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What Is NOT Included in That Bottle of Anti-Depressants

I wrote this post four years ago. I am no longer taking medication, mainly because it stopped being effective for me, and I’ve been hesitant to try new chemical combinations. But...

Video: My Thoughts on Being a Fat Woman at the Gym

I made this video very quickly from my iPhone yesterday. I had a lot on my mind from having gone to the gym earlier in the day, and I just wanted to share it as quickly and as passionately...

My Guilt Does Not Make the World Go Around

A few weeks ago my husband and I took our daughters to see the musical Wicked.  Our seats were high up and cramped, but we managed to enjoy the first act and get some good stretches in...

To Clarify Yesterday’s Post on Depression

I received such wonderful comments on my blog and Facebook about yesterday’s post on my depression.  Thank you so much for letting me be myself here!  I really appreciate...

Not All Workouts Are Created Equal

In terms of health and exercise, August and September were a total bust.  Sick kids, sick husband, husband gone, husband here, husband gone again.  School starts, PTA heats up, prep for...

My Silent Playlist

The only action my carefully-considered workout playlist has seen lately was yesterday when I thought a counterful of dishes might be more easily tackled while listening to a raucous...

Things I’ve Learned from Working Out

hands sweat.  sometimes a lot. a good playlist can make all the difference. it’s kind of a pain to “rotate out” between sets with someone who has to completely...

So How is “Working Out” Working Out?

Many of you had such encouraging words when I announced my desires to get fit. You helped make suggestions for my workout playlist, gave your own little tips and tricks for fitness and...

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