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Week 6 Journal: Health Coach Exam DONE
Saturday, July 01, 2017      14 comments

Well, the big news is, I passed my health coach exam yesterday! I have been wanting to do the health coach certification for several years, and this is on top of the personal trainer certification I have. They are closely related, but health coa... Read more
Week 5 Journal
Saturday, June 24, 2017      8 comments

Super quick journal for this week. It's crunch time for studying for my health coach exam this coming Friday. I am also not working as hard as I would like to be on my screenwriting class. On the upside, my time has been full of exercise an... Read more
Week 4 Journal: Gettin' somewhere
Friday, June 16, 2017      9 comments

This past week has gone pretty well. I realized I had no stress eating or binging, for the first time in a long time. I tracked, and workouts have been going well. I can feel the effects of strength training starting to kick in. I have been maki... Read more
Quick Weeks 2-3 Journal
Friday, June 09, 2017      9 comments

I have a goal to blog every week for accountability and to journal progress. I've been pretty bogged down with a screenwriting class and studying for my health coach exam. I'm also still struggling with depression, and the 90 degree weather here... Read more
Week 1 Journal: Summertime Blues
Monday, May 22, 2017      7 comments

SUMMER!!! Ohmigod, don’t you like, totally love summer? Sun, friends, noise, crowds, fun! I start to hide inside more when it’s hot outside. The heat and sun don’t energize me, they drain me. I get seasonal affective disorder in the s... Read more
Don't be like me!
Saturday, May 13, 2017      25 comments

I've returned to Sparkpeople after a hiatus (see previous blog entry for update:
al.asp?blog_id=6360858 ). I am going to journal on here at least once a week. It will help ... Read more
Looooong time, no blog--overdue update! (and obligatory pet pics)
Friday, May 12, 2017      8 comments

Hello Sparkfriends! Life put me through the ringer for a while there, at some points I couldn't envision how to get out of the rut I was in. By "rut" I mean depressed, underemployed, and near homelessness. Good times, huh? Quick recap... Read more
Dugan's Road Trip Adventure (PICTURES)
Sunday, January 03, 2016      7 comments

I'm working on an update blog post, but thought you might enjoy some pictures of my dog Dugan enjoying life on the road in his big adventure out west. Enjoy. :) ... Read more
"How can you NOT smile?"
Thursday, October 08, 2015      11 comments

Tonight I tried (and loved) a different jiu jitsu gym out here in Washington. We did a conditioning class (both adults and kids) and one of the students, after 40 minutes of insane sweaty goodness, jokingly said, "Smile!" to the class. One ... Read more
Movin' right along
Friday, July 10, 2015      7 comments

Have you been searching everywhere on SparkPeople for the most whiny-ass blog ever posted? Yes? Well, your search ends here! So I haven't poste... Read more
Overdue Update Blog
Monday, May 18, 2015      7 comments

Hello, friends. I hope all is well out there in Sparkland! Just wanted to post a quick update on house/job/life. ... Read more
Sunday, March 15, 2015      10 comments

So first I would like to announce that I will be staying in Minneapolis for now. I had a disheartening conversation with my uncle in Washington a couple of weeks ago and it was clear that my mother would just have them abuse me. I simply can't h... Read more
Shadow of the Sainted Son: Beginnings of Abuse
Monday, February 23, 2015      13 comments

Thank you all for the supportive comments on the last blog post about my mother. Again, this blog post has ended up being long, but it really helps me to write this stuff out. I am working on healing from emotional abuse and biding my time until... Read more
Two Years Ago Today...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015      12 comments

Two years ago today, at this time, I had a nice normal day off and was getting ready to head out the door to jiu jitsu class. Two years ago tomorrow I was picking out the coffin I thought would suit my dad the best. Today is the two y... Read more
Back in da Hood
Thursday, February 05, 2015      13 comments

No, not that hood, this Hood! "You don't climb mountains without a team, you don't climb mountains without being fit, you don't climb mountains without being prepare... Read more

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