Before I started running, I cared about changing my life and building healthy habits. Of course I was aware of how I looked and how unhappy I was. But I had no idea where to begin. Nothing I did ever felt like it would produce results, at least not lasting ones. I think that’s where a lot of people are — they desperately want change, but they have no idea where to begin.
In honor of the third anniversary of when I started running — on a Wednesday evening, in late summer, on a whim: 1. No wonder you hated exercising when you thought the only way to do it was by “going to the gym.” 2. Don’t judge a run before mile 3. 3. Pacing yourself means practicing […]
A friend messaged me tonight and asked me that question … and yes, I know it’s Google-bait, but I thought, “that would make a great topic for a post!” When I started on my “fitness journey” (god, that sounds corny) almost 3 years ago, I was sitting at my computer drinking a beer, […]
Blog friends, I have been avoiding you. This diet was not going well. And it’s a lot easier to write about how great everything is, and how easy losing weight is, and the pressure to feel inspirational, motivational, etc., etc. So I don’t want to write, ’cause it just hasn’t been going like that. Here’s how […]
Training is this delicate balance between work, rest and nutrition. You need to work hard in order to get stronger. You need to eat in order to get energy. And you need to rest in order to heal. So, I’ve been gaining weight again. That’s my weight for the past six months, always taken with […]