There are days when I can walk to the store with my head held high and smile at people passing by. Other days I barely feel comfortable in the skin that I am in and I cannot be around other people without sweating and having to remind myself to breathe. Again, it is plain to […]Read More I Am Afraid of Sitting In the Sun
I still struggle with severe gym anxiety. This has been very apparent to me these past few days. I have a 24/7 gym, pool, and spa at my new town home, but today was the first day that I mustered enough courage to go. In fact, I almost didn’t go for the 3rd day in […]Read More Workout and Word of the Day #6
Nightmares happen at night in the middle of your sleep. I believe that they mirror our fears… You are supposed to be peaceful and at rest, but instead you are faced with demons and in some cases running for your life. You wake up in tears, restless, and shaken up by the nightmare. Once I […]Read More Daily Prompt: NIGHTMARE
Why do we sabotage ourselves?!?! Change is scary. Change poses a huge threat to what is comfortable and familiar. Change creates a new awareness and new perspective. It can feel like you’re facing a death. You either face the death of what you just learned you want. Or you face the death of who you’ve […]Read More Stop Sabotaging Yourself!
When you are in the process of making big changes it often helps to start over. You need to uproot the weeds and some of the existing plants. Sir up some dirt and mix it with good soil. Create a new environment that is conducive to growth. Release the old ways and worn out ideologies […]Read More Transform Your Life Project #21
You need to plant seeds if you plan on growing a garden! Sometimes the wind blow and the rain will fall and your seeds may fall and land upside down on the ground. Don’t let that stop you. Scoop up your seeds, add a few new ones, and replant your garden! You will be surprised […]Read More Watch Your Garden Grow!
I have had lots of different thoughts swirling in my mind lately and this evening when I was cleaning my house I discovered a couple of realizations about myself… I am about to make more big changes in my life (hopefully for the best) and I think this is a perfect time for some deep […]Read More Thoughts, Ramblings, and Realizations
It takes a tremendous amount of work and discipline to become a fit and fabulous woman. That is my goal and once I get there I think that I would much rather maintain it than have to keep starting over. I had a good day overall, but the swimming pool feels like it is getting […]Read More Workout and Word of the Day #46
Uncertainty (can) = Opportunity (if I choose to look at it that way) Something that I have observed about myself this week is that I do NOT deal well with uncertainty. Uncertainty makes me feel anxious, nervous, stressed, thrown off balance, out of control, inadequate… All sorts of bad feelings. I like to know what […]Read More Uncertainty (can) = Opportunity
Have you ever experienced that nervousness of joining a new gym? It is now full-swing spring and with summer right around the corner you know that you have goals in mind. You want to feel good about the way you feel and look! Maybe it is to run your first or 5th triathlon. Or a […]Read More New Gym Nervousness