Chaga chaga chaga chaga

As I wrote that title I envisioned a little train, chugging along on this quiet, snowy Thursday! But no, today’s post is not about trains. It’s about chaga, the mushroom. I can’t believe I’m even writing this post. I do not like mushrooms. I have never, ever liked them. But the more I immerse myself in […]

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March Check-in

Even as I write the title to this post, I can’t believe it’s MARCH. These last two and a half months have gone by so quickly. I think it’s because I’ve been working so much. I barely have time to catch my breath, let alone realize what day it is! I have taken an interesting […]

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Hitting Rock Bottom

Bad days come and go, difficult things happen in our lives, but we work through them. Hitting rock bottom is entirely different. I can pinpoint events in my life that served as catalysts for change. In reflecting on those times, I notice that it was not the great and wonderful events in life that changed me, […]

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Diary of the Best Friend of an Alcoholic

It’s so much easier to write about what you know. That’s why this blog isn’t about knitting, or beauty, or scrapbooking. That’s why this blog is about struggle. That’s why this blog is about overcoming. These are the things that I know. Not just in myself, but the people who surround me. Now I understand […]

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January Check-in

Hello beautiful people. It’s been an incredible first month of the year. And I’m not trying to be cheesey or cliche – I really mean it. I’ve made some great strides towards bettering myself and creating an even closer relationship with me and my body. Something really big has happened (if you read my blog […]

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Advocate for Yourself

Being an anxious person with any kind of actual physical health issue comes with it’s own special set of challenges. It could perhaps mean you are going to engage in circular cause and effect arguments with yourself trying to figure out your symptoms. It could mean googling your symptoms until you convince yourself you are […]

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The Monster

We all have a dark side – but not all of us are willing to admit it. There’s darkness, but there’s also light. Every one of us represents both sides of the coin; the light and the dark, the good and the bad, the right and the left. I do believe that there is a […]

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What I Lost to Fitness

When it comes to what I’ve lost to fitness, it’s not so black and white. You see, I’ve lost good things, and I’ve lost bad things. It’s just change. It’s just life. It’s a part of my journey that I want to share with you. This is what I lost to fitness. I lost that “not […]

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“I Have Anxiety Too”

Yesterday, a man and I began talking about protein. He told me : “I can’t take that powder because it triggers my anxiety”, and was quick to apologize with, “sorry, is that too much information?” I could have said no and brushed it off. But I was intrigued. Intrigued because I know exactly what it’s […]

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How Does Food Apathy Affect You?

Do you think you can help me figure this one out? I have always been fascinated by what drives people, what motivates them. I want answers. I want to know why people do what they do. I want to know why some people get stuck in bad eating habits and despite their intentions end up […]

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