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A Summer Without The Scale

“When we got to Puyallup this summer, I learned that there wasn’t a working scale in the house. I thought, “ya know what? GOOD.” It’s time I officially step away from a weight loss focused mindset, even if I just try it for the summer, and see how it goes. And let me tell you, it has been the most mentally freeing thing I have ever done! The weight of the scale on my shoulders has been lifted, pun absolutely intended! I haven’t weighed myself since April and I’m excited to go the rest of the summer without doing so. Instead of weight loss related goals, I have lifestyle goals I want to accomplish before the end of the summer. (And I’m seriously considering ditching the scale for the rest of the year.)”

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Black Lives Matter

On May 25th, 2020, George Floyd was murdered by police officers in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Derek Michael Chauvin is the former police officer involved in the killing who knelt on George’s neck for 9 minutes, even after George begged him to remove it, pleading with Chauvin that he couldn’t breathe. George Floyd is just one example […]

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Quick Update

It’s crazy how every one of our summer plans didn’t work out–I’m no longer working remotely, I didn’t take a break from school like I thought I would, we live in Washington instead of Alaska–but we’re happy. I think this is where we were meant to be. Getting to spend extra time getting to know Chase’s family, saving on living expenses, getting ahead in my degree, developing and strengthening my marriage under new circumstances… we’ve been really lucky.

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Enjoy Your Life 2020

“Maybe I will post a lot about my cat, my husband, fun dates, my family, my opinions, my art, my feelings. Other times, and I can guarantee this, my posts will be filled with meaningless ramblings and a lot of parentheses (because I cannot not use them, I’m sorry. Think of it as me providing commentary on my commentary). I want this blog to be 100% Dom and there is no way to put one definitive label on a person–we are made of up so much more than how we define ourselves…”

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