Speak Kindly of Yourself

The girls in these pictures are confident. They aren’t counting calories or worrying about exercising to make up for their ice cream. I’m sad and disheartened. I did not see the flood of emotions coming surrounding the controversy of the Weight Watchers kid inspired diet app. Spending the day with my own children I could... Continue Reading →

High Cliff 25k 2019 – Recap

Woah! High Cliff Ultra 25k was an adventure.  Last year I was unable to race due to a work trip my husband had in San Fran, so I was unaware that the course had changed.  Holy bananas!!!!  I was not ready for the climbing and when I say climbing think on hands and knees scaling... Continue Reading →

Transformation Photos Stress Me Out

Transformation photos stress me out! There I said it.  Probably not a popular thing to say, but they do.  I used to LOVE Transformation Tuesday and would spend hours combing through before and after pictures then research the programs or products individuals used to achieve their results. Looking back I realize the level of devotion... Continue Reading →

Social Media Platforms

Social media platforms are a space for expression to lend a voice, to establish an outlet to others, and create connections that are not bound by physical proximity. As it serves a pursuit to form communities social media can also be a tricky space to navigate. Nine squares on Instagram or 140 characters on Twitter... Continue Reading →

I Got Stuck

I started this post to write a race recap, but quickly it evolved into something else.  To be real and totally transparent I lost my groove after the Cellcom Marathon. For 3 years I had my head down and was putting in the work to achieve my goal of 40 marathons by my 40th birthday. ... Continue Reading →

Set Point, Its Not a Tennis Reference

I've been kicking around the idea of posting about the set point theory.  It is a body of research that I was introduced to me while I was working with a therapist during the height of my eating disorder in college. I later learned more about this concept while completing my psychology undergrad at UWGB. ... Continue Reading →

Pressure to be “Perfect”

With the holidays looming a weird pressure has developed inside me, a drive for perfection that woke old feelings of  inadequacy.  I’ve been here before, self-doubt creeps in slowly at first but unchecked will consume every waking thought. Recovery has never been a straight line for me and I have learned to accept that fact,... Continue Reading →

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