Give Self-Doubt the Finger

As I write this post, I am fully aware that I am in need of a bit of my own advice.  My biggest obstacle in all aspects of life is self-doubt.  (I'm sure I'm not the only one who can relate.)  That feeling that I am not good enough, not qualified enough, not experienced enough, runs deep.  I… Continue reading Give Self-Doubt the Finger

New Year, New You… Now What?

After working in the fitness industry for several years, becoming a personal trainer, and just being a fitness enthusiast myself, I have seen the whole range of gym-goers from the intense and dedicated body building athlete who plans their life around the gym, their diet, and their physique goals year round to the motivated yet fearful "New Year's resolutionists" who… Continue reading New Year, New You… Now What?

#GOALS for days

Hello 2018! I am back to document the epic FAIL that has been this blog.  I started it as a way to escape, as well as a way to keep myself motivated through a huge transition in my life and a big move from California to the Pacific North West.  And let me tell you... it didn't… Continue reading #GOALS for days

new girl on the block

I am new to the "blogosphere" so let me introduce myself.  My name is Marissa and I am by most definitions your basic, average 20-something girl just trying to figure life out.  I have mastered many important and fabulous millenial-esque tasks such as bargain shopping, expert instagramming, and overall ballin' on a budget, but the… Continue reading new girl on the block