I am not the best at New Year’s Resolutions. Coming up with them and sticking to them is a recipe for an anxiety attack, most of the time. For me, anyway. For you, maybe it works. This year, I mentioned to a couple of my friends that I wanted to hear what their resolutions were,Continue reading “No time like the present”
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Hello from the other side
2021. It’s good to see you. It’s also good to see this blog, which I apparently haven’t updated in almost three years. So consider this a new start in all forms. We’re two days in to a new year and approaching some things that way has already helped me considerably. There’s not a lot toContinue reading “Hello from the other side”
Reaching the Light
Note from Laura: This post was not written by me. It was written by a very close friend of mine, who is going through a hard time. In the interest of supporting her and supporting lessening the stigma surrounding talking about mental health, I’m sharing it here, with her permission, and actually at her request.Continue reading “Reaching the Light”
Get it right, get it tight
So. The running thing? It’s not really happening anymore. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Let’s rewind a little, shall we? A few months ago I’d hit a bit of a rut at the gym. I had gotten to a point where I dreaded going because it was the same old stuff every time. WalkContinue reading “Get it right, get it tight”
So, winter sucks.
Bears have it right, y’all. They sleep all winter. I could get down with that. Because winter is the shittiest of all seasons. This one’s been pretty bad, too. Gray and gloomy outside almost every day, cold AF (I can no longer afford to have a social life due to increasing costs of my electricContinue reading “So, winter sucks.”
You think I’m sleep? I ain’t sleep.
When I was younger, I could sleep hard. I slept all the time and it was hard to wake me up. I slept through the worst thunderstorms. Also, fun family events. Sometimes outdoors. Exhibit A: Exhibit B: (This one is from the Derby Festival’s Great Balloon Race one year and I obviously was real intoContinue reading “You think I’m sleep? I ain’t sleep.”
I did it all for the banana. And the Thanksgiving sides.
The night before, I got nervous. The morning of, I got real nervous. I think I went to the bathroom 11 times. And then I was nervous about being nervous because nervous poops. This is my life, y’all. I wore my new running leggings. I congratulated myself for choosing the long-sleeve shirt because it wasContinue reading “I did it all for the banana. And the Thanksgiving sides.”
Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger
I do not judge those people who fill the gym on the first few days of January. Yes, it’s harder to find a spot and you may have to wait a minute for the machine you want, but good on them for making a change. And I hope it’s a change that sticks. For allContinue reading “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger”
Like riding a bike
David Sedaris has this great story about getting a Fitbit and basically how his OCD is mainly what keeps pushing him to not only hit his step goal but blow it out of the water completely. Give it a read after you’re done with this. I got a Fitbit last Christmas. I’d been having troubleContinue reading “Like riding a bike”
Wherein I was an angry elf for a lil bit
There are a LOT of fun side effects to having anxiety and depression simultaneously. 1. That thing where your legs almost never stop moving when you’re sitting still – If this helped my running at all, I’d be at a marathon level right now instead of 5K. 2. All of the thoughts all of theContinue reading “Wherein I was an angry elf for a lil bit”