Altering Discomfort

Everyone experiences anxiety in different ways. I find I often have the hardest time with clothing. If you see me at work just know that I’ve probably changed my clothes no less than 5 times before I left the house.  That doesn’t look good.  Not feeling that today. My midsection looks crazy in this. No.…

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Back in the Saddle

It was 4:30 in the morning and I was sitting in my car trying to talk myself into what I recklessly signed up for the night before. Did I really register for SpinĀ®? SpinningĀ® is a class that always intrigued me. There are two distinctive schools of thought with SpinningĀ® it’s either emphatically love or…

Warning: Beach Class

The day I wrote my last post I had to immediately “put my money where my mouth is!” I pressed the send button waxing poetic about finally feeling comfortable in discomfort and was greeted by the opportunity to put that to the test at the door of the dojo!

Resisting the Call of Ice Cream

The other day it was super hot outside and it seemed like everywhere I turned there was a kid with ice cream. Large gorgeous scoops of frozen gold in a waffle cone of goodness. My love of ice cream is real. I haven’t had ice cream in over two years and I’ll never have it again.

The Public Commodity of Bodies

I remember reading a BuzzFeed article a young woman wrote about how perceptions of her changed when she lost 100lbs. It was something I could identify with wholeheartedly as a woman of a larger size who then lost weight. The part of the article that really resonated with me was when she referred to her…

Avoiding Weight Loss Surgery Regret

I saw a post today on Facebook that broke my heart. She wrote: I regret having Gastric Bypass.  Then I remembered a video where I heard some profound words: No one ever breaks your heart, they break your expectations. Think about a past relationship and I bet you can immediately feel the weight of that…