Katie Wheeler is a healthy living blogger, chronicaling her journey to a balanced, active life while studying law in Chicago, IL. Katie is originally from Kansas City, MO and a graduate from the College of Charleston with a B.S. in Marine Biology. Katie has run several races from 5Ks to half marathons, as well as the Chicago Marathon in 2012. She also deals with a gluten and soy intolerance and loves to share her healthy recipes, including her many variations on oatmeal! 

29 TMI Blog Questions

I saw this questionnaire on Carrots N Cake yesterday and I thought it had some entertaining questions. I’d love for you all to answer some in the comments! ...more

Thursday Thoughts

1. A few of you asked about this picture from yesterday’s One Word Wednesday. Well, I was walking Molly on a gravel path and some other dog chased a couple geese who flew in the air right next to me ....more

One Word Wednesday

I’m so glad I got a great response to yesterday’s post, thank you to everyone who commented! Now on to a bit of a simpler day, One Word Wednesday! So what is One Word Wednesday? ...more

6 Things You Shouldn’t Have To Justify

People spend a lot of time these days worrying over what others think of them. Maybe this isn’t new, but it’s certainly not the best way to go about life. Yes, it’s important to treat other people well and of course we all enjoy being liked, but when your choices, from small to big, are dictated by the impression you might leave on others, then that’s a problem ....more

Liebster Award

Hey everyone! I hope you all had a great weekend! Today I’ve got a fun post for you ....more

Link Love

Hey everyone – I hope you’re all looking forward to a nice weekend! Here’s this week’s Link Love, including my favorite posts and pins. ...more

Thursday Thoughts

1. Tonight my committee on the Junior League is hosting a “House Walk” to raise money for some improvements to the house. I’ve been stationed in the basement… which means I’ll be standing in a creepy cold (semi finished) basement all evening ....more

WIAW–Breakfasts Lately

Happy Wednesday! For today’s WIAW post, I thought I’d share some of the breakfasts that I’ve been making over the past couple of weeks to bring in to work with me. I get up early to head to the gym, come home and shower, get ready and by then I really just don’t have time to sit down and eat ....more

SnapChat–A Little Fun

Yes, I have snapchat. I don’t actually use it that much, so no need to make fun of me. I have a few friends who send a lot of pictures, so it’s a fun way to see what they’re up to ....more

One Word… Monday?

Hey everyone! I’m back in Chicago from a quick visit home and I thought this would be a great opportunity for me to bring back One Word Wednesday! Just on a Monday… humor me ....more