Crushing goals

      Running the windy uphill trail at the state park in my town...This has been a goal for a while! No idea why but to challenge myself. Sometimes I come up with things that don't necessarily excite me but sound intriguing simply because it is a challenge. I woke up with this challenge … Continue reading Crushing goals

Mirrors

Self-Identity Look in the mirror. Who do you see? How do you see yourself? Are you defined by what you do, or what you have, or where you grew up? Do you use certain words to describe yourself? Do you let others define who you are, how you see yourself, or what you do? In … Continue reading Mirrors

The Wandering Girl

The girl who leaves a trail behind and forgets to take parts with her. This girl is working on her skills to notice her positive effects on certain people wherever she goes, but often times she isn’t fully able to take all the good along with her. Instead of seeing strengths, this girl silently and … Continue reading The Wandering Girl

Preface to My Story

  I could tell you I was the target of mistreatment in high school or that I obsessed about my weight and working out to the point of unhealthiness or that I progressively got worse and worse with depression and anxiety until I began obsessing about my sexuality  and relationships until it was finally diagnosed … Continue reading Preface to My Story

No More Diets

I bite my tongue when people ask me for a diet plan. "Just tell me what to eat because I can do that. I just need something to follow" I have gotten confident in my answer of "no." I go on with: "You wanna know why I say no. It's because all diets do is label … Continue reading No More Diets

Just Jump

Tonight my coworker looked at me and said, "stop planning and strategizing so much, just jump! Stop saying "but this pool is bigger, my friend is over here, what if the water is too cold..just get in there!" He is the same one who, on our two hour hike on Friday said, "stop giving people power … Continue reading Just Jump

Hide and Seek with Yourself

East coast to west coast and back again! Fun fact for everyone: you take yourself and your problems wherever you go! You are your shadow. Just in case you were wondering if traveling or picking up all your things and leaving offers you the grand escape.....it doesn't. On the plane, in the car, at the … Continue reading Hide and Seek with Yourself