This has been an incredible week as a runner.
As a fairly new person to the world of running (I ran my first 1/2 block just this past February at 250 pounds) I believe there are events in your life that shape you as a runner. There is of course the first time [...]
This letter is long in coming. In fact it kept me from blogging the last couple of days because I knew the next time I sat in front of this laptop it would be to hash out this letter and I have been a little apprehensive about writing something I had no idea how [...]
I’m kind of being a big baby today.
A combination of events over the past week have left me feeling angsty, emotional and just plain in a “fuck off” kind of mood. Not just bad events either. Momentous events that should leave one feeling like a bad ass and on [...]
My journey didn’t start back in December when I decided to get up, move forward and take control of my life. It started back when I began reading Tyler’s blog over at 344pounds sometime during the September before. I’m not sure how my Google reader came about to suggest that I start reading his [...]
Okay so check this out.
I wanted to do a post about the positive things happening for me since losing weight. I can be pretty intense in my writing (really Tara?) and I won’t lie; the intensity is what brings the readers to my yard. However, there is much more to this LCJ [...]
It’s two o’clock in the morning.
I can’t sleep.
Apparently my body my mind decided it wasn’t going to need much more than 2.5 hours of sleep and here I am waiting for 3:30a to arrive so I can get ready for my boxing class.
My mind won’t shut down.
Isn’t that the question we all dread?
For the last 10 months I’ve been consumed with counting calories, moving more and eating less, taking control of my life, looking at my past to move towards my future, learning to accept all parts of me (emotionally, mentally and physically), challenging my beliefs of who [...]
Two stand together.
They’ve known each other their entire lives.
Only ever Separated by fear.
Brought together by that same fear.
One afraid to live the life she was meant to live.
The other afraid to open her eyes to the possibilities.
One afraid to move forward and [...]
Did you see that light bulb go off above my head?
You know the one that goes off when you either have an awesome idea or when you come to a realization of some grand proportion? I’m not one for awesome ideas so I’m going to chalk this particular light bulb episode to [...]