Today I started off my holiday weekend with a Hero WOD. If you aren't familiar with that term it is a workout that is created in memory of a hero, often a fallen soldier in battle. We do this as a way to honor those heroes, and the workouts are meant to be brutal. I… Continue reading Getting Back Up When You’re Down
The moment of clarity that changed my weight loss game. Forget about what everyone else is doing. It is not easy to do, and I still struggle with it from time to time. If there is one thing I know I excel at, it is being hard on myself. I have this idea of what… Continue reading Compare Yourself to Others: Why this is terrible advice.
As part of my quest to get healthy and happy last year I joined a Crossfit gym. It was actually after some convincing as I was terrified to do such a challenging workout in a gym filled with 20-year-old athletes. However after a few weeks I was hooked on the energy and was back to… Continue reading Recognizing the Wins Before the Race is Over
It has been over a year since my split with the X. I don't even recognize the person I was then. I was caught between feeling free and feeling abandoned. Feeling relieved and feeling afraid. Excited and hurt. Going through a divorce or any breakup really is filled with so many emotions. I remember thinking… Continue reading Eight Tips for Surviving a Breakup