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Trying to honor my body
Wednesday, February 04, 2009      1 comments

February is always a hard month for me. I start getting really sick of the winter weather and the dark and cold, and my fibromyalgia symptoms always seem to be worst this time of year. I have been struggling lately with my fitness routine sinc... Read more
Monday, October 27, 2008      1 comments

After seeing Coach Nicole's blog entry about pushups a few months ago, I decided maybe it was time for me to focus on my upper body strength and try to work up to a full set of pushups on my toes. After a few months of work, I can do it! Right... Read more
The Workout Scale
Thursday, May 29, 2008      1 comments

After a bad flare-up of fibromyalgia, I feel good enough to resume some form of exercise (I had only been doing a little bit of stretching). I also decided that I need to take it easy to avoid aggravating my symptoms again. So, I decided to cr... Read more
Not Skinny
Monday, May 05, 2008      0 comments

After perusing some of the message boards on SparkPeople lately, and reading several fitness-oriented blogs and women's issue-oriented blogs, I have been thinking a lot about body image, body types, and how we think about these things (individua... Read more
Feeling bad, but hanging in there
Tuesday, April 29, 2008      0 comments

Ah, the springtime. Birds singing, sun shining, and....joints hurting and mind fogging up? It seems that every springtime right when the weather starts to get nice and I would expect to feel really good, my fibromyalgia symptoms get worse. Th... Read more
Cool article about Yoga and Pilates
Friday, April 18, 2008      0 comments

I read a very interesting article today on the about.com Pilates site called "The Yoga - Pilates Connection." Here is the link: pilates.about.com/od/wha
nn.htm The article covers basi... Read more
Rails to Trails
Tuesday, April 08, 2008      0 comments

This past weekend my boyfriend and I took a walk for about an hour (~4 miles) on a rails to trails project in PA. It was a really nice walk, a gorgeous day out, and an awesome way to spend time together! As the weather is getting nicer I would... Read more
Yoga and flexibility
Wednesday, April 02, 2008      0 comments

I have never been a very flexible person, but I have finally started to notice that me regular yoga is practice is making me a *lot* more flexible that I used to be. For me, that is basically being able to touch my toes, haha. It is very encou... Read more
Starting with SparkPeople
Saturday, March 29, 2008      0 comments

In an effort to get fit while on the budget of a college student, I have been scouring the internet for exercise videos, demos, and tips. I have found some pretty cool stuff that has allowed me to try new workouts at home on my own schedule, wi... Read more