Monthly Archives: February 2015

Breaking Out of the Depression & Getting My Body Back

I’m about to get really, really real with you right now. I was really depressed for a few months recently. I’m going to share my story in hopes that it helps someone else who is going through the same thing. I … Continue reading

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Recipe: Peanut Butter Power Bites

This recipe originally submitted to The Guerreiras. I have a confession to make: I have an addiction to peanut butter. When I first tasted these peanut butter granola bites, I felt like I’d died and gone to peanut butter heaven. … Continue reading

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Reclaiming My Body Image

I’m 27 and I guess I can’t remember a time that I wasn’t ashamed of my body. Think about it: 27 years is a long time to not like the place you live. If someone you considered a friend spoke to you the same … Continue reading

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Food for Thought: Control, Control, Control

The past few days I have been thinking a lot about things I can control and things I can’t control. I know that I feel so much better when I’m in control: in control of what I’m eating, my activity, … Continue reading

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#MotivationMonday: Michelle’s Story

Happy #MotivationMonday! I hope everyone is inside today, enjoying yet another snow storm from their warm safe house. While I am really annoyed that we are getting even more snow, I am really enjoying the snow memes! Here are some … Continue reading

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Finding Identity After Injuries: You Are Not What You Do

It was October 11, 2014: the night before the Chicago Marathon. My clothes for the race were laid out in opposite order so I could just wake up and dress; my pre-race breakfast of half a bagel and grape jelly … Continue reading

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My Marraige (To Food)

I stumbled upon a Huffington Post article today that I loved so much and found so inspiring that I wanted to share it. Warning: It is NSFW and contains nudity! It is a collection of 30 photographs of “fat couples.”  I … Continue reading

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