December 31, 2018

There's nothing wrong with apologizing when we have genuinely done something that warrants asking for forgiveness, but how often do we apologize for things out of habit or that absolutely do not require us to. Do you have a "sorry addiction"?  Do the word...

December 28, 2018

As we head into the new year, we all have goals for what we want to accomplish in the next twelve months and for many of us that includes healthier eating. We can have the best of intentions, but without a plan, things often fall off the rails before the end of the mon...

December 23, 2018

As we head into this holiday, I am so excited to actually be present and to let everything melt away that doesn't matter in that moment. I am gonna take it all in and allow myself to feel it without the need to react. The joy, the stress, the laughter and even the...

December 18, 2018

Over the last year or so of my life I have found comfort, encouragement, motivation and healing from these books. My perspective on my pain and heartbreak changed completely, allowing me, not only to heal, but to learn to be thankful for the pain and how it served me....

December 14, 2018

When you have been a victimized by someone else's actions and especially when that someone is the person that promised to love you completely for the rest of your life, it's very easy to fall into constantly playing the part of the victim. Then, when you throw...

December 12, 2018

It's my guess that if you are dealing with a spouse or partner's infidelity that you are probably telling yourself one, if not all of these lies. These are the lies I wish I had never told myself, but I'm here to tell you that all it takes is a pivot of you...

December 7, 2018

-Make a workout play list that you can't wait to listen to and tell yourself that it's only for the gym. -Buy something new to work out in maybe tennis shoes, maybe a t-shirt that says, "I workout so I can drink wine." Makes no difference as long as y...

December 6, 2018

How many times have you heard people say, “I will start my diet after the holidays.” Have you said it yourself? There’s nothing wrong with waiting until the holidays are over to dive into health and fitness, but what a lot of people don’t consider is that there are thi...

December 6, 2018

We have internal dialogue going on constantly that is shaping who we are. Start to notice things that you think or even say out loud when it comes to your own health and fitness. We tell ourselves lies so often. "I'm not good at working out. I hate running. I...

December 5, 2018

By setting your goals now you are turning the invisible into visible and that is the first step to making it a reality. Find some time to sit down and write out your goals health and fitness goals. Make a three month, six month and one year goal or whatever your goal s...

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Excuse The Mess Blog is a lifestyle and single mom blog with the goal to empower people to be the best versions of themselves. I want to share with you my love for food, travel, motherhood, my often times bumpy journey to be the healthiest version of myself inside and out and all the beautiful mess of my beautiful life. I believe it’s not about finding yourself, it’s about giving yourself permission to be yourself and learning to love every part, mess and all.