We enter a room hoping to change things. I wish the lighting was different, the floor was softer, the teacher could speak up and be easier to understand. It’s cold in here. Too hot right now. We fall in love and find ourselves wanting to change them. I wish she would listen! Why can’t he […]Read More You Take Me The Way I Am
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!
I spent some time studying. My sister and I got ice cream cones and went for a walk in the rain. I ate a big bowl of soup for dinner with a cup of peppermint tea… And a couple of thin mints for dessert. I will take Ruby out for a walk. Then I […]Read More Self Care
I think that I have hit another slump, but it has a different feel to it… It feels like I have a bigger appetite and less motivation. I have also realized that potty-training my puppy was much easier when I was at home more often and my workouts at the gym pull me away from […]Read More Workout and Word of the Day #35
Sometimes it feels like it is more challenging to rest and recover than to workout and keep pushing. I worry that if I take a step back; I won’t come back. In a sense, my concern may be somewhat justified because in the past a day off has turned into months off. I don’t want […]Read More This Is A “Rest Test”
This may not be the giant bathtub by the window in the spacious bathroom I have had these past 8 months, but I have a hot cup of tea and I am happy! What more does a girl need, right?… Actually a lot of things, but this is a good start. I think that we […]Read More I Have A Hot Cup of Tea and I Am Happy…
I have been feeling so down on myself and my body lately. I know that running does wonders for my mind and body so I am going to go out and do that. I won’t worry about speed. I won’t worry about how I look. I will just run and be happy.Read More Run It!
Days like today (or even the past few weeks). I get caught up in thinking about what everybody else thinks. Or at least what the people in my life who matter think of me. I spend so much time picking myself apart and being critical. I feel like I am not pretty enough. I […]Read More Sometimes I forget that I AM ENOUGH