I Wanted to Quit Before it Started! It was downpouring when I pulled into the driveway and parked my truck. I sat there for 15 minutes while contemplating driving away and bailing on the commitment I made to myself. I wanted to drive away; I really really wanted to drive away. I was desperately searching … Continue reading D.F.L. #100bravethingsproject #26 Duathlon
#100bravethingsproject #26 Say Cheese~ 40th Birthday Photoshoot! I avoided the camera for years. It made me anxious, annoyed even when people i.e. friends insisted on capturing a photo every time we got together. We don’t need another photo I thought, ashamed and embarrassed. I had gained weight, a lot of weight; I didn’t want to … Continue reading I Won’t Hide my Body, I won’t Apologize!
#100bravethings Project # 25 A lot of people would call it a failure. She bombed it. Missed. Total fail. Messed up. She didn’t even finish. So embarrassing. In fact someone even said to me, it’s going to be hard to tell people that you didn’t finish it. I very quickly replied, not at all. I’m … Continue reading Failing the Fundy Footpath!
I know it's shocking isn't it? I have been every size from a teeny- tiny compact, acceptable and expected size 3 to my current and much larger, often unacceptable, plus size body and I can assure you that confidence doesn’t come from your pant size. I walk onto stages to speak, to share, to connect, … Continue reading Confidence Can’t be Found in Your Pant Size!
#100bravethings #21 Resolution 5 Km Run I did it. I ran a 5km just before the decade ended. I know it’s not that impressive but running a 5km has been on my goals list for an embarrassing length of time. I’m not exaggerating when I say I’ve wanted to do this for TEN YEARS! Why … Continue reading Willing to Finish Last
When You Still Want to Lose Weight By Guest Blogger Joan Ridsdel I made the decision to stop dieting and follow the path to Intuitive Eating and Living because I wanted freedom from dieting. It was as if I’d been given a gift, an opportunity to clear my mind from all the food and body “rules” … Continue reading Letting go of Dieting for Good!