Sob Fest

It has been far too long again.  Hello!! Today, I broke down crying in my car. There I was. In the freakin’Walmart parking lot: red-faced, teary-eyed, yoga-pants-on, didn’t-even-brush-my-hair, crazy woman, having a sob fest. I pulled myself together before the song on the radio ended. And then I continued on with my day. My soul-searching […]

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I hope I never stay the same

Hello lovelies, I hope the weekend left you starry-eyed, excited, intrigued, or a little less sleep deprived at least.  In the spirit of soul searching, my weekend was a combination of volunteering, (obligatory study for the GRE), a full moon drum circle, and an amazing day trip to Flagstaff to climb Mt. Humphreys (for one hell […]

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Then the real work begins…

Wow! It has been a LONG time again.  How did that happen? I hope this post finds you well, healthy, and happy.  Today is going to be a bit heavy but I promise light-hearted running inspiration & green smoothie talk will be back soon. Since my leap of faith post and my moving away from San […]

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Applauding Our Real Self

This weeks You Are Beautiful encounter was incredibly inspiring and thought provoking. What I first noticed about Kathy is that she had a beautiful smile. When I approached her, she seemed reluctant to discuss body image with me initially, saying that she had a terrible body image. Her story starts as early as age 5 when she […]

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Self Confidence Starts at Home

This You Are Beautiful encounter literally brought tears to my eyes.  Four generations of strong, beautiful women  The few moments I spent with these women reminded me how important it is to teach your children to love themselves.  Self confidence starts at home.  Children watch, listen, and learn from their parents.  Ultimately, this helps the […]

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You are beautiful campaign

I am on a mission to spread this message: I have wasted too many minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, and years of my life not accepting myself.  For as long as I can remember I was self conscious.  I remember writing in my diary in the second grade, that if only I was skinnier, my […]

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