The Dark Side: Social Media Makes Us Crazy

The Dark Side: Social Media Makes Us Crazy

Social Media can really be a good thing....sometimes..... I have been a part of the social media trend since the days of MySpace. I can remember back to the days that Facebook was just throwing sheep and poking people. I joined in April of 2005. I'm really old. I mean, it really was boring back [...]

Welcome It, Defeat It and Toss It Aside

Welcome It, Defeat It and Toss It Aside

The Plateau. That moment when the massive changes have stopped happening, when the weight stops falling off. It’s when you start to lose motivation, when you’re mind starts to try and trick you into giving up. It’s the moment when your doubt creeps in and tells you all the hard work and dedication aren’t working [...]

Leaving On an (Emotionally Stunted) Jet Plane

Leaving On an (Emotionally Stunted) Jet Plane

I am not sure if any of you have noticed my absence as of late. It has been a dozy lately. I have felt completely unmotivated.  I was unable to write a blog post. I was unable to workout regularly. I was finding no enjoyment in cooking or eating (huge red flag.) I was exhausted [...]

Too Much Werk, werk, werk, werk, werk (in my best Rihanna voice)

I recently posted on social media that I was taking a day off of my workouts. Really I was just switching my rest day to Friday and working out on Sunday. Another fitness friend of mine, of whom I respect and am by no means talking negatively about, commented that I was letting my mental [...]

Pouring My Strength All Over You

Pouring My Strength All Over You

I took last week off from writing to spend the extra time focusing on a vacation with family before the start of a crazy back to school week. It always feels like it is so hectic. I am constantly dragging small people out of bed, making breakfasts that barely get eaten because they really wanted [...]