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
I am who I am
A little late night rambling and reflecting on the person that I am.
I'm sometimes a little emotional.
I can be a little overprotective.
I tend to care way too much and over think everything.
I love to love. Pure and simple.
I have... Read more
feeling the stress of being in the writing phase of PhD
Ah, time is just not my friend and it is really challenging when it comes to trying to find time to write.
They all said this would happen.
That it would be a lonely place.
That other things would seem more enjoyable (and anything is m... Read more
The throws of double membership
Okay folks, I need some advice.
I currently have a gym membership at my rec center at the University I work at. It's not too terribly expensive, about 25 a month. I pay 50 a semester if I want to take classes (which adds 150 onto my yearly ... Read more
Why I struggle with Western medicine
So, I have migraines. For as long as I can remember. I do everything I can to manage them naturally so I do not have to take a bunch of medicine. I don't agree with all the practices of doctors in the States, and sometimes I feel like giving me ... Read more
I haven't written in such a long time. This happens when life really starts to get busy. I don't always agree with the hustle and bustle of life, but it is what it is.
I'm going to put my updates from the past few months in a list of top 50... Read more
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