• 2019,  Fitness,  Mental Health,  Midtown Strength & Conditioning,  Musings

    Musings: OOO Every Thursday

    Something needed to change… …and it was on me. I feel a little fraudulent. I tend to share a lot of self-love, growth, and healing posts on social media and even here on the blog. But YET AGAIN, I find myself not listening to my own body. 10 amazing days in Hawaii, followed by a non-stop schedule when I touched down at home. All (kinda) came to a halt when my body decided to remind my mind to STOP. Slow down and stop going so fast. Be by yourself, be still. It isn’t until my body starts to shut down, do I slow down. I know this, yet I don’t practice…

  • 2019,  Fitness,  Musings

    Musings: I Hate Rest Days

    There I said it. But I don’t feel any better, because I know how damn important they are. However, I still rarely take them. When people ask about my workout schedule or when I rest, I justify my routine and activities. I actually consider soccer days my rest days. I say this because it NEVER feels like a workout. I love soccer, playing it almost always brings me joy and does not feel like a chore. My body would beg to differ because I’m usually extremely sore after, but my heart and mind don’t agree with my body. I completely acknowledge these statements are a privilege. This is kinda why…

  • 2013,  Fitness,  Food,  Musings

    Musings: Randomness…

    Because I enjoy the act of being random and I do a damn, fine good job of it…at least in my opinion: Guilty by Motivation: So, I literally haven’t take an actual “rest” day in a LONG time. I don’t say this to brag, more to maybe admit to myself. If I’m not running, then I’m lifting (which I actually love to do), or playing soccer. But On Monday we had a bye and it was an “active rest” day. Since this weekend was insanely busy, I didn’t get any errands done. I decided to get a few done, then go to the gym. Halfway through the errands, I decided…