In anticipation of what I call "5K Season," which is essentially the cooler months of the year & when organizations tend to pile on 5Ks in celebration of the holidays, I decided to put a little something together detailing my training & preparation for my first 5K in 2016, then how I quickly got hooked … Continue reading So You Wanna Run A 5K?
A good friend of mine suggested I compile a list of essentials in starting a workout journey of your own, or simply a list of some of my favorite products. So I’ve been working pretty diligently to get a list together & find resourceful info for y’all! I’ll be linking some online sources for some … Continue reading Jen’s Top 10 Workout Essentials!
So my Monday started off kinda strange. I woke up in the morning very tired. I hadn’t slept too much, but that wasn’t anything too unusual. I went to work and while sitting at my desk, doing absolutely nothing but paperwork, I became very aware of my breathing. It was shallow and I was having … Continue reading Lose My Breath
Dear readers, I haven’t been completely honest with you. You see, I talk a lot about practicing self care and living happy, but truthfully, I haven’t quite been taking my own advice. They say crying is healthy. It releases stress & gives the body a natural relief of sorrow & frustration. It also lowers your … Continue reading Hypocrite*
July 15, 2018 would have been my grandma's 96th birthday. She passed away early last November, leaving me with the most unimaginable grief. I decided to dedicate this blog to her, to grief, and to the importance of self-care in the grieving process. 256 days ago, around 3AM on November 3, 2017, I kissed my … Continue reading Carry On