What does healthy look like?
My counselor's favorite question is: "What does that look like?"
Without intending to, I asked myself, "What does healthy look like?"
Tonight, while working at the YMCA, I realized I was surrounded by healthy individuals leading healt... Read more
I Need Support... HM Doubts!
I need some serious support.
Right now, I feel like all the wind has been taken out of sails. This morning I tried to do my 6 mile run. The run turned into a 3 mile stop-and-go walk. This is not good. I needed to do my long run. How am I s... Read more
Summer Challenge: To Live Life to It's Fullest!
After having a conversation with a friend, I realized I have been holding myself back. It is not anyone else saying I can't do it but ME saying that.
Well, why can't I?
I started to say YES to myself two years ago when I challenged my... Read more
The Bottomless Pit Night
The two main headlines I have about myself today is that I weighed in I ran FIVE miles and weighed in at 167! ... Read more
Falling into the maintenance stage?
I always thought when I arrived at the maintenance stage, I would know by the number on the scale. Like once I reached 160, than I could stop losing weight.
In all actuality, I think I slowly fell into it.
I no longer count calories a... Read more
Time to weed my friend garden. *sigh*
Some people say you reflect yourself with the individuals you surround yourself with and hang out with.
There is a friend that seems to be sucking all the energy out of me. She talks while I listen. It doesn't seem to be a 2-way street any... Read more
Running is my drug.
My friend said something that turned my world upside down which caused me to think alot this past weekend. At the same time of needing to talk to someone, my friend found out that the guy she has liked for months on end does not like her and doe... Read more
This Week's Workout Plan... I know, so interesting.
As I was looking at this upcoming week, I realized I am going to be one busy, working lady and I need a workout plan as when I usually do work out is getting filled by other important things... like academic advisement or grant money commitments... Read more
Week 4 of 1/2 Marathon Training: Rough!
It was rough but I got it done!
I consider my training week to start with Sunday's long run. On Sunday, I was supposed to run either 5-6 miles. I did 3 miles. I tried to run with tired, sore legs... bad idea! Okay, lesson learned.
Tha... Read more
Chips - Unhealthy or healthy?
Tonight, I went grocery shopping for things I forgot a few days ago when I went. As I was shopping, I decided I wanted some "healthy" snacks. But, what ARE "healthy" snacks versus "unhealthy"?
I really wanted chips. My brain is like.. "No, ... Read more
Mental Tough Run
Since Sunday or so, I have felt I have been struggling with life. In fact, I have been super anxious. I always wonder if people around me can tell.. but sometimes, honestly, it feels like I am twitching out.
In the last few days, I feel li... Read more
A Lovely Birthday! ;)
Today is my birthday!
For the past few years, I have not enjoyed my birthday. Honestly, it was kinda ... Read more
It's Official!!!! :D
It's official!!! I have signed up for my FIRST Half Marathon!
Even through I am in week 3 and have be... Read more
Lovin' the job...
Sometimes, I get stressed out about my job... but, tonight was not one of those days. Nope, tonight is one of those nights where I LOVE my job.
First, one of the supervisors told me that she heard I was a weight loss "success" story. Really... Read more
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Show love to your children...
Why is it so hard for some parents to give and show love to their children?
Is it really so hard to hug them?
Is it really so hard to say, "I am proud of you."?
Is it really so hard to support them in their endeavors?
Is it r... Read more