Over the past year I’ve been seriously thinking about competing. Thinking about the amount you have to push yourself to new limits both mentally and physically is extremely appealing to me. Maybe it’s the idea of something new to compete in, or maybe it’s that so many people ask me if i’m currently prepping. With so many people around me prepping … More Contemplating Competing
Five years. Five years ago I was laying a bathroom floor alone at 3am, and crying so hard it was silent. I was alone on a bathroom floor trying to hang onto whatever little bit of life I had left in me. I remember the first person that I told. I remember the phone call … More Five Cheers for Five Years
Breaking up is something that everyone goes through at some point in their lifetime and we all face it in different ways. Some people are easily capable of moving on from break ups and getting over it while others take a stronger hit. I’ve been through my fair share of break ups and recently I … More Breaking Up.
Not only are our bodies changing over the years as we age but they are constantly changing every week , and every month. I’m not talking about related to altering your macros and your workout regime kind of change, but the changes that we see throughout the month as our hormones change. Everybody’s body changes … More Bodies Constantly Change
There is a plethora of things that have refused to allow myself to feel. I continue to push them aside and ignore them as if they didn’t happen. The only problem with this is that means they continue to build up and eat away at my inner self. Repressing emotions is common. It’s common for … More Repressing Emotion
Imagine if your mental health didn’t effect your day to day life. Imagine if you could separate what your mental illness was telling you what you actually knew. Imagine if your MENTAL health didn’t control your every thought. Imagine how much easier life would be. I honestly wonder every single day what it’s like to … More Imagine.
I have seen numerous posts about self-care and how important it is to utilize it in your daily life. I can honestly say that this is probably one of the key things that i’ve learned throughout my years in therapy. I used to think that it was bogus. That it didn’t matter what I did, … More Self-Care
Working with a trainer is effective and there’s no doubt about that. I’ve worked with different trainers in the past and they’ve all had different ways of doing things when it comes to meal plans and work outs. So how does someone find a trainer or coach that works for them? Sometimes you’re lucky and … More Finding a Trainer / Coach
As of January 1st there is a new law that restaurants and businesses with a certain number of franchises have to display the calorie count on their menus. I honestly was not aware of this until i went out to week just over a week ago with my friends.. and even though i’ve been in … More Calorie Count on Menus
Recently the hashtag “gaining weight is cool” took over Instagram to promote mental health awareness and the incredible things that recovery leads to. Gaining weight has a stigma all on it’s own. From the idea that women are supposed to weigh a certain amount or fit into a certain size, and have a certain body … More Gaining Weight is Cool