Peace Love & Oats

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! 

Book Reviews

I’ve Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella Synopsis from Goodreads: I’ve lost it. The only thing in the world I wasn’t supposed to lose. My engagement ring ....more

Over Your Oats #16

Life #Askhermore Things Every Woman in Her 30s Should Know How To Stop Yourself From Crying I Was 10 Years Old and Hated My Body My Eating Disorder Story Be The Same Person In The Dark Fitness Thigh and Shoulders Focus Workout Five Every Day Healthy Life Hacks to Stay On Track Lower Body Resistance Band Workout Food Healthier No Bake Cookies 4 Ingredient Blondie for One Sunbutter Energy Bites Healthy Brownie Bites Random/Funny A Message for the Anti-Vaccine Movement Find the #1 On The Day You Were Born The post Over Your Oats #16 appeared first on ....more

Thursday Thoughts

1. Uhhh… Yes. Yes, please ....more

WIAW – Meal Planning Style!

I have found that one of the most important things for me to do when trying to eat healthy is to meal plan and prep. Not just coming up with what I’m going to make and making a couple of things, but actually making my meals ahead of time. I’m always so tired by the time I make it home that the last thing I want to do is cook dinner, so I just snack through dinner instead ....more

Book Reviews

The Goldfinch by Donna Tart Synopsis from Goodreads: It begins with a boy. Theo Decker, a thirteen-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend ....more

Over Your Oats #15

Life To The Woman Who Feels Insignificant Seven Reasons Why Alone Time Is Amazing Responsibility For Emotions Five Reasons Working From Home Is Harder Than You Think Six Reasons to Date an Independent Woman Fitness Seven Lessons in Injury Prevention Seven Ways to Stay Motivated Why All or Nothing is the Easy Way Out Upper Body Cardio Workout Five Minute Plank Burner Insanity Max 30 Review** **I’m starting this program in TWO WEEKS!...more

Thursday Thoughts

1. So I’ve decided that this year instead of just “read a bazillion books,” I’m going to have an actual goal. My goal for 2015 is to read 100 books ....more

I Struggle Too

I’ve been posting a lot over the past month about being your best self, about loving who you are and about being positive and confident. I think often people assume that when I write things like this it’s because I am feeling great and self-confident and I want to spread that feeling to others. Often this is true, but often I need the reminder as well ....more

Over Your Oats #14

Life I’ve Judged You How I Meditate 10 Verses for an Overwhelmed Spirit My Chat With an Energy Reader Fitness Talking to Family and Friends About Fitness Avoid Exercise Burnout With This Easy Tip A 15 Minute Yoga Sequence to Make You Stronger Bosu Ball Workout Best Post Run Stretches for IT Bands and Hips Food Best Blogs for Paleo Recipes Breakfast, Lunch, Snack & Dinner Ideas The post Over Your Oats #14 appeared first on ....more

What’s your “Why?”

Whenever you set out on a difficult path, or really any path where you might come across resistance, it’s important to know your “Why.” Without having a reason behind your goal it’s more than likely you will give up when things get rough. It is important to have a “Why” that will truly sustain you, and not something that will change or make you feel inadequate if you aren’t perfect. Many people say they want to lose weight because they want to be “skinny” or they want to gain muscle for a competition or be thinner and more fit to attract a man or woman ....more