I had been beating myself up, this pregnancy just didn't seem to be going how I wanted or had planned. I was trying to be active, but it wasn't showing like my previous pregnancy. I was trying to be healthy throughout but it just seemed as if th... Read more
I'm just a couple short months away from it being a year since I was "officially" diagnosed with depression but the symptoms have been around going on two years. Why a years difference? Because of denial when it was mentioned as a likely possibi... Read more
Depression is not a total foreign concept to me, I grew up with people close to me who struggled greatly with it. I’m aware depression varies from person to person on the extent of how they’re affected and even the reasons why they’re affected. ... Read more
I said towards the beginning of this journey, about -25lbs in, "I'm in this for the long run... going back isn't an option... its just not."
Not a day goes by that I'm not thankful for that mindset.
I'm so glad when I came to the point of h... Read more
This Sunday I will seal my 5 year journey with a kiss, the kiss is my first marathon, 26.2 miles to seal what I started. Don’t miss understand, it isn’t over, but it seems like a great way to close out five years.
I still remember how horrible... Read more
It was all rather embarrassing when I started to ugly cry while explaining why I loved to run. Why would such a question spark tears? As well as a lot of snot. I wasn’t prepared for that kind of response from myself nor do I think anyone in the ... Read more
26.2 miles... You want to know why goals are so great? It's not just the accomplishment itself, it's the journey getting there. Training for my first marathon this fall hasn't been easy, and it's only going to keep getting harder. Yes, crossing ... Read more
Someone recently told me, "you seem really happy and strong" in regards to my posts on Facebook. Part of me was surprised because this has actually been a really hard year for me but then again I don't update the Facebook "world" on every strugg... Read more
We always want to "improve" ourselves, whether it's by:
accomplishing a goal
constantly changing our hairstyle or color
whitening our teeth
even having the latest fashion.
There is noth... Read more
Progress (video blog)
Monday, July 08, 2013
Hey peeps! so I'm pretty hyper, talked about a mile a minute but thats what happens when you get some freedom, coffee and are excited! I was totally dancing in my kitchen before I recorded this by the way ;)... Read more
Most of you know that 7 months ago I had a c-section, some of you may not know that I also had emergency surgery not even a week after delivery because my incision re-opened(I don't wish that on anyone!).
My biggest fear during recovery? It... Read more