The snatch: bringing the weight up from the ground and catching it overhead in a squat. One hundred and sixty pounds, a would be personal record; Kristen weighs only fifteen pounds more. There are other people in the gym, but Kristen only sees the weight. Self talk, “You can do this.” One, two, three steps … Continue reading Stronger.
To get stronger, you need to eat more. It's as simple as that. And it's been a goal of mine to get stronger. There's only one thing holding me back: I can't break that horrible mind set barrier around gaining weight. I know my body, and my 23 year old metabolism is pretty fine tuned—I can … Continue reading Set More than Goals, Set Intentions
There was a battle going on in my head, two voices stating their opinions, trying to rectify their stances. One voice said it’s ok to cry—getting told you’re a bad writer and having your manager tell you he’s sorry that that’s not “black and white” to you is a punch to the gut, taking your … Continue reading Following My Head and Heart