Love the One You’re With

"Well, there's a rose in a fisted glove..." - Stephen Stills From the age 19 until about 27, I lived alone, and I liked it.  I didn't particularly like being around people for long periods of time, and I was perfectly okay with that.  Around 2011, when my then-boyfriend, now-husband and I decided we should try … Continue reading Love the One You’re With

Keep Coming Back

After my Friday morning run I was shocked and elated to hear my running app announce: "Congratulations!..."  I had just run my fastest mile EVER.  We didn't have fitness apps in the 80's, but I know I couldn't run as fast as I do now.  During the elementary gym class one mile run, I would be … Continue reading Keep Coming Back

Take the Shame out of “Fitspiration”

Remember when motivational posters were just pictures of kittens holding onto limbs under the caption, "Hang in there?"  If you've spent any amount of time on Instagram and Pinterest, you have seen the emotional dysfunction minefield that is often labeled as #motivational.  Sadly, many of these graphics use the same tactics as pro-ana (pro-anorexia) websites: selling … Continue reading Take the Shame out of “Fitspiration”