Life + Personal Updates Story Time: My First Surgery If you're following along on social media, you probably saw I was HOSPITALIZED. *que dramatic music* I had been feeling… READ MORE! When it Rains, it Pours Happy MONDAY, FRIENDS. It has been.... a hellacious week. And I'm going to tell you about it because I feel… READ MORE! STORY TIME: First Time Using Stelara (And am I a Diabetic now?!) Hey friends! If you keep up with my "Chronic Illness Chronicles" you probably remember a little something about swollen optic… READ MORE! What I’m currently … (5) My favorites and preferences are constantly changing, and I thought this would be a fun post to look back on… READ MORE! Memorial Day Weekend 🌞 HAPPY HUMP DAY! Lawd, has it been a week already. The holiday and staying home Tuesday really threw me off.… READ MORE! Spring Fields & Rambles Every now & again I feel compelled to spill my guts all over this blog and for that, I apologize.… READ MORE! Weekend Weddings, Beautiful Beaches, & Life Updates One of Kyle's friends got married this past weekend, and it was such a beautiful ceremony and area to get… READ MORE! Grandma Goes Out, Farmer’s Markets, & Spring Cleaning This weekend was super productive which means, Monday, I was exhausted. Let's start on Friday! This past Friday, I worked… READ MORE! Auntie Life: Baby Fever (& Photos!) Yesterday I went to take some pictures of Colten & Chloe who are officially one month old! They didn't get… READ MORE! 24 Things For 24 Years HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME! Happy Monday, guys! My birthday was actually yesterday but I try not to post on the… READ MORE! My Laser Hair Removal Experience LET'S TALK BODY HAIR! There are several reasons I opted for laser hair removal. One being the fact that I'm… READ MORE! 5 Ways Growing Up in A Military Family Changes You Growing up in a military family has had a huge impact on my life and that of my siblings. Sure,… READ MORE! Friday: Doctor Appointments, Diagnoses, & More! WOW was it an eventful Friday. And not the kind of eventful Friday you want to have. The kind of eventful Friday… READ MORE! The Sad Reality of Beauty Apps + Social Media For as long as I can remember, (while there is no single cause for eating disorders) magazine covers and other… READ MORE! What I’m Currently… (4) My favorites and preferences are constantly changing, and I thought this would be a fun post to look back on… READ MORE! Depression is Easy. If I don't get out of bed and immediately do something productive, it takes the world to get me back… READ MORE! Auntie Life: Baby Shower Gift Guide! I don't know if you guys are aware, but I'm about to be an AUNTIE! I guess technically I can… READ MORE! Our First NC Snow Day Of the new year, that is! This is the second winter I've been living with Kyle - which means the… READ MORE! Fall Beach Daze 🌞 I love the fall weather and I love the Outer Banks and I love the dunes and I love Starr… READ MORE! What I’m Currently..  My favorites and preferences are constantly changing, and I thought this would be a fun post to look back on… READ MORE! Feeding America Fundraiser Last weekend I had the pleasure of helping with the food bank fund raiser Kyle's family hosted on their family… READ MORE! What I’m Currently..  My favorites and preferences are constantly changing, and I thought this would be a fun post to look back on… READ MORE! Sea-Side Updates + Crohn’s Disease TMIs Hi everyone! If you've been keeping up on Instagram you know I'm hanging out at the beach with my future… READ MORE! Saturdays || Farmer’s Market, home, lake + sunshine It has been raining all week, so I was so happy when I saw sunshines in today's forecast. We got… READ MORE! The Future, Psychiatrist, GI, Travel plans I am getting really excited for the traveling I'll be doing this summer and all the fun things I'm looking… READ MORE! What I’m currently… My favorites and preferences are constantly changing, and I thought this would be a fun post to look back on… READ MORE! 3 years, Norfolk, & Admirals hockey Three years is a long time looking back, and just a small fraction of what's sitting ahead of us. It's… READ MORE! good weather = good times Nevermind the sleet, snow, and freezing temps today, last Thursday was beautiful! We decided not to stay inside that afternoon… READ MORE! Life / Rose Garden; Wilson, NC On a pumpkin-obsessed whim, I felt the urge to bake all things pumpkin and then blog about it. And of… READ MORE!