The Diet Escape

As you see this is no longer The Short Side of It.  It no longer holds “fit” recipes, the gallery of my competitions, nor the blog posts about prep nutrition.   7 months ago I officially stopped counting macros & gave two peaceful fingers to the entire diet culture.  Of all my milestones one of the few exact dates etched into my memory is the moment I knew I was done with what was controlling me.  Its grip was tight & strangling the freedom out of my life. Continue reading

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Gympsy Living

Welcome

Entrance to Christ’s Peace House Of Prayer. Spent 3 refreshing days here for Amie Vilt’s yoga retreat connecting with nature and our sankalpas.

Organic joy, rooted happiness, a healthy contentment.  This is where I am & who I am.  There’s a new found attraction & approach to life with a childlike curiosity.  I’ve just cracked the surface but I think this newfound place I’ve trekked upon is worthy of sharing. Continue reading

Recap

PhotoGrid_1450923392303A humbling discovery best sums up last year.  I dove into new areas of my faith, explored multiple fitness genres, overhauled what I knew about nutrition & strived to examine myself to the very core.  Each discovery was made outside of my comfort zone but it’s true what they say, that’s where all the good stuff happens.  Continue reading

The Value & Belief

With it being the start of a new week I thought I’d share a way I stay committed to my goals, short term & lifelong. Continue reading

The Real Want

My posts are sporadic. I never know quite what I’ll write till I begin to type.  It’s what’s on my mind & what I want to share.  When I force a subject it’s apparent & I trash it.  Similar to when you do with anything in life because you think it’s what you should do or need to do. Continue reading

Injuries. To Train or Not To Train.

This morning I met with a group of ladies to embark on a monthly ritual of stadiums known as the “Sunday Stairdown”. Mother Nature decided to add a little zest to our morning by dumping a steady chilled rain. Continue reading

Simple

It’s been an interesting few weeks. I struggle to sit long enough to relay the bundle of thoughts circulating in my head. With my mind in constant swirl of discoveries it’s been challenging to focus yet the distractions are inviting. Continue reading

We’ve All Been Newbies

I have my views on NYE resolutions. None the less new gym members will be arriving in the masses come January. I’ve seen some light hearted pokes made at the soon to come newbies & it doesn’t settle well with me. Continue reading