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How I Got Fit…and Have Stayed There

How I Got Fit…and Have Stayed There
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 20, 2022 | 2 Comments

Back in 2018, I posted about My Journey Toward a Healthier Lifestyle. I had just hit the big 3-0 and had a huge wakeup call – I was the biggest I’d ever been in my life, and I was miserable. I started walking and eating better, and I lost 50 pounds in 9 months. I was doing great, and more importantly, feeling great! Fast forward to my dad being diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer in 2019 and his downward spiral in 2020, […]

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Top Ten Tuesday: 2021 Releases I Didn’t Get To

Top Ten Tuesday: 2021 Releases I Didn’t Get To
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 18, 2022 | 2 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl Today’s topic is: 2021 releases I was excited to read, but didn’t get to! Looking back at my most anticipated books of 2021, I actually did really well. I managed to read 9/12! So, the top line consists of the 3 on my most anticipated that I didn’t get to, and the rest are a few other 2021 releases I was excited to read but didn’t get around to either.   […]

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2021 Highlights: Marriage + Fitness!

2021 Highlights: Marriage + Fitness!
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 9, 2022 | 4 Comments

It’s been so long since I posted an update! I stopped doing monthly hauls – I barely got any new books or merch last year, so there didn’t seem to be much point – and that was where I always gave my little life updates. I need to get back to doing that! My last life update was my post in November 2020 where I talked about where I’d been after I stopped posting in the last half of 2020, […]

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5 Star Books of 2021 + Predictions for 2022

5 Star Books of 2021 + Predictions for 2022
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 8, 2022 | 0 Comments

A few years ago I saw Cristina @ Girl in the Pages post about her 5 star reading drought (which was originally inspired by Lauren @ Bookmark Lit’s post here), and I thought it was such a great post, so I did one of my own! It was really interesting to see what me 5 star reads looked like for last year, so I’ve been doing it ever since! Past 5 star books posts 5 star books of 2018 5 […]

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2022 Goals and Resolutions

2022 Goals and Resolutions
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

I typically hate making New Year’s resolutions because it’s my belief that you should do so throughout the whole year, but I do still love them because it’s good motivation and something to look back on to see if I’ve accomplished my goals! Looking back at last year’s resolutions Here’s my post from last year! Reading/blogging resolutions Read 100 books – Not even close. I only made it to 50. But, I spent a lot of time this year focusing on […]

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