Category «happiness»

Group running: I’m a fan now.

The past two Saturdays, I ran with other human beings and I actually enjoyed it. This was a special moment, as y’all know how I most enjoy my running solo because it’s my “me” time. I get lost in my thoughts, rock out to my tunes, and don’t have to worry about slowing anybody down. I …

2013: The Best Worst Year of My Life

The last day of 2013. I feel like I should do some grandiose, month-by-month, epic-like, (cue my movie voice) “Here it is: The Year in Review, 2013 Edition.” But ehh, I don’t feel like it. Annnnnnd 94,362,106,875 other bloggers are, so I’m not going to. Sing along to the tune of, “It’s my party and …

$100 Athleta Gift Card Giveaway–Just Tell Me Your #MyFitWish!

And the winner of the $100 Athleta Gift Card is… Jessica @RunBrinksyRun Congratulations to you and thank you to all who entered and spread your #MyFitWish! 🙂 ******************** When I was a young girl, I wished for many things. Health-wise, they were all related…to be comfortable in my own skin, have better self-esteem, to be …

Get Busy Living…It’s a Wonderful Life.

Exactly one month ago today, I found myself at a major crossroads. I came home from work, sat alone on a bench in my apartment, and thought about my life. It was one of those moments where I thought, and this is straight from Shawshank Redemption, “I’m going to get busy living or get busy …

I Bought a Lululemon Bag and Now I’m Getting a Divorce.

Remember when I posted this on Instagram a couple weeks ago? Looking at the caption of the picture, well… I was half joking about the title of this post and half not. If you follow me on my Instagram, Facebook page, Twitter or just know me in the real world, you know my big news. …

One Happy Little Personal Trainer.

I’m just going to say it–In my wee old opinion, I think I was due for some awesomeness in my life lately. Between dealing with all of the “Hey, guess what, ‘I’m baaaaack, Signed, Depression” stuff taking front and center in my life, it was just time for some rainbows and sunshine. This past weekend, …

What does yoga mean to you? #ShareYourOM for National Yoga Month!

I’ll admit it. It’s been far too long since I’ve gotten my body into the Downward Dog, Warrior, Rabbit or Headstand Poses. Okay, not the Headstand–who am I kidding about that one? I think about all of this from time to time while I’m at the gym. I’m there, squatting, dead lifting, benching, curling and …

Prozac and Other Reasons to Smile.

Oh what a difference a week makes. And new meds. Last Monday, I had had it with the evil side effects with which the Zoloft darkened my doorstep body. I mean, c’mon man, if you’re already struggling with clinical depression and your symptoms include being lethargic (RE: seriously, seriously not giving a flying flip about …

Bikini Progress Pics & a New Tattoo!

Hello Friends. I do believe I owe you a post! This is the one I should have written on the first day of Summer, but thanks to a cray cray couple of weeks in my personal/work life, I was in no shape for a big debut. After the three weeks settled down and I buckled …