Showing posts from April, 2018

Get Outside!

I was sent coupons to sample noosa yoghurt and a La Sportiva Hail jacket as part of this campaign.  I was not required to give a positive review.  As always, all opinions expressed on my blog are 100% my own.  

Personally, I think the best way to celebrate Earth Day is to get outside and show the Earth just how much you love it.  Sounds kind of cheesy but really, it's super simple.  Get outside and do something you love while taking in the natural beauty Earthy has to offer us.  

Today was one of those days in Maine, when we were finally able to pop those windows open to air out the stale winter smells and gets some fresh air in our homes or to put the windows down in the car as you let your hair fly around and simply smile.   It's been a long, hard winter and today was an amazing gift.  

In our house, we strive to do our best and purchase items that are considered to be friendly to the earth.  A recent discovery and new family favorite is noosa yoghurt.   A fun fact about noo…

Run More, Worry Less

I cannot remember if I have shared on here, ever, that I have anxiety.  So much.   It went undiagnosed for many years.  I always knew something was off, but couldn't explain it.  Then I remember having a conversation with my primary care a few years back.  Okay, like, 15 years ago.  About these feelings I was experiencing and she suggested that perhaps I had anxiety.

I went through a few years of counseling and took medication for a few years.  I loved the counseling.  Hated the medication.  Having my own person to listen to me and let me reflect was one of the most positive experiences.  Honestly, I'm not really sure why I stopped.  I mean, I'm not "cured".  I don't know if I stopped going or if I was discharged.     The medication though.  Ugh.  I remember taking Paxil.  While I feel it helped me cope, I did not like the way it made me feel.  I didn't like the decreased sex drive.

This was all before I started running.  A LONG time ago!  In the early y…