Cupping, Christmas, and Weights

Yes, let's talk about my back shall we? When I arrived at the Saint Mary's University Lifemark location, my RMT asked me the usual questions:  How are things?  What have you been up to? What are we working on today?  Welllllll... December is a hard month.  More so for those of us who suffer from …

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The Things I Struggle With During Injury Recovery

I've Been Absent Photo courtesy of Bitmoji 🙂 I have found it hard to express everything I have been doing/feeling lately. It dawned on me that this is what I should right about. I haven't been unable to run for a bit.  I injured my left calf when I attempted to bolt out of the …

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Why I Will Sometimes Run Tech Free

I Get Caught Up.In looking at my Garmin.Checking my pace.How much time has passed.How far I've gone (and sometimes I have not even hit 1km before I am looking down).When the anxiety kicks in I get caught up in things that are out of my control:  the weather, my body, etc.FitSnap works for my tech …

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When Anxiety Comes Knocking….

You Put On Your Best FaceOkay, maybe not THIS face, lol.Because we, the mentally ill, it's what we do.  Until we can't.Last week was bad for me.My anxiety was bad.  It started on Monday.I woke up with it, like the bottom fell out of my stomach.  There was no reason for it.  It's just how …

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Weight of the World….

And Why It Reminds Me to RefocusI carry a lot on my shoulders.  Some of it is placed there by me.I over think everything, obsessively.Not being able to control my environment throws me into a tailspin sometimes.So, until I am cleared to run (my ultimate stress reliever), I've been walking and packing my gym bag …

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The Home Stretch for #ProjectAmy

Wow....the time has flown by!!I can't believe I am 10 sleeps away from my knee surgery.10.Nervous?  HELL YES!  Even with all the activity of the past little while, it seeps into my brain late at night.Nervous Girl by themedusa on DeviantArtHow has #ProjectAmy been doing?Well, I must say, it has kept me moving.  Being a …

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#ProjectAmy and #FightForHappy

Sometimes I have great ideas...But I don't follow through.  I've been caught up in so much lately that I've dropped the ball on myself.Part of the problem with depression/anxiety is you have so many great ideas, but when you go to carry them out, the "doubt voice" pops up.  It can be pretty darn convincing."Why …

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