It’s that time of year again. More specifically, Saturday. September. Witness months of mulling over whether I’ll ride my bike, go for a jog, or lift a weight. Every night I say tomorrow morning and every tomorrow morning I say tonight. Ad nauseam. The result? I’m still feeling good and sexy in my body, but I’m sliding downhill faster than a speeding bullet. Okay, the … Continue reading My Journey Back to Fitness, Again.
“Success is counted sweetest by those who ne’er succeed.” A couple of years ago, I created an Instagram page purely for fashion and self-portraiture. I didn’t tell a single soul about it because I was just starting out, unsure of myself, and embarrassed to ask people to check out my pictures. I’ve grown a lot since then. For me, taking self-portraits has been an awesome … Continue reading Why Self-Portraiture + How to
Yeah, yeah, we’ve all had the talk with ourselves, the negative one where we say we aren’t good enough. Here’s how to get over it. Continue reading Probably Not Good Enough
It snuck up on me. I’d been hearing its name since childhood, but we’d never been formally introduced. Now this: Lyz-Stephanie, meet Fine Lines. Fml. My entire life I’ve been blessed with looking young. When I was a wee tot of 23, I would get pissed when dressed in heels and full makeup, I’d get mistaken for a teenager. There was also that time I … Continue reading Fine Lines, Not the Fine Art Kind
Good music and fireworks, that’s all we wanted. Yesterday evening, me and my friend pulled into the parking lot of a large stadium. Yes, the clouds were gray. Yes, a few small droplets of rain had sprinkled the windshield. Yes, we decided to go for it anyway. It’s the rainy season in Florida, so getting wet and having fun go hand in hand. We were … Continue reading Rain and a Big Parking Lot
Multitasking wants your soul and nothing less. It’s coming for you, and it’s coming for me. As I sit here typing this, my brain is so fried I’m tempted to eat it with biscuits and gravy. I never learn. Continue reading Multitasking is a dirty lie.
Summer is here ,and it’s bringing the heat. Here’s your summer style guide to wearing florals sexy and sweet. Continue reading Summer Style Guide: Florals
In an effort to connect and learn more about the natural world around me, I’ve started my first official nature journal. I’ve been reading so many great books on the importance of being outdoors- the physical and psychological benefits; I’ve been reading about how to become more aware of my environment and all the fascinating things happening right under my nose and above my head; … Continue reading Intoxicated with Beauty
One of the really simple things that makes me happy is waking up and laying in bed listening to the birds outside my window. Some chirp, some whistle, some screech. Some talk fast, some slow. I love to hear their variations. It got me thinking: How absurd it is to imagine one species of bird being jealous or envious of another bird’s song. I can’t … Continue reading The Birds Don’t Compare
Have you been missing out on the beauty of Fort Lauderdale Beach? Why not join me now? I’ll give you the local’s tour. Continue reading Impressions While Walking Fort Lauderdale Beach