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.
Day 18: What is the most embarrasing item of clothing you own? Playing a little catchup here, (surprise surprise!), but I can’t share the most embarassing article of clothing I own. Not yet. You see, a few weeks ago I found the PERFECT Christmas gift for a couple of my best girlfriends. Namely, this one, […]
It’s Monday. Not just in the obvious sense like duh, we know it’s Monday. But in the omg, why did I not rest at all over the weekend? Why am I so tired?!?!? That kind of Monday. And it’s Monday because my to-do list is out of control and totally overwhelming. Blergh. But at least, […]
I would like to officially acknowledge the government for getting my health and fitness back on track. When I graduated college, I was overweight, out of shape, and had no clue what I was going to do with a degree in anthropology (aka “pre-unemployment”). I ended up serving a year in the Americorps NCCC program. […]
Throughout high school and college I maintained a healthy weight by eating fairly sensibly and exercising. In 2009 I got married and moved over a thousand miles to a new home in Texas. After I got married I kind of slacked off in the exercise arena—my excuse was always, “It’s too hot!!” I was also […]
It’s tough to squeeze in workouts during the workday, but often you don’t have much of a choice if you want to make time to work out. Keep reading to see the editor of Running With Mascara, Jen’s, top 3 tips for working out and then going to work. Protect your hair. If you mess […]
I’ve been working too much. Working all the time, really. To the point that I forget to eat meals. (So, so out of character for me!). The not eating meals thing is something I’ve experienced before, and it was bad news bears. It happened at a time in my life when I was buzzing through […]
Don’t have time to make it to class today? No problem. It’s easy to get your yoga fix at work, without your coworkers ever finding out. (Unless, of course, you include them in the fun!) Seriously, you can squeeze in a few yoga intervals throughout your day–at no more than five or ten minutes a […]