I suffer from migraine headaches. There are points in my life where they are infrequent and brief and cause me little pain. And then there are the kind that I have had since having a child and being in graduate school. These are the worst kind of migraines. Since having a child, I have started… Continue reading Migraines and me.
What happens to a body when you go a few weeks off working out? Well, I’ll tell you what happens: it reverts back to its soft, mushy, unsolid form. It protests when you make it move in the ways that– just 14 days prior- were familiar, getting easier, almost fun. This week has not been… Continue reading Oh, the pain: Back on the Fix
So, I fell off the wagon while on vacation. Let’s all be honest together right now, you knew it was coming. I see you nodding over there, I see you. I was strong the first three days– mostly because I knew I had to fit into my vow renewal dress, and I wanted to look… Continue reading Vacation Blunders
This is random, but important. Drink your water. Every day, all day. Because it matters, because it’s good for you. While drinking water replaces the moisture your body loses during the day doing its thing being a body, we lose extra moisture in summer, when we exercise, when we are eating a lot of processed… Continue reading Drink your water
There’s something lovely and awful about not being able to sleep. I don’t want to call it “insomnia,” for that seems chronic and awful and something more than my brain-wheels turning and my body aching from doing my daily workout on full tilt. I am getting better every day, which is great, but also brings… Continue reading Late night musings
Let’s make it official, dear readers. I have officially worked out every day and stuck to my diet every day (other than Friday when I had a few cocktails, but they were logged and accounted for, thank you very much), for a week. I know that this probably seems like nothing, but after a sad… Continue reading Congratulations, you didn’t die!
Making the decision to put your body– one lumpy and bumpy and not at all accustomed to being moved in any manner other than from one nice cushy surface to another, was a scary one. But if you recall, I posted a long time ago about struggling with my weight. Over the past year, through… Continue reading Week one: starting a workout from scratch