Category «blogging»

Gaining weight to gain empathy?

I saw this on the wonderful world wide web yesterday. Drew Manning, a personal trainer, has already gained 70 pounds in six months time and still has plans to gain more. His reason? “To experience for himself what it’s like to be overweight, how tough it is to lose weight, and ultimately show others how …

Semi-Wordless Wednesday & Happy Things.

I’m not so good at being “wordless.” Good grief–I’m an English Major! Every time I make an attempt at a Wordless Wednesday post, or my version of it–the Silent Saturday post {such as this or that}–I still end up typing too much in it. I’m trying hard today though because it’s my day off and …

“Even as a vegetarian, you should still eat chicken.”

Howdy! Real quick–because now it’s starting to be old news but I keep forgetting to mention it–take a look at my guest blogger post on I Swear My Legs are on Auto-Pilot…! Courtenay asked me to be her September Guest Blogger and I happily obliged! It’s now seven days old, but if you haven’t seen …

Finally. The ubiquitous 7 links post.

When I write a post that gets a lot of views and a lot of heartfelt comments both here and on Facebook, it seems difficult to top it. Not necessarily “top”, but write something that is as worthy and inspirational. Yesterday’s post, A Former Fat Girl’s Long Awaited Day, is one of those. EVERYTHING I post …

Sunny Seed Studying

Today I was excited to find out that my guest post on Sunny Seed Lisa’s blog was ready for the world to see! Have you checked it out? Head over to her page to read it! And then look around some more–I found the cutest stories and most delicious, scrumptious looking recipe ideas there! Oh, and what are Sunny …

Balls & Banana Bites

I didn’t work out Monday. I didn’t work out Tuesday. And I didn’t work out Wednesday. During this 3 day hiatus, I did help train a friend. And I completed many Plank-A-Days. But as far as getting down and dirty and sweating it out–nope. There would have been a time when I would have responded to this …