More Than A Number On A Scale

"Get on the scale" "Let's see what you are weighing in at today" "We've got to get you down to 130" This is what I heard every day at track practice in the weight room. I was constantly weighing in. At first it was fun for me, as a freshman I was put on a … Continue reading More Than A Number On A Scale

Kindness Looks Good on You

Every morning I take the train to work. I am surrounded by people who are constantly yelling at each other or shoving each other all for their own sole purpose. I can't lie and say I haven't said a remark under my breath after being pushed by someone, and I can't say I haven't shoved … Continue reading Kindness Looks Good on You

Spending Time in The Present Moment

How often do you spend being in the present moment? We spend so much time waiting for tomorrow, waiting for something better and constantly forgetting to live in the present and be okay with what we have before our eyes. We say we will be happier when we meet our goal weight or when we … Continue reading Spending Time in The Present Moment

Risks Are Worth Taking

Do you remember what it was like to be a child? To feel fearless and invincible and feel like no dream was out of reach? I remember as a child, I was determined to be a singer, a firefighter, a hair dresser, and a doctor, all at the same time. And although in retrospect, those … Continue reading Risks Are Worth Taking

Your Story Matters

No matter what your story is, know that your story matters. I think it is easy to feel like our story is insignificant because we learn that someone has gone through something worse, and so ours becomes unworthy to tell. I know I sometimes struggle with that, especially when I read the stories of others … Continue reading Your Story Matters