Exercise, Fitness, Health and Wellness, Inspiration, lifestyle, Mental Health, motivation, Uncategorized, Workout

Stop being afraid to fail!

We all fail. Sometimes we fail big, something we fail small but inevitably we all fail at something at some point in our lives. Off the top of my head, right now, I can think of several things I have failed at over the years. Relationships, friendships, exams, even jobs, just to name a few….… Continue reading Stop being afraid to fail!

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Why am I not seeing results??

One of the most frustrating parts of any fitness journey is when you feel like you have been busting your butt for a solid length of time but are not seeing the expected results.  Sometimes this happens a few weeks into a brand-new fitness journey, sometimes it happens a few months or even a few… Continue reading Why am I not seeing results??

Exercise, Fitness, Health and Wellness, lifestyle, motivation, Workout

4 Tips to Crush Those AM Workouts!

I am not by nature a morning person. Never have been, probably never will be. That being said, I have become a huge fan of crushing my workouts first thing in the morning so I can check it off my list and get on with my day. I have fallen so in love with taking… Continue reading 4 Tips to Crush Those AM Workouts!

Food, Health and Wellness, lifestyle

What’s Up with Leaky Gut?

Gut health has been heavy on my mind lately. I feel like I have been in a lifelong struggle to keep my stomach happy and in turn the rest of my body working properly. I have struggled over the years with ulcers and in turn ulcerative colitis, including a flare up at the end of… Continue reading What’s Up with Leaky Gut?

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SOS! Why is it so hard to ask for help?

We have all been through a lot this past year and a half. There have been a lot of unknowns. A lot of isolation. A lot of wondering what is going to happen next. I think we have all had new challenges to face and obstacles to overcome and in turn days where we have… Continue reading SOS! Why is it so hard to ask for help?

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Acceptance

This month is all about acceptance. Accepting other people the way they are. Accepting there is no right or wrong way to live your life. Accepting that it is ok to have different opinions, different beliefs, different lifestyles and still all be able to peacefully cohabitate on this big round spinning rock we call home.  … Continue reading Acceptance

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Be Scared and Do It Anyway….

“Why am I doing this??”  That is a literal question I ask myself at least once, if not several times, during each ride I set out on. Mountain biking for me is challenging, like really challenging. It pushes my body and mind to extremes that I haven’t experienced in any other sport or endeavor I… Continue reading Be Scared and Do It Anyway….

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Getting To Know Thyself…

I have always been interested in human nature. Why people do the things they do. How much our upbringing plays a role in the person we become versus how genetics affect who we end up being. And lately, I have been wondering these very things about myself…more than I usually do anyway. Why have I… Continue reading Getting To Know Thyself…

Fitness, Food, Health and Wellness, Inspiration, lifestyle, Mental Health, motivation, Uncategorized

My Relationship With Food

Like most relationships, it is a ridiculously complicated one. Well, it used to be. I saw that a few weeks ago it was National Eating Disorder Week and I went back and forth about posting something about my own experience with the subject. I am not sure exactly why I waivered, other than it is… Continue reading My Relationship With Food