Be Gentle with Yourself

I used to speak so poorly about myself, both to others and to myself, not realizing how damaging it is. "I am broken." "No one will love my when they figure out what goes on in my head." "Don't even try, it won't work." "You think you have a lot to work on, please, I … Continue reading Be Gentle with Yourself

Let Your Hair Down

Ponytail. Braid. Bun. Neither loose or carefree, nor relaxed. Tight. Tied back. In one place. Without movement or room to breathe. All but down. Let your hair down. Let it free, and relax a bit. Swing your head around waving your hair from side to side like no one is watching. Stop pulling it back, as … Continue reading Let Your Hair Down

Diabetes and Fitness

What is it like to be a non-diabetic personal trainer training individuals with diabetes? Everyone is different. What a general statement that could literally mean anything, but in this case I am referring to all of my clients and their diabetes profiles being completely different. One takes insulin, one doesn’t. One is type 1, one is … Continue reading Diabetes and Fitness