Even in high school, I thought people were insane when they said, “These are the best days of your life.” If this is as good as it gets, I thought, I might as well just give up right now. 603 more words
Tags » Exercise/Weight Loss
Excuses are just that. Excuses. For years, while Christian pushed himself to run harder, faster, longer, I insisted I couldn’t lose weight. Weight problems run in my family. 794 more words
There’s a photo of myself that I just love. It’s from a hiking excursion last summer in the White Mountains. I was with my good girlfriends from Arkansas, it was a stunning day, we were high on waterfalls and gorges, and I snapped a selfie with a roaring river in the background. 759 more words
Step into my head for a moment, dear readers.
Since I have no kids or husband to fret over, my family is mostly healthy, and my dog is basically the best dog on the planet and gives me no trouble whatsover, there are only two things in life I have to focus on at any given moment. 732 more words
I am 38 years old, and for 37.5 of those years, I have hated running.
Hated. It. To the point where I wanted to smack all the runners who rhapsodize about how easy it is to just throw on their sneakers and go, or surreptitiously trip the skinny creatures in their perfect frickin’ running gear as they bound by me like gazelles, loping along on their exquisitely defined Achilles tendons. 927 more words