Along with this diagnosis came the news that I could no longer run. As a runner, this was tough news to hear but I wasn’t going to let this diagnosis define me.
We’re bringing back some of our favorite posts from the archives for #TBT. This post originally published in June 2011. Since then, Jackie has gone on to complete more triathlons than we can count, including an Ironman. 🙌 My fitness “aha!” moment was two years ago during nursing school. I was sitting in the skills lab […]
It’s difficult to pin-down an “aha!” moment in my fitness journey because for as long as I can remember, sports have been a huge part of my upbringing. Growing up with two brothers in sunny California, there was always a reason to get outside and join a pickup basketball game, head over to the baseball […]
I’ve been active my entire life and have continually flip-flopped on activities. From dancing to climbing to hiking, I have tried it all, but never really had found something I was truly passionate about. Eventually, I would lose interest in the hobby/activity and quit. All my life I have thought runners were absolutely crazy. I […]
For most of my life I’ve been active and always enjoyed working out, but like so many others, somewhere along the way I let all of the hurdles in life prevent me from living my life to the fullest. 3 years ago I found myself having gained over 35 pounds and eating/drinking an incredibly unhealthy […]
Hello there! I’m not sure if I’m ready to write this or not but here I go anyways (kids are napping so I have time, lol)!!! I’m a mom, wife, daughter, sister, goofball, workout fanatic, & lover of Christ. I have always been an active girl, always striving to push my body to the test. […]
My Aha moment happened on March 12, 2012, but let me rewind a couple years first. Near the end of 2008 I participated in a health fair at work. It included blood pressure check, weight, blood sugar and cholesterol levels. When I got my results, my heart sank. My blood pressure and sugar was in […]
I have always been an active person, so when I got pregnant with my daughter and put on almost 75 pounds I didn’t know what to do. After about 4-5 months when I couldn’t lose the weight, I knew I had to make a change. I became a beachbody coach and worked out everyday. A […]