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 →

Recovery is a Tricky Thing

  "Ghosting," to disappear without any an explanation...no phone call, email, text, or social post.  The past few months I have faded into the background.  A friend (thank you Melissa) reached out recently and called me on it.  She noticed I was unusually quiet and wanted to know if everything was ok.  I'm embarrassed to... Continue Reading →

Cellcom Marathon 2017 – Recap

10 years, 10 pounds, & a lot of living later...I returned to the scene of my very 1st marathon the Green Bay Cellcom. I was told long before I began my long distance adventures that I would never forget my 1st marathon.  The day will be forever burned into my brain.  Fast forward 10 years... Continue Reading →

Who are you trying to impress?

As the month of January came to a close and the Icebreaker Indoor Marathon Relay drew closer my stress level shot through the roof.  Like a crazed animal I tried on clothes to find the perfect combination and freaked out when nothing seemed to work.  Add to the mix was the efforts to dress like... Continue Reading →

My 1st Marathon – One & Done

It's hard to believe that almost 9 years ago I ran my very 1st marathon - Cellcom Green Bay Marathon! A lot has changed in 9 years to say the least.  Life has gotten more complicated and for a period of time running fell on the back burner for me.  Between 2007 and 2014 I... Continue Reading →

Reflection from the Sidelines

We have been back from Spring Break for a few weeks now.  I had fully intended to blog about our trip, but when I sat down to put words down I found the task harder than I expected.  The vacation with the family was an adventure to say the least.  Early in the year we... Continue Reading →

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