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I Refuse To Be Ashamed Of My Body

All my life, I have been in a battle with my body. Though I never suffered from an eating disorder or anything of that severity, my body-image has never been ...
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The Bad Workouts Matter, Too

I recently had one of those workouts. You know the kind. You go into it feeling good, feeling like you got this. Then you get your ass handed to you ...
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A lesson from a little line

I’ve been bouncing back and forth between writing this post because in a strange way it feels more personal than anything else I’ve ever written — which is saying a lot. ...
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When You Give A Girl A Sister

Growing up, I never understood it when women I knew said their sister was their best friend. My sister, who is four years younger than me, was a pain in ...
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Defining Moments

Life has defining moments. And sometimes, right in the midst of them, time slows and that thought actually crosses my mind: “This is going to be a defining moment. So ...
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The Skin I’m In

Those of you who follow my writing know that I am a pretty open book. There isn’t much I keep to myself about my struggles with alcoholism, with self-harm, with ...
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There’s always a way back

I’ll preface this by saying this post is going to be a tough one to write, and a little all over the place. It’s never a good sign when I ...
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When love changes

  I’ve been thinking about my relationship lately. About how it’s no longer in the head-over-heels, heart-skip-a-beat phase it once was. About how he and I come home after a ...
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5 Things I’ve Gained From Crossfit

  Lately I’ve had quite a few people message me inquiring about Crossfit. They want to know what it’s like, how difficult it is, if they’ll be able to manage ...
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