Why Blogging?

If you know me or are friends with me on Facebook, then you might know I started a blog back in 2013. The focus of that blog was a little different than this one, and I was at a very different time in my life. I can’t believe that was almost 6 years ago! Let’s take a stroll down memory lane, shall we?

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In 2013, I was almost a year into living in NYC, working at a job that I really loved. I had always wanted to start a blog, but never really knew where to start or what to write about. Well, in the summer of 2013, I lost some weight and got into decent shape by doing the Paleo diet. I was full-on Paleo and recommended it to everyone (click here if you want to try it out)! I still think it’s a great basis for healthy eating, but I haven’t strictly followed the diet since then and definitely don’t look like I did back then either! 🤷🏼‍♀️ Anyway, that blog was about healthy eating, meal prep and exercise. I ran my first (and last) half marathon when we lived in New York and regret it every day of my life haha! I’m rambling a little bit here, but I really enjoyed writing that blog and sharing it with everyone, but like most things in my life, I didn’t follow through with it. Here’s a screenshot of my very first post in August 2013, for your viewing pleasure:


And if you really want to dig into the archives, you’re welcome to go read my old posts here. There are definitely some entertaining posts on there!

For this blog, we are switching directions a bit! If I had started blogging again 3 years ago when we moved here, I don’t think I would have had much to write about and no one would have read it. Now that our lives are about to change pretty drastically, I want this to be a place where I can talk about my pregnancy journey and all of the experiences that come with being a new mom. If that’s not your jam either, I totally understand, but I’m looking forward to having a space of my own to come and blog about all of the happenings in this uncharted territory!

I’ll break it up with some posts about food/fitness/life, but follow along as I document this new chapter in our lives as we become a family of 3! The best is yet to come, and I’m excited to be blogging again!

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