• dumbbells and sneakers

    I have an autoimmune disorder that challenges me daily. I used to be relatively healthy and active; then I got sick. I was unable to do many things without pain and exhaustion. I say this not for sympathy, but so you can understand how important exercise is even when it’s hard.  Over the years I ...
  • woman running at sunrise

    Itstartedoutasasprint h o p i n g ifidid…somethingyouliked things would…turn out…different Then it was to see how much d          i           s          t           a          n          c          e I could put between me And my problems I wanted to run away Then it was a punishment How dare I eat that or think that How dare I be ...
  • Shin Splints

    What are shin splints? The medical definition of “shin splints” is,“pain along the shin bone (tibia) — the large bone in the front of your lower leg.” Most shin splints occur in athletes but they can also affect someone who is starting a new exercise routine or doing extensive training for their job. I, personally, ...