Take Care with the Narrative You Tell Yourself

As a life-long lover of books, I am drawn to stories. I think most people are. Stories pull us in to new worlds, new perspectives and adventures we would never have willingly taken on ourselves. While it's a given that fiction books are stories, I've found that the best nonfiction books also use stories to … Continue reading Take Care with the Narrative You Tell Yourself

Something > Nothing

It's 10:35 p.m. as I write this, and my husband and I just returned from a dog walk through our neighborhood. With the day's temperature reaching a high of 96 degrees, it wasn't until well after sunset that the Texas heat receded enough to be tolerable. Armed with a walking stick and flashlight, we chatted … Continue reading Something > Nothing

My body evolution, part 3

You can read part 2 here. On with the story... Part 3: the still-middle years (I'm only 34) 2014–The Present: With bodyweight training on my radar and a growing appreciation for how working with dumbbells made me feel, I joined a gym and committed to three weight training workouts per week. I remember how hard consistency was in the past, so … Continue reading My body evolution, part 3