Altitude, you will NOT beat me
This morning, I woke up with a huge feeling of victory.
I mean, it could just be my sore ankles and calves, but needless to say, I will call it victory :) That is what it could feel like, right??
So, two days ago, I ran.
Now, w... Read more
Thoughts on body shaming
Ah, down a lb. One of the ten I put on since moving in the last two months. Crazy how I can look at bread, beer, pizza, and wings and just feel the fat cells multiplying in my tiny little frame. It's so unfortunate. I wish, really wish, I could ... Read more
live well, laugh often, love very, very much
My goals to be a better partner, lover, friend, and professional:
1. I promise to be honest, open, and communicative (even if the outcome might be unnerving)
2. I promise to never put you down or make you feel inferior to me.
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Really feeling it lately
As you may have known, I recently moved to Denver and I love it out here. What doesn't seem to love me lately is my waistline. I have totally fallen off the wagon. I've been indulging in the microbreweries, eating out often, and missing my train... Read more
Oh delinquent writings
I'm so good at going on hiatus, I should be a travel agent! Anyways, lots of life changes that have kept me away.
Still plugging along with the dissertation (which I was putting in some serious footwork before the holidays!), I was intervi... Read more
feeling like I could eat a horse
Sometimes I really hate having hormones and stress. It simply makes me feel like I cannot get enough food. Lately, I have felt totally insatiable and that is the absolute worst feeling. My brain and my body are just not in agreement that enough ... Read more
America's roller coast
So, since I have a few moments of free time, I'm going to catch you up on another blog entry.
Let's go to last weekend. Not this past weekend, but the weekend of the 11th. I went to Cedar Point with some friends and was tr... Read more
My half marathon.......my first one ever!
Well, I did it. Back in the first weekend in October, I ran my first half marathon and it was surprisingly easier than I thought. It was def. a challenge to my mental stamina, but I did it. And, even better, I did it with two of my dearest frien... Read more
coming a long way
Good afternoon readers!
Just wanting to share some positive news on this dreary day. Today is just a good day. Tomorrow, I am pushing out a major life goal---I'm running my first half marathon.
I'm terrified!!!! But, I am also equally ... Read more
The smile that wont fade
Ah, this weekend. Today, I am happy. The weather screams of fall: brisk, cool air. The smell of leaves changing. The feel of a dull sun on my lightly wind blown face. The feel of autumn. I love the midwest in the fall. I cant get enough of the c... Read more
When you are told "you seem really happy"
Today has been an incredible day and I was told, after skyping my most favoritest person ever, that I looked incredibly happy....that he could just tell I was really happy and the smile on my face was genuine and it was nice to see that.
I... Read more
How faith fits in with my fitness
There are many days that I lean into my faith more heavily then others. Days where I need additional strength, guidance, or understanding to really try to get through whatever challenge or success I am facing.
I believe that my faith has g... Read more
When people project mean things
I'll keep this blog brief as it is just simple reflection on my feelings at the moment.
I was just put on blast by a friend (or soon to be ex-friend) over some misguided communications and hurt feelings that were never reconciled.
N... Read more
How much I love laughing
Sometimes I share funny stories about myself and then I think "Jackie, do people really care to read about your ridiculousness or your silly mishappenings" and then I think to myself, welp---if you like laughing as much as I do, then ya, maybe p... Read more
My gym pet peeves
Good morning world--happy Wednesday!
Like most people here, training and working out, health, well-being, fitness and nutrition are all important components of why we love SparkPeople. I am no different in that I love to talk about wellness... Read more
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