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Sad Spiral
Monday, September 17, 2012      7 comments

Maybe this entry is going to be really just for me. Or maybe it's so people know what's going on inside my head. Maybe I just need to get it all out. Being depressed is not something that usually happens to me. Anxiety, sure. Me and anxiety... Read more
Your First Amendment Rights
Thursday, September 13, 2012      7 comments

In the past two days, you have undoubtedly heard or read about the tragedy that occurred in Libya and the subsequent riots at embassies in Egypt and Yemen. I have no intention of making this a political statement. I work very hard to try to stay... Read more
Just Say No to Fitspo
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      20 comments

Awhile back, my motto on my SparkPage was "Strong, Not Skinny". I'd recently found the "Strong is the New Skinny" ideal and I loved it. I loved the idea of muscles being sexy. I loved the idea of strength being sexy. But something happened... Read more
Critically Thinking
Tuesday, August 28, 2012      9 comments

I use Facebook too much. I freely admit it. But in doing so, I found an absolutely incredible Facebook page called Go Kaleo. The woman who runs it, Amber, is a powerhouse. She's fit and strong, had an incredible journey, and basically became Yod... Read more
Fear is the Mind Killer
Thursday, August 23, 2012      6 comments

Last night, Awesome Husband and I met Awesome Sister and Awesome Brother-in-Law for dinner at a local mexican place and then went to a cafe after for a decaf almond milk latte and half a cannoli. It was delightful. We sat outside and chatted for... Read more
Butt Update
Wednesday, August 22, 2012      8 comments

My typical style when I come on here is to try to be a little humorous, a little irreverent, a lot sarcastic. I just don't have it in me today. Here's the thing. I KNOW that what I'm going through right now, on the scale of life catastrophe... Read more
My Broken Butt
Monday, August 13, 2012      13 comments

Well SparkBuddies, I am officially in a rut. Not because I've given up. Not because I've been eating poorly. Not because of anxiety or a busy life. No. It is because I broke my butt. Okay not actually. It's not broken. But it does... Read more
The 50 Things About Me Game
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      6 comments

I saw a few of these on my feed so I figured I'd do it! 1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? No sir. It's not often you meet other Jolenes. 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? Hmmm. I'm not sure. Probably watching a movie of some sor... Read more
So I Guess I'm a Runner Now
Monday, July 16, 2012      7 comments

Let me start this by saying: I hate to run. I hate it. I HATE it. I've made my peace with that. But I am nothing if not determined. So if I'm bad at something, if I hate it, you can be gorram sure I am going to conquer it. So ha... Read more
Superfoods and Why That Ridiculous Word Makes Me Insane
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      7 comments

So I was driving into work today, sweaty and exhausted from the gym and only half awake because, guys, it's 7:30 at this point. I am not a morning person. So anyways. A commercial comes on the radio and it's all "Blah blah blah, the superfood yo... Read more
A Very Muddy Weekend
Monday, June 11, 2012      9 comments

Awesome Husband and I ran the Warrior Dash this weekend about ten minutes from our house. It was a great experience. We didn't really train for it aside from our normal routine and neither of us are runners so our time kind of reflected that. Bu... Read more
A Superb Weekend, The Face, and a Melodramatic Plea for Help!!!
Monday, May 07, 2012      4 comments

Ever start a blog but have to stare at the box for ten minutes before you can even think of a way to say ANYTHING because there's so much to say? Yeah. Let's try........Good morning! And it is. Because my weekend was so excellent. So ... Read more
Gym Giggles
Wednesday, May 02, 2012      17 comments

When Awesome Husband and I first joined the gym I wrote a blog about all the characters there. There are some new faces at this point but the crowd has mostly stayed the same. We've learned a few names. (Hint: Every guy is named Paul, Phil, or M... Read more
Brutal Beyond All Words
Monday, April 30, 2012      6 comments

So I had a truly fantastic weekend. Friday night Awesome Mother-in-Law, Awesome Sister-in-Law Senior and Awesome Sister-in-Law Junior and Future Awesome Sister-in-Law went out for what we dubbed "tequila and underpants party". Future Awesome Sis... Read more
Is My Lower Body Even Attached Right Now??
Wednesday, April 25, 2012      6 comments

So that workout I posted yesterday? Sweet lord. SWEET LORD. My butt and thighs feel like they're made out of wood. And I do not mean this like in a "I have buns of steel!!!" sort of motivating way. I mean that they are so sore they don't even fe... Read more

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