Owning who I am

For a long time, I’ve run away from myself. I’ve been ashamed, confused, arrogant, broken and hot-headed…..among other things. And I could sit here and list out every reason why I’ve felt all of those things, and justify them like a well-crafted essay. But, what’s the point? Why justify negative behavior when I have the strength and perseverance to change it? In 2015, I set … Continue reading Owning who I am

So, I joined a gym….again……again

I know, I know. Again?! Hey, gotta keep trying until you find something that fits, right? Let’s take a quick trip down memory lane, shall we? Joined my first CrossFit gym in 2012 when I was done with treatments and in remission. I loved the workouts but really disliked the community and trainers. #fail Joined my second CrossFit gym in 2013 when I was ready … Continue reading So, I joined a gym….again……again

Morning time

Today is one of those glorious Saturdays where the sun is shining, there’s a breeze to the air, cutting the heat to where you just need slippers on your feet and a light jacket in order to sit outside (which is what I am currently doing). With no plans until early afternoon, the morning is completely for me, my coffee and my laptop. After a … Continue reading Morning time

The never-ending body image war

This week has truly been a mind-bending, full-plate kind of week. Due to certain events that transpired last weekend, the topic of body image has been weighing heavily on my mind. I’ve written on this topic before, and of course, as a woman, it’s never far from my thoughts. What’s a bit different this time is the reason it’s on my mind was due to … Continue reading The never-ending body image war