkies that's on the… Continue reading dress to kill at the cleveland international film festival