I just found out that the man who owns the blueberry farm I visit every summer passed away yesterday. I always left there with dirty feet, blue fingers, and a belly full of berries. PC: @adamkoble#blueberrypicker
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Anyone else missing summer day & mountains tops? 🙋🏻♀️
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I could have chosen any photo but this one. I could have used one where I was wearing normal clothes, where my hair was clean and down, where I was not functioning like a zombie, where I was smiling. The list goes on. But I chose this one this morning because it is real life.
I chose to stay out late last night because my “I need to be around humans” extrovert side was strong and I was with some of my favorite humans. I am functioning on 5 hours of sleep. I debated skipping my workout and going back to sleep. This forty minute workout had me silently cursing the trainer, taking short breaks, and wanting to quit about every two minutes.
But I am better than that, worth more than those excuses that play on repeat in my head. This morning I walked away proud of myself - proud of how far my mindset has come, proud of finally committing to something 100%, proud of trusting the process, and proud for not quitting when I easily could have.
You are worth it - every hard moment, every time you say “no” to something that isn’t good for your body, every time you have to explain to someone why you are making a healthier choice, and every time you choose to say “yes” despite the excuses likely running through your mind. Choose yourself because you are W O R T H I T.
Acceptance of ones SELF is the first step to real beauty. ...
@kimberleymcmullen: I used to work out with a personal trainer. He would point at my ass as I squatted and say “This. It’s a problem area.” Whilst miming a big wide circle exponentially larger than my actual butt. Mega exaggeration. I would roll my eyes and squat on. “This is going to take a while,” he added.
It was not motivating. At all.
When I fired him six months later, he said “You’ll never slim down if you quit.” And I thought it was funny because I wasn’t there to “slim down.” Slim wasn’t going to help me achieve big lofty goals; “Strong” was. And I wasn’t quitting a commitment to my health. At all. I was quitting him. “I think I’ll be just fine,” I said.
I immediately joined the gym of Mother Nature, who, by the way, never said a word about the size of my ass as we sweat together. Instead she gifted me with gorgeous, tough, raw, exhausting, empowering, challenging obstacle courses that both handed me my ass on a platter and made my heart full too.
Mother Nature didn’t make my butt any less bubbly, for the record. What she did was much more profound: she made me realize that I was ultra strong all along. #bootylicious🍑
Most Beautiful Place Ive Visited In The US - Santa Barbara
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Stocking creek falls has been one of my go to spots to shoot since moving to the island. Just a quick drive and hike from my place. I love to see how it differs every time I visit. This time was in spring, with new growth and a nice flow of water, in the warmth of late afternoon sun.
ISO 640 • f/14 • 0.5 sec • 18mm
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So excited that I will be repping this amazing company, @serengetee, for another semester!! I don’t have many pictures of me with my gear but I’m studying abroad in Finland this semester so here’s me jumping for joy after going into a traditional Finnish sauna and taking a dip in a hole in the ice into some freezing water. Can’t wait to see what this semester has in store for me and Serengetee!! 🇫🇮✈️🌏 #weartheword#travelmore#westcoastbestcoast