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Running & Embodiment
As I work to build on my momentum, weekends are for the moment turning into my time to keep strengthening the reset button I have pushed. I am in the throes of having all my final papers and exams due last week and this coming one for the end of... Read more
First Run, First Glow
Yesterday I found myself winding down after the holiday and getting the house picked up and then I decided I was going to go up to the elementary school down the street from me to exercise, with hopes of no one being around so I could really sav... Read more
Back and getting a head start on 2017!
It's been a good long while and all the pounds and many more regained since I've been active on Spark, but the nostalgia and good memories of a time when I felt the support and connection to a community of those with similar goals and drives bri... Read more
Weddings, Summer & Resetting Some Goals
I enjoyed a fantastic few days up in my old home town Burlington, Vermont for the beautiful wedding of one of my closest friends, POKIEFUZZBUCKET. It was perfect! The wedding took place on a boat on Lake Champlain and was filled with a lot of la... Read more
June coming through a Big Grey Fog
Something possessed me to log on today, despite not having been around since last July. Wow, time seems to really be flying by in life when I stop at sporadic moments to notice. The only thing that remains the same is that I continue to vacillat... Read more
Magic Numbers, Loss and the Illusion of Choice
I recently turned 27 and have been thinking a lot lately about how embodiment is a strange thing. When I think back on the life I have lived so far, I can't remember much of a time when I DIDN'T feel consumed by the desire to be skinny, to exis... Read more
Well, well, well. Look who the cat dragged in. and by cat, I mean Caterpillar Bulldozer because I have gained back all the pounds.
Ha. Who's ready for a big old Front Street update??? Better get comfortable for this one. :-)
To see w... Read more
What have you been eating lately? Picture Update
Here's some food pictures of some of what I have been eating lately.
I have eliminated 90% of refined sugars and carbohydrates - I have been substituting gluten free tortillas and wraps for bread, rice pasta instead of whole grain and only ... Read more
sorry for my intermittent presence on my page here ... just trying to balance work, working out, and life. i also think i am on the verge of bringing myself back to counseling, but it's a big emotional investment and i am hesitating for wha... Read more
Ticking Things off for Chicago, Whitney Houston
On the Chicago check-list:
officially registered ... check
Plane ticket bought .... round trip for $169.60!! Awesome! ... and check
Hotel booked for marathon eve and the night post-marathon ... check
Friends in the city to hang out wi... Read more
Running and Reflections
CONFUSEDBIRD reminded me of something I love about running in her blog from today. It really is true that when I am running consistently, not only do I feel better physically, but it feels like my mind, too, is expanded. I notice more about my... Read more
TIme to play catch-up LOL.
Had a fantastic thanksgiving week down in North Carolina and really traveling around the east U.S. Trip started the Friday night before Thanksgiving week - I drove down to CT so my dog could stay with some of ... Read more
I want to gain weight!
I came across this picture online earlier and it sums up everything to me about getting in shape and reaching fitness goals.
Yeah I want to see a number on the scale that I would feel good about, but I'd much rather my body look like it can... Read more
Lately, Last Two Months and Becoming
It's been a while since I've been on this site and I wasn't sure if I was coming back, but ultimately I missed the features and the record I have here of myself over the past couple years and wanted to get back to the original reasons this site ... Read more
Choices vs. Sacrifices
“We make choices. I hate to say 'sacrifices.' When I speak to younger groups, to colleges and other younger athletes, I say 'we don't make sacrifices. If we truly love this sport and we have these goals and dreams in the sport, the classroom, or... Read more