The mountains are calling, and i must go

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Jessica, y'all.

SW: 185 lbs
over 40% body fat
CW: 123-125 lbs
20% body fat
UGW: 110 lbs HEALTHY & FIT

I am a 4'10" 27-year-old southern belle living in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains: Asheville, North Carolina. I find beauty in simplicity. I have 3 dogs (Yoda, Oliver, Dallas), 1 cat (Gibson), and 10 chickens (Ladybird, Buckbeak, Jerry Lee Lewis, Fleur, Dolly Parton, Miss Audrey Williams, Dixie, Jolene, Lucy & Ethel).

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I lost 55 lbs between December 2011 and December 2012 through exercise and healthy eating and am currently working on burning off the little bit of fat I have left and building more muscle. I love hiking, kickboxing, turbo kick, lifting weights, and tabata/athletic conditioning/circuit training. In 2014 I will be completing my Spartan Trifecta. Races I have conquered thus far: Hero Rush, Run for Your Lives, Charlotte Spartan Sprint, Mont Tremblant Super Spartan, Tough Mudder Carolinas.

(here is my face)

(here are my weight loss posts)

(here are frequently asked questions)

(here are posts about raising urban chickens)

(here is my Facebook fitness/fan page)


I’d rather wear flowers in my hair than diamonds around my neck.

I’d rather wear flowers in my hair than diamonds around my neck.


Winston & Ringo

Winston & Ringo

Pretty much the most adorable thing I’ve ever seen.

Someone was laying in the toy box >.<

Someone was laying in the toy box >.<

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I was looking through old photos on Facebook, and OHMYGOSH LOOK AT BABY YODA!

I was looking through old photos on Facebook, and OHMYGOSH LOOK AT BABY YODA!

Oliver was having a pretty awesome dream, apparently.

(Source: tiny-vessels)


Don&#8217;t tread on me.

Don’t tread on me.