Self Care

Getting real- How journaling is helping me with my anxiety disorder

Getting real- How journaling is helping me with my anxiety disorder

Finally, 4 days into 2019, I feel like I have had enough time to digest all that 2018 was. For me 2018 was full of both positives and challenges. I refrain from calling the adversities that I experienced in 2018 ‘negatives’ as I feel that […]

Jogging and Jotting

Jogging and Jotting

  For the last few months I have been working on a bullet journal. For those of you unfamiliar with this crafty trend, you buy a blank notebook or journal and then create your own planner of sorts. This appealed to me because it was a […]

The power of the newbie (mindset)

The power of the newbie (mindset)

THE NEWBIE: comes late to practice on the first day, gets lost on trail runs, has no clue how to run a certain pace, no idea what racing is, running more than 1 mile a day is a HUGE accomplishment (me circa spring 2014), doesn’t […]

Indoors 2018: Where the lion gets a heart

Indoors 2018: Where the lion gets a heart

It has been a while since I last wrote because the last few months have gone all but smoothly for me. With wisdom teeth surgery, then a case of shingles (WHAT 22 yr old gets shingles?!), all on top of the added stress and anxiety […]

Body image, running, & me

Body image, running, & me

A long distance runner: long, lithesome, gazelle-like, the pinnacle of physical aesthetic fitness… Right? WRONG. So very wrong. Body image issues in the running community, especially those surrounding young women like myself, are something I feel very strongly about. While I am sure this will […]